|By PR Newswire||
|April 2, 2014 03:01 AM EDT||
LONDON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
The marketing and brand management software company Brandworkz has today launched an internal Social Collaboration module as part of the Brandworkz platform.
Comprising an internal Blog feature and Who's Who listing of teams within a company, the Social Collaboration module enables marketers to build an online community within their company, align internal teams, share information and create a valuable knowledge base.
The launch of the Social Collaboration module is significant because the feature makes it easier for everyone within a company to communicate a common goal or set of values externally. Consumers are increasingly turning to social media recommendations to choose the products they buy, rather than that product's marketing communications. Therefore it is important that everybody in a company is able to understand and communicate a unified external message and consistent experience of the brand, whatever the department. A misaligned company or brand will be exposed quickly in social media, potentially affecting sales.
The Blog feature of the Social Collaboration module acts as a central knowledge and content sharing vehicle, communicating facts and stories company-wide and educating employees to communicate brand values and messages better. It becomes a collective repository of information and removes the common over reliance on one or two people in the marketing team to answer all brand-related questions.
The Blog sits within the Brandworkz platform and is accessed through the site navigation. The look and feel is in keeping with a modern app and different styling options or multiple distinct blogs can be set up.
Users can contribute content, insert images, comment and reply. In addition, they can subscribe to either the whole Blog or just individual posts, receiving them by email, or viewing directly in the platform when they log in. The Blog is permissions based, therefore it is possible to restrict who can submit content and what certain user groups can see.
Posts can be categorized and tagged for better search and, because the Blog is integrated with the Brandworkz digital asset management system, images can be automatically resized and inserted in a post in the correct format. Posts can be cross-linked to any other section or module within Brandworkz.
The Blog feature is integrated with the Brandworkz Workflow system so posts and comments can be approved by management before being made available for users to see. There is an option for permanent archiving of old posts and comments, a typical requirement for financial service companies.
The Who's Who feature lists users and brand champions along with a photograph and biography, and is integrated with Google maps, giving a clear picture of who is responsible for what, where. Relationship building and collaboration between geographically separated teams is easier when people know a little about each other.
Andrew Twitchett, Head of Development says, "We are excited about the launch of our Social Collaboration tool. Its purpose is to make sharing and cooperation within companies easier. The Blog and Who's Who can help news, information and best practice to be shared faster and more accurately both internally and externally."
Brandworkz is used by marketers and brand managers to centralise marketing management processes, reduce costs and improve productivity. A cloud-based platform, it is used by Red Bull Racing, Jones Lang LaSalle, Pfizer and Cambridge University for automating the creation and delivery of marketing materials across channels, Brandworkz also ensures compliance to a company's brand positioning. It enables users to share marketing assets, manage campaigns, collaborate globally and improve sales or partner enablement.
Anna Cotton, Brandworkz, London Office, +44(0)20-7288-9700, [email protected]
WSM International, the pioneer and leader in server migration services, has announced an agreement with WHOA.com, a leader in providing secure public, private and hybrid cloud computing services. Under terms of the agreement, WSM will provide migration services to WHOA.com customers to relocate some or all of their applications, digital assets, and other computing workloads to WHOA.com enterprise-class, secure cloud infrastructure. The migration services include detailed evaluation and planning...
Aug. 29, 2015 12:00 PM EDT
This Enterprise Strategy Group lab validation report of the NEC Express5800/R320 server with Intel® Xeon® processor presents the benefits of 99.999% uptime NEC fault-tolerant servers that lower overall virtualized server total cost of ownership. This report also includes survey data on the significant costs associated with system outages impacting enterprise and web applications. Click Here to Download Report Now!
Aug. 29, 2015 11:45 AM EDT Reads: 110
IBM’s Blue Box Cloud, powered by OpenStack, is now available in any of IBM’s globally integrated cloud data centers running SoftLayer infrastructure. Less than 90 days after its acquisition of Blue Box, IBM has integrated its Blue Box Cloud Dedicated private-cloud-as-a-service into its broader portfolio of OpenStack® based solutions. The announcement, made today at the OpenStack Silicon Valley event, further highlights IBM’s continued support to deliver OpenStack solutions across all cloud depl...
Aug. 29, 2015 11:30 AM EDT Reads: 169
SYS-CON Events announced today that Pythian, a global IT services company specializing in helping companies leverage disruptive technologies to optimize revenue-generating systems, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 17th Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Founded in 1997, Pythian is a global IT services company that helps companies compete by adopting disruptive technologies such as cloud, Big Data, advance...
Aug. 29, 2015 11:00 AM EDT Reads: 216
Consumer IoT applications provide data about the user that just doesn’t exist in traditional PC or mobile web applications. This rich data, or “context,” enables the highly personalized consumer experiences that characterize many consumer IoT apps. This same data is also providing brands with unprecedented insight into how their connected products are being used, while, at the same time, powering highly targeted engagement and marketing opportunities. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Nathan Trel...
Aug. 29, 2015 11:00 AM EDT Reads: 182
While many app developers are comfortable building apps for the smartphone, there is a whole new world out there. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Narayan Sainaney, Co-founder and CTO of Mojio, will discuss how the business case for connected car apps is growing and, with open platform companies having already done the heavy lifting, there really is no barrier to entry.
Aug. 29, 2015 10:30 AM EDT
WebRTC has had a real tough three or four years, and so have those working with it. Only a few short years ago, the development world were excited about WebRTC and proclaiming how awesome it was. You might have played with the technology a couple of years ago, only to find the extra infrastructure requirements were painful to implement and poorly documented. This probably left a bitter taste in your mouth, especially when things went wrong.
Aug. 29, 2015 10:15 AM EDT Reads: 409
SYS-CON Events announced today that HPM Networks will exhibit at the 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. For 20 years, HPM Networks has been integrating technology solutions that solve complex business challenges. HPM Networks has designed solutions for both SMB and enterprise customers throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.
Aug. 29, 2015 09:30 AM EDT Reads: 838
SYS-CON Events announced today that G2G3 will exhibit at SYS-CON's @DevOpsSummit Silicon Valley, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Based on a collective appreciation for user experience, design, and technology, G2G3 is uniquely qualified and motivated to redefine how organizations and people engage in an increasingly digital world.
Aug. 29, 2015 09:30 AM EDT Reads: 430
SYS-CON Events announced today the Containers & Microservices Bootcamp, being held November 3-4, 2015, in conjunction with 17th Cloud Expo, @ThingsExpo, and @DevOpsSummit at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. This is your chance to get started with the latest technology in the industry. Combined with real-world scenarios and use cases, the Containers and Microservices Bootcamp, led by Janakiram MSV, a Microsoft Regional Director, will include presentations as well as hands-on...
Aug. 29, 2015 09:15 AM EDT Reads: 159
Through WebRTC, audio and video communications are being embedded more easily than ever into applications, helping carriers, enterprises and independent software vendors deliver greater functionality to their end users. With today’s business world increasingly focused on outcomes, users’ growing calls for ease of use, and businesses craving smarter, tighter integration, what’s the next step in delivering a richer, more immersive experience? That richer, more fully integrated experience comes ab...
Aug. 29, 2015 08:45 AM EDT Reads: 570
SYS-CON Events announced today that Micron Technology, Inc., a global leader in advanced semiconductor systems, will exhibit at the 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Micron’s broad portfolio of high-performance memory technologies – including DRAM, NAND and NOR Flash – is the basis for solid state drives, modules, multichip packages and other system solutions. Backed by more than 35 years of tech...
Aug. 29, 2015 08:45 AM EDT Reads: 167
Everyone talks about continuous integration and continuous delivery but those are just two ends of the pipeline. In the middle of DevOps is continuous testing (CT), and many organizations are struggling to implement continuous testing effectively. After all, without continuous testing there is no delivery. And Lab-As-A-Service (LaaS) enhances the CT with dynamic on-demand self-serve test topologies. CT together with LAAS make a powerful combination that perfectly serves complex software developm...
Aug. 29, 2015 08:00 AM EDT Reads: 164
In today's digital world, change is the one constant. Disruptive innovations like cloud, mobility, social media, and the Internet of Things have reshaped the market and set new standards in customer expectations. To remain competitive, businesses must tap the potential of emerging technologies and markets through the rapid release of new products and services. However, the rigid and siloed structures of traditional IT platforms and processes are slowing them down – resulting in lengthy delivery ...
Aug. 29, 2015 07:45 AM EDT Reads: 550
As more intelligent IoT applications shift into gear, they’re merging into the ever-increasing traffic flow of the Internet. It won’t be long before we experience bottlenecks, as IoT traffic peaks during rush hours. Organizations that are unprepared will find themselves by the side of the road unable to cross back into the fast lane. As billions of new devices begin to communicate and exchange data – will your infrastructure be scalable enough to handle this new interconnected world?
Aug. 29, 2015 07:45 AM EDT Reads: 118