Blockchain for business: Vendor landscape

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Blockchain platforms have evolved from their cryptocurrency origins. They are now being built to target enterprise use cases across many different industries (from financial services, through manufacturing and the supply chain, to healthcare, insurance, government, telecoms, and more). They’re also becoming far better integrated with business systems and complementary technologies like IoT and business analytics […]

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On the Radar: VMware AirWatch

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VMware AirWatch provides a platform of Enterprise Mobility Management tools that enable organisations to deploy, configure, and manage mobile devices, the apps installed on them, and the content they use. A cornerstone of its management suite is AirWatch Content Locker, which offers secure content management and collaboration capabilities geared towards mobile workstyles. Who? AirWatch is […]

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The social collaboration vendor landscape

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Though there are many potential opportunities from leveraging social collaboration technologies to support a more collaborative organisation, it can be difficult to know which vendor offerings best suit your needs. This article maps out the vendor landscape for social collaboration technologies, to help you understand where you need to start, and what you should be […]

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Will Socialcast go the distance with VMware?

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VMware entered the social collaboration market four years ago, in May 2011, through its acquisition of pure play vendor Socialcast. We outline the Socialcast offering and market proposition, and consider the road ahead for VMware and its social collaboration arm. VMware Socialcast product overview Over the last four years, with the investment of VMware behind […]

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From viral adoption to strategic initiative: The story of Philips Community

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Over the last five years, research and manufacturing firm Philips’ social collaboration journey has taken the firm from the unmanaged, employee-led adoption of a free tool to a strategic enterprise-wide social collaboration platform based on VMware’s Socialcast technology. Case study key facts Organisation Philips Industry Research and manufacturing Collaboration goals In early 2010, Philips’ organisation […]

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Tasks and collaboration: let’s get to the point

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As we enter a phase where social collaboration is beginning to mature as a concept, and is being increasingly accepted by businesses as a way to help make positive changes to the way they work and the culture they aspire to develop, one of the most fascinating trends in this area is the growth in […]

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Collaborating with a purpose: social, tasks and projects collide

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“Collaboration” can mean different things to different people, but in a business context we collaborate in order to get work done. As a consequence of this, there’s currently convergence between two technologies that were previously fundamentally divergent – social collaboration software and project management technology. We examine the drivers behind this trend and the implications for […]

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