Rich Blank

Rich Blank

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Presales Solutions Strategist for Jive Software


Rich Blank works for Jive Software focusing on presales efforts, evangelizing social, mobile, cloud collaboration, and assisting clients with strategy, solutions.

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Thinking Social? Get Back to Basics...

Often times I talk to organizations that have no idea what their goals are or what they want to do with the latest and greatest social tools on the market.   They focus too much on the technology a... read more

Social and the Information Lifecycle

Often times I find myself trying to explain to people what social is, why it's important, and why everyone needs to be part of a social network and every organization needs social technology for th... read more

Is SharePoint an Obstacle in Your Organization?


With all the hype around everything "social" today, SharePoint is sometimes portrayed in a negative light and an obstacle to enabling collaboration.  Competitive pure play social vendors want to bl... read more

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