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IBM produces a preview video of Connections Next

Social and cloud technologies are connecting us to more people and information than we ever could have imagined. The challenge is to get the right information from the right sources in the right context at the right time. IBM’s cloud collaboration platform helps you collaborate with extended networks, focus on the relevant and filter out […]

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IBM is Enterprise Social Software Market Share Leader Again

IBM announced that it is once again the market share leader in Enterprise Social Software according to IDC.  This marks the fifth year in a row that IBM has maintained the market share leader position.  According to IBM, “Tens of millions of users today rely on IBM’s Social Business software…”, IBM Connections. IBM has spent a […]

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Successfully Piloting Social Business Software

Rob Novak and Mac Guidera presented tips on how to make a pilot in social software successful. First why pilot?  A pilot is critical to success because it provides for an experimental trial on a small scale for the future change that you anticipate.A well run pilot reduces the risk of large scale failure and […]

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Infusing Social into Digital Experiences

Adding social capabilities to your digital experience site can bring some nice benefits. One benefit that is often overlooked is the multiplier effect of social sharing.  If you can can get people to promote your brand or product, you can reach larger audiences and save advertising costs as well.  A single “Like” on your product […]

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Be a Successful Social Business in a Highly Regulated Industry

Just because you are in a highly regulated industry doesn’t mean you can’t also be highly social.  You just have to be more careful about how you do it. At IBM Connect, TD Ameritrade and IBM shared how they made became a social business despite all the regulations and compliance issues.  TD Ameritrade used IBM […]

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What’s coming in WebSphere Portal and WCM

Rob Will, Chief Architect at IBM, presented the future vision for Portal and WCM today.   He started out talking about how the concept of customer experience has been evolving over the past few years.  A core shift has been to enable non-technical users to do more and more with less reliance on IT. A slight […]

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HootSuite connecting to IBM Connections

One of the challenges with managing social media is getting your message out to the many, many social platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, etc.  I wrote recently how I use IFTTT to send blog post announcements to various sites from our WordPress blog.   Companies like HootSuite have created platforms that solve this […]

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IBM Launches Exceptional Digital Experiences

Larry Bowden kicked off IBM’s webcast today about their new focus on Exceptional Digital Experiences.  In the past couple of years, IBM has introduced the Exceptional Customer Experience suite of products and the Exceptional Employee Experience suite.  These suites combine various IBM products such as WebSphere Portal, Connections, Sametime, etc into pre-configured suites focusing on […]

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IBM Connections theme update

In working with our IBM Connections clients, we usually recommend not changing the standard Connections theme much.  The theme controls the color scheme, fonts, headers, footers, page layout, etc.   Making significant changes can impact features on the system as they can be somewhat connected to each other. IBM has recently introduced a new theme […]

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IBM Docs V1.0.3 Now Integrates with IBM Connections

On June 25, IBM announced the availability of version 1.0.3 of IBM SmartCloud Docs.  If you haven’t heard of IBM SmartCloud Docs, it is similar to Google Docs. You can store and edit documents, spreadsheets, and presentations right on line without having to have desktop software installed.  IBM allows you to edit both Microsoft Office […]

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