Incentive Introduces Spring 2015 Collaboration Platform
The enterprise collaboration platform provider Incentive has announced the latest version of its platform, Incentive Spring 2015.
“With real-time communication increasingly entering the enterprise, people want tools to communicate like they do in their personal lives, with all of the social features that come with those apps,” said Rickard Hansson, CEO and founder of Incentive. “These features needs to be enabled across all devices – from a laptop to a tablet to a phone – and available in one single platform. Incentive aims to provide everything businesses need to get their work done.”
The company’s platform has some new features to make business collaboration easier.
The biggest addition is the new “rooms” feature, which lets participants hold conversations and share files without having to install any additional software. The rooms are accessible through an ordinary Web browser.
A new “Book” application also allows users to create shared documents divided into chapters. It’s intended for internal documents such as policy manuals or meeting notes. There’s also a photo album.
The company has also upgraded its task management feature to integrate all to-do items in a single list. It has notifications for when a new task is assigned and when it’s due for completion.
The pricing for the platform is competitive, starting at $3 per user per month.
Incentive’s selling point is that all of its operations are centralized, eliminating bottlenecks in productivity. The company cited a report by 451 Research that expects social business software revenues to reach $37 billion by 2019.
“With the emergence and upward trend of technologies that enable a truly social experience in the workplace, businesses can improve collaboration, communication and productivity,” Alan Pelz-Sharpe, research director of social business at 451 Research, said. “Incentive’s all-in-one social collaboration platform is well thought out and easy to use, and it represents an interesting alternative to businesses that are seeking to refresh their intranets with something more modern for today’s social workforce.”
Edited by Dominick Sorrentino