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IBM Acquires XCC Digital Work Hub to Strengthen IBM Connections

IBM Acquires XCC Digital Work Hub to Strengthen IBM Connections

IBM today completed an acquisition to strengthen its IBM Connections enterprise collaboration offerings. Armonk, NY-based IBM acquired the XCC technology from its partner, Cologne, Germany-based TIMETOACT GROUP. XCC is a digital workplace hub that IBM officials said will create a "single destination" personalized homepage for employees.

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Microsoft, IBM, Jive, Salesforce Lead Forrester’s Enterprise Collaboration Wave

Microsoft, IBM, Jive, Salesforce Lead Forrester's Enterprise Collaboration Wave

Business collaboration is nothing new.  Geeks and computer enthusiasts were sharing and chatting on bulletin board systems in the early 1980s, via Internet Relay Chat (IRC) in the late 1980s, eRoom -type tools in the 1990s and with technologies like Microsoft Sharepoint, Jive Software and Socialcast (now part of VMware)

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Microsoft, IBM, Jive, Salesforce Lead Forrester’s Enterprise Collaboration Wave

Microsoft, IBM, Jive, Salesforce Lead Forrester's Enterprise Collaboration Wave

Business collaboration is nothing new.  Geeks and computer enthusiasts were sharing and chatting on bulletin board systems in the early 1980s, via Internet Relay Chat (IRC) in the late 1980s, eRoom -type tools in the 1990s and with technologies like Microsoft Sharepoint, Jive Software and Socialcast (now part of VMware)

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Can OpenText’s Project Bandaroo Burst Slack’s Bubble? #OTEW

Can OpenText's Project Bandaroo Burst Slack's Bubble? #OTEW

NASHVILLE — First IBM Watson, then Slack and HipChat.  OpenText CEO Mark Barrenechea targeted all three during his keynote Tuesday at Enterprise World at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center here. Barrenechea claimed OpenText, a 25-year-old Waterloo, Ontario-based enterprise information management company, has the capabilities to lead in cognitive predictive analytics (

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IBM Strengthens Its Enterprise Collaboration Play

Big Blue is still betting big in the social collaboration space. Armonk, N.Y.-based IBM recently rolled out new features to its Connections software — changes designed to keep pace with red-hot Slack and other competitors that want to replace email as the go-to hub for workspace conversations.

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