PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 15, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Jive Software, Inc. (Nasdaq:JIVE), and PwC US today announced a business relationship to jointly offer Jive's social business platform and PwC's consulting services to the enterprise market. Through this relationship, PwC will work with Jive to help organizations implement and realize the benefits of using Jive's social business tools, helping drive significant levels of new value with tangible business results for an organization's employees, partners and customers.
"PwC and Jive have a shared vision to help companies collaborate more effectively so workforce productivity increases by up to 15 percent," said Jay Larson, president of worldwide field operations for Jive. "Through this business relationship, our customers can benefit from PwC's leading experience in organizational strategy and design, as well as their industry knowledge in helping organizations implement social collaboration tools."
"The Jive joint business relationship enables PwC to help our clients achieve increased collaboration and communication, which can result in more agile and speedy responses to address their business challenges," said Mark McCaffrey, PwC partner and global software leader.
Jive and PwC will begin offering services jointly to the US market in 2013.
About Jive Software
Jive Software (Nasdaq:JIVE) is the world's leader in social business, bringing social technology innovations to enterprises securely and at scale, changing the way work gets done. The platform combines the power of big data, enterprise integrations and social collaboration technologies. Millions of people at the world's largest companies are using Jive-powered networks internally and externally to transform their businesses. For a free trial of Jive's next-generation social business platform, please visit www.JiveOn.com.
About PwC US
PwC US helps organizations and individuals create the value they're looking for. We're a member of the PwC network of firms in 158 countries with more than 180,000 people. We're committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. Tell us what matters to you and find out more by visiting us at www.pwc.com/US.
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