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IBM Connections Metrics at Connect 2013

In today’s marketplace, metrics and analytics play a key role in helping businesses understand and define how to they interact with their customers and employees.

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Glenn Kline, Perficient technical director and Connect 2013 attendee, went to the session “Getting the Most Value Out of Metrics in IBM Connections 4” while at the conference this week. The session was presented by Miguel Estrada and Nan Shi and Glenn shared some of the highlights from the presentation:

Metrics Overview

  • Connections provides quantitative and qualitative metrics. Quantitative metrics are measurements and qualitative metrics are descriptive

  • They are presented using charts that provide at a glance views

  • Connections metrics supported by IBM Cognos Business Intelligence which is part of the Connections deployment

  • Can leverage Cognos BI for further analysis on social behavior

To see Glenn’s full review of the Connect 2013 presentation, see his blog post here.

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My name is Callie and I'm the digital marketing manager at Perficient. I spend most of my days managing Perficient's online and social media presence, which includes Perficient's IBM, Microsoft and Oracle practices. I came to Perficient through the acquisition of PointBridge in February 2012, where I was the content marketing specialist. Prior to that, I spent three years at Hubbard One, a Thomson Reuters business, marketing software and services to law firms. I grew up in Minnesota and graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities with a degree in journalism and mass communications. Like most Minnesotans, I have an affinity for the state and it’s summers.

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