Hot Topics at Gartner Portals, Content & Collaboration Summit

Check out some of the social buzz from this annual event

I had a great time at Gartner Portals, Content & Collaboration Summit, May 5-7, 2014, in Los Angeles this week, connecting with customers and hearing the latest trends and predictions from Gartner analysts, speakers, and attendees. You’ll get a post from us soon on some of the key themes we heard emerging at the event, but to tide you over, here’s what struck a chord with other attendees, as shared through twitter.

Guy Kawasaki’s Enchantment keynote enchanted his audience, not just due to Guy’s innate charm, but also his best practices sharing (and fabulous slides) like this one:

Should Microsoft Kill SharePoint? session was a big hit, reflecting many attendees’ frustration with collaboration limitations within the platform, and desire to hear first hand how Microsoft planned to address them:

Several sessions helped attendees zero in on better understanding their employee’s online collaboration and communication challenges and concerns:

And no surprise, employees expect the same level of ease of use with digital resources at work as those they use in their personal life:

But delivering on employee expectations continues to be a challenge many organizations are having a hard time meeting:

However, if you don’t meet their expectations, employees in turn just won’t use those online collaboration tools you provide:

Were you at the summit?

If so, what was your key takeaway? Let us know in the comments.