Jive Blog

Jive in 5: How Support Organizations Can Work Better Together

In the Jive Blog last October, we introduced a program called “Jive in 5,” which we’re leveraging within our internal community to increase the presence of our executive team and their engagement with employees. We’ve had great success with the initiative and our executive interview videos are enthusiastically viewed, commented on and shared. Our latest […]

  • Tips & Tricks
  • February 19, 2016

The End of the 9 to 5: How Technology Has Transformed the Workday

The 9 to 5 Workday Is Going Away Ten years ago, if you’d used the term “9 to 5” in conversation, everyone would have known exactly what you meant. Today, there’s a good chance many younger workers would wonder why you were talking about a Dolly Parton movie from the ‘80s. That’s because the 9 […]

  • Industry Insights
  • February 17, 2016

Jive Wins Silver in the 2015 Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards in Technology

Jive Receives “Best Advance in Social Learning Technology” Category Award Jive was recently honored at the Brandon Hall Group’s 2016 HCM Excellence Conference in Florida, receiving a coveted Silver award for excellence in the “Best Advance in Social Learning Technology” category. The award builds on the recognition Jive has received over the years for helping […]

  • Jive News
  • February 12, 2016

15 Years of Jiving

February is a big milestone for Jive—we are celebrating our 15th birthday! It’s amazing to think about how far we’ve come as a company since our co-founders first explored the ways digital communities can impact the business world. Today, 30 million people in 165 countries use our Jive for employee, partner and customer engagement. We […]

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  • February 11, 2016

SIMPLE, SMART & BEAUTIFUL: Introducing the Latest Releases of Our Interactive Intranet and Customer Advocate Solutions

Our customers consistently tell us that the reason they chose Jive is because the Jive experience is more than a set of features – it is greater than a sum of its (awesome) parts. Which is why Jive continues to modernize and innovate its core experiences (aside from expanding its capabilities), so that every interaction […]

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  • February 4, 2016

Jive Unveils New Packaged Solutions for Healthcare, HR and Marketing Support

Today, we are excited to formally unveil a new set of packaged solutions aimed at transforming the way people work together in key industries and functional groups. The first offerings in our set of tailored solutions include Jive for Healthcare Collaboration, Jive for Employee Engagement and Jive for Customer Engagement. The three new solutions are […]

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How to Build an Excellent Project Page Within Jive

Reduce Project Management Time, Improve Collaboration and Provide Measurable Results Did you know that Jive projects minimize project management time using tasks, due dates and notifications? To help you manage your project’s progress, Jive provides visual cues that give a snapshot of the project. Project home pages can be customized using mobile friendly tiles to […]

  • Tips & Tricks
  • January 22, 2016

Yahoo Employees Share How Jive Empowers Them to Work Better

Companies that Embrace Transparency Break Down Silos, Reduce Redundancies and Create a Happier Workforce When employees have more opportunities to connect, they’re empowered, more productive and more efficient. It’s this kind of workstyle that unleashes the power of your people. Yahoo employees recently came together to discuss how transparency and increased connection with colleagues has […]

  • Customer Spotlight
  • January 19, 2016

“HeForShe 2016: Driving Change in Silicon Valley” Panel Drew the Masses and Inspired Thoughtful Discussion on Gender Equality

UN Women, Stanford University, Jive and PwC Executives Speak Candidly and Pragmatically about Achieving Gender Parity Last Thursday, January 7th, Fortune’s Michal Lev-Ram led an engaging and sometimes sobering conversation with the Head of UN Women’s HeForShe movement Elizabeth Nyamayaro, Jive CEO Elisa Steele, Stanford University Sociologist Marianne Cooper, Ph.D. and PwC Partner Colby Conner […]

  • Jive News
  • January 14, 2016

Top 3 Reasons to Attend JiveWorld16 Developer Conference

The Must Attend Conference for Jive Developers There are well over a billion reasons why you should attend the JiveWorld16 Developer Conference, but we went through the entire list and came up with our top 3: Learn from Google about the best ways to containerize and deploy a fleet of Java microservices managed by Kubernetes. The […]

  • Developer Wisdom
  • January 13, 2016

Harvard Business Review Video on Top 2015 Article, “What Kind of Thinker Are You?”

HBR Names Elisa Steele Article As a Top 20 Story of 2015 HBR published an article entitled, “What Kind of Thinker Are You?,” written by Jive Chief Executive Officer Elisa Steele and Mark Bonchek, Founder and Chief Epiphany Officer of SHIFT Thinking, in November 2015. The article focused on optimizing organizational alignment based on how […]

  • Jive News
  • January 5, 2016

Complex Integrations Made Fast and Easy with Built.io Flow (1 of 3)

In order to keep doing great work, developers need to have the latest and greatest tools to keep up with the demands of the times. Whether that tool is made to do things faster, with fewer errors, or to simplify the construction and deconstruction of our apps and services, we always need to stay on […]

  • Developer Wisdom
  • December 23, 2015

UN Women Joins Jive, PwC and Stanford University for “HeForShe 2016: Driving Change in Silicon Valley” Panel

United Nations, academic and corporate executives to discuss the impact of technology, business and education on gender equality Created by UN Women, the United Nations entity for gender equality, the HeForShe movement provides a systematic approach and targeted platform on which men and boys can engage to become change agents towards the achievement of gender […]

  • Jive News
  • December 21, 2015

Jive Announces Certified Tech Partner Program Kicking Off with TemboSocial

Today, we are excited to formally unveil our certified technology partner program architected for partners driving digital transformation in the enterprise. Ultimately, this program ensures even more ways for customers to work better together from any device, anywhere—within any of today’s leading applications on the Jive platform. Amplifying the power of Jive, the newly certified […]

  • Jive News
  • December 16, 2015

The Jive-x External Community Platform Makes Waves with Analysts and Customers

Online community platforms are just getting started. IDC estimates that only 30% of brands currently have an active customer community; however, by 2017, this will rise to 80%. Organizations and, in particular, marketers now realize the need to interact with their audiences in an authentic and consistent manner throughout the customer and partner lifecycles. Interact […]

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  • December 11, 2015

Jive Named a Most Customer Friendly Company of the Year by Best in Biz Awards

It’s always gratifying to receive kudos for Jive’s commitment to providing exceptional customer service. Today we were thrilled to be recognized by the Best in Biz Awards with a Silver award for the Most Customer Friendly Company of the Year in 2015 (in the medium company-size subcategory). Jive was selected by a panel of 46 […]

  • Jive News
  • December 2, 2015

Conecteo Drives New Revenue with Jive-x

Conecteo is an innovative CRM vendor in France that’s seen significant growth through indirect sale channels. The company faced the common challenge of managing partner and customer support during this time of rapid expansion, and turned to Jive and our partner Orange Business Services for help. Enter a shiny new Jive-x community and Jive-n interactive […]

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  • December 1, 2015

Must-Attend Future of Work Panel in Palo Alto; Powerhouse Lineup of Cisco, LinkedIn, NetSuite, Pandora, SugarCRM and Jive Executives

Jacob Morgan to lead panel discussion on the evolving workplace and impact on corporate culture in our hyper-connected world The modern day workplace is rapidly evolving as organizational models and workforces become increasingly diverse. While most companies are not yet embracing these changes, those that are reap huge rewards. In Jive’s upcoming “Future of Work […]

  • Jive News
  • November 30, 2015

What Kind of Thinker Are You?

Harvard Business Review recently published an article written by Jive CEO Elisa Steele and Mark Bonchek, Founder and Chief Epiphany Officer of SHIFT Thinking, on how to better align organizations based on how employees think. “…in today’s marketplace, the smartest companies aren’t those that necessarily out-produce the competition. Instead, it’s the organizations that outthink them. […]

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  • November 25, 2015

2015: The Year in Social Collaboration and a Look Ahead – Culture Edition

Over the past week, we learned about the coming “nightmare” facing IT departments and the perils of not delighting customers. On the upside, fortunes will continue to improve for employees in 2016. And, although next year looks to be a tough one for marketing departments, enterprise mobility is finally ready for the spotlight. Today, we […]

  • Jive News
  • November 24, 2015

2015: The Year in Social Collaboration and a Look Ahead – Mobile Edition

Until recently, there weren’t many options for remote employees to communicate with coworkers in real-time, says Jive’s Director of Product Marketing, Gili Guri-Mill. People were either stuck with the inefficiencies inherent in email or the seemingly never-ending games of phone tag with supervisors. Employees eventually took matters in to their own hands—literally. By relying on […]

  • Jive News
  • November 23, 2015

Jive’s New Digs in San Francisco

I sat down with Jive’s Senior Global Facilities Manager, Gregg Webber, to get the scoop on Jive’s new SF office Q: Why did Jive move to the new location in San Francisco? A: Our SF office is actually one of the fastest growing offices for Jive, and we were getting to the point where people were […]

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  • November 20, 2015

2015: The Year in Social Collaboration and a Look Ahead – Support Edition

The workplace is changing—rapidly. One of the major forces behind those changes is software that allows companies to offer their customers answers in real-time. Customer communities have matured to the point in which the technology is adapting to people’s needs rather than forcing them to conform to its limitations. It’s no surprise, then, that an […]

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Deutsche Telekom Hits 100,000 Registered Users on Their Jive-Powered Intranet

We love hearing what Jive means to our customers. In the case of Deutsche Telekom, it means greater transparency and a more connected, engaged and aligned employee base around the world. Deutsche Telekom has had such a successful run with Jive that the company just notched a couple of key milestones. Last month, the company […]

  • Jive News
  • November 19, 2015