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Community Manager Tips: Sales Enablement Use Case

Sales enablement is essential for companies competing in a modern business environment. I talked to Jive Software’s Senior Enterprise Community Manager, Kosheno Moore, about the importance of onboarding, the key people and ingredients needed to set up an internal Sales Enablement Community, and the significance of content and design.   Q: Why is sales enablement […]

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  • November 13, 2015

Activating the Customer Journey: Six Steps to Growing Your Own Diamonds

Any organization providing products or services wants to be visible to its potential customers. It’s important to give them the information they need in order to make a purchase decision. That’s been marketing’s mindset and focus for many many years. They’ve been extremely good at it, helped by many tools, applications and data insights. Yet […]

  • Industry Insights
  • November 11, 2015

Happiness is…Useful Team Communication Tools

The famed French author and philosopher Albert Camus, once said, “But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads?” Pronouns aside, Camus was onto something. Today, both women and men are finding happiness in the unlikeliest of places: work. And many of the happiest places to work (many of […]

  • Industry Insights
  • November 4, 2015

Jive Customers Report Increased Job Satisfaction, Productivity and Strategic Alignment

Jive CEO Elisa Steele discussed empowering employees in her keynote at Web Summit As Elisa talked about during her Future of Work keynote today at Web Summit in Dublin, Ireland, companies that actively engage with and empower their employees see amazing results.   Our customers have spoken! The voice of our customers speaks volumes to […]

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For the Second Year in a Row, Jive Scores Leader Status in Aragon Research Report

Jive Named Leader by Both Aragon Research and Gartner On the heels of just being recognized as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Social Software in the Workplace 2015, Jive is back at it again. Today we are excited to share that we have been ranked as a Leader in The Aragon Research Globe™ for […]

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  • November 2, 2015

Using the Simple Stream Integration Builder with StatusPage.io (3 of 3)

Wrapping up the series, we are taking our Simple Stream Integration (SSI) to the next level and really pushing the bounds of what we can do with a simple activity in Jive before finding ourselves needing middleware. We are building on to our App that we created in Episode 2 and adding two-way communication between […]

  • Developer Wisdom
  • October 28, 2015

Jive is a Leader—again!—in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Social Software in the Workplace 2015

We started the week with the news that, once again, Jive is a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Social Software in the Workplace. We’re delighted! At Jive, we spend every moment of every day focused on helping people work better together. For my immediate team, that means dreaming, designing and delivering software that […]

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  • October 26, 2015

How to Reflect Company Culture in Customer and Employee Communities

See how companies like lululemon, Grant Thornton and Jive are incorporating their culture into their online communities Every organization has a culture—embodied by the things that its members think, say and do. This is conveyed in their mission, vision and values, in the behaviors they reward, how things get done, what people pay attention to, […]

  • Tips & Tricks
  • October 23, 2015

How we drive community engagement with an executive interview video series

Increase the presence of your executive team on your internal community. Are you looking to have your executive team increase their presence on your internal communities? If so, you are joining a growing trend, where executives are finding new and innovative ways to connect with employees. According to the 2015 State of The Community Survey […]

  • Tips & Tricks
  • October 20, 2015

Roll out the red carpet for your brand champions with the latest version of Jive-x

Building on the momentum from our recent Jive-n update announcement, we are thrilled to announce the latest version of our industry-leading external community solution that supercharges the customer journey, optimizes performance and cultivates passionate experts. Powered by impactful engagement campaigns, updated missions, new tiles and purposeful place templates, Jive-x delivers a fully configured experience without […]

  • Jive News
  • October 15, 2015

Using the Simple Stream Integration Builder with StatusPage.io (2 of 3)

Continuing on our journey of developing quickly and easily with the Simple Stream Integration Builder, we’re going to be diving a little deeper from the first guide in this trilogy. In this episode, we’ll be taking the StatusPage.io Simple Stream Integration Add-on that we created earlier and adding a Jive App. The benefit of having […]

  • Developer Wisdom
  • October 14, 2015

#DigitalEraChat Tweet Chat with Maribel Lopez

How is marketing changing in the digital era? And with this change how are communities and customer engagement being affected? Join us for our upcoming Tweet Chat moderated by Maribel Lopez, Founder and Principal Analyst of Lopez Research to discuss these questions and more. The Chat kicks off at 9 am PT / 12 pm […]

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  • October 13, 2015

Creating a Roadmap for Collaboration as Part of a Digital Workplace

At Jive, customers often ask us, “If we build it, they will come, right?” What they really want to know is whether or not they’ll be able to hit specific adoption goals on their platform in order to prove out ROI and general business value. While we certainly believe in the power of organic use […]

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How Exceptional Company Culture Shapes Exceptional Products

Job seekers have a lot to think about before deciding to join a company—evaluating the company’s culture is at the top of the list. Does the culture encourage collaboration or independence? Do they embrace different workstyles or do they prefer a specific personality type? Is it a democratic culture or autocratic? Studies have shown that culture […]

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  • October 7, 2015

The Intranet Redefined: Introducing Our Latest Version of Jive-n

We are so very excited to unveil the latest release of Jive-n: Our simplified, mobile, interactive intranet. It gives everyone in your company the best of what an intranet and enterprise social network have to offer, while turbo-charging the experience with full integrations with our purpose-built workstyle apps. This all but guarantees everyone in your […]

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  • September 30, 2015

Using the Simple Stream Integration Builder with StatusPage.io (1 of 3)

This is step-by-step tutorial on how to use the Simple Stream Integration Builder to create a simple activity stream integration with StatusPage.io. This will enable you to get a one-way webhook-style activity stream from StatusPage.io, to a Jive group, without middleware in around 10 minutes! This tool is a first in a series of episodes […]

  • Developer Wisdom

#IntranetRedefined Tweet Chat with Zeus Kerravala

What’s the key to a making an intranet useful and relevant? Making your employees happy with the tools and integrations they need is just part of it. Join us our upcoming Tweet Chat moderated by Zeus Kerravala, Founder and Principal Analyst of ZK Research to discuss these questions and more. The Chat kicks off at […]

  • Industry Insights
  • September 29, 2015

Leverage a Crowd for Security Testing

As a follow-up to my recent post on 5 Ways to Improve Your Security Program, I wanted to dig in more on the best practices for security testing. Static Application Security Testing (SAST):  This is the testing of an application from the inside out.  This method includes scanning source code, byte code, or application binaries […]

  • Developer Wisdom
  • September 24, 2015

86% of Workers Say: ‘Mobile Access is a MUST’

Workers are no longer asking companies for the opportunity to work remotely—they’re demanding it. So if you’re not giving your employees the tools they need to do their jobs from anywhere, you can be sure they’ll find an employer that will. Today, 27% of U.S. employees won’t even consider working for a company that won’t […]

  • Tips & Tricks
  • September 21, 2015

Announcing a Tri-Hackathon at JiveWorld16 Developer Conference w/Limited Edition T-Shirt

With JiveWorld16 officially announced and the call for speakers in full swing, we wanted to take a moment to share with our fellow Jive developers some of the new ideas we are implementing at the JiveWorld16 Developer Conference.  Rest assured the staples of the developer conference intact, such as the open hackathon, Midnight Hack:30, our Hacker Lounge […]

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  • September 16, 2015

More Team-Communication Features in the Latest Jive Chime Release!

Ever wish you could share valuable content with a group of colleagues directly from your messaging app? What if you could automatically save that awesome photo to share with coworkers later through one chat window? Now, with the latest version of Jive Chime for mobile and desktop you can! At Jive, team communication and collaboration […]

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The Intranet as Digital Workplace

For many people, the workday doesn’t have a set beginning or end time and the workplace isn’t always a physical destination. You may be one of those people. Do you drink your morning coffee while electronically catching up on your laptop or other device? Did you do the same thing before you went to bed […]

  • Industry Insights
  • September 15, 2015

Community Management Best Practices: Launch

I’m excited to present Part 2 in the three-part series on Community Management Best Practices: Launch to Six Months. In this blog, I will address some of the key activities that should be a part of your community planning, launch and ongoing growth. In the first six months of your community, there are several critical […]

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Sysomos Promotes Employee Alignment and Unity Amidst Hyper Growth

A common challenge for fast-growing companies is maintaining agility during expansion, and cohesive communications and collaboration tools are critical at this stage. We’re excited to welcome the latest customer to recognize this fact — social intelligence leader Sysomos. In preparation for aggressive growth and future acquisitions, the company recently implemented Jive-n to engage and align […]

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  • September 10, 2015