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Online communities vendor profile: Socialtext 

Published: 17 Jan 2011 / 7 pages

Author(s): Angela Ashenden

Programs: collaboration

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synopsis

As one of the most high-profile proponents of social software for the enterprise, Socialtext provides online community solutions for internal and B2B collaboration.
This vendor profile forms part of a series of reports from MWD Advisors examining the key vendors targeting the online communities and team workspace areas of the collaboration software market. For background on the analysis contained in this report and an explanation of the scoring, please refer to the accompanying report Understanding your requirements: online communities and team workspaces.

key messages

  • Key Socialtext differentiators are market-leading wiki capabilities, microblogging, and strong integration with third-party systems
  • Key considerations include a focus on people- rather than project-centric collaboration, a heavy social emphasis which may deter some users, and a lack of social analytics capabilities.

table of contents

  • Company background
  • Market positioning
  • Channel and partner strategy
  • Technology profile
  • Product overview
  • Key differentiators
  • Key considerations.

filed under:

Vendors: Socialtext
Tags: communities, saas, social_software

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