The Jive Software Workstyle Apps announcement denotes a growing trend of ever increasing mobile collaboration apps. These apps are coming from startups as we witness the subsequent reaction of counter apps from traditional collaboration providers. Jive Software announced three new Workstyle Apps; Jive Daily, Jive Chime and Jive People. Workstyle Apps Jive Daily will be
By Jim Lundy Super Bowls come and go, and many don’t leave lasting memories. Super Bowl 49, the one in which the New England Patriots beat the Seattle Seahawks, is not one many will soon forget. The reason was an unlikely hero, which is how most will look upon that game. There is a lesson
As we embark on 2015 I reflect back on what an interesting year 2014 was. There was a big buzz around customer and employee engagement. We saw businesses all over start getting on board with predictive analytics and using familiar mediums such as video in new ways to enhance specific business processes. We also began
At the IBM ConnectED event in Orlando, FL this week, IBM announced they will offer a freemium model of Verse before end of Q1. It will have certain limitations around file sharing and storage. While we noted a lack of an overall cohesive IBM strategy clearly laid out, it was clear they fully realized Verse
By Jim Lundy Two Factor Authentication is a term you will hear a lot more about in 2015. Microsoft made some news last week with its upcoming rollout of Windows 10. The thing that caught our attention was not Universal Apps but the fact that Microsoft is starting to really get focused on Security. What we noticed is that
by Jim Lundy It is a question I get asked often – who are the Movers and Shakers in Marketing – the ones who make a difference. In 2015, Aragon Research has identified new movers and shakers in marketing and they extend beyond Silicon Valley. We interact with many people every day who are in Marketing positions.
By Jim Lundy While everyone is talking about the recent hack of Sony, it wasn’t that long ago (late 2009, early 2010) that Google got hacked badly by the Chinese. Facebook Messenger was used in that attack. It was part of what is commonly referred to as an Advanced Persistent Threat or APT. I wrote
By Jim Lundy We attended the Cisco Collaboration Summit (#CSummit) in Los Angeles this week, Cisco’s annual gathering of Customers, Partners and Analysts to discuss what Cisco is doing in Collaboration. The main take away from this year’s #CSummit is that they are doing a lot, the product refresh story is strong and partners and
How Appearance Communicates Information Appearance is an economic way of getting information because it is the first impression of something. When it comes to a company, social media can help cultivate this first impression, but the website drives it home. If the website isn’t up to par with the rest of the brand, a good
It’s a marketer’s dream. This year I was lucky enough to attend my first ever Dreamforce, and I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. I made sure to take my GoPro with me to capture the experience. You can watch my recap here. It’s safe to say that the production quality of DF14 superseded
Collaboration has to focus on the specific business outcomes. Research Director, David Mario Smith, discusses Outcome Based Collaboration.
Mind the Gap: Where are the Females in Tech and Business? from Patricia Lundy by Patricia Lundy Today Forbes is having their Under 30 Summit, and one of their morning panels was focused on successful women. It was led by Kat Cole, the president of Cinnabon. You’d think in today’s world that we wouldn’t need
By Jim Lundy Today we announced the first major evaluation of the Mobile Content Management (MCM) Market – with the publication of our Aragon Research Globe for Mobile Content Management. It represents a shift in the focus of Content and how it is managed. The Aragon Research Globe for Mobile Content Management For this market, there
By Jim Lundy #DF14 is here and Salesforce has already pre-briefed the press on its New Analytics Cloud Platform – Wave, which it will formally introduce at Dreamforce DF14 this week. The question is, is this new Platform a move to continue to monetize the Salesforce Ecosystem and also offer a predictive platform at the sometime?
You’d rather be in San Diego than in the office where you work or the room you work from at home, wouldn’t you? I would. That’s why I’m going to PCMC in March. True, I work at Aragon, so I have to be there, but you have to be there, too. In fact, it is
By Jim Lundy At Oracle World this week, I was struck by the fact that while the world has gone Mobile, many enterprises are still thinking about it. Have you made the shift to mobile? Many enterprises haven’t. Instead, they are just focused on doing responsive apps. But that’s not enough. This blog is about the need
Maybe you know what PCMC is. Chances are, you don’t. But that’s okay because this blog series is aiming to change that. PCMC stands for Predictive, Content, Mobile and Collaboration. We strongly believe these 4 topics are poised to be killer industry disruptives starting now. These topics form the essential platforms of our PCMC Conference,
With the transition to Mike Ettling as president of Cloud & On-Premises HR at SAP, SuccessConnect took on a very upbeat tone as Mike even wore Jeans on stage for the opening keynote. He had a very relaxed style with one major soundbite resonating at the end, “The future of HR is no HR.” It
By Jim Lundy Apple will announce its new devices later today and all eyes will be on their announcement, which will be held in Cupertino, where some of Apple’s historic announcements have been made. The iWatch is the big story everyone is waiting for, but months ago Apple tipped its cards with the preview of
As I sit here on a plane heading to the BoxWorks conference in San Francisco, I’m reflecting on how my flight was delayed because the ground crew was waiting on a maintenance log for almost 2 hours. “Waiting for the maintenance log” is an old story – but that is a rat-hole I will pass over. All I could