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Goodbye to the knowledge worker?

It’s now almost five decades since Peter Drucker discussed the concept of the knowledge worker in his 1966 book The Effective Executive, as he emphasised the growing importance of the [...]

Making Social Collaboration Work with the IoIC

Over on the Making Social Collaboration Work event website, we recently announced that the Institute of Internal Communications (IoIC) is now working with us to help promote and shape the event. [...]

Innovate, Integrate, Educate – Box’s play to transform the platform

Around this time last year I wrote a blog on Box’s EMEA Analyst Summit 2014 and all it set out for the year – principally the company’s play to shake off the fast-commodifying sync-and-share [...]

What’s in it for me? Articulating the benefits of social collaboration

When you’re putting together your business case for social collaboration, your focus must categorically be on how implementing this type of technology – and the enabling the cultural [...]

IBM ConnectED 2015 – Lotusphere’s swan song?

A couple of weeks ago IBM hosted its annual collaboration and digital experience-focused user conference in Orlando, Florida. Formerly called Lotusphere and then IBM Connect, this year the [...]

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Social collaboration: Oracle

Published: 20 Apr 15

Having first entered the market in June 2013, Oracle Social Network is a social collaboration solution for internal collaboration scenarios that integrates tightly with Oracle’s cloud-based [...]

Volterra Fietta finds the 'Goldilocks Zone' of secure, easy file sharing with Intralinks VIA

Published: 16 Apr 15

This report examines public international law firm Volterra Fietta's deployment of Intralinks VIA as a content sharing and collaboration solution amongst its internal staff and external third parties [...]

Clarizen opens UK office, continues strong momentum

Published: 23 Mar 15

As a vendor that has fully embraced the coming together of social collaboration, task management and project management technologies, Clarizen has continued to grow rapidly, and is now targeting [...]

Google sees Google+ for Work as a value-add, not a conversation starter

Published: 09 Mar 15

Google's SaaS-based business collaboration offering, Google Apps for Work, has been well-recognised in enterprise software circles for several years. Its momentum has been spearheaded by its email [...]

How REA Group embraced mobile and found its integration sweet-spots with Box

Published: 27 Feb 15

This report examines property website operator REA Group’s deployment of Box as a content storage, sharing and collaboration solution for its mobile sales workforce, headquartered staff, and [...]

meet the lead analyst

Angela Ashenden, Principal Analyst

Angela is a highly accomplished and experienced IT industry analyst and public speaker. With experience in many areas around collaboration and information management, she has advised clients on technology and management issues relating to collaboration, enterprise content management, portals, workflow, enterprise search and e-learning. Angela regularly presents at conferences and seminars on information management technology and markets, as well as writing for journals and trade publications on various topics.

 Follow Angela on Twitter @aashenden

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