A best practices approach to social media begins on the inside of the organization, with education and training for employees. In a recent blog post, “Internal Social Media Education and Collaboration,” I highlighted a few social platforms including SharePoint, Socialtext, Grou.ps and Ning, which can be used for educating employees, internal collaboration and innovation. Some of the key features I discussed in the post included:
Here’s a helpful chart with the different platforms mentioned above, comparing their key features and benefits (click on the chart to enlarge):
Of course, this chart only gives you a basic idea of the functionality available. You will need to research the platforms further and demo each, prior to determining which one will suite your company and your employees’ needs.
Are there any platforms that you’ve researched for internal collaboration and education that should be added to this chart?