April 25, 2013

USA Today – Could visa program make Canada the new Silicon Valley?

By Adam Stephens

Jennifer Guay, correspondent for USA Today, recently featured Igloo Software CEO, Dan Latendre in her recent article where she explores how Canada is the new Silicon Valley.

Canada’s Start-up Visa Program seeks to attract immigrant entrepreneurs by offering permanent residency up front to those who meet the qualifications.
With no end in sight to the battle over immigration reform in the USA, other countries are capitalizing on Washington’s backlog by launching visa programs designed to attract top-tier innovators. This month, Canada joined the pack with one of the most comprehensive immigration […]

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Igloo Unveils Social Business Industry’s First Intranet Platform With Responsive Design

By Adam Stephens

April 25, 2013 – Igloo Software, a cloud intranet provider you’ll actually like, today announced a series of mobile and web enhancements to their Software as a Service platform, including the introduction of responsive design and new mobile applications for Android and iOS devices.

A fluid and flexible layout for the mobile web, coupled with new apps for iOS and Android, give companies the opportunity to choose the optimal mobile experience for their business.

Kitchener, ON – April 25, 2013
Summary
Igloo Software, a cloud intranet provider you’ll actually like, today announced a […]

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April 15, 2013

CMSWire – Andrew Dixon of Igloo Software Talks Intranets: Past, Present, Future

By Adam Stephens

Katie Ingram, writer for CMSWire recently spoke with Andrew Dixon, SVP, Marketing & Sales of Igloo Software where he discussed the state of intranets in terms of what they were, what they are, and what they will be in the future.

Since their inception, intranets have revolutionized the workplace and the way employees collaborate and work together. But how do they continue to be such an asset? Through ongoing evolution that reflect technological and workplace advancements.
Andrew Dixon, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Igloo Software, spoke with CMSWire about […]

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April 1, 2013

EContent Magazine – WhatsUpGold: A Case of Getting Gamified

By Adam Stephens

In this article, Theresa Cramer, editor of EContent magazine, explores the case study of Ipswitch.

Company: Ipswitch/WhatsUpGold
Ipswitch, a privately held software company with a long history, offers several products, including WhatsUpGold, an IT and network management software solution. According to Ipswitch, WhatsUpGold can monitor networks from 25 to 20,000-plus, whether they are wired or wireless. The software boasts more than 100,000 customers.
www.ipswitchft.com, www.whatsupgold.com
Business Challenge
As with many software providers, WhatsUpGold has an active userbase that has a lot of questions. And like those other companies, WhatsUpGold often deals with this base […]

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Healthcare Finance News – The Importance of Becoming a Social Business

By Adam Stephens

Kelsey Brimmer, Associate Editor of Healthcare Finance News recently chatted with Andrew Dixon, SVP of Marketing & Operations at Igloo Software where he discussed on how healthcare organizations are creating a strategy focused around becoming a successful social business.

In the last few years, it’s become increasingly important for healthcare organizations to create some sort of strategy that isn’t focused on social media methods for brand monitoring, but rather focused on becoming a successful social business, according to Andrew Dixon, senior vice president of marketing and operations at Igloo Software, […]

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March 11, 2013

DoesWhat.com – Interview with Dan Latendre, Igloo Software CEO

By Adam Stephens

Dan Latendre, Igloo Software CEO, was recently interviewed by DoesWhat.com, which profiles founders and CEO’s.

Describe Igloo in under 50 words.
Igloo Software is an intranet your employees will use and actually like. We’re a start-up company, truly Canadian, & we do everything in the cloud. We bring content and conversation in one unified environment, so you can share files, find answers, exchange ideas, manage projects and work better together.

Describe yourself in one sentence.
I’m a leader, energetic and I try to give people enough […]

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March 5, 2013

Igloo Named to KMWorld’s 100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management

By Adam Stephens

Igloo was named to KMWorld’s 2013 list of the 100 Companies That Matter, an annual ranking that identifies the companies that are providing innovative solutions to the challenge of managing knowledge.

KMW-100-2013.PNGIgloo was recently named to KMWorld’s 2013 list of the 100 Companies That Matter, an annual ranking that identifies the companies that are providing innovative solutions to the challenge of managing knowledge.
This is the third consecutive year that Igloo has appeared on this list and, although the criteria for inclusion varies, Hugh McKellar, Editor-in-Chief, […]

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February 28, 2013

Tech Target – Social Networking Strategy Must-Haves For The Enterprise

By Adam Stephens

Gina Narcisi, writer for Tech Target, recently featured Igloo Software’s customer TransforMED in her recent article. Nathan Bieck, TransforMED’s Marketing and Communications Manager recently elaborated on how their Igloo powered extranet has allowed primary care physicians to come together and collaborate in an effective manner .

Enterprises know their employees’ communication and collaboration habits are changing. Social networking platforms such as Facebook and Twitter have led many users to favor more contextual-based communications and collaboration instead of email. Although vendors offer enterprise-grade social software such as Microsoft Lync and Cisco’s […]

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February 19, 2013

Intranetizen – Vendor Profile: Igloo

By Adam Stephens

The Intranetizen team are often asked advice about intranet vendors that supply software and hardware solutions. This week, Sharon O’Dea from Intranetizen recently showcased Igloo Software.

The Intranetizen team are often asked advice about intranet vendors that supply software and hardware solutions to run your intranet. Whilst we have 35 years of blue-chip intranet experience between us, in common with many intranet practitioners, we have relatively limited experience of the 200+ software systems that companies use.
To help you, to help us and to help the vendors themselves, we’re running a […]

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January 31, 2013

Computing Canada – Last Year, We All Talked About A BYOD Problem… Our Biggest Mobile Problems Are Now Under Control

By Adam Stephens

In Brian Bloom’s recent article, he discusses how last year, we all talked about a BYOD problem. However he now acknowledges that our biggest mobile problems are now under control. But as all the excitement, panic and hand-wringing starts to die down, the conversation turns to finding the right solution.

 Another Canadian company, Igloo Software Inc., is putting all its chips on the cloud as a way to separate personal and business applications – or combine them if necessary. It proves cloud – based “communities” for businesses, on which software […]

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January 23, 2013

Business Software – Build a Digital Workplace in the Cloud with Igloo Software

By Adam Stephens

Mark Aspillera, writer for Business-Software recently featured Igloo in his recent article where he explored the history (and future) of Igloo Software.

Think of your company’s intranet-does it invite social collaboration across the enterprise? Have you ever even thought about it as a tool for that purpose? If you answered no to those questions then Igloo Software has a solution it wants to sell to you. We sat down with Igloo’s Stephen Rahal to ask some questions about how enterprise social can make good on the promise of boosting productivity […]

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January 3, 2013

Tech Target – Tablets for Business Improve Sales & CEM

By Adam Stephens

Cameron Kittle, writer for Tech Target, recently spoke with Igloo Software Account Manager, Chris Willard, where Chris shares how work is no longer a place thanks to innovative technology devices such as the tablet.

When Chris Willard wakes up in the small town of Fergus, Ontario, he first reaches for the BlackBerry Playbook on his bedside table.
The tablet is an “almost hourly” part of his life as a sales account manager for Igloo Inc., a social-software company based outside of Toronto.
“It gives me the freedom to break the chain to my desk,” […]

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