Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 6, 2010
MangoSpring (http://www.mangospring.com), the leading provider of hosted collaboration services, today announced the availability of Engage for iPhone - the most comprehensive business collaboration suite for iPhone (http://www.engagesmart.com). Complimenting the web and desktop offerings, Engage for iPhone brings a complete set of Personal, Team and Company Collaboration tools for knowledge workers on the go.
“In this new business world, we are increasingly mobile and need to collaborate in real-time even when we are not in the office. Using Engage for iPhone, colleagues can now collaborate on everyday tasks, post and get updates, share links, discuss ideas and immediately connect over Instant Messaging or voice calls ” said Anup Kejriwal, CEO/Founder of MangoSpring Inc. “Given the rapid growth in the smartphone market and our considerable experience in the mobile industry, extending the Engage platform to mobile and bringing the richest mobile collaboration application to the market was a no-brainer for us.”
Today’s launch of Engage for iPhone covers all the major features of the Engage business collaboration platform including:
-- Enterprise Microblogging
-- IM/Group Chat Based Collaboration
-- Person to person and group conference calling
-- Project Collaboration
-- Document Management
-- Personal and Team Task Management
-- Company Directory and HR2.0 Features
All features are seamlessly integrated allowing employees to transition from reading a team’s microblog, ask private questions over Instant Messaging, or setup a group conference call all from their phone. Engage for iPhone enables mobile knowledge workers to collaborate in real-time using the communication medium that best suits their situation, be that at the office, at home, on the train, or even waiting in line,
Using project collaboration features knowledge workers can browse through their projects feeds, write to the project wall, initiate a group chat with project members, view, add and assign tasks and upload documents all within the context of a project.
A full set of document collaboration features provide the ability to not only post documents or view them, but also follow them and automatically get updates and comments about the documents directly on their iPhone. Sales people will always have the latest price sheets, Executives will always have the greatest presentation, and product teams will never miss updates to requirements.
In addition to the personal and team collaboration features, Engage for iPhone provides tools like company directory, search, polls, virtual accolades, office pokes and birthday gifts, to promote company-wide interaction and collaboration.
Engage for iPhone leverages a number of iPhone specific features to provide the richest experience for teams. Some examples of these features are a) taking and posting pictures as part of messages, b) attaching user’s location to posts, and c) receiving push notifications in real-time even when the application is not running.
Engage for iPhone is available for immediate download from the Apple App store. An Engage business network account is required to get started. A free Engage business account can be created by visiting http://www.engagesmart.com. Engage Mobile is also available on the Android platform and can be downloaded from the Android marketplace. Engage for BlackBerry will be available in the BlackBerry App World store in the late second quarter of 2010.
About MangoSpring Engage
Founded in 2007, MangoSpring specializes in building business critical communication and collaboration software. MangoSpring's flagship product, Engage, is the next generation Employee Collaboration Platform. Engage seamlessly combines enterprise microblogging with traditional collaboration methods, like enterprise instant messaging, to deliver a revolutionary business collaboration experience. Engage has already been adopted by leading companies in a wide range of industries, including technology, media, finance, health, education, non-profit and government. For more information on Engage, please visit http://www.engagesmart.com. For more information on MangoSpring, please visit http://www.mangospring.com.
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