This IDC study examines the vendor revenue performance in the overall enterprise social network for 2016. One of the most sought after features in this market is the ability to operate online communities both in teams and across the enterprise. The ability to seamlessly leverage other collaborative assets add value to the communities, and the company as a whole.
"Collaboration is becoming the new manufacturing," according to Wayne Kurtzman, research director for IDC's Collaboration and Communities Solutions program. "Assembly lines created for productivity have evolved into a connected, collaborative workforce that is supported by cross-platform and cross-device technologies."