How to Select Collaboration Technology Using Gartner’s ACME Framework


Gartner mentions Oblong’s Mezzanine in their report “How to Select Collaboration Technology Using Gartner’s ACME Framework.”

Oblong Industries Inc. is providing this Gartner research to help digital workplace and innovation application leaders decide on collaborative tools only after they understand the activity, context, and motivation of the work.  In this research piece, Gartner introduces the Activity, Context, Motivation and Enabling Technology (ACME) decision model for selecting collaboration technology.  The note offers analysis that addresses the following key challenges and provides recommendations based on these ACME factors.

The role of IT strategists, such as enterprise architects and digital workplace application leaders, has become increasingly important concerning collaboration as a core component of digital workplace initiatives. Organizations seeking to innovate in the market, improve customer relationships and gain a competitive advantage can succeed or fail based on how well employees work together to achieve those strategic goals.

Gartner, How to Select Collaboration Technology Using Gartner’s ACME Framework, Mike Gotta, Nikos Drakos, Jim Murphy, 21 March 2018.

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