- An overview of the basics of social graphing tools and its applications in talent management
- Review best practices with this social technology, specifically its use to identify natural leaders that may not be evident using other methods
- The link between social graphing tools and enterprise social networks
The term Social Graph refers to the web of connections and relationships between users and gained popularity after the Facebook f8 event in 2007. When viewing a Social Graph as the network grows larger, the tool becomes more useful more quickly. Social Graphs are able to make visible the associations between employees and allow networks to be utilized more fully.
Social Graphing tools for Talent Development leaders improves visibility to see natural leaders, while also providing groups and individuals the ability to share information, get updates, understand their connections within sub teams and ultimately get more done with fewer meetings. Natural leaders begin to rise through social graphing, demonstrating how teams remain connected and enabling complete assignments on virtual platforms anywhere, freeing up valuable time for other tasks, keeping talent development leaders agile and able to cultivate natural leaders.