Merging social collaboration with web content management hasbeen a goal that. Here I will be going through the new social collaborationfeatures that can be used to deploy online social communities that help turnprospects into customers and customers into brand.
Facebook went on sale for $100 bn and therefore it hashighlighted the need for organizations to embrace this medium and therefore itseems that everyone is talking either with the social tools like Facebook,Twitter or Google + or other social tools. And evidence is mounting that socialcollaboration has real business benefit. Social intranets drive employeeproductivity and increased efficiency. Communities turn customers intoadvocates and help grow business.
The latest version of DotNetNuke builds on the alreadystrong Web Content Management System (WCMS) capabilities that have made it thenumber one Web content solution in the Microsoft ecosystem. The new releaseenables businesses to quickly build internal social networks to improvecollaboration, communication and employee productivity. It also enables thecreation of external communities that turn customers into advocates, which lowerssupport cost and increases revenue opportunities.
New Tools in DNN 6.2:
Activity feed powers member interactions
The DNN 6.2 Journal is an activity feed which enablescommunity members to interact in a fashion that has been popularized byfamiliar social networks like Facebook, Twitter, and Linkedin. The Journalmodule can be placed on any DotNetNuke page and can be used to post and replyto status updates, tag users and share links, files, photos and videos.
User relationships foster community
Registered users and subscribers can now form socialrelationships on any DNN 6.2 site. DNN 6.2 allows users to friend and followother users or groups and to receive notifications which allow them to approveor reject new friends and followers.
Social groups and forums increase team collaboration
DNN 6.2 fosters collaboration through the ability to createsocial interest groups. Users can join groups and share content with groupmembers. Discussion forums can also be associated with social groups enablingmembers to ask and respond to questions and gain feedback on new ideas.
Interactive user profile offers more personalization
DNN 6.2 empowers community members to create and manage apersonal profile and dashboard. The new profile can be easily customized todisplay desired member information. It also offers flexible privacy controls,personal file storage and a user focused activity feed.
Message center improves communication
In addition to activity feed based communication users canalso send and reply to private messages. DNN 6.2 includes an integratedmessaging center that enables users to interact with other users or groupsthrough messages that are similar to email.
Member directory provides foundation for collaboration
A member directory is vital to the success of any collaborativesite that is based on user-to-user interaction. It enables users to find andconnect with other users on the site. With DNN 6.2 users can search for membersbased on multiple search criteria.
Social authentication increases community participation
Users and members can now more easily register and sign ontoa DotNetNuke web site using their credentials from Facebook, Twitter andGoogle+ 6.2 makes it easier than ever before for customers and prospects toparticipate in an online community.