"The professional social-networking company Wednesday unveiled an app called LinkedIn Lookup that allows users to search and message colleagues. Users can search by name, title, experience, education or skills.LinkedIn Unveils App to Compete with Corporate Directory - Digits - WSJ
LinkedIn says roughly 30% of members use the service to find coworkers because it is often more comprehensive and up-to-date than internal directories. In April, LinkedIn surveyed 814 professionals in North America and found just 38% use their companies’ internal directory to get information about coworkers."
Thursday, August 20, 2015
LinkedIn Unveils App to Compete with Corporate Directory - Digits - WSJ
Check this LinkedIn post for more details -- I consider the new app/service more complementary than competitive with corporate directories, however