Comparing corporate portals like SharePoint, Confluence, Jive, and Drupal is kind of like riding bumper cars in an amusement park. You can’t really win at bumper cars, you just have fun being competitive and bumping your competition around a bit.
Depending on where you are in the track, you might bump one car, go fast for a few moments, and then end up being stuck after some other cars crowd you out while going around the corner.
Corporate portal solutions for collaboration have become very popular lately, and being able to distinguish where you’ll do best with what solution can definitely be situational.
You might use one of them for a Wiki and another to manage your document sharing. Before jumping on the track, though, it’s good to take a look at what others are saying.
Here’s a nice rundown of four of them.
We know what you’re thinking, the bumper cars and vendor competition seems a bit of stretch. You might not even have had the pleasure of going on this kind of ride before. Trust us, it’s a bit fun to bump each other in these cars with your friends or family without hurting anyone.
On IT Central Station, you can do exactly that, kind of bump and compare other solutions with your peers.
If you’re a vendor and want to get involved check out How do we engage with this community? Regarding reviews, if you’re a real user of any vendor solution, follow this formula to hear from peers and demonstrate your expertise:
- Read one
- Write one
- Comment on two
Getting involved with what the Wall Street Journal calls the “Yelp for Enterprise IT” will have a huge impact on your buying decisions. To get more acquainted with social media for B2B, check out this post: IT Central Station Named One of the “Top 3 Highlights for B2B Tech Social Marketing