After working with hundreds of companies over the last several years, sometimes I find myself jumping to the end of the social journey. Read more...
Many years ago, I worked for a Fortune 500 company. Whenever we were making a significant IT purchase, we would set up a call with the analysts who covered that space. Read more...
Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve been busy chatting with customers and partners at our Collective events. It’s always fun to hear how our products are being used, and it’s even more fun to hear about the next opportunities customers see to really add value to their business.
I think most people have to spend most of their time working in the here and now. That’s true for me too. Every day brings a different set of meetings, calls, and collaboration. The only truly constant theme is that almost all of it needs to get done right now. Every now and then though, I get to step back, take stock and look ahead.
For years at Sitrion, we’ve prided ourselves on being agile. For social platform releases, we take customer priorities and feedback into account for the entire development cycle. We ask customers what they want at the start of a cycle, and we ship those things in that release.
I finally found some time to read through the “The Year the Stream Crested” article by Alexis Madrigal and some of the related conversations. I think shortest summary is that simple streams don’t work well for a lot of use cases. Since we’ve been doing enterprise social solutions with streams for a long time, this isn’t a surprising revelation for me.
The SharePoint Conference is kicking off today in Las Vegas, and TechCrunch has a nice article covering some of the innovations that Microsoft is announcing. As someone who builds on top of Microsoft’s platforms, I always love to see these announcements.
We’re excited to announce the release of version 4.5 of our product with a great set of new features. All the features fit under three broad themes that we’ve seen consistently over the past year – customers continue to drive innovation, social is most powerful when it fits the way people work, and these new ways of working require the ability to work from anywhere.
It’s hard to imagine someone who would argue against the idea of making work better. At Sitrion we absolutely believe and now the next question is how do we build it? We've defined four core areas that have the most impact and our product strategy is taking shape to make this a reality.
We just released the latest version of our Social Sites app for Windows 8.1. We’re excited to be able to take advantage of some of the cool integration points like live tiles and search. Since the Social Sites app is meant to let you keep up with your colleagues, communities and key information, it makes total sense to leverage these built-in capabilities.