There was a flurry of excitement a couple of weeks ago as the IT gang downloaded SharePoint 2013 (well OK I’m in IT too I grant, but I still think like the Business). There was much merriment as the IT guys exclaimed it was ‘just like Jive’…but ‘even better!’ Well the jury is well and truly out on that one, but while Jive’s response to the 2013 release has been very well publicised, I still wonder what their response will be in terms of product and market.
First blush SP2013 looks a lot better:
It’s also clearly a lot more social in its perspective:
But aspects look very much like the old SP, which is not surprising really as these are core functions after all:
I couldn’t see anything looking like an activity stream however. The closest seemed to be workflows, which aren’t at all the same:
More to follow – apologies for the dodgy layout – put together in a hurry!