Jive Award Winners Take The Stage At JiveWorld13
Jive Customers Recognized for Best Practices Across Social Enterprise Networks
and Customer Communities
PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 28, 2013
PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct.28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Jive concluded JiveWorld13,
its largest annual conference to date, with a celebration of Jive award
winners and finalists. Companies from around the world were recognized for
the communication and collaboration best practices and the productivity gains
they unlocked through their use of Jive in their social networks and customer
Now in its fifth year, Jive received a record number of award nominations
across seven different categories in 2013.
The Engage Employees award recognizes a social intranet solution that helps
foster cross-departmental collaboration, efficiency improvements, problem
solving and innovative approaches to drive adoption.
oWinner: Thomson Reuters
oThomson Reuters selected its enterprise social network to break down
traditional barriers of org charts, geographies and politics among the
company's 60,000 employees in 100 countries. In implementing Jive, Thomson
Reuters consolidated 14 intranet sites into one central hub that became
the gateway for how virtually every employee finds resources, starts
conversations and develops communities within the company.
The New Way to Business award recognizes an organization that has demonstrated
a strategic organizational change in the way work gets done, for the better.
oWinner: Schneider Electric
oSchneider Electric's Jive implementation fundamentally shifted and
streamlined nearly every internal process and system in the organization's
Smart Infrastructure division – from agile product development and
professional services to sales and event planning. A global specialist in
energy management, Schneider Electric was able to reduce a siloed
landscape of more than 25 disparate corporate systems down to eight
mission critical components – with Jive's social enterprise platform
placed firmly in the center.
The Engage Customers award showcases an organization that has built a customer
service solution that has improved customer satisfaction, increased loyalty
and boosted engagement.
oWinner: Oracle Eloqua
oEloqua, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Oracle and a leader in marketing
automation technology, created a thriving Jive community for customers to
connect, share experiences, improve their expertise and knowledge. By
engaging in features like gamification, polling and blogging, Eloqua
increased the engagement of its loyal and active community by as much as
55 percent, helping drive sales and renewals while at the same time
reducing support costs.
The Teaming award recognizes acompany that has used Jive to improve team
collaboration and positively impact business outcomes.
oRecently, Fidelity upgraded and rebranded its internal social network,
which has included Jive for a number of years. The company saw immediate
success with its more than 40,000 associates around the world working
together across business units and collaborating as a truly social
The New Way to Lead award recognizes a company that demonstrated a shift in
the way work gets done, from a top-down management style to a more
collaborative and open leadership approach using Jive.
oMylan, a global pharmaceutical company, deployed Jive to accelerate the
pace of change and innovation across the company. Driven by strong
executive support and involvement, the company launched its Jive community
to more than 20,000 employees on the same day. And in just two short
months, the company achieved its initial goals of employee engagement -
with more than 70 percent of employees registered and 58 percent active on
a daily basis.
The Engage Partners award recognizes an organization that drives business
results by engaging their customer network in a collaborative community
oSteelcase, a leader in the office furniture market, launched its Jive
community a year ago to link and engage its dealers, customers and
partners. Serving as the global workplace hub for information sharing and
collaboration, the Village helped Steelcase increase dealer loyalty and
satisfaction and strengthen its brand value and marketing effectiveness.
The Extend Jive award, a new category this year, recognizes an organization
that developed a solution which leverages Jive APIs and integration
oPokeshot/SMZ, based in Berlin, Germany, offers products and services for
Jive. Most recently, the company developed a full-featured learning
management system, SmarterPath, built on the Jive API. By leveraging the
power of the Jive platform, Pokeshot was able to accelerate time to market
while reducing development cost. SmarterPath is featured on the Jive web
site at http://www.jivesoftware.com/social-business-platform/add-ons/.
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 companyincrease 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 visit Try Jive.
For more information, please visit www.jivesoftware.com or the Jive News Blog
* Source: Top three global business consultancy research; November 2012
SOURCE Jive Software, Inc.
Contact: Jason Khoury, Jive Software, (650) 847-8308,
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