The sweeping success of social consumer applications is gradually infiltrating its way into the enterprise world. Enterprise employees see the benefits of social sharing, instant communication and crowd-sourcing  in their personal lives, so all major business applications are being increasingly built with social features at their core.

Social Enterprise

This is how “Social Enterprise” has emerged, defining a type of organizations that are utilizing a new level of connectivity within the corporate world, leveraging the social grid to share information and ideas. Many leading analysts believe that this Social Enterprise is the future of corporate structure, where bureaucracy is eroded in the name of transparency and more efficient operations.

Business intelligence is often the first enterprise application that is moved to a more social platform because BI is the hub of organizational decision making and vital to long-term growth. The socially-enabled BI platform consistently drives a more efficient operation, where problems are simply uncovered and fixed before they potentially wreck revenue streams.

Collaborative Decision Making with Necto

Panorama Necto enables collaboration at every level of the decision making process. Whether analyzing data, viewing a dashboard or simply building a new model, users can initiate, conduct and track conversations and share their insight without leaving the Necto application.

With Necto’s collaboration capabilities, users can:

  • Leverage the power of crowdsourcing right inside the BI application
  • Collaborate and create annotations on models, workboards, charts, grids and data cell levels
  • Get recommendations on people within the organization that are most relevant to the issue being solved
  • Enable partner collaboration outside of the firewall (optimized for extranet)


See Collaborative BI in action:

Social Business Intelligence

Panorama Necto is the only BI solution that enables collaboration on data-specific insights (as opposed to simple discussions on a report level), allowing all users to work together to resolve issues, make decisions and share insights – all within the BI system.

Necto offers a true collaborative decision making platform for the enterprise by enabling ad hoc groups with a common interest (i.e. a product, a service, a geographical area) to become a social insight-generating network across the entire enterprise.

With these social connections, users can learn how colleagues are deploying the system, follow what they develop and discover, leverage their BI reports and analysis while tracking the evolution of that analysis, share comments, and collaborate on information and insight. Necto also records all annotations and discussions, creating an archive of intelligence that can be mined and analyzed to enable future users to quickly answer questions that have already been conquered.

Forrester Research about Social Enterprise:

Watch this on-demand webinar Best Practices for Building a Social Enterprise where Rob Koplowitz, Vice President and Principal Analyst at Forrester Research, is sharing his findings about how best-in-class companies are leveraging the latest trend of building a Social Enterprise to improve their corporate culture and maximize operational ROI.