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from the blog

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 [...]

Who should lead a social collaboration initiative?

I blogged recently about how I thought HR should play a more central role in social collaboration initiatives (and it prompted some interesting discussions/debates!), so I thought this time [...]

Microsoft releases Office Delve: time to learn about sharing permissions

This week, Microsoft released Office Delve, the first product to take advantage of the Office Graph technology that it discussed widely at this year’s SharePoint conference, and the official [...]

Webinar: Measure Success and Demonstrate ROI of Social and Collaborative Work Management

Organisations are uncovering new efficiencies and changing the way they do business through social and collaborative work initiatives—accelerating innovation and creating new business opportunities, [...]

Box bares its platform soul

I was at Box’s annual BoxWorks conference in San Francisco last week.  In amongst the Hollywood glitz (a fireside chat with Jeffrey Katzenberg – the “K” in [...]

premium research

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 [...]

Social collaboration: Igloo Software

Published: 01 Sep 14

Despite operating in a highly competitive landscape, Canadian vendor Igloo Software has established a strong profile in the social collaboration market with its highly flexible and configurable [...]

Social collaboration: Jive Software

Published: 26 Aug 14

As the largest pure play vendor in the social collaboration market, Jive Software offers both internally- and externally-facing online community solutions to medium and large enterprises. Following a [...]

Beyond WebEx Social – Cisco embraces the services opportunity for social collaboration

Published: 21 Aug 14

Following Cisco’s announcement back in May about its partnership with Jive Software in parallel with the discontinuation of its Cisco WebEx Social (formerly Cisco Quad) social collaboration [...]

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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