Jive-n to Modernize Portland Trail Blazers' Intranet to Better Communication

By CIOReview | Friday, September 4, 2015
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PALO ALTO, CA: Jive Software, a provider of next generation communication and collaboration solutions  has announced that a professional basketball organization ‘Portland Trail Blazers’ has chosen their Jive-n – a digital workplace that will enable organization’s employees to share information and communicate with each other for effective work operations.

Jive-n is a software that unites information, people and content across business in one place for better collaboration among functional groups in minimum employee support cost. Jive mobile app for iOS and Android blends user’s essential corporate apps running on desktops, smartphones and tablets, offering flexibility in their working method.

Jive-n features social search which centralizes relevant information, people profiles that consists of  skills, recognitions, activities and endorsements of people, spaces that serve as portal for key information regarding any functions and blogs supplemented with rich media capabilities so that staff can share their ideas in enhanced way. The added assets of the software includes: News Streams that deliver accessible vital company news and Activity Streams offering an insight about happenings across the organization and specific projects.

By leveraging Jive-n, Portland Trail Blazers’ front office employees and organization's part-time event staff who manage all operations for the NBA basketball team can take advantage of unified internal news via more open and two-way dialogue intranet architecture and accessible email, social media, HR handbooks, expense report forms and health insurance information.

"As an organization that's constantly evolving – not just on the basketball court, but across every aspect of our business – we need to provide employees with digital technologies that help them work better together, regardless of their preferred methods of interaction," says, Mike Janes, VP of Engineering and Technology, Portland Trail Blazers.

Trail Blazers employees can work better together, while reducing time consumption involved in inefficient meetings and email.Additionally, the Trail Blazers' interactive intranet will support single sign-on and mobile access for employees.