9 benefits of an internal social network

An enterprise social network can improve your business, help you ferret out knowledge among your staff, and gauge your organization’s internal temperature.

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This is the first article in a five-part series on Enterprise Social Networks, which will bring to light how having an internal social network strategy can help increase employee engagement and productivity. This series is in partnership with VMware.

You’ve probably been there yourself. You start a new job, amass a million questions, and have no idea whom to ask.

There’s an easy fix for that—if you have an internal social network, says Dan Wire, media and communications manager at VMware, which produces the Socialcast enterprise social platform.

Don’t fire off emails or bug your fellow employees; instead, pose a question on the social network. Or search the network, and you’ll probably find your question has already been answered.

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