Cisco WebEx Social Server is a people-centric social collaboration platform that can help organizations accelerate decision making, problem resolution, and innovation by securely connecting people to the resources and information they need to get work done. A premises-based platform with an open and extensible architecture, WebEx Social Server lets you take full advantage of your existing real-time communications, content management, and line-of-business applications assets.
This feature provides a centralized stream of status updates and activities from people you are following and within communities of which you are a member. The items automatically appear in the activity stream in a reverse chronological order based on their respective last participation activity (for example, added favorite, commented on, edited, etc.).
Watch list facilitates easy tracking of content with default filtered views for content that has been shared with you, that you have posted or commented on, and that you have manually added to the watch list. It allows you to set up and save custom filtered views based on a tag, a person, or a community.
This feature suggests people to follow, communities to join, and posts to read based on tag matching and social graph analysis.
Create a new post with just one click. WebEx Social unified post supports rich text, image, document, and video embedding, and expert Q&A. Expert Q&A provides a mechanism to identify experts best suited to answer a question. Questions and answers are delivered to relevant parties through the watch list.
My calendar integrates with Microsoft Exchange to show a listing of today's or any other day's events along with each invitee's user presence and profile photo. It also provides one-click access to chat, call, meet, and email for each invitee.
End-user configurable preferences for email notifications are available with support for instant notification, daily, and weekly digest.
Reply to or create a post from email
Reply to a WebEx Social email notification directly from email. The reply is posted back into WebEx Social as a comment to the post. The WebEx Social email plug-in for Windows allows users to create and share a post with individuals or communities directly from their email client.
Add application enables instant addition of portlets to the user's home page, community dashboard, and user-profile-featured post page.
User's contact card
The contact card appears when you hover over a user's photo or name anywhere it appears in WebEx Social. The contact card provides the user's name, large profile photo, presence status, job title, following status, or last status post.
User profile page
The user profile page provides a progressive disclosure mechanism for discovering information about a given user. Information is available on a set of four tabs.
User's core profile attributes
The following attributes are available on all profile tabs: name, presence, avatar or photo, job title, latest status message, location, time zone, mobile and work phone numbers, primary and secondary email addresses, and instant messaging (IM) addresses.
User's click-to actions
Each user's profile page and contact card provides the following click-to-interact capabilities: follow, add favorite, chat using a web or native OS instant messaging client, web, or desktop phone voice and video call, send an email, start a WebEx meeting, and share a post.
User's activities tab
This tab shows a centralized stream of a user's public activities visible to the viewer. It shows an interactive list of connections, people the user is following, people following the user, and mutual followers. It also shows a list of shared communities.
User's about tab
This tab shows the user's personal biography. It also shows the expertise and interest tags, detailed contact information, including mailing address, email, phone and IM handles, shared communities, and alternate contacts.
This feature shows a user's expertise as keywords, each of which is hyperlinked to a search results page of people, communities, and content that match the keyword.
This feature shows a user's interests as keywords, each of which is hyperlinked to a search results page of people, communities, and content that match the keyword.
Shared communitiesProduct Highlights
Shared communities is a list of public communities that users are members of and have selected to be shown on their public profiles.
- Find experts, communities, and content from a personalized dashboard
- Share knowledge with individuals and across communities through a unified posting model
- Communicate and collaborate with colleagues in the context of a particular project or topic
- Work anywhere with full-fidelity mobile access