Introducing the  XING Partner Ecosystem  <ul><li>Online Press Conference, XING AG </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hamburg, July 22, ...
Content <ul><li>01 XING’s strategy: Creating user value through innovation </li></ul><ul><li>02 Introducing the XING Partn...
Critical mass Highly active  users Loyal  community Combining  online & offline > 7.5 million users 601,000 payers 26,000 ...
XING core benefits 01 The XING Partner Ecosystem |  XING AG  | Hamburg, 22/07/09
Creating user value through innovation 01 The XING Partner Ecosystem |  XING AG  | Hamburg, 22/07/09 Groups Events Jobs XI...
Creating user value through innovation Members   benefit from  variety of new  features and services Developers   benefit ...
Content <ul><li>01 XING’s strategy: Creating user value through innovation </li></ul><ul><li>02 Introducing the XING Partn...
Introducing The XING Partner Ecosystem Enabled by OpenSocial 02 Launching today with 16 Initial Applications
Introducing The XING Partner Ecosystem Enabled by OpenSocial <ul><ul><li>16 Launch Apps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>13 Part...
Introducing The XING Partner Ecosystem Enabled by OpenSocial OpenSocial application People Activities Notifications Profes...
<ul><ul><li>Standard initiated by Google to enable common standards for writing applications for social networks </li></ul...
<ul><ul><li>XING is an OpenSocial container (it runs OpenSocial apps) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Partners develop applicat...
02 <ul><ul><li>Open </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rewarding </li></ul></ul>XING’s App...
How The Applications Function 02 1.  The Applications Directory:  https://www.xing.com/opensocial   View apps by Popular, ...
How The Applications Function 2.  Add An Application: Every Application Has Its Own “Add App” Page 02 The XING Partner Eco...
How The Applications Function 3.  Once Added, The Application Lives on The User’s XING Homepage 02
How The Applications Function 4. Each App Also Gets a “Canvas Page”,  where The Full Functionality of The App Can Be Acces...
How The Applications Function 5. Apps Are Tightly Integrated Into XING & Enable Users to Interact  With Their XING Contact...
How The Applications Function 6.  As Contacts Use Apps, Activities Are Added to the XING News Feed 02
How The Applications Function 7.  Applications Are Also Able to Create Messages & Notifications 02 The XING Partner Ecosys...
XING Applications: XING-Created Apps <ul><li>Twitter Buzz, Ask XING, XING News </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Launched first to tes...
XING applications: XING News XING News:  Aggregated news,  filtered by network <ul><li>XING News  is a social news service...
XING applications: Ask XING Ask XING:  Ask Questions  And Get Answers! <ul><li>Ask XING  enables members to </li></ul><ul>...
XING applications: Twitter Buzz <ul><li>Twitter Buzz  enables members to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Receive updates from Twitte...
Launch Partner Apps Workspaces/file sharing  Calendar/scheduling Polls/scheduling  Travel community  Travel organizer  Min...
Social scheduling The XING Partner Ecosystem |  XING AG  | Hamburg, 22/07/09 The XING Partner Ecosystem 02
<ul><li>Doodle on XING is Doodle enhanced with  XING's social features </li></ul>The XING Partner Ecosystem |  XING AG  | ...
<ul><li>Tungle.me  enhances a XING‘s member‘s profile by: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Allowing their network to easily schedule ...
02 Collaboration/ project management/ workspaces  The XING Partner Ecosystem |  XING AG  | Hamburg, 22/07/09 The XING Part...
<ul><li>Huddle Workspaces: Collaborate with network connections, securely share documents and run private discussions  </l...
MindMeister: Collaborate on Mind Maps Brainstorm with others The XING Partner Ecosystem |  XING AG  | Hamburg, 22/07/09 <u...
<ul><li>ZCOPE – Project management,  collaborative and efficient </li></ul><ul><li>ZCOPE  is a project management software...
02 Collaboration/ web meetings The XING Partner Ecosystem |  XING AG  | Hamburg, 22/07/09 The XING Partner Ecosystem
<ul><li>spreed  is a Web Meeting and Telephone Conferencing service. spreed enables XING members  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>to...
02 Sharing The XING Partner Ecosystem |  XING AG  | Hamburg, 22/07/09 The XING Partner Ecosystem
Share presentations & documents with  your contacts. The XING Partner Ecosystem |  XING AG  | Hamburg, 22/07/09 <ul><li>Sl...
02 Travel The XING Partner Ecosystem |  XING AG  | Hamburg, 22/07/09 The XING Partner Ecosystem
<ul><li>Dopplr:   smarter travel. Share your trips, exchange tips on places to stay, eat and explore in cities around the ...
<ul><li>travelload: Manage your mobility </li></ul><ul><li>organize, share and mobilize all your trips </li></ul><ul><li>t...
02 Relevant News The XING Partner Ecosystem |  XING AG  | Hamburg, 22/07/09 The XING Partner Ecosystem
<ul><li>DW-WORLD.DE News   provides international news & analysis:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Users choose individual settings...
<ul><li>Finance community by wallstreet:online: Capital market information  in the blink of an eye </li></ul><ul><li>The  ...
<ul><li>WELT ONLINE News T he latest news  in your XING profile. Stay informed with your personal choice of topics.  </li>...
02 Edutainment The XING Partner Ecosystem |  XING AG  | Hamburg, 22/07/09 The XING Partner Ecosystem
<ul><li>sueddeutsche.de CareerCamp  is an interactive service that enables XING users to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Check their...
Content <ul><li>01 XING’s strategy: Creating user value through innovation </li></ul><ul><li>02 Introducing the XING Partn...
What’s next? Members   benefit from  variety of new  features and services Developers   benefit from reaching  millions of...
<ul><ul><li>Launch XING Partner Ecosystem today </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Launch of 16 applications from 13 partners from...
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    1. 1. Introducing the XING Partner Ecosystem <ul><li>Online Press Conference, XING AG </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hamburg, July 22, 2009 </li></ul></ul>
    2. 2. Content <ul><li>01 XING’s strategy: Creating user value through innovation </li></ul><ul><li>02 Introducing the XING Partner Ecosystem </li></ul><ul><li>03 What’s next? </li></ul>The XING Partner Ecosystem | XING AG | Hamburg, 22/07/09
    3. 3. Critical mass Highly active users Loyal community Combining online & offline > 7.5 million users 601,000 payers 26,000 groups 201 ambassadors 90,000 events 460,000 attendees Source: Company information, as of March 2009 Notes: (1) DACH 60% activity rate (1) 146 million connections XING – The leading European professional network 01 Strong network effects in core markets ensure strong and sustainable competitive position
    4. 4. XING core benefits 01 The XING Partner Ecosystem | XING AG | Hamburg, 22/07/09
    5. 5. Creating user value through innovation 01 The XING Partner Ecosystem | XING AG | Hamburg, 22/07/09 Groups Events Jobs XING Mobile Address Book Messages Search Profile etc. Continous innovation to create even more value for business professionals Company Profiles iphone app 2.0 Blackberry app Ask XING XING News Twitter Buzz “ Members you may know“ 13 partner apps: Social scheduling Collaboration Web meetings Sharing Travel News Edutainment ...
    6. 6. Creating user value through innovation Members benefit from variety of new features and services Developers benefit from reaching millions of business professionals XING benefits from rapid development, vertical expansion Win-Win Strategy 01 The XING Partner Ecosystem | XING AG | Hamburg, 22/07/09
    7. 7. Content <ul><li>01 XING’s strategy: Creating user value through innovation </li></ul><ul><li>02 Introducing the XING Partner Ecosystem </li></ul><ul><li>03 What’s next? </li></ul>The XING Partner Ecosystem | XING AG | Hamburg, 22/07/09
    8. 8. Introducing The XING Partner Ecosystem Enabled by OpenSocial 02 Launching today with 16 Initial Applications
    9. 9. Introducing The XING Partner Ecosystem Enabled by OpenSocial <ul><ul><li>16 Launch Apps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>13 Partners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>From 7 countries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mix of global and local / European Apps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>6 German Apps </li></ul></ul>02 The XING Partner Ecosystem | XING AG | Hamburg, 22/07/09
    10. 10. Introducing The XING Partner Ecosystem Enabled by OpenSocial OpenSocial application People Activities Notifications Professional network Service Provider Interface The OpenSocial Framework enables partners to easily integrate their applications into XING’s core functionality 02
    11. 11. <ul><ul><li>Standard initiated by Google to enable common standards for writing applications for social networks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>API between web applications and social networks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Further development by non-profit OpenSocial Foundation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social networks involved include XING, LinkedIn, MySpace, Friendster, hi5, orkut and Ning </li></ul></ul>About OpenSocial: The XING Partner Ecosystem OpenSocial Facts 02 The XING Partner Ecosystem | XING AG | Hamburg, 22/07/09
    12. 12. <ul><ul><li>XING is an OpenSocial container (it runs OpenSocial apps) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Partners develop applications for XING </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Any interested party can potentially build an application and launch it on XING! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>XING is the first social network to offer fully encrypted (i.e. safe) app usage </li></ul></ul>OpenSocial on XING: The XING Partner Ecosystem OpenSocial on XING 02 The XING Partner Ecosystem | XING AG | Hamburg, 22/07/09
    13. 13. 02 <ul><ul><li>Open </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rewarding </li></ul></ul>XING’s Applications Principles: The XING Partner Ecosystem XING’s Applications Principles The XING Partner Ecosystem | XING AG | Hamburg, 22/07/09
    14. 14. How The Applications Function 02 1. The Applications Directory: https://www.xing.com/opensocial View apps by Popular, Recent, Alphabetical
    15. 15. How The Applications Function 2. Add An Application: Every Application Has Its Own “Add App” Page 02 The XING Partner Ecosystem | XING AG | Hamburg, 22/07/09
    16. 16. How The Applications Function 3. Once Added, The Application Lives on The User’s XING Homepage 02
    17. 17. How The Applications Function 4. Each App Also Gets a “Canvas Page”, where The Full Functionality of The App Can Be Accessed 02
    18. 18. How The Applications Function 5. Apps Are Tightly Integrated Into XING & Enable Users to Interact With Their XING Contacts 02
    19. 19. How The Applications Function 6. As Contacts Use Apps, Activities Are Added to the XING News Feed 02
    20. 20. How The Applications Function 7. Applications Are Also Able to Create Messages & Notifications 02 The XING Partner Ecosystem | XING AG | Hamburg, 22/07/09
    21. 21. XING Applications: XING-Created Apps <ul><li>Twitter Buzz, Ask XING, XING News </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Launched first to test the platform </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>>160K users in first 8 weeks </li></ul></ul>02 The XING Partner Ecosystem | XING AG | Hamburg, 22/07/09
    22. 22. XING applications: XING News XING News: Aggregated news, filtered by network <ul><li>XING News is a social news service that enables XING members to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Discover and share news from multiple sources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Let news be filtered by the XING community and their own XING contacts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> high degree of relevance and high interest factor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Comment on and rate individual news items </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  facilitating interaction </li></ul><ul><li>between members </li></ul>The XING Partner Ecosystem | XING AG | Hamburg, 22/07/09 02
    23. 23. XING applications: Ask XING Ask XING: Ask Questions And Get Answers! <ul><li>Ask XING enables members to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ask questions and get answers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make use of the collective pool of expertise that the entire XING community has to offer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ask for advice and suggestions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Receive valuable input from others </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Share their own knowledge with others </li></ul></ul>The XING Partner Ecosystem | XING AG | Hamburg, 22/07/09 02
    24. 24. XING applications: Twitter Buzz <ul><li>Twitter Buzz enables members to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Receive updates from Twitter for their keywords </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Choose the keywords they are interested in </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>See the tweets for all languages or to select specific ones </li></ul></ul>Twitter Buzz: See what people say on Twitter about your keywords The XING Partner Ecosystem | XING AG | Hamburg, 22/07/09 02
    25. 25. Launch Partner Apps Workspaces/file sharing Calendar/scheduling Polls/scheduling Travel community Travel organizer Mindmapping German news Stock prices Multilingual news Project Management Web meetings Slide sharing Business quiz game 02
    26. 26. Social scheduling The XING Partner Ecosystem | XING AG | Hamburg, 22/07/09 The XING Partner Ecosystem 02
    27. 27. <ul><li>Doodle on XING is Doodle enhanced with XING's social features </li></ul>The XING Partner Ecosystem | XING AG | Hamburg, 22/07/09 <ul><li>Doodle brings social scheduling to XING: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Quickly find the right time for a group of professionals to meet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No e-mail volleys </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Works with any calendar system </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> Social scheduling: quickly find the right time to meet your XING contacts </li></ul></ul>
    28. 28. <ul><li>Tungle.me enhances a XING‘s member‘s profile by: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Allowing their network to easily schedule meetings with them; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> No more back and forth to find a time to meet. Precious time saved </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Works hand-in-hand with their existing e-calendars (Outlook, Google Calendar, iCal and Entourage). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> No more double-booking and automatic timezone management </li></ul></ul>TUNGLE.ME: Click-to-Meet Any Member The XING Partner Ecosystem | XING AG | Hamburg, 22/07/09
    29. 29. 02 Collaboration/ project management/ workspaces The XING Partner Ecosystem | XING AG | Hamburg, 22/07/09 The XING Partner Ecosystem
    30. 30. <ul><li>Huddle Workspaces: Collaborate with network connections, securely share documents and run private discussions </li></ul><ul><li>LOGO </li></ul>The XING Partner Ecosystem | XING AG | Hamburg, 22/07/09 <ul><li>Huddle Workspaces is a collaboration service that helps XING members work better together and includes: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Private workspaces:  Securely share information and collaborate with your chosen network connections. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discussions: Banish email threads and the ‘Reply All’. Run a discussion forum for your team, agree steps on your next project and share relevant web links. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>File sharing: Store, share and back-up any type of files with 1 GB of free storage. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create and edit files online: Create and edit (.doc) and (.xls) files within your browser. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Link your accounts: Instantly access your Huddle files from the XING network. </li></ul></ul>
    31. 31. MindMeister: Collaborate on Mind Maps Brainstorm with others The XING Partner Ecosystem | XING AG | Hamburg, 22/07/09 <ul><ul><li>Create and share mind maps online with ease </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Brainstorm business ideas with others in real-time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plan projects, manage meetings, get things done </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> B e more creative by visualizing your thoughts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> Gather ideas and input from friends and colleagues </li></ul></ul>MindMeister is a visual collaboration tool that enables XING members to:
    32. 32. <ul><li>ZCOPE – Project management, collaborative and efficient </li></ul><ul><li>ZCOPE is a project management software that enables XING members to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Set up project teams among their XING contacts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Manage projects the efficient way </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> no organization overhead </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Upload version-controlled documents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communicate via the project blog </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> centralized communication </li></ul></ul>The XING Partner Ecosystem | XING AG | Hamburg, 22/07/09
    33. 33. 02 Collaboration/ web meetings The XING Partner Ecosystem | XING AG | Hamburg, 22/07/09 The XING Partner Ecosystem
    34. 34. <ul><li>spreed is a Web Meeting and Telephone Conferencing service. spreed enables XING members </li></ul><ul><ul><li>to meet with other members and people live in the web </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>to present and to share their desktop, PowerPoint and office documents  Meetings & Webinars </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>to create and manage conferencing rooms for worldwide web and telephone conferences  conference dial-in </li></ul></ul>SCREENSHOT Partner App spreed Unified Conferencing: Networking meetings for professionals The XING Partner Ecosystem | XING AG | Hamburg, 22/07/09
    35. 35. 02 Sharing The XING Partner Ecosystem | XING AG | Hamburg, 22/07/09 The XING Partner Ecosystem
    36. 36. Share presentations & documents with your contacts. The XING Partner Ecosystem | XING AG | Hamburg, 22/07/09 <ul><li>SlideShare app lets XING members: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Upload & share presentations & documents with contacts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Display their professional expertise, resume or skills on their profile </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Do research on topics by finding relevant documents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>View presentations & documents from their contacts </li></ul></ul>
    37. 37. 02 Travel The XING Partner Ecosystem | XING AG | Hamburg, 22/07/09 The XING Partner Ecosystem
    38. 38. <ul><li>Dopplr: smarter travel. Share your trips, exchange tips on places to stay, eat and explore in cities around the world. </li></ul><ul><li>Dopplr is a service for smart travelers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It keeps a log of where you're going, where you've been, and things you've enjoyed along the way. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It shares your travel plans with trusted friends and colleagues, creating serendipity and efficiency. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It collects tips about places you’ve lived in or visited, creating a social atlas of shared experiences. </li></ul></ul>SCREENSHOT The XING Partner Ecosystem | XING AG | Hamburg, 22/07/09
    39. 39. <ul><li>travelload: Manage your mobility </li></ul><ul><li>organize, share and mobilize all your trips </li></ul><ul><li>travelload is a smart travel organizer that enables XING members to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create itineraries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Share travel destinations and time of travel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make appointments with contacts if they are nearby </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Synchronize travel plans with mobile phones (iPhone, BlackBerry, Nokia & Co.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prepare an online travel expense report (at travelload.de) </li></ul></ul>SCREENSHOT Partner App The XING Partner Ecosystem | XING AG | Hamburg, 22/07/09
    40. 40. 02 Relevant News The XING Partner Ecosystem | XING AG | Hamburg, 22/07/09 The XING Partner Ecosystem
    41. 41. <ul><li>DW-WORLD.DE News provides international news & analysis: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Users choose individual settings: language, content and tabs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Languages available: German, English, Spanish, French, Russian, Portuguese, Turkish, Polish and Chinese </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To read the whole article the user is forwarded to DW-WORLD.DE </li></ul></ul>DW-WORLD.DE News: the international and multilingual news service from Deutsche Welle The XING Partner Ecosystem | XING AG | Hamburg, 22/07/09
    42. 42. <ul><li>Finance community by wallstreet:online: Capital market information in the blink of an eye </li></ul><ul><li>The wallstreet:online app provides essential information for the smart investor: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Access to Germany’s largest finance community with over 500,000 unique users </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discussion of “hot spots” currently in the investors’ spotlight </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Display and analysis of all major stocks and indexes, e.g. DAX, Dow Jones </li></ul></ul>SCREENSHOT Partner App The XING Partner Ecosystem | XING AG | Hamburg, 22/07/09
    43. 43. <ul><li>WELT ONLINE News T he latest news in your XING profile. Stay informed with your personal choice of topics. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>From Politics to Economy, from Celebrities to Sports – all you need to know for business and small talk </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information at a glance: Your personal topics published on your own XING frontpage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information filtered, suggested and rated by the XING Community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>News to talk about: Share the news and discuss them within the XING Community and with WELT ONLINE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> Tailormade Information for You </li></ul></ul>WELT ONLINE News: Comprehensively informed, personalized und interactive The XING Partner Ecosystem | XING AG | Hamburg, 22/07/09
    44. 44. 02 Edutainment The XING Partner Ecosystem | XING AG | Hamburg, 22/07/09 The XING Partner Ecosystem
    45. 45. <ul><li>sueddeutsche.de CareerCamp is an interactive service that enables XING users to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Check their career opportunities by taking tests on a variety of subjects such as etiquette, general knowledge or personality </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>See their ranking among all participants, or just their contact network </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Receive links to breaking news and the latest articles on job and career issues on sueddeutsche.de, the online portal of the Süddeutsche Zeitung, Germany‘s largest daily quality newspaper </li></ul></ul>Interactive social application with focus on personal career development The XING Partner Ecosystem | XING AG | Hamburg, 22/07/09
    46. 46. Content <ul><li>01 XING’s strategy: Creating user value through innovation </li></ul><ul><li>02 Introducing the XING Partner Ecosystem </li></ul><ul><li>03 What’s next? </li></ul>The XING Partner Ecosystem | XING AG | Hamburg, 22/07/09
    47. 47. What’s next? Members benefit from variety of new features and services Developers benefit from reaching millions of business professionals XING benefits from rapid development, vertical expansion Win-Win Strategy 03 The XING Partner Ecosystem | XING AG | Hamburg, 22/07/09
    48. 48. <ul><ul><li>Launch XING Partner Ecosystem today </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Launch of 16 applications from 13 partners from today </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information provided to developers in the group “XING OpenSocial Partner Community” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Monitoring of UserVoice feedback from our members </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Launch of additional apps in the coming weeks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Developers can contact us at [email_address] to get their app on XING! </li></ul></ul>What’s next? 03 The XING Partner Ecosystem | XING AG | Hamburg, 22/07/09
    49. 49. Thank you for your kind attention!

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