|Weekly News Digest
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Socialtext 5.0 Now More Accessible and Sociable
Socialtext, an enterprise social software provider, announced that it will soon be launching new features and enhancements for Socialtext 5.0. Significant features—Native Mobile Applications for iPhone, iPad, and BlackBerry and Twitter Integration—will extend the Socialtext 5.0 platform enabling easy access to key features of Socialtext’s enterprise social software platform including, Signals, People, as well as powerful search functionality.
New features for Socialtext 5.0 include the following:
- Native Mobile Applications for iPhone, iPad, and BlackBerry—help people in the context of how they find information and give users the ability to search on People, Signals, and keywords, rather than going to a mobile site that simply displays information in a format that is not user friendly.
- Twitter Integration—ability to monitor keywords, brands, competitors, and industry indicators; will populate signals and enable fast response and updates.
- Netdocuments Integration and Other Popular Document Management Systems—user friendly connector for document repositories that plugs into any document repository; key benefit is having one repository and one system to seamlessly upload documents to their repository without having to leave the platform.
- Socialtext 360—formally known as SocialRadar, Socialtext 360 supports the vision for Socialtext 5.0 enabling discovery of information in all directions—from facilitating conversations to sourcing project teams. With Socialtext 360, users get an enhanced experience that helps them to find the most relevant people with whom to connect and collaborate.
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