PALO ALTO, Calif., April 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Jive Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: JIVE), the leading provider of modern communications and collaboration solutions for business, today announced that it was ranked a Leader in Lecko's Supporting and Preparing Your Business for Change: Latest Developments in Enterprise Social Networking, Volume 8 report for the third year in a row. Lecko, a French research firm that develops support methodologies and tools in the field of digital transformation, evaluated 28 global enterprise social networking (ESN) vendors for this year's report and recognized Jive for capabilities such as process-based collaboration, knowledge management and social potential. 1
"With its comprehensive and powerful collaboration solutions, Jive remains a leader in the market," the report states. "Jive performs extremely well in the socialization of business practices, and in the past year alone, has added productivity tools (Jive Chime, Jive Circle and Jive Daily) that enhance the employee mobile experience with Jive's interactive intranet solution."2
In addition to its analysis of Jive, the report tracks several market trends, finding an increase of active users on the ESN platform by 15 percent year-over-year. Lecko and Opinionway investigated opinions of managers in large companies about the role of collaboration practices and found that 87 percent of managers who are aware of the digitalisation challenges facing their organizations view ESN as an impactful response to those challenges.3
"Jive is a leader in bringing powerful and progressive products to a constantly evolving enterprise communication and collaboration market," said David Macmillan, general manager of EMEA and vice president, international at Jive Software. "We're honored that Lecko continues to recognize the value Jive delivers to our growing community. Our customers, like Virgin Media, Conecteo, Deutsche Telekom and Cristal Union, solve the challenges of digital transformation and collaboration every day with the help of Jive."
This latest recognition by Lecko follows several major industry reports that named Jive one of the top vendors in enterprise collaboration, including research from Gartner, Inc., Forrester Research and Aragon Research.
Lecko is a consulting agency specialized in digital transformation, which provides a unique methodological platform in order to accelerate collaborative usage development. Lecko supports both mature digital teams, which aim at industrializing their approach, and teams which need to accelerate their skills improvements. Lecko's state of the art publications are freely available via http://referentiel.lecko.fr/en/publications-en/esn-volume8/.
About Jive Software
Jive (Nasdaq: JIVE) is the leading provider of modern communication and collaboration solutions for business. Recognized as a leader by the industry's top analyst firms in multiple categories, Jive enables employees, partners and customers to work better together. More information can be found at www.jivesoftware.com or the Jive News Blog.
1, 2,3 Lecko Research. "Supporting and Preparing Your Business for Change: Latest Developments in Enterprise Social Networking, Volume 8".
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