Connected Business and the Future of Jive Software

By Vanessa Thompson – November 5, 2013
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The current software industry shift from up-front, inflexible, license contracts to subscription, consumption-based models is shining a spotlight on the shortcomings of systems and software industry business models that were designed around the way in which the software business ran 20 years ago. Furthermore, the business model transitions that software companies are attempting today will take place over the course of many months or years. Jive Software is one of many companies that are both transitioning into this new model as a company and supporting their customers to make the transition.


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Vanessa Thompson

Research Vice President, Collaboration & CommunitiesIDC


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