Alan Lepofsky - VP and Principal Analyst, Constellation Research. With almost two decades of experience in the collaboration software industry, Lepofsky helps organizations improve the way their employees work together to get their jobs done. Lepofsky’s primary research area The Future of Work, focuses on: integrating collaboration and business processes (Purposeful Collaboration), structuring work via Social Task Management, leveraging analytics and digital assistants to work more productively, the strategic impact of mobile computing on business transformation, and measuring workforce culture based on Digital Proficiency instead of age.
Intelligent Collaboration: The Intersection of Social and Analytics
The intersection of collaboration tools and analytics provides the solution to employee information overload. This next generation of enterprise software will contain cognitive productivity assistants that will not only enable people to get more work done, but rather get the right work done.
The Shift From Simple Sharing To Purposeful Collaboration
Social software is evolving from being a way to simply post status updates, share news and ask questions, to collaborative applications designed to enhance a specific business process such as sales, marketing or engineering.