Organizations can improve how employees connect to co-workers by understanding the influence design has on participation within social platforms. This session examines key social networking building blocks and how design practices should accommodate multiple networking strategies as employees seek to mobilize their connections to satisfy different work and professional needs.
Attendees will gain a better understanding of social networking technology found within social platforms. Attendees will also gain insight to the cultural aspects of social networks and how social networking strategies help people cultivate relationships and build social capital they can later leverage to achieve work and professional goals.
Mike Gotta is a senior technology solution manager for Enterprise Social Software at Cisco. He has 30 years of experience in the IT industry and was an industry analyst for 14 years. Mike maintains an active research agenda on social networking and collaboration, and is pursuing a Masters degree in Media Studies.
Cisco creates long-lasting customer partnerships and works with them to identify their needs and provide solutions that support their success. Cisco creates value and opportunity for our customers, employees, investors and ecosystem partners and is a worldwide leader in networking - transforming how people connect, communicate and collaborate.