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from the blog

Why isn’t HR more involved in social collaboration initiatives?

People often talk about why social collaboration initiatives fail, and any organisation on their own collaboration journey will be conscious of the massive pressure to achieve strong levels of [...]

Zimbra adds to its to-do list with Mezeo acquisition

Earlier this week, Zimbra (formerly known as Telligent) announced that it had acquired Houston, Texas-based  Mezeo for an undisclosed sum, adding Mezeo’s file sharing and storage capabilities [...]

IBM Connections 5.0 – Bringing on-prem in line with SmartCloud

Today sees the general availability of the latest version of IBM Connections, IBM’s on-premise social collaboration offering. Announced last week, Connections 5.0 hits the road fifteen months [...]

Engaging HR at IBM’s Smarter Workforce event

Last week I attended the IBM Smarter Workforce event which took place at the Central Hall conference centre in London’s Westminster. Targeted primarily at HR leaders, the event was the last of [...]

Social collaboration best practice highlights: Ricoh’s story

In my posts for this blog, I regularly reference my practice of speaking with organisations to identify best practices that I can share with organisations that are just setting out on their social [...]

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What is social collaboration?

Published: 21 Jul 14

Making the most of your existing business resources – be that skills, knowledge or information – is a necessary focus for every organisation; it's no surprise then that social collaboration has [...]

On the Radar: Alfresco

Published: 16 Jul 14

Alfresco provides an open-source, on-premise/cloud/hybrid enterprise-supported content management and collaboration platform.

This On the Radar briefing note follows a simple "ten [...]

Social Collaboration:

Published: 28 May 14 entered the social collaboration software market in June 2010 with the launch of Salesforce Chatter. Today there are 225,000 active Chatter networks, and has since added [...]

On the Radar: Egnyte

Published: 27 May 14

Egnyte provides a hybrid cloud/on-premise file sharing platform for businesses that enables files residing either in the cloud (its own, or third party) or in local storage, to be made available, [...]

On the Radar: EnterpriseJungle

Published: 15 May 14

California-based start-up EnterpriseJungle provides a social discovery service which sits on top of your existing people-centric applications to provide real-time and context-sensitive people, [...]

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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