Likeminder

Launching a transformative wellness-driven social network to improve mental health and productivity

Published on 10 May 2016

As a start-up, a fully managed cloud solution was a no-brainer and Cloudant was the best option.

Paul Keblish, Co-founder, Likeminder

Customer
Likeminder

Industry
Media & Entertainment

Deployment country
United States

Overview

Likeminder is an anonymous social network designed to give people a safe place to share personal thoughts and opinions that they would not wish to make public on conventional social media. The company was founded in 2013 by a team experienced in the online, financial and wellness industries.Depression costs the US economy over USD200 billion a year, yet we are increasingly reluctant to share our problems. Could there be a way to overcome this stigma and encourage people to seek support?

Business need
Depression costs the US economy over USD200 billion a year, yet we are increasingly reluctant to share our problems. Could there be a way to overcome this stigma and encourage people to seek support?

Solution
Building on an IBM Cloudant database, Likeminder has built a wellness-driven social network, where people can share their thoughts and opinions anonymously in a safe environment, free from scrutiny.

Benefits
Users enjoy improved emotional wellbeing, society benefits from a more productive workforce, and organizations optimize their existing wellness programs through better awareness of their employee base.

Components

IBM products and services that were used in this case study.

Software
Cloudant Dedicated Cluster

Solution
M&E: Connected Customer, M&E: Agile Enterprise, Enabling Business Flexibility, Cloud & Service Management, Cloud Computing, Data Warehouse, IBM Analytics

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