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Shock Jive sale shakes up ESN market – again

This week saw another twist in the tale of Enterprise Social Network (ESN) vendor Jive, with the sale of their external communities product, Jive-x, to social media management vendor Lithium. This comes just three months after Jive were acquired by Aurea, the customer-centric software house [read more]

A cautionary story about cake

In my office, the company gives you cake. It’s a perfunctory cake but served up daily, it keeps employees reasonably happy and productive. Even though employees get cake every day, they barely notice it and never sing its praises. They probably think that everyone gets [read more]







Will audit kill the social intranet?

Digital workplace professionals have long predicted the death of email, as organisations pledge to kiss goodbye to it in favour of integrated communications and social intranets. But could those predictions prove premature? JP Morgan today announced they’re banning staff from using instant messaging in the wake [read more]