Late last year Google opened up Google+ to Google Apps customers as an enterprise communication and collaboration platform. This past June, Microsoft acquired Yammer, a popular enterprise social networking platform. These major technology industry players certainly see the trend of business communications getting more social. As we evolved from email to real-time chat and video conferencing, now social networking has become the next logical step in communication. Blame it on the influence of Facebook (and Twitter, and Pinterest, etc.). We’re used to catching up with friends and family through our favorite social media platforms. We can easily share images and documents, post status, IM or video chat from our workstations, tablets or smartphones. We’re now expecting that same degree of seamless communication in all of our interactions, including education....Read More