Jive Unveils Its Vision for the Future of Collaboration

Jive WorkHub and New Identity Service Power the Internet of People

Mar 15, 2016, 13:47 ET from Jive Software

LAS VEGAS, March 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- JiveWorld16 -- Jive Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: JIVE) today unveiled its vision for the future of collaboration at JiveWorld16 and previewed the next generation of its interactive intranet and customer communities, which will be released later this year. In front of more than 1,600 attendees, Jive CEO Elisa Steele addressed how Jive is focused on uniting all aspects of a person's business ecosystem – from colleagues across a company to individual teams, to external stakeholders like customers and partners – all in one, seamless collaboration experience. The Jive WorkHub and the newly introduced Identity Service set the stage for the Internet of People, which connects people, devices, data, systems, apps and brings them all together to deliver the ultimate customer and employee experience.

"The market has come to know Jive for powering innovative solutions that deliver clear value," said Elisa Steele, chief executive officer at Jive Software. "The next evolution of our core products, powered by the Jive WorkHub, provides a unique identity for any individual to participate in what we see as the 'Internet of People'. We can do this by uniting people, information, systems and things inside and outside of organizations in a way never before possible."

Introducing Jive Identity Service: At JiveWorld16, Steele and Ofer Ben-David, Jive's executive vice president of engineering, detailed how interactive intranet and customer communities are blurring the lines of what were once siloed work streams, and shared their vision for the future of work. Jive's Identity Service brings people, teams and communities together in a secure business network that provides greater control over user accounts and simplifies accessibility and collaboration. This improves the overall experience for users, with a single identity that creates a lower barrier to entry and helps people communicate and collaborate more seamlessly across the business ecosystem.

In addition to unveiling its vision for the future of collaboration, Jive also announced enhancements to its line of business and healthcare solutions: https://www.jivesoftware.com/about-jive/news-room/press-releases/

Customers showcase the power of Jive:  Jive customers joined the main stage at the world's largest communication and collaboration conference to highlight their unique, transformative experiences. Melanie Wong, vice president of strategy and business development at the MD Anderson Cancer Center, presented how Jive is helping physicians fight cancer; Scott Wilder, global nation builder at Marketo, outlined his company's new, personalized customer journey within an integrated Jive community and other key customer marketing systems; Masoud Rabie, vice president of strategic communications for Reingold, Inc., discussed how Jive helps transform healthcare for doctors and patients at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs; and, Gil Yehuda, senior director of open source and standards at Yahoo, highlighted how Jive increases transparency and connections to help colleagues work better together.

These keynotes were presented at JiveWorld16, the premier conference for modern communication and collaboration, which was attended by more than 1,600 Jive customers, developers and technology partners. JiveWorld16 offered more than 40 customer-led breakout sessions on best practices in advanced internal and external community management and employee engagement – including presentations by Cisco, Citibank, Google, Marketo, Thomson Reuters, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Yahoo. For more information, follow @JiveWorld or #JiveWorld on Twitter, and for the complete list of JiveWorld16 news, please visit the Jive Software News Room.

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.

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