Posts Tagged ‘IBM Verse’

Can you see it? Better question, can you stream it?

IBM announced the formation of their Cloud video unit before IBM Connect. While there are a number of announcements and observations from Connect, I wanted to get this post out. The acquisition of Ustream caused IBM to announce their Cloud Video Service Unit and as the graphic shows, this business unit ties together several acquisitions as […]

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 […]

Perficient at IBM Connect 2016

Living in Chicago means that winter isn’t a surprise; it may come later than expected (this year) or arrive with such fury that it shuts down the city (many years) but it arrives. Although it hasn’t been as consistent as winter, preparing for IBM Connect is something that has been occurring for several decades and […]

Calculating Value of IBM Connections

As a follow up to my recent post about Connections 5.5, I thought this report was a good companion piece, Forrester IBM Connections Total Economic Impact (TEI). One of the challenges our customers often face for internal projects is justification. A new e-commerce site can be measured and the ROI driven by hard dollar results. Similarly […]

IBM Leadership Alliance 2015 Kicks Off This Week

Today through Friday, I have the opportunity to attend the IBM Leadership Alliance in Boston. The Leadership Alliance will be focused on Mobile, Social, Analytics, Content and Forms as well as Cloud. I am excited to see what IBM is going with products such as Verse, Connections, WebSphere Portal, WebSphere Content Manager and Forms Experience Builder. […]

IBM and Box announcement – unwrapping what it means

Last week IBM and Box announced a partnership that benefits a wide variety of customers. The IBM press release, found here, IBM and Box Press release detailed three areas that the companies will work together: IBM and Box will partner in three key areas: Transformation of Enterprise Work Content Management: Box will integrate IBM industry-leading enterprise content management including […]

IBM ConnectED 2015: IBM’s Mobile Strategy and Social Way to Work

Dan Swango, Director, IBM Collaboration Solutions, and Baan Slavens, Sr Product Manager, IBM Connections presented a session at IBM ConnectED 2015 on IBM’s Mobile Strategy in the collaboration space, which includes IBM Verse, Connections, Sametime and Traveler applications. Baan presented some market statistics: “The average person unlocks his or her smartphone 110 times each day.” “25% […]

IBM Connected 2015: Collab in The Cloud, Strategy and Directions

At IBM Connected today, Rebecca Buissan and her team presented on where SmartCloud for Social is going. Jacob Anders, corporate systems manager for Verisure, Dave Durazzano and Alan Marshal of the technical team also presented. The cloud has come a long way: 2011: cloud was designated as one of 4 growth plays 2013: invested $2B 2014: […]