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Alan LepofskyNew report highlights the evolution of collaboration software, and steps your organization can take to harness the power of these new, powerful collaboration platforms.

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Today Constellation Research announced the publication of Enterprise Collaboration Software: From Simple Sharing to Purposeful Collaboration by Constellation Vice President and Principal Analyst, Alan Lepofsky. Collaboration software has evolved beyond simple sharing, and is now a powerful tool teams can use to get work done. Lepofsky examines this evolution and provides prescriptions for enterprises seeking to extract maximum business value from these new, powerful collaboration platforms.

Constellation attended Infosys’ 2013 Global Analyst Summit from July 29th to July 30th in Boston. Despite the below industry average growth of the previous year, conversations with key executives and top customers indicate an imminent shift. In fact, Infosys has added 100+clients not including customers from Lodestone. Retention is 98% for about 800 clients. The client list includes more than half of the Fortune 500. Repeat business is between 95 to 96%. Most clients represent the top 5 or top 10 of each major industry. All is not gloom and doom.
These days with the rapid changes in technology, new thinking in digital and social media and constant experimentation with both, every week seems to be a “big week”. But this week, the ADMA Global Forum is running – bringing marketers and technologists face to face.
I was excited to receive a message this morning from Beth Wellington that more and more poets are starting to use Twitter....

An Overview of IaaS Trends That are Here to Stay

Today Constellation Research announced the publication of "Nine Cloud IaaS Trends for 2014 and Beyond” by Constellation Vice President and Principal Analyst, Holger Mueller. This research report presents 9 distinctive trends in the IaaS market and 8 recommendations for organizations seeking to evaluate and craft their IaaS/cloud strategy.

I like marketing and branding, but I have always been more interested in action. In movement. In change. And how we make decisions in a digitally connected world.

I like seeing the way that words, image (and sometimes) music, can set a ball rolling.

You probably read my piece earlier this year where I described where and how to do Social Business in five easy steps; it was called “Social Business is a Snap”. I put together a deck with that and more information and presented it at Inbound Marketing Summit 2013 yesterday. Here is the deck in case […]

With the SuperNova Award deadline fast approaching, I thought I'd share some tips for creating an impressive application.

Also included in this post, an explanation of the SuperNova Award categories and a sample application may be found below. 

I wanted to write this post for a while - and as summer vacations are coming up for me and family as well as fellow readers - I wanted to start a summer series... keeping it with Mark Twain's famous - sorry I wrote you a long letter - I did not have time to write a short one  - this could well backfire - but it's worth a try. Shouldn't take more than 2 minutes to read.

There seems to be a lot of interest around recruiting functionality in the HR enterprise software space these days... So let's understand why that is...

The Fast Food Giant Used Social Analytics to Bolster Customer Engagement and Execute the Brand's Most Successful Product Launch

This is the first in a series of posts highlighting the winners of the 2012 SuperNova Awards for innovators in disrutptive technology.

Doritos Locos Tacos: unless you were living under a rock last year the buzz surrounding the crunchy Taco Bell taco with a Dorito shell was inescapable...