The Aragon Research Globe™ for Enterprise Social Software, 2012

Authors: Jim Lundy, Mike Anderson                        Date: August 10, 2012

Topics: Social Software, Collaboration               Research Note Number: 2012-24

Issue: Who are the social software providers and how will they navigate a crowded market?

Summary: The market for enterprise social software is shifting as two approaches emerge: social platforms and the social layer. This Aragon Research Globe covers the major participants, their strengths and challenges, and what enterprises should watch for.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Email Culture

3

From a Social Layer to a Social Platform

3

ESNs and the Tablet Era

3

Aragon Research Globe Overview

4

  Dimensions of Analysis

4

  Inclusion Criteria

6

  Exclusions

6

The Aragon Research Globe for Enterprise Social Software, 2012

7

 

 

THE VENDORS

 

blueKiwi

16

BroadVision

16

Cisco

12

Huddle

11

IBM

8

Igloo

17

Jive Software

8

Liferay

17

Microsoft

11

MindTouch

18

Moxie Software

12

NewsGator

9

OpenText

13

Saba

13

Salesforce

9

SocialText

14

Spigit

15

SuccessFactors

14

Telligent

15

ThoughtFarmer

18

XWiki

19

Yammer

10


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