enterprise social

  • Enterprise social comes roaring back

    Enterprise social comes roaring back

    You’ll be forgiven if you missed it, but lost in the avalanche of this year’s tech news, enterprise social software made an impressive comeback. Led by products like Slack, Workplace by Facebook and Microsoft Teams, a software category that had been languishing for the last several years, suddenly came alive. A decade ago, as social software emerged, it was coined Enterprise 2.0… Read More

  • Workplace by Facebook begins to take shape

    Workplace by Facebook begins to take shape

    Workplace by Facebook has been in general release for just two months now, but it’s clear that Facebook has big plans for its enterprise social product. Just this week, at TechCrunch Disrupt in London, the company announced a new platform to integrate enterprise applications with Workplace, putting it in direct competition with Slack, the enterprise social darling of the moment. Read More

  • SAP Melds Social And Learning In New Tool

    SAP Melds Social And Learning In New Tool

    For many years, we’ve had social tools and formal learning management systems, but we have never really had anything that combined the two — until today, that is when SAP announced a new system called SAP Jam Collaboration for learning. The new tool is designed to bring various aspects of corporate learning together in a more social setting. It uses SAP Jam as a platform that… Read More

  • Jive Chime Wants to Ring Slack’s Bell With New Real-Time Messaging App

    Jive Chime Wants to Ring Slack’s Bell With New Real-Time Messaging App

    Jive Software announced the general release of Jive Chime today, a real-time messaging app that could well be a buzz across Slack’s bow — and an attempt to modernize an aging platform When Jive announced its business app strategy earlier this year, CTO Matt Tucker said it was about giving customers new ways to interact with Jive services. “We wanted to give more companies a… Read More

  • Facebook Where? The Enterprise Reacts To Facebook At Work

    Facebook Where? The Enterprise Reacts To Facebook At Work

    Facebook released a public pilot of its long-awaited enterprise social app called Facebook at Work today, but will businesses actually want to use it? Enterprise Social as a category has been with us for almost a decade, with companies like Jive, Yammer (now part of Microsoft) and Socialcast (now part of VMware) trying hard to get organizations to embrace social tools — often being… Read More

  • FoKo Expands “Enterprise Instagram” Product To Desktop

    FoKo Expands “Enterprise Instagram” Product To Desktop

    FoKo, the enterprise photo sharing applications that gives companies a private Instagram-like experience, has announced a new desktop version to share items such as CAD drawings, which might not be available from a smartphone. Up until now, FoKo has been strictly a smartphone app, but co-founder Eric Sauve said customers were demanding the ability to share pictures that might not be available… Read More