Sometimes, opposites attract. This would be one of those times.
News coming out of Jive Software this morning is like some freakish beauty and the beast episode of The Dating Game. Portland-based Jive—known for its Social Business Software that opens the power of social features to business communications—has begun a tempestuous relationship with Microsoft SharePoint—the classically unwieldy “Intranet” solution.
Introducing Jive Social Business Software SharePoint Connector. Read More
There are any number of techniques for listening to what’s happening in the world of social media, from simple Google Alerts to complex Yahoo! Pipes. But what happens when you’re a company that wants to move from lurking to participating?
Well, Portland-based Jive Software has announced a new solution that may help, Jive Market Engagement. Read More
I know, I know. It seems like I’m falling into a bit of Jive fanboi-ism. But man oh man, if these folks aren’t rolling out one impressive announcement after another these days. And in a day and age where we continue to get doom and gloom about the economy and business prospects, these Jive announcements are like a little ray of sunshine.
Last week they were taking wing with Lufthansa and this week Jive announced that they had signed Toshiba’s sales team and resellers to power a new community designed to improve sales communications and collaboration called Toshiba eXCHANGE. Read More
[HTML2]Today, there are likely a bunch of folks in Portland who are wishing that the direct flight from PDX to Frankfurt was still available.
Why? Well, Portland-based Jive Software just announced that Lufthansa has chosen Jive’s Social Business Software to power a “company-wide networking initiative” designed to get Lufthansa employees sharing more information with their peers. Read More
Someone forgot to tell Portland-based Jive Software that we’re in the midst of an economic downturn. Those folks are just blowing the curve for everybody. Or maybe it’s their customers. Whatever. Jive is cleaning up as of late.
After a tattoo-inducing quarter and recognizing 100% revenue growth year-over-year, those crazy kids at Jive keep bucking the trend by making Q2 2009 another record setting quarter. Read More
Yesterday, what looked like about 100 people tried to fill the enormous fifth floor of Jive Software‘s offices in the old Federal Reserve building.
Our hosts were Mark Friel and Kristin Hammond (@FzMcFadden) of Pacific Real Estate Partners, the brokerage that secured the space for Jive. The fifth floor is rough and unfinished inside, except for the bathrooms (more on that in a minute), and has its own elevator.
Apparently, the floor was added by previous tenants, but only one elevator goes all the way to the top. Sounds like mysterious, Men in Black, CONTROL stuff. It was a Federal building . . .
Summer is upon us, which means there’s lots to do outside, but if you fancy some indoor activity next week, which looks to be a hot one, drop by Lunch 2.0 on Wednesday (July 15).
Our host for this month’s midday goodness is Pacific Real Estate Partners, more specifically Mark Friel and Kristin Hammond (aka @FzMcFadden).
The festivities will be held at Jive Software, one of their clients, at their newish corporate HQ, the old Federal Reserve Building on SW Stark and SW 9th.
There comes a time—hopefully—in every software company’s life when they develop enough of a fervent following that they feel compelled to have a user group. I’m happy to announce that Portland-based Jive Software has reached that point.
That’s right. The good news is that Jive will be holding its first ever user group—affectionately titled JiveWorld09—October 27-29, 2009. The bad news? They’ll be holding JiveWorld in San Francisco Read More
It’s just a bit shy of two weeks since we launched the first ever Open Source Bridge—an entirely volunteer run conference for open source citizens—here in Portland. While it was a great event, it was also a bit of a whirlwind. And I wasn’t even terribly involved. I can only imagine how it felt for folks who were presenting and participating.
But that’s why we hire people like Aaron Hockley to take photos. So that we can remember all of those moments. Read More
No Portland-based startup stands a better chance of making a run at the fabled “Enterprise customer” than Jive Software, makers of Social Business Software that helps large companies do a better job of collaborating internally and with customers. Recently, we’ve seen Jive fleshing out its exec team, opening a Palo Alto office, and signing a number of name brand customers.
Today, Jive continues the march toward the enterprise with the announcement of a partnership with business intelligence juggernaut, SAP. Read More