“Corporate culture” is a phrase that gets tossed around quite a bit nowadays, and with good reason. Studies, like the one performed by Professor Charles O’Reilly and his team at Stanford, show that companies walk a thin line between creating a strong internal culture and promoting financial growth, since these two goals are often at odds. However, they also found that companies can achieve both goals—provided that they remain adaptable and pay attention to their employees’ unique strengths and ideas. As noted in the article linked above, “[Their] research found the most powerful corporate cultures embrace ‘nonuniform behaviors and adaptability in particular.’”
Kristy needs to check in with a couple clients by early afternoon, and at 2:00 P.M. she has a big conference call in preparation for the big product launch next week. One problem: she’s currently snowed in at home. Her Internet connection is live, so she can send emails. But you can’t email a conference call conversation, and she needs time-sensitive information from her clients. She could use her cell phone, but she doesn’t like to use her personal number with work relationships. Does Kristy cancel her phone appointments and lose a day of productivity? Nope. Her company has Jive. […]
We celebrate innovation here at Jive. Last weekend, two members of our Dev team, Jonathan Aaron and Jordan Davidson, won first place at Startup Weekend Ogden, a regional branch of a worldwide tech entrepreneurship competition. We love having top talent with us and want to recognize them for their big win! Startup Weekend is a worldwide organization dedicated to bringing talent together and challenging them to launch a startup in 54 hours. The weekend begins by hearing startup ideas from every participant. People then vote on the best ideas, then choose which team they would like to participate with. Every […]
Lots of companies are switching to Jive. We asked our newest clients why they traded out their old telecom provider for Jive, and here’s what they told us.
Although Jive has achieved some amazing growth, at the core, we still love to think of ourselves as a big startup. Frost & Sullivan, a leading analyst group in the United States, has recognized our efforts and has awarded Jive Communications with the “Entrepreneurial Company of the Year” award in the North American Hosted IP Telephony and Unified Cloud Communications market. We are honored that our efforts to build a world class product are continuing to be recognized on a national level. So what does all of this mean? When stacked against all of our competition, Jive has won out […]
Of course, New Year’s resolutions can be fickle. And while we can’t promise that you’re going to finish Tolstoy’s War and Peace, Jive can help you keep some of your resolutions alive this coming year. Our fresh approach to telephony will help you streamline your business in a number of ways. Below are a couple of our personal resolutions.
Over the past two years, Jive Communications has worked with the United Way’s Sub for Santa program to give a merry Christmas to hundreds of children throughout Utah County (the place our company calls home). Clothes, toys, books, and other items are the most commonly requested donations.
Is your Thanksgiving holiday less holiday and more work? Jive is here to make your holiday easier with custom greetings, a dial plan editor, and more!
Generally, companies have their trade show timeline mapped out like a well-oiled machine. And generally, this machine follows a meticulous six month plan. The Six Month Timeline 6 months out: Overview and analyze shows from previous years and set new goals. What worked well? What could be better? 5 months out: Determine your budget, and based on your goals select shows and booth spaces you think would best fulfill those objectives. 4 months out: Evaluate your current booth and technology, and if looking for a change, reach out to some different companies about construction. 3 months out: Choose your booth […]
Beginning Oct. 26th and ending the 29th, Jive will be in booth 28 at the ACUTA Fall Seminar in Boston. It’s not too late to sign up with ACUTA’s onsite registration, so we hope you’ll come swing by and say hello!