Jive Announces TED Talks Veteran Dr. Eddie Obeng As A Keynote Speaker And Call
For Award Nominations At JiveWorld13
Jive Customers and Developers Set to "Get Real" at Fifth Annual Conference in
PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 9, 2013
PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Jive Software, Inc.
(Nasdaq:JIVE), theleader in social business, announced today that Dr. Eddie
Obeng, a popular TED presenter and a professor at the School of Innovation and
Entrepreneurship Henley Business School, Krissy Espindola, director of
knowledge management and social customer support at T-Mobile, and Tony
Zingale, CEO and chairman of Jive, will headline the keynotes atJiveWorld13,
at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas on October 22-24, 2013.
The keynotes, which will include a variety of topics related to ever-evolving
social and business environments, will be followed byin-depth sessions in
eight distinct tracks, including social intranet, customer engagement, sales,
marketing, strategy, advanced community management, developer and products.
The theme of this year's conference is "Get Real," a reference to the real and
proven business value social business platforms deliver to organizations
across the world.
"JiveWorld has become the premier industry conference for people to come
together, exchange ideas and learn ways to transform the way work gets done in
organizations," said Tony Zingale. "This year's conference is no exception -
showcasing real and proven examples of people who have used Jive to drive
increased productivity and top line revenue growth in their businesses.
JiveWorld13 will be our best event yet."
And the Winner Is...Jive Awards Call for Submissions Ending Soon
One of the most popular social business conference in the industry,
JiveWorld13 will also once again honor companies deploying cutting-edge
strategies for collaboration and community development through the annual Jive
Awards.Recipients of this year's award will join a distinguished list of
previous award winners, including Bupa, CSC, Lufthansa, Netapp, Premier
Farnell, UBM and Verizon Wireless. The deadline to submit nominations is
August 31, 2013. For additional information about categories or the
application process, please visit theJiveWorld '13 Awards page.
Ready, Set, Hack - Developers
JiveWorld is sharpening its focus on developers this year by including
aDeveloper Trackthat includes breakout sessions and a hacker lounge. These
special activities give developers the opportunity to hear directly from Jive
engineers, customers and partners who have built innovative and powerful
solutions with Jive APIs and SDKs that are changing the way they do business.
Hackers can also attend a number of other developer events, including:
JiveWorld's first ever "Beer.js Open Hack,"which gives developers a chance to
code with others on Jive integration projects; the opportunity to join the
Jive engineering team for a Special Ops engagement of open hacks called "Beer
Dark 30"; and "Purposeful Places at the Genius Bar", which gives attendees a
more formal opportunity to explore some of the different options available for
extending Jive functionality in an upgrade-safe fashion.
Matt Tucker, CTO and co-founder of Jive Software said,"The latest cloud
releases on Jive has added an incredible number of APIs and new ways for
developers to build on the Jive platform.For this reason, JiveWorld is the
perfect time for us to host an "open hack" for developers to bring their own
ideas for integrations and work directly with the Jive engineers. With this
great event, the technical sessions and the hacker lounge, JiveWorld is the
place to be for developers."
About Jive Software
Jive Software (JIVE) is a leader in social business. Our cloud-based
collaboration platform connects employees, customers and partners together –
helping a company increase productivity by as much as 15%* according to
research performed by a top three global business consultancy firm. By
combining the power of cloud, mobile, big data and proprietary collaboration
technologies, Jive is transforming the way work gets done and unleashing
productivity, creativity and innovation for millions of people in many of the
world's largest companies. For a free trial of Jive's next generation social
business platform, please visitTry Jive.
For more information, please visitwww.jivesoftware.comor the Jive News
* Source: Top three global business consultancy research; November 2012
SOURCE Jive Software, Inc.
Contact: Amanda Pires, Jive Software, +1 650-319-4428,
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