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from the blog

Collaboration vs. communication – and the importance of purpose

Earlier this week, I had the pleasure of participating in a panel webinar focused on The Future of Business Communication, which involved an interesting discussion on the way we use technology to [...]

Re:Invent reviewed

I was at Amazon Web Services’ re:Invent 2014 conference in Las Vegas last week. There, the company made a slew of new service announcements – some focusing on application development and deployment [...]

Rethinking the email client; IBM raises the bar with IBM Verse

This week, IBM is launching IBM Verse, the software giant’s new email offering. The successor to the long-standing Lotus Notes, IBM Verse is due for general release in H1 2015, and represents much [...]

Making connections at J.Boye 2014

There’s definitely a season for conferences – two, in fact, with Spring and Autumn prompting a wealth of vendor, analyst and community events. This Autumn continues to be particularly [...]

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 [...]

premium research

On the Radar: Ramius

Published: 16 Dec 14

Canadian software company Ramius offers an innovative online market research platform – Ramius Recollective – with extensive social capabilities that support short-term 'pop-up' surveys as well [...]

SAP targets social business processes with SAP Jam

Published: 16 Dec 14

Launched in October 2012, SAP's social collaboration offering, SAP Jam, brings together capabilities from SAP’s collaborative decision making tool, SAP StreamWork, and the acquired SuccessFactors [...]

UnLtd drives internal collaboration to increase transparency, maximise value for social entrepreneurs

Published: 04 Dec 14

This report examines UK-based, not-for-profit organisation UnLtd's initiative to create a social intranet to better connect its distributed employees – as well as its partners and award winners – [...]

Digital Enterprise Horizons, 2015+

Published: 02 Dec 14

How are organisations looking to develop their investments in technology to support Digital Enterprise shifts in 2015 and beyond, and how are technology vendors going to support and promote those [...]

Digital Leaders interview: Jos Creese, Chief Digital Officer, Hampshire County Council

Published: 25 Nov 14

The second in our series of interviews with Digital Leaders continues with this in-depth interview with Jos Creese, Chief Digital Officer at the UK's Hampshire County Council. Over the course of his [...]

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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