October 06, 2011 11:00 ET

HEDLOC Takes a Social Approach to Project Management at JiveWorld11

Unique Jive App Born out of the HEDLOC Innovation Centre

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - Oct 6, 2011) - JIVEWORLD -- HEDLOC is announcing today at JiveWorld11 the launch of an innovative project management solution built on the Jive Social Business platform. The new solution is poised to drive a new age of collaboration to the enterprise.

The new Jive App, called HEDLOC PM, integrates the AtTask work management application, empowering team members and management to better understand, organize, collaborate and make decisions on projects.

Bruno Pisano, President and CEO of HEDLOC, says, "We are excited to further extend our relationship with Jive and AtTask with the launch of HEDLOC PM in the Jive Apps Market. It is a fundamentally different approach that we're taking to engage project workers with the rest of the business. This solution combines the rigour of project management with the more fluid approach of social networking. It drives a level of engagement that cannot be achieved with a traditional approach," he says.

People will be able to quickly decide what to work on first by getting clear visibility of the most pertinent information. By initiating discussions on each AtTask activity, the knowledge of people in the entire organization may be leveraged to support and inform each other at the most relevant point in a project's life cycle. Updates and notices of task completion, comments and discussions are posted into the Jive activity stream allowing users to be quickly informed and track information most useful to them.

HEDLOC PM is one of many apps available on the Jive platform and was developed by HEDLOC engineers in the HEDLOC Innovation Centre, based in Sydney, Australia. Pisano says, "It is a great example of how consumer technology is being echoed in the corporate space. This Jive App is part of the enterprise evolution as it greatly increases engagement and inspires project workers, stakeholders and subject matter experts to share their thoughts and discuss each stage of a project's development. This results in a much richer experience because knowledge about a project or task that was previously not being captured is now retained and shared in an intuitive social application."

"We're thrilled to deepen our relationship with HEDLOC with their AtTask project management app for Jive's customers," said Robin Bordoli, Vice President of the Jive Apps Market at Jive. "Combining Jive's social business platform with HEDLOC's innovation expertise and AtTask's deep project management capabilities is another example of our commitment to leverage the power of social to create a new way to get business done, increasing productivity and efficiency for our customers."

The new HEDLOC PM app is available through the Jive Apps Market, making deployment quick and painless for any sized corporation that wants to leverage the power of Jive and AtTask together.

Headquartered in Sydney, Australia -- HEDLOC is an authorised Jive reseller and Jive Apps partner worldwide, the leading Google Enterprise partner in Asia Pacific and exclusive Box distributor for Asia Pacific. HEDLOC's mission is to close the widening consumer-enterprise gap, and propel organisations into the enterprise evolution by leveraging the latest technology and cloud based solutions. HEDLOC is responsible for growing a successful customer and partner community to drive and extend the market reach of innovative IT solutions to customers throughout the Asia Pacific region. HEDLOC is a privately held and funded company. For more information, visit

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