Social Times included Bloomfire CEO Trey Tramonte’s predictions for enterprise collaboration in 2015 in their end of year roundup of “10 Social Media Predictions for 2015:”
Bloomfire President and CEO Trey Tramonte on Enterprise Collaboration
- File sharing will become an integration point, not a destination. There has been strong demand for file sharing the last few years, but even as new features have been added, there’s been a shift to accessing these files from inside other applications. In 2015, this trend will accelerate with fewer people working inside their Box, Dropbox and SharePoint applications, and more using these solutions as a key integration point.
- Small will be the new big. SaaS solutions have democratized the IT buying process, making software more affordable for teams and departments without requiring C-level purchasing approval. In 2015, Yammer, Chatter and Jive will start to feel the pressure as more organizations take smaller steps to implement their enterprise collaboration strategies, testing specific use cases within select teams and then deploying them more broadly across the firewall.
- Learning Management Systems solutions will lose market share to enterprise collaboration platforms. Learning Management Systems provide a critical repository for the administration and delivery of educational material. Yet they are also rigid and complex, and a stark contrast to social collaboration tools that promote greater openness, accessibility and sharing. This lack of flexibility and usability will ultimately allow emerging collaboration solutions gain market share.