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LAS VEGAS, Oct. 11, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Jive Software, Inc. (Nasdaq:JIVE), today unveiled Jive Present, a new tablet application for mobile workers. Jive introduced the app along with the shipment of its next generation social business platform at its annual gathering of nearly 2,000 Jive customers, partners and sponsors at JiveWorld 2012 in Las Vegas, NV. The tablet application was developed and designed with feedback from the tens of millions of users who rely on Jive every day to get work done around the world.
One of the first in the industry to leverage the power of mobile computing and social business, Jive Present turns every tablet into an unmatched sales, presentation and training tool. The app uses Jive's leading social business platform to distribute the most accurate and timely information in any format to sales reps and customers anytime and anywhere, online or offline. Additionally, with Jive Present, organizations can monitor consumption of information, compliance to corporate best practices and adherence to education programs.
The way people connect, share, and learn has fundamentally changed with the introduction of tablet computing. The growth of tablets in the enterprise, particularly for marketing and sales professionals, is reflective of this fundamental change. 11% of global employees are using tablets today, and over the next five years, total shipments of tablets to the enterprise will increase at 48% CAGR (1), and 65% of those tablets will be iPads (2). Industry experts suggest that over 96 million tablets will be used in the enterprise in 2016, a large percentage of which will be used to improve sales productivity.
Some key benefits of Jive Present includes the ability to:
Provide video, audio and rich multi-media content to sales and distribution teams - ensuring relevant information is always available anytime, anywhere, online and offline
Centrally manage information distribution and actively push customized data and materials to individuals or groups, ensuring the right content gets to the right individual or team at the right time
Control materials targeted for training vs customer presentations
Monitor information that has been viewed and reviewed, including time spent and value of information, by recipients
Train mobile teams remotely and on demand
Showcase and mark up content to prospects and customers in real time and distributing materials to them with one click
Leverage the Jive Platform to allow mobile teams to collaborate on information, conversations and documents and get access to experts across the organization in real time
Eliminate wasted time searching for information and verifying its accuracy in portals and company intranets
"Current mobile tools in the market have not kept pace with the needs of today's mobile workforce. Sales reps, and anyone in the field, need real time information, the ability to customize materials to each customer's needs and fast access to experts across the organization," said Tony Zingale, Chairman and CEO of Jive. "It's become a business imperative that these teams have an easy, intuitive and controlled way to receive information and leverage social tools to interact with the right content and people. With Jive Present, these organizations now have a powerful tool accessible with a click of a button anytime and anywhere. This will unlock massive business value in the enterprise with a focus on revenue increase and a more productive higher performing sales teams."