5 Reasons MangoApps Is The Perfect SharePoint Alternative

At MangoApps, we see companies every day who are discouraged, annoyed and disheartened by their SharePoint experiences. Sometimes businesses become so frustrated that they aren’t even sure if collaboration tools are worth the investment. Fortunately, however, most companies understand that SharePoint is a lot like a Swiss Army Knife. While it’s array of tools may make […]

What the Microsoft Acquisition Means For Yammer Cost and Pricing

Yammer cost and pricing has become overly complicated since its acquisition by Microsoft.  If you’re confused by the change and wan to know, how much Yammer costs now, this article is for you. Yammer’s enterprise social network has gained huge popularity, largely due to its simple pricing. Yammer allows companies to try it for free […]

Why Mid-Market Firms Are Loving Smaller Social Collaboration Providers

In business, you expect the big guys to win.  Huge companies, such as Wal Mart, are notorious for putting smaller stores out of business when they come to town.  Local governments trip over themselves wooing big businesses with incentives and lucrative tax breaks.  And the Wall Street Journal recently reported how the Federal Gov’t and Big […]

How To Compare Social Collaboration Software Vendors

So your company has finally decided to embrace and leverage the benefits of social collaboration at work. Great! But how exactly do you choose from all of the different social collaboration software vendors? What do you do? Where do you start? Jacob Morgan, author of the Amazon best-seller “The Collaborative Organization,” suggests there are eight […]

5 Enterprise Collaboration Software Yammer Alternatives

If your company is looking for an internal social networking  Yammer alternative than this post is for you. Yammer isn’t always the best fit for all organization, and finding the right enterprise collaboration software depends a long on your unique needs and requirements. It also depends on the size of your organization and the number […]

Social Collaboration Software is More Effective Than Email

Change takes time and can be difficult, but change is how we learn, grow and discover alternative ways of getting things done.  This is true both for people and for businesses. Businesses are looking for a way to stay current in technology’s developments while not abandoning tried and true methods of collaboration, project management, file […]

Top 10 SharePoint Alternatives for File Sharing and Collaboration

If you have been struggling with SharePoint or are interesting in SharePoint alternatives than this post is for you.  When talking to SharePoint customers we most commonly hear that it is overcomplicated, lacks social features, is not user-friendly, lacks mobile access, requires excessive training and customization, is overprices and feels outdated.  Whatever reason you have for switching, the best […]

Why Enterprise Social Networking will Replace Email

Enterprise Social Networking Introduction: Despite the growing use of intranets, wikis, instant messaging and content management tools like SharePoint, none of these tools has been able to replace email. Email’s ability to convey anything and everything is a powerful enabler. Yet that enabler has resulted in email being overused and misused. Email usage has grown to […]

Best Team Collaboration and Social Intranet Software Vendors

The Enterprise Social Intranet and Team Collaboration Software market grew by 40% in 2011 with total sales of $767.4 million. This represents a 100% increase since 2009 with an expected continual growth projected to exceed $4.5 Billion by 2016. The best enterprise social intranet software vendors are seeing their revenues double year after year. So who are […]

Why You Won’t Be Able to Find Yammer On-Premise

Yammer’s $85 million fundraising round this week provides further validation that enterprise social collaboration tools are gaining more acceptance as the next evolution of employee intranet.  Businesses both small and large are quickly deploying these internal social networks. But what if you want Yammer on-premise? Like Chatter, they only offer a SaaS version of the […]

Salesforce and Chatter Waste Money With Super Bowl Ads

I’m sure you have heard by now, Salesforce.com is opening their Chatter service for businesses and are spending literally millions to run ads during the Superbowl weekend. At MangoApps we honestly think that’s a little silly to see Chatter waste money like that. In 2010 the average cost of a 30 second Superbowl commercial cost […]