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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 [...]

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 [...]

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

Published: 18 Nov 14

This week, IBM is launching IBM Verse, its new email offering. The successor to the long-standing Lotus Notes, IBM Verse is due for general release in H1 2015, and represents much more than just a [...]

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 [...]

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.

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