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Alan Lepofsky
Works at Constellation Research
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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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Today was a big day in the world of collaboration and business process software. #socbiz   #futureofwork   #gtd  
Let's say you're an account executive and you have an urgent customer issue you need to resolve. A typical process for this common scenario may involve email messages, the customer support ticket, the customer record (CRM), information about inventory (ERP) and prices, and a few other tools like ...
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GTD with stylₑus!
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Alan Lepofsky has almost two decades of experience in the software industry. He help companies understand how to develop and/or implement collaboration solutions that help employees get their work done. Rather than evangelizing how social software needs to completely change the way people work, He prefer to focus on how organizations can improve their existing business processes by providing access to the colleagues, content and communities that ...
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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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Is this the new #collaboration software user interface?

Slack Glip Unify Cisco
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I doubt it. 
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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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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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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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