Leandro Perez

New Forrester Research: Cutting the cost of innovation [Part 2 of 5]

In September 2013, TIBCO commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a Total Economic Impact™ study of tibbr. Over the course of six months, the Project Director, Adrienne Breslin, thoroughly examined the potential ROI an enterprise could realize by deploying tibbr. This is Part 2 of a 5-part blog series presenting a summary of her findings.

Innovation is the life-blood of any business.

In today’s hyper-competitive business climate, companies that don’t innovate don’t survive. But innovation isn’t cheap, and innovation’s nebulous nature makes it understandably hard to quantify and — for products that claim to impact it — hard to justify. (continued…)

tibbr Named a Leader in the Forrester Wave Activity Streams

We’re excited that Forrester Research Inc. named tibbr as a Leader in Activities Streams in “The Forrester Wave™: Activities Streams, Q2 2012” report.

In many ways, it’s an indicator of how far enterprise social has come. Businesses are moving away from using standalone content management systems and turning to private social networks that integrate with their current business solutions. With tibbr activity streams, employees receive all the content and data relevant to how they work and interact with it in real time. Activity streams connect employees to each other and relevant information, all from an intuitive social interface.

Forrester’s recognition also shows how far our product has come in a competitive landscape, especially given that tibbr GA-launched in January 2011, much later than any of the other enterprise social software vendors mentioned in the wave. (continued…)

Vice President of Forrester Research Explains What’s Driving Enterprise Social Network Adoption

This week we had the pleasure of listening to two thought leaders in the field of social computing: Rob Koplowitz, Vice President at Forrester Research; and Randy Wagner, Drilling Advisor and Knowledge Manager at Apache Corp. Rob and Randy joined us for a webinar on knowledge management and the adoption of enterprise social. Today we’re sharing Rob’s discussion on the macro trends driving adoption of social in the enterprise and next week we’ll be sharing Randy’s presentation on Apache’s approach to implementing enterprise social, how it accelerated information sharing and ultimately cut trouble costs.

Here are some highlights from Rob’s presentation on why organizations need enterprise-ready internal social networking:

Knowledge is a huge differentiator: “Better management to knowledge, is something that will be able to differentiate my organization, make me fundamentally more efficient than my competition.”

Integration with systems: “Systems don’t talk to humans very well. (continued…)