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Alan Lepofsky
Works at Constellation Research
Attended University of Toronto
Lives in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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I help people understand how collaboration software can help their businesses run better.

VP and Principal Analyst at Constellation Research Group.
Previously: 3 years as Director of Marketing at Socialtext, 14 years at IBM/Lotus.

After work, I can most likely be found trying to play golf, taking a spin class, or playing ultimate frisbee.

I live in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and have a bachelor degree in Engineering from the University of Toronto
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I help people understand hot to use and build collaboration software. I focus on people can work better with their colleagues and customers.
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  • Constellation Research
    VP and Principal Analyst, 2011 - present
  • Socialtext
    Director of Marketing, 2008 - 2011
  • IBM/Lotus
    Senior Strategist, 1993 - 2008
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Congratulations to Raj Singh and the rest of the Tempo.ai team on being acquired by Salesforce. Tempo has been one of my favourite vendors as I research intelligent collaboration and personal digital assistants. I will be watching closely to see where they end up in the Salesforce platform.
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Thank you to our amazing customers and to my hard working colleagues for making Constellation Research the #1 Independent Analyst Firm of 2014. http://goo.gl/xEXj43
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Thank you. Ray and the entire team all work very hard at staying ahead of the curve. 
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November 20th, Phil Gilbert General Manager IBM Software Design, Jeff Schick General Manager IBM Enterprise Social Solutions and I will be talking about the next generation of IBM's Communication and Collaboration tools. My part will be on the importance of analytics in helping our productivity. #socbiz   #futureofwork  

Register here: https://event.on24.com/eventRegistration/EventLobbyServlet?target=registration.jsp&eventid=852984&sessionid=1&key=F44E6202401F5D6A3E4BA3AF95784579&sourcepage=register
Extreme mail makeover: Re-imagined for the future of work. Thursday, November 20, 2014, 11:00 AM ET Every day, emails flood our inbox: tasks are left undone, messages go unanswered, and meetings overwhelm us. Why does work have to be such hard work? The truth is, it doesn't have to be.
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My video recap of #jiveworld   #jiveworld14  +Jive Software  #socbiz   #e20   #analytics   #futureofwork  
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Hi Alan,
I would like tor request you please add my course in your blog if you are interested.

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Mobile computing has changed the way we work. Can you please answer two questions for me?

http://www.alanlepofsky.net/alepofsky/alanblog.nsf/dx/what-do-you-like-and-dislike-about-mobile-computing

#mobilefirst   #futureofwork   #wearables   #socbiz  
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Tools encourages certain adaptations, so these advantages arise:
1. Affective-state mobility with adaptive ambiance
2. Focus-state mobility with adaptive connectivity
3. Conative-state mobility with adaptive presence

Tools also encourages certain habits, so these challenges arise:
1. Developing mindful habits to overcome routinizing habits
2. Developing empathic habits to overcome compartmentalizing habits
3. Developing reflective habits to overcome externalizing habits
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New Report: The Strategic Impact of Mobile Transformation
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In Q4 2014 Constellation Research surveyed over 500 organizations of at least 1000 employees in the education, healthcare, high tech and retail industries to determine the current state of mobile transformation. This report uncovers three core areas: Mobile transformation is top of mind for most ...
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mobile is also your big super brother you be newest updates on android always sync to google so your big brother google nows all what you do pretty scary
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Yes, the IT service firms don't like it when things work together easily. ;-)  That said, let's not be followed into thinking suites are all the are marketed to be. There are still many challenges.
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Happy 25th Birthday Lotus Notes. A few thoughts on one of the most important collaboration tools in history:  http://www.alanlepofsky.net/alepofsky/alanblog.nsf/dx/happy-25th-birthday-lotus-notes #socbiz
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I recall loading the beta of Lotus Notes on an IBM PS/2 Model 80 running OS/2 1.0. It had an almost unthinkable 8MB of RAM. 
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Is this the new #collaboration software user interface?

Slack Glip Unify Cisco
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I doubt it. 
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