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from the blog

Jive shows it’s growing up at JiveWorld 2014

This week saw social collaboration vendor Jive Software hold its annual customer and partner conference,  JiveWorld,  in Las Vegas.  The event welcomed more than 1,600 attendees, including 50 [...]

Why? Why? Why? The social collaboration mantra

There are many reasons why a social collaboration initiative might fail, but by far the most common is that not enough thought has gone into why. Why should we invest in collaboration? Why should I [...]

SMiLE, it’s collaboration!

Last week I attended the SMiLE London event, hosted by Simply Communicate. SMiLE stands for Social Media in the Large Enterprise, and it’s an event targeted at internal comms professionals who [...]

Building a business case for social collaboration

Back in August we published a new report, Building a business case for social collaboration, written by Angela Ashenden. As a bit of an experiment we decided to offer this report for free download [...]

Clarizen webinar poll: a snapshot into changing project management expectations

I recently took part in a Clarizen-hosted webinar focused on measuring success and demonstrating the ROI of social and collaborative work management, alongside Robert Forde from Alder Hey [...]

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On the Radar: Intralinks

Published: 22 Oct 14

Intralinks offers a secure cloud-based content collaboration platform – Intralinks VIATM – designed to complement customers’ own ECM systems. The second generation of the product [...]

Oracle Documents Cloud Service: Bringing collaboration yin to WebCenter Content’s yang

Published: 22 Oct 14

Oracle has responded to customers craving a lightweight but secure content sharing/collaboration platform by pairing WebCenter Content with its new Documents Cloud Service, delivering what it calls a [...]

Digital Leaders interview: Jora Gill, Chief Digital Officer, The Economist Group

Published: 08 Oct 14

Jora Gill How DCMS slashed costs by redeveloping its intranet and embracing GDS principles

Published: 24 Sep 14

This report examines the development of a new WordPress-based intranet for the UK government’s Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) using Government Digital Service (GDS) design [...]

Social collaboration: TIBCO

Published: 16 Sep 14

Entering the social collaboration space only three years ago, TIBCO has built a strong profile and market presence with its solution TIBCO tibbr. Primarily focused on internal collaboration – but [...]

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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