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IBM Think 2018: Building a Blueprint to Smart Buildings

Mark Perterson, VP, Building and Asset Optimization and Stephan Marguet, Executive Director, Real Estate Business Services Citizens’ Services in British Columbia presented an informative session at IBM Think 2018, “Building a Blueprint to Smart Buildings / How to Plan and Prepare for the Future.” Mark began the session with background and important reasons why smart […]

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5 More Reasons You Should Use Watson Content Hub

IBM Watson Content Hub (WCH) is a cloud-based content management system (CMS) which allows you to manage and publish full website experiences or deliver headless content to your web and mobile experiences. In November, I published 5 reasons you should use Watson Content Hub.  As promised, here are 5 more reasons you should use Watson […]

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5 Reasons You Should Use Watson Content Hub

IBM Watson Content Hub (WCH) is a cloud-based content management system (CMS) which allows you to manage and publish full website experiences or deliver headless content to your web and mobile experiences.  The initial product was launched in December, 2016 and in less than a year has positioned itself as a leading cloud based CMS.  […]

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What’s New in IBM Digital Experience CF 14

IBM released Cumulative Fix (CF) 14 for WebSphere Portal and Web Content Manager (WCM) in early July, 2017.  This fix will apply to either version 8.5 or 9.0.  IBM has moved to a continuous delivery model where they release cumulative fixes every few months to not only fix defects but also to deliver new capabilities.  […]

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7 Ways to Maximize ROI on your Digital Experience Investment

At IBM Amplify 2017, I gave a presentation on 7 ways to maximize ROI on your digital experience investment.  The presentation was geared mostly towards IBM Digital Experience / WebSphere Portal but the concepts apply to virtually any digital experience platform and are aligned with Perficient’s take on Digital Transformation. The presentation is shared below […]

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A CMS for the Cognitive Cloud Era: Watson Content Hub

Last December, IBM released Watson Content Hub (WCH,) their new Content-as-a-Service offering.  At IBM Amplify 2017, Davad Strachan, IBM Principal Offering Manager, Digital Experience and Tyler Tribe, IBM Principal Offering Manager, IBM Digital Experience Software, presented and demonstrated the latest and greatest capabilities of IBM Watson Content Hub. WCH Provides 4 Key Capabilities It provides […]

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Think Pink – The Future of IBM Connections

IBM Connect 2017 provided insights into the future of IBM Connections known as Connections Pink.  Jason Roy Gary, Director of Engineering and Distinguished Engineer and Baan Slavens, Senior Offering Manager provided insights as to what is to come in the future. The upcoming version of Connection will be a complete rewrite and not using any […]

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IBM Connect 2017 Opening General Session

IBM Connect 2017 kicked off today in San Francisco with the theme of Cognitive Workspaces and how IBM Watson will transform everyday work.  The opening general session was divided into two parts and highlighted key messages, shared customer stories, made announcements and of course showed some innovative demonstrations of accomplishments over the last year and […]

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IBM Releases WebSphere Portal Version 9

IBM released version 9 of IBM Digital Experience including WebSphere Portal and Web Content Manager on 12/22/2016.  This builds upon version 8.5 as CF 13.  There are two important benefits to version 9: WebSphere Application Server V9.0 support All version 9.0 offerings now can run on IBM WebSphere Application Server 9.0.  This gives customers the […]

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IBM Launches IBM Watson Content Hub

IBM launched their new content management service, IBM Watson Content Hub, on 11/14/2016.  This new offering provides a full cloud based content as a service offering delivering headless CMS solution.  The new product has many advantages including: Easy to use content authoring interface allowing business to easily create multi-channel content. Full cloud based solution so […]

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Liferay Symposium 2016 – Building for the Cloud

Bratt Swaim, Technical Consulting Manager of Liferay, Inc., presented “Building for the Cloud – Architecting Liferay in IaaS/PaaS Environments.  The session provided the approach, techniques, considerations and best practices for deploying Liferay to Amazon Web Services (AWS.) The highlights follow. When does moving to the cloud make sense? The following are drivers that are scenarios […]

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2016 Liferay Symposium – 7 Habits of Highly Successful Liferay Projects

Nathan Shaw, technical managing consultant of Liferay, Inc., presented “7 Habits of Highly Successful Liferay Projects” at the 2016 Liferay Symposium.  The presentation was influenced by the best-selling book “7 Habits of Highly Successful People.”  The highlights follow. 1) Be Proactive Be proactive and not reactive. Learn what Liferay can do Stay informed via Liferay […]

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2016 Liferay Symposium – Customer Loyalty is Dead

Henry Nakamura, Senior Customer Experience Manager of Liferay, presented Liferay’s perspective on customer experience at the 2016 Liferay Symposium in the session “Customer Loyalty is Dead.”  The session focused on stressing the importance of customer experience and how Liferay can help you. The amount of data available today drives impacts overall experience, not just price […]

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IBM Amplify-Engaging Customers and Communities in Context Keynote

IBM’s Amplify conference featured a digital experience keynote on adaptive experiences which engage customers in context with several prominent speakers.  These included: Gene Phifer, VP, Distinguished Analyst, Gartner Deloss Schertz, Director Enterprise Strategic Application Services, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc Gary Dolsen, IBM, Vice President, Strategy and Offering Management, Digital Experience Rob Enright, IBM […]

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Migrate Existing Web Services and Build Microservices in Bluemix

Ronda Kiser Oakes, IBM Champion and Perficient director of IBM Cloud and DevOps, and Sean Wright, Perficient technical director of IBM Mobile, presented a session and demonstration at IBM InterConnect 2016 Migrate Existing Web Services and Build Native Microservices in Bluemix. The session began with Sean discussing the considerations and approaches for migrating to Bluemix […]

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IBM InterConnect 2016 Opening General Session Day 2

The IBM InterConnect 2016 energetic day 2 general session focused on IT transformation. The session discussed factors and real-life examples of how company’s culture and IT has and must transform. Some of the key messaging included data, security, APIs, cloud and application integration. Speakers included: Caleb Barlow, IBM VP WW Portfolio Marketing, IBM Security Harriet […]

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InterConnect 2016: Staying Secure in the Cloud with SaaS

Security in the cloud is a critical concern of every customer who leverages cloud offerings. IBM InterConnect 2016 had a very informative session with great speakers, Staying Secure in the Cloud with SaaS. The following IBM leaders presented: David Cass, Chief Information Security Officer, IBM Cloud Nathan Reid, Director, Cloud Engineering, IBM Analytics Dave Durazzano, […]

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Top 10 Things to Know for IBM Connections Cloud

Deploying IBM Connections in the cloud is a quick and cost efficient way to quickly start reaping business benefits and efficiency of IBM Connections.  The IBM Connect 2016 conference had a great session by IBM’s Manish Kataria, Top 10 Things to Know for Creating Successful Solutions Based on IBM Connections Cloud.  This had many great […]

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IBM Connect 2016 – What’s New in WebSphere Portal and WCM

One of the most popular sessions at IBM Connect every year is “What’s New in IBM WebSphere Portal and Web Content Manager.” This year John Boezeman, CTO of IBM Digital Experience,  gave us a great presentation on the innovations that have been delivered over the past year. This is all made possible by the continuous delivery […]

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IBM Connect 2016 Opening General Session

IBM Connect 2016 kicked off today (February 1st) with a two-part opening general session. The second part focused on new product capabilities, demos and product direction. The first demo was IBM Verse, mobility and Connections as an integrated and seamless experience. The interface has been streamlined to include some great productivity capabilities.  Some of the […]

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