Pleasanton, CA- June 8, 2011 — Spigit, the leader in social innovation management software, today announced the availability of SpigitEngage for SharePoint v1.1. This is the first of three feature-rich cycle releases scheduled to hit over the next nine months that provides Enterprise SharePoint users with a series of additional features and functionality that extend the benefits of SharePoint and inspire innovative productivity. With v1.1, Spigit SharePoint customers have access to more flexible web parts and web page customizations, greater visibility into community activity and ideas, and a further enhanced user experience, allowing for increased community engagement.
“Our goal is to create the most powerful, easy-to-use, native, social innovation solution for SharePoint users globally,” stated Jeff Spencer, General Manager, Microsoft Business Unit, Spigit. “With this additional set of features aimed at enhancing collaboration and uncovering actionable, value-generating ideas, we are providing our customers with an effective, end-to-end social innovation solution that is both scalable and results-oriented.”
In addition to providing increased flexibility and increased community engagement, SpigitEngage for SharePoint’s site navigation has been further developed to provide a more innovative-centric method for finding and interacting with ideas. Users can more quickly and easily submit an idea via the platform’s enhanced “Idea Submission Form,” and also benefit from a new “Idea Statistics” feature that indicates pertinent idea graduation thresholds that need to be crossed in order for an idea to move to the next stage.
“Spigit has created a simple, clean design that integrates seamlessly into the SharePoint 2010 environment,” stated Corey Glickman, Global RDV Lead & Innovation Management, CapGemini. “These additional features further augment the product’s ability to fuel productivity and generate results, and delivers the next generation social experience for SharePoint users across the Enterprise.”
By combining Spigit’s engaging social tools, game mechanics, and analytics with SharePoint’s powerful content management and enterprise search capabilities, SpigitEngage for SharePoint allows customers to capture and select ideas sourced from their idea communities using collaboration tools in SharePoint 2010. SpigitEngage for SharePoint v1.1 features are now available to customers world-wide.
For a complete list of SpigitEngage for SharePoint v1.1 features, please visit our website.
Spigit is the leading provider of social innovation management software, connecting employees, customers and business partners for innovation and insight discovery. Using enterprise-grade social technology, Spigit’s software taps into the collective intelligence of an organization and transforms it into actionable, predictive information. By incorporating incentives, idea graduation, idea trading and real-time analytics, Spigit allows companies to harness the social capital within. Our technologies are used by the largest and most innovative companies in the world including: Overstock.com, AAA, US Bank, City of New York, Reed Elsevier, Southwest Airlines, and Lloyds TSB. Spigit currently powers innovation projects at numerous Fortune 2000 companies and has been named 2011 best “Social Media and Entertainment, Networking or Collaboration Product” by Network Products Guide, one of JMP Securities’ 2011 “Hot 100” software companies, CIO Magazine’s 20 to Watch in 2011, and is listed on the AlwaysOn Global 250 list, the power list of the top 250 private global technology companies. For more information, visit www.spigit.com or call 1-855-SPIGIT1
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