Conenza Named “Cool Vendor” in Social Software Report by Gartner
Vendors selected for the “Cool Vendors in Social Software” report are “innovative, impactful and intriguing”
SEATTLE, WA, (PRWEB) March 17, 2009 – Conenza, a leading provider of corporate social networking solutions for enterprise alumni and employee communities, today announced that it was one of four vendors listed in the “Cool Vendors in Social Software, 2009” (1) report by top analyst firm, Gartner, Inc.
According to the Gartner report, “social software is one of the hottest areas in the software industry.” Strategic CIOs and HR leaders are leveraging social software to retain access to the valuable knowledge of departing employees, reduce recruiting costs, facilitate effective employee on-boarding and off-boarding, and build extended talent pools of company-savvy collaborators and contributors.
“In today’s challenging economic environment, companies are looking for ways to quickly increase efficiency and cut costs,” said Tony Audino, Conenza CEO. “A private and secure corporate social network can enable a company to enhance collaboration and the sharing of best practices and information across the enterprise, identify and leverage the unique skill sets of employees and corporate alumni, and create valuable connections between and among current and former employees around the globe. With world-class technology and more than a decade of ‘online community-building’ experience, Conenza guides Global 2000 companies in building and growing vibrant online alumni and employee social networks, providing a competitive advantage in talent management, knowledge retention, business development, and high-value marketing.”