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Razzia against Microsoft China
Tue, Jul 29th 2014 6:12a   Arne S. Nielsen
Microsoft China is under investigation for breaking antitrust laws by Chinese authorities. According to Reuters news agency Chinese government officials paid a sudden visit to Microsofts offices in China on monday. - Representatives from China’s State Administration for Industry & Commerce, which is responsible for enforcing business laws, made the visits to Microsoft offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Chengdu, according to local media reports that were confirmed by Microsoft, [read] Keywords: administration facebook microsoft twitter
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Fed up by your old mailbox? Check out this!
Mon, Jul 28th 2014 6:12a   Arne S. Nielsen
Really tired of getting hundreds of emails into your inbox every day? Tired and fed up by focusing on keeping up to date with all those emails instead of focusing on your important to-do’s? Does Outlook and other more or less old fashioned email clients ruin your productivity?  If you can answer yeas to any of the questions above, you really should have a look at what IBM have up their sleeve. In the near future they will make a revolution in how you handle email and help you focus on the [read] Keywords: ibm email facebook outlook twitter
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New video update on IBM’s Mail Next
Sat, Jul 26th 2014 4:11p   Arne S. Nielsen
Tune in and get the latest news on IBM Mail Next, the hottest announcement at IBM Connect 2014. IBM Mail Next is IBM’s next generation messaging and collaboration tool that will help you Focus, Find and Take Control of your actions and priorities. Watch this lively and extremely interesting presentation by Kramer Reeves, Saurabh Calla, and Vinod Seraphin to get the latest news on IBM Mail Next, the hottest announcement at IBM Connect 2014.  IBM Mail Next is IBM’s next generation m [read] Keywords: collaboration ibm inotes notes facebook twitter
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UK government chooses ODF as standard document format
Fri, Jul 25th 2014 6:13a   Arne S. Nielsen
The government of UK has chosen Open Document Format as their default standard document formats for documents to be edited, while PDF/A or HTML are chosen for documents to be viewed. Microsofts document formats is no longer a part of their strategy. The news was presented in a press release: Worldwide engagement leads to standards that get people working together. The open standards selected for sharing and viewing government documents have been announced by the Minister for the Cabinet Office [read] Keywords: odf applications community facebook office twitter
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IBM Connect transforms to ConnectED2015
Thu, Jul 24th 2014 6:12a   Arne S. Nielsen
Filed under: News [read] Keywords: ibm facebook twitter
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Luis Benitez on how to work world wide from a small island in Caribbean
Thu, Jul 17th 2014 6:12a   Arne S. Nielsen
Luis Benitez is IBM’s product manager for IBM Connections, the worlds leading platform for social intranets. Luis is living in Puerto Rico in the Caribbean, where he has only 10 local IBM colleagues. But with the help of IBM Connections he is working world-wide and succeeds with the help of his social network. This is what he says about his way of working: Filed under: News, Social Business, Videos [read] Keywords: connections ibm facebook network twitter
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What is a social employee?
Thu, Jul 17th 2014 6:12a   Arne S. Nielsen
You may have been wondering: – What is all this talk about Social Business and Social Collaboration? In this talk, Mark Burgess brings to our attention how employees, through social media, are changing how companies market to, and engage with, customers and prospects. With the transparency and opportunity for personal connections that social media offers, pushing fabricated, inauthentic sales pitches doesn’t work anymore. Instead, we are witnessing the rise of the social employee wh [read] Keywords: collaboration connections facebook twitter




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Get ready for Social Connections VII in Stockholm
Wed, Jul 16th 2014 3:12p   Arne S. Nielsen
Did you, like me, miss the Social Connections conference in Prague earlier this year? Well, there is always a second chance because the next conference, Social Connections VII, will be held already in November. This time in Stockholm, Sweden. Social Connections VII will be held in the stunning city of Stockholm in Sweden on Thursday 13th and Friday 14th November, 2014. The conference will once again have a two-day program, with the formal agenda starting with a buffet lunch and social gathering [read] Keywords: administration connections development facebook twitter
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Three focus areas to survive in business
Wed, Jul 16th 2014 10:12a   Arne S. Nielsen
In a presentation I did mostly 20 years ago for a group of industry leaders on the Norwegian west coast I was talking about what would be the three most important focus areas for businesses that wanted to survive the rough competition in the future. My answer was this: High Speed High Tech High Touch Here is what I mean by these three key focus areas: High Speed: To win over your competitors you have to be faster than them. That means getting the right facts and information faster than them. M [read] Keywords: collaboration facebook network office twitter
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Three key focus areas to survive the competition
Wed, Jul 16th 2014 9:13a   Arne S. Nielsen
In a presentation I did mostly 20 years ago for a group of industry leaders on the Norwegian west coast I was talking about what would be the three most important focus areas for businesses that wanted to survive the rough competition in the future. My answer was this: High Speed High Tech High Touch Here is what I mean by these three key focus areas: High Speed: To win over your competitors you have to be faster than them. That means getting the right facts and information faster than them. M [read] Keywords: collaboration facebook network office twitter
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IBM and Apple in exclusive partnership to win the mobile market for enterprise
Tue, Jul 15th 2014 5:12p   Arne S. Nielsen
Today IBM and Apple announced a strategic partnership that combines the market-leading strengths of each company to transform enterprise mobility and redefine how work gets done. This will totally change the game for the enterprise mobile market and hit competitors like Google and Microsoft right in their guts. This will bring IBM’s big data, analytics, cloud, mobile integration, and security capabilities to iPhone and iPad. Together IBM and Apple will jointly develop and deliver more than [read] Keywords: ibm apple applications enterprise facebook google integration iphone microsoft mobile security twitter
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Sorry for any inconvenience: I am testing new layouts and fonts…
Wed, Jul 9th 2014 3:12p   Arne S. Nielsen
These days I am experimenting with new layouts and new fonts for my blog. I feel it need a little shake up now and then. I have tested som new templates, but it seems I always end of with the same good old one after a while. As a former magazine editor I like the magazine look best, but I do not seem to find a template that is exactly how I want it, and my skills are not at a leve were I can design my own look in WordPress. So bear with me for a while when I am experimenting. At least it could b [read] Keywords: facebook twitter
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IBM giving free access for external users of IBM Connections 5.0
Wed, Jul 9th 2014 2:12p   Arne S. Nielsen
Social Collaboration Tools for Enterprise is not only for internal use. They are also meant to help you be more effective when collaborating with your external contacts. But most vendors make you pay also for external users. When you choose Microsoft Sharepoint or Microsoft Yammer the external users (or you) have to pay for their accounts. This is not so for the cloud solution IBM SmartCloud for Social Business or the newly released on premise software IBM Connections 5.0. In both these cases ex [read] Keywords: collaboration connections ibm enterprise facebook microsoft sharepoint twitter
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IBM Connections integrates better with Microsoft than Microsoft themselves
Mon, Jul 7th 2014 1:17p   Arne S. Nielsen
- Microsoft Sharepoint and Yammer is the best social software for enterprises. No, it is not me saying this. Not at all. It is people who never bothered to have a deep look at IBM Connections and IBM SmartCloud for Social Business. They are claiming this based on pure lack of knowledge. They should really take a look at the video below and see how perfectly IBM Connections integrates with the whole Microsoft stack – even if they are Microsoft stuck. Still SharePoint and Yammer are two silo [read] Keywords: connections ibm enterprise facebook integration microsoft office sharepoint social software twitter
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My short career as a murderer ended with my own death!
Fri, May 23rd 2014 6:11a   Arne S. Nielsen
My career as a murderer lasted only 8 minutes. And it ended as it started – with death. Well, on film only. The Norwegian IBM Software User Group, ISBG, has a tradition to produce a short mystery video at their yearly spring seminar. This is an intro to  some social teamwork where participants at the event have to solve a mystery. This year I was the mystery. Filed under: News [read] Keywords: ibm facebook twitter
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ISBG Spring Seminar 2014 – worth killing for!
Thu, May 1st 2014 6:12a   Arne S. Nielsen
ISBG spring seminar. Worth killing for! Let there be no doubt! This years ISBG Spring Seminar is worth killing for! I would certainly make room in my calendar for this exciting event in the beautiful town of Larvik in the southern parts of Norway. Finding its place at the excellent spa hotel, Farris Bad, a lot of  social collaboration enthusiasts will meet to exchange experiences, learn lot’s of new excting stuff from some of the greatest specialist – and have a lot of fun. And off [read] Keywords: collaboration ibm community exchange exchange facebook twitter
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Infographic: What is a Social Business?
Thu, Apr 24th 2014 6:12a   Arne S. Nielsen
Filed under: News, Social Business Tagged: Social_Business [read] Keywords: facebook twitter
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Ten steps to build a social business!
Thu, Apr 24th 2014 6:12a   Arne S. Nielsen
Filed under: News, Social Business Tagged: Social Business [read] Keywords: facebook twitter
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Norways largest diary producer launches IBM Connections as their social intranet!
Thu, Apr 24th 2014 6:12a   Arne S. Nielsen
In spring 2014, TINE launches a new, social intranet for all their employees, with IBM Connections as one of the core components.  TINE SA is Norway’s largest producer, distributor and exporter of dairy products. In june the company will present their project at the Social Connections conference in Prague. Here you can learn more about TINE’s project with focus on experiences with launching a social intranet; the strategy, the deployment, the technology, the success and the pitfalls, an [read] Keywords: collaboration connections domino ibm sametime development enterprise facebook integration tivoli twitter
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Social Business Adoption Workshop with Michael Sampson in Oslo, Norway
Wed, Apr 23rd 2014 12:12a   Arne S. Nielsen
Michael Sampson is the world leading resource regarding adoption of social business in the enterprise and organizations. He travel all over the world with his seminars and consultancy on how to succeed transforming your business into a culture of highly engaged employees that share skills, information that are super productive. From May 5th to May 8th he is in Oslo doing workshops in cooperation with Common Norway. There are still some seats open, but please be quick if you want to participate. [read] Keywords: email enterprise facebook twitter
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Well said and worth thinking about
Wed, Apr 16th 2014 11:17p   Arne S. Nielsen
I don’t have Twitter or Instagram. That is why I walk around in the streets crying out to anybody what I eat, what I drink, how things are at home and so on. After all it is important to build a network. So no I have three followers. One is a psychiatrist and the other two are police officers… (From a Swedish text I found on LinkedIn). Filed under: News [read] Keywords: facebook linkedin network twitter
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Saves 90 %: Swedish Social Insurance Agency migrates to Linux and Open Source
Thu, Mar 27th 2014 6:14a   Arne S. Nielsen
Forsäkringskassan, The Swedish Social Insurance Agency owned by the government, has decided to migrate all their software for data centers and system administration with operative systems from Red Hat. This will reduce their cost by 90 percent according to Teknisk Ukeblad (the Norwegian technical weekly). Försäkringskassan will use Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a standard operative system for data centers an Red Hat Satellite for administration. Filed under: News Tagged: Linux, Open S [read] Keywords: administration enterprise facebook linux red hat twitter widget
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Social Business Adoption: Three exciting days with Michael Sampson in Oslo, Norway!
Thu, Mar 13th 2014 9:11a   Arne S. Nielsen
Want to learn social business adoption from the best? Then register for three exciting days with Michael Sampson in Oslo, Norway! Wether you have Microsoft SharePoint or IBM Connections – this is the three days you really should invest in to make sure social collaboration are really and thoroughly adopted in you organisation or company. Michael Sampson is the worlds leading specialist on social business adoption and travels all over the world doing workshops, presentations, consulting and [read] Keywords: collaboration connections ibm consulting email facebook microsoft sharepoint twitter
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There is only one boss. The customer
Sun, Mar 2nd 2014 2:11p   Arne S. Nielsen
Arne Sigurd Rognan Nielsen:Veldig bra! Excellent! Originally posted on Ingers Business Raw: I found this on the web, posted it on LinkedIn and never got some much response in such a short time. And views, likes and comments are still progressing. Why? What is your opinion? View original Filed under: News [read] Keywords: facebook linkedin twitter
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Infographic: 35 good habits that make you more productive
Sun, Mar 2nd 2014 5:11a   Arne S. Nielsen
Want to get more things done? Then there are 35 good habits you may implement according to Anna Vital, an entrepreneur who lived in seven different countries in 2013, including three months spent living in a remote village in India, while managing to get her work done. She mapped the 35 habits that led her to ultimate productivity. Here are her habits grouped by category. Filed under: News, Productivity Tagged: GTD [read] Keywords: facebook twitter
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Video: The best speech I have ever watched!
Tue, Feb 25th 2014 3:11p   Arne S. Nielsen
Oh, what a great speech! One of the best talks on everything that interest me; getting things done, life balance, social responsibility, social collaboration, the value of the group, the value and importance of acting together. It is all about community, families, works, leadership and an old proverb I once heard: If I focus all my efforts on helping others, and everybody do the same, there will also be someone helping me! This great video with Simon Sinek explains it all. It’s a must see [read] Keywords: collaboration community facebook twitter
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- This is just awesome! It is the most fantastic I have seen for years!
Fri, Feb 7th 2014 6:15a   Arne S. Nielsen
- This is just awesome! It is the most fantastic I have seen for years! That is what the SharePoint administrator at a totally Microsoft carpeted client nearly cried out after being presented to IBM Connections, IBM SmartCloud for Social Business and IBM Sametime 9.0 on both desktops and handhelds (iOS). No wonder I busted out: – How many do you want? Great demo by my excellent colleague Emmar Hoel simply did it. Just like me, he simply love this job! And what you love – you do well! [read] Keywords: connections ibm sametime sametimeibm facebook microsoft sharepoint twitter
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Video: Wherever, whenever – energize your lifes work and become more productive
Fri, Feb 7th 2014 5:11a   Arne S. Nielsen
Yes! What you see in this video is real! It is IBM Sametime – the best way to connect to colleagues whenever you want or wherever you are. To exchange ideas, discuss and collaborate in true time, face to face! And on whatever device you might have, on whatever platform you might have. The choice is yours to become more productive, become a smarter workforce and energize your lifes work! Filed under: News, Videos Tagged: IBM Sametime [read] Keywords: ibm sametime exchange exchange facebook twitter
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IBM Infographic: Reinventing the rules of engagement
Thu, Jan 30th 2014 5:10a   Arne S. Nielsen
Filed under: News, Social Business [read] Keywords: ibm facebook twitter
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This is why you should join Connect 2014 in Sunny Florida
Thu, Jan 9th 2014 6:11a   Arne S. Nielsen
Here are some of the great reasons why you should join IBM Connect 2014 in Orlando, Florida. But, remember, these days I don’t guarantee the weather! Filed under: Social Business, Videos Tagged: Connect 2014 [read] Keywords: ibm facebook twitter
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Going to Connect 2014? Here is a must watch session!
Sat, Jan 4th 2014 10:15a   Arne S. Nielsen
So , You’re going to IBM Connect 2014 later this month? Then there is a session you really must join: Pardon the interruption! This time the theme is Smarter Workforce. This year, as last year, Luis Suarez, Louis Richardson and Luis Benitez will repeat their enormous success answering questions from the audience in their very special way. They only have 60 seconds each to answer each question. Do not hesitate to send your questions already today via twitter: #PTIsmartwork Filed under: New [read] Keywords: ibm facebook twitter
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Chilling out with the boys – recharging the batteries for 2014
Fri, Jan 3rd 2014 8:12a   Arne S. Nielsen
Recharging ones “batteries” before starting up work in january is very important. I am one of those lucky guys who have the worlds most effective chargers! The cat “Tiger Boy” and the dog “Charlie”! Recharging batteries with Tiger Boy and Charlie. Those two are my brothers in (my) arms and help me lower my heart rate, like you see in this picture! Just think about it – a cat and a dog that are the worlds best friends! They play together, sleep together, [read] Keywords: ibm facebook twitter
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2013: The Happy Old Year when this blog filled the Sydney Opera House 16 times!
Thu, Jan 2nd 2014 5:11a   Arne S. Nielsen
The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 44,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 16 sold-out performances for that many people to see it. In 2013, there were 178 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 2,013 posts. There were 95 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 31 MB. That’s about 2 pictures per week. The busiest day of the year was July 8th with 830 views. The most popu [read] Keywords: ibm lotus quickr application archive blogging email facebook linking office server twitter
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Once again a Norwegian company chose IBM Connections
Thu, Jan 2nd 2014 5:11a   Arne S. Nielsen
On the 18th of december I blogged about a Norwegian company that chose IBM Connections over Microsoft Sharepoint. Now it has happend again! This time a Norwegian company in the transportation industry chose IBM Connections to extend their internal collaboration, share knowledge and improve their productivity. They also evaluated Microsoft Office 365. Filed under: News, Social Business Tagged: IBM Connections, MS Office 365 [read] Keywords: collaboration connections ibm facebook microsoft office sharepoint twitter
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Are you a HR or CHRO Professional? Then you should join Connect 2014!
Sun, Dec 22nd 2013 11:21a   Arne S. Nielsen
Connect 2013 in Florida late january is all about people development, people management, people recruitment, social collaboration, social business, social analytics – almost everything that is interesting for business managers and leaders who are interested in expanding and developing their business, their company, their organisation.  Read more about it here and register yourself to become part of it all. If you like to be a future thinker and do’er – do ut now! Filed under: [read] Keywords: collaboration ibm development facebook twitter
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Great new functionalities in IBM SmartCloud for Social Business
Sun, Dec 22nd 2013 5:18a   Arne S. Nielsen
I love IBM SmartCloud for Social Business! Not only because I use it every day collaborating with my IBM customers, but I love it so much that I even bought my own private cloud! Why? I could have chosen Microsoft Office 365 in the cloud, but I did not. Because IBM SmartCloud for Social Business has a lot more to offer – in one integrated solution – and at a low cost per user. It has it all – and a lot more functionalities that Microsoft Office 365. You can read more about it [read] Keywords: connections ibm notes sametime applications email facebook interface microsoft mobile office twitter
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Become a smarter bank by using social software!
Thu, Dec 19th 2013 5:21a   Arne S. Nielsen
Responding to clients by social dialogue. Interacting fast internally. Find experts faster and close skill gaps internally. All those are factors that help a bank improve their productivity, their competitiveness and increase their financial results. Open Financial Network, a simulated world class bank, demonstrates the power of providing their customers and employees with exceptional digital experiences – one that is relevant, intimate, social, drives real value and keeps them engaged an [read] Keywords: connections facebook network social software twitter
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Another Norwegian company chooses IBM Connections over SharePoint
Wed, Dec 18th 2013 5:17a   Arne S. Nielsen
Today, it happend again. Another Norwegian Microsoft customer chose IBM Connections despite the fact that they already have SharePoint. The reason? SharePoint did not have the functions they believed it to have. It gave them control of their documents. And that was it. But no real collaboration as they belived it to have. And they found that it would take far too much time and money to build such functions on the Microsoft platform. The customer will still keep their SharePoint so they can use t [read] Keywords: collaboration connections ibm sametime application facebook instant messaging microsoft sharepoint twitter wiki
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Report: This is the future of work!
Fri, Dec 13th 2013 5:12a   Arne S. Nielsen
The world is changing. And so is the way we work. We have better adapt to it. Today. The New York City based media company PSFK has published a 138 page report on The Future of Work. The report names four major areas of change: Ideal workforce, Intuitive connection, Empowered culture and Agile workplaces. PSFK is a New York City based media company that creates thought leadership that inspires creative professionals to build our future. They aim to inspire their readers, their clients and th [read] Keywords: facebook twitter
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“Dilbert” joins Connect 2014!
Thu, Dec 12th 2013 8:11a   Arne S. Nielsen
Filed under: News Tagged: Connect 2014 [read] Keywords: facebook twitter
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96 % say change is imperative to become a successful business
Mon, Dec 9th 2013 7:15a   Arne S. Nielsen
- We need to change our culture! A new study from Booz & Company shows that 96 % of respondents think culture change is needed in their organization.  It is quite interesting to read some of the results from the study: 84 percent of respondents, and 86 percent of C-Suite respondents, believe that their organization’s culture is critical to business success. 60 percent said culture is more important than the company’s strategy or operating model. 96 percent said some form of culture c [read] Keywords: facebook twitter
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Easy social collaboration adoption with IBM Connections Touchpoint
Mon, Dec 9th 2013 6:12a   Arne S. Nielsen
Click and go! The new way of doing a kick start social adoption! When clients ask me about the complexity of implementing social collaboration methods and technology in their businesses, I always tell them the truth: It is only 20 % technology, but 80 % psychology! In other words; It is all about change of behaviour and requires change management top down. Adoption of new technology and behavior change takes time. It is not done with a finger snap! You must sell in the story of “what’ [read] Keywords: collaboration connections ibm lotus blogger community facebook network password profile twitter
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CIO: Choosing IBM Connections over Microsoft SharePoint was a No Brainer!
Mon, Dec 9th 2013 5:11a   Arne S. Nielsen
Reduced use of email. Improved productivity. Better and faster collaboration. That was the result when Superior Group implemented an internal social collaboration platform! To Superior Group choosing IBM Connections over Microsoft SharePoint was a no brainer! The company’s CIO, Tom DeClerk, came from a Microsoft environment where he worked heavily with Microsoft SharePoint when he joined Superior Group three years ago. Since then they have implemented three new important systems in the com [read] Keywords: collaboration connections ibm email facebook linkedin microsoft sap sharepoint twitter
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Hot News: HootSuite integrates with IBM Connections!
Thu, Dec 5th 2013 6:18a   Arne S. Nielsen
HootSuite Social Media Dashboard for IBM Connections Great news from HootSuite today: They now integrate their social tool for Twitter with the worlds leading platform for enterprise social collaboration, IBM Connections! Thousands of companies and organisations around the world have chosen IBM Connections as their platform to collaborate socially both internally and with their partners and customers. But to manage their social presence on the open social networks like Twitter, LinkedIn and Fac [read] Keywords: collaboration connections ibm applications enterprise facebook linkedin twitter
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IBM Connect 2014 session agenda develops fast – here is an update!
Wed, Dec 4th 2013 5:15a   Arne S. Nielsen
The IBM Connect 2014 session agenda is under fast development. Instead of announcing the lineup all at once, each Monday, for the next few weeks, IBM will be posting a first peek of “accepted” sessions right here. Each year IBM receive about a thousand or more submissions for a relatively few slots, and this year is no different. The content team has a tough job, especially given the quality of this year’s submissions – but we’re up to the challenge! Here are some o [read] Keywords: connections domino foundations ibm notes sametime traveler xpages application applications consulting development enterprise facebook mobile network profile twitter websphere websphere portal
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Did you miss IBM Smarter Business 2013 in Oslo? Enjoy the replay!
Wed, Dec 4th 2013 5:15a   Arne S. Nielsen
Did you not join the IBM Smarter Business 2013 in Oslo, Norway? Well, here is a video showing some of the fun you missed – and remember to make sure you do not miss it the next time. Oh, you were there? Then enjoy the replay, then and start looking forward to next time!  Here is the video: Filed under: News, Social Business, Videos [read] Keywords: ibm facebook twitter
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How to save buckets of money on Microsoft licenses!
Sun, Dec 1st 2013 5:17a   Arne S. Nielsen
Want to save bulks of money on Microsoft licenses? Make sure you have the skills and the right attitude. Do not believe anything you hear from the sales reps, and be sure you know what you need and what you do not need. Follow these twitter advises from Niels J. Hansen and you will be better off next time you negotiate your licenses with you Microsoft sales rep. Whitepaper: Filed under: News Tagged: License, Microsoft [read] Keywords: facebook microsoft twitter
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Only IBM can make you do this on an iPad!
Thu, Nov 21st 2013 7:15a   Arne S. Nielsen
There is no doubt! IBM is the world leader of new social inventions. Try to do this with Microsoft SharePoint or Microsoft Office 265 on an iPad or an Android tablet. It is just not possible! Have a look at the video below and you will immediately agree that IBM is ruling the world when it comes to social collaboration tools enabled on mobile platforms. There is no oner vendor in the market that is capable of doing the same things, totally integrated on all OS platforms be it desktop or mobile. [read] Keywords: collaboration connections ibm lotus apple desktop facebook google iphone mac microsoft mobile network office sharepoint twitter
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Quitting Facebook: As easy as stop smoking!
Thu, Nov 21st 2013 5:13a   Arne S. Nielsen
Yes, I have finally left Facebook. And this time it is forever! Many, many years ago I stopped smoking. From one day to the next day I went from 40 daily Marlboro’s to none. I even stopped smoking cigars. And it was much easier than I have feared. At my first non-smoking day I did not say “I have stopped smoking” like most people do and that way keep one fort in the history of having been a smoker. What I responded when people offered me a cigarette was: - No thank you. I don&# [read] Keywords: facebook twitter
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My TEDx talk: How to do less and get more done!
Mon, Nov 4th 2013 10:11p   Arne S. Nielsen
Is it really possible to get more done by doing less? In my opinion, yes! But to succeed you have to focus, focus and focus! It is not a question about time management. No one has ever seen nor touched time! So how can you manage something you can’t see or touch? No, it is all about what you do. It’s all about activities and what you prioritize. Earlier this fall I had the pleasure of talking at TEDx Trondheim and here is the video of my speech. As you will see, the remote control di [read] Keywords: facebook twitter
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The Pebble is back!
Wed, Oct 23rd 2013 12:14a   Arne S. Nielsen
My Pebble is back on my left hands wrist. After giving it a quite low score in an earlier blogpost I have now changed my mind and use my black Pebbe as my daily watch. So, what did happen? They simply improved the stability of the watch by numerous uprades to the software. The watch now connects automatically when I come back into the room where I have left my iPhone. There are more apps on my iPhone that connects to the Pebble. And those are useful apps. I have stopped using the email function. [read] Keywords: applications email facebook iphone mac twitter
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Cloud solution helps save children’s lives!
Fri, Oct 4th 2013 6:11a   Arne S. Nielsen
Every year, nearly 7 million children under age 5 die from illnesses like pneumonia, diarrhea and malaria despite the availability of life-saving medical solutions. In partnership with IBM, Boston Children’s Hospital recently launched OPENPediatrics, a social learning platform that equips medical personnel to more effectively engage, share knowledge, tap expertise and make better decisions when treating children in life threatening situations.  In its early stages of use, there are over [read] Keywords: ibm development facebook twitter
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Energizing Life’s Work with a cloud-based social platform
Fri, Oct 4th 2013 6:11a   Arne S. Nielsen
Filed under: News, Productivity, Social Business, Videos Tagged: IBM SmartCloud [read] Keywords: ibm facebook twitter
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Gartner: IBM a leader of horizontal portals for 11 years!
Tue, Oct 1st 2013 6:13a   Arne S. Nielsen
Wow! For eleven consecutive years IBM has been named a leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Horizontal Portals! Gartner names many reasons for the excellent ranking in the quadrant. Here are some of them:  WebSphere’s long leadership in the enterprise portal market has brought it a feature set unmatched by any other portal product. IBM WebSphere Portal customers benefit from a platform capable of accommodating any portal need. Customers value WebSphere Portal for its reliability, perform [read] Keywords: ibm enterprise facebook integration twitter websphere websphere portal
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Surveys now a part of IBM Connections
Tue, Oct 1st 2013 6:13a   Arne S. Nielsen
Ever wished you had a possibility to make surveys directly on your intranet? Well, if you got IBM Connections 4.5 IFR1 you already have that possibility. This new release of the world leading social intranet for enterprise, four years in a row,  (according to IDC) adds Surveys and Polls for communities at no additional cost for the customers. With community polls and surveys, you can: Create and conduct surveys and polls among the members of an IBM Connections community Use the built-in surve [read] Keywords: connections ibm community enterprise facebook interface mobile twitter widgets
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TEDx Trondheim: How to do less and get more done!
Tue, Oct 1st 2013 6:13a   Arne S. Nielsen
How to do less and get more done! That was the theme for my key note at TEDx in Trondheim, Norway last saturday. This is the first time I have presented at a TED event and it  was a great adventure to me. The day after the presentation I also did a workshop with a group of the participants. As soon as the video from the presentation is published through TED’s YouTube channel I will embed it in a blog post. Stay tuned! More pictures here! Filed under: News Tagged: TEDx [read] Keywords: facebook twitter
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Connect 2014: Call for abstracts is open!
Wed, Sep 25th 2013 6:12a   Arne S. Nielsen
Click on the picture to get to the Call for Abstracts Registration site. Filed under: News Tagged: Connect 2014 [read] Keywords: collaboration ibm facebook twitter
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Video: Energizing Life’s Work with a cloud-based social platform. A matter of life or death for your company.
Wed, Sep 18th 2013 7:12a   Arne S. Nielsen
The way we work is changing. Actually – it has already changed. You work differently than you did before. But maybe you dont’ go all the way like your competitors. And that even if research shows that those companies working with the new social collaboration tools are outperforming their competitors by up to 57 percent. So that means life or death to many companies. Is your company one of those who still work in the old fashioned way. Is your company one that does not want to change? [read] Keywords: collaboration ibm facebook twitter
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Gartner: Microsoft (and customers) should probably start thinking about getting rid of SharePoint!
Wed, Sep 18th 2013 6:12a   Arne S. Nielsen
- Apparently SharePoint is on its way out and Microsoft should probably start thinking about doing away with it!  This is according to Gartner analyst Jeffrey Mann, who also suggests that companies who rely heavily on SharePoint ought to start start preparing for a cloud-based future. Mann, who was speaking at the 2013 Gartner Symposium said that about 28 % of companies who use SharePoint use it across their entire workforce. If you only count those companies using it for half their workforce t [read] Keywords: facebook microsoft sharepoint twitter
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City of Munich gives Linux Ubuntu to their citizens
Tue, Sep 17th 2013 12:11p   Arne S. Nielsen
The city of Munich, Germany, has decided to distribute Linux Ubuntu for free to their citizens. The reason? Because Windows XP will no longer be supported by Microsoft from april 2014! Windows XP have been the most popular operative systems from Microsoft, only beaten by Windows 7 by the end of 2012. As late as august 2013 the 12-year-old operating system had a market share of 33,66 percent, according to Net Applications. But soon the party is over and there will not be any more security updates [read] Keywords: administration applications facebook linux microsoft security twitter ubuntu
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Video: Get instant access to Notes databases over the air
Tue, Sep 17th 2013 6:15a   Arne S. Nielsen
Would you like to get access to your Notes databases from you iPhone, easily? Then have a look at this video published by Inexika! The video demo demonstrates a prototype of Inexia’s new personal tool for iPhone and Android mobile devices for over-the-air instant access to IBM Notes databases. With this tool setting up a connection from mobile phone to Notes databases becomes as easy as scanning a QR code. You can see more details in this video! Filed under: News, Videos Tagged: IBM No [read] Keywords: ibm notes facebook iphone mobile twitter
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Video: See how Bosch improved their processes using social tools instead of mail!
Mon, Sep 16th 2013 8:12a   Arne S. Nielsen
Would you like to reduce a business process from four weeks to six days? That is what Bosch did by implementing a new way to collaborate internally. They went from email to social business tools. They named it Bosch Connect! Here is a video showing how Bosch did it. I will not name the technology they used, but I happen to use it myself – every day! Filed under: News, Social Business, Videos Tagged: IBM Connections, Social Business [read] Keywords: connections ibm email facebook twitter
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Video: How to find the best person for the job
Mon, Sep 16th 2013 6:12a   Arne S. Nielsen
Filed under: News, Productivity, Videos Tagged: Social Business [read] Keywords: facebook twitter
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The way you work is changing and you’ll better adapt to it…
Sat, Sep 14th 2013 6:15a   Arne S. Nielsen
I’m not saying email is dead but it is no longer the most effective way to communicate and collaborate with co-workers.  Email today has become a glorified chat messaging program and we all stare at our in-boxes.  If you don’t reply to an email within a few hours people get mad at you, when did this become the norm?  New collaborative technologies make it easier to collaborate, share, find, communicate, and engage with people and information.  There’s no excuse for getting 200 emails a [read] Keywords: email facebook twitter
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Video: Let’s build a smarter planet
Fri, Sep 13th 2013 6:12a   Arne S. Nielsen
Filed under: News, Productivity, Videos Tagged: Social Business [read] Keywords: facebook twitter
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IBM Connect 2014: Early Bird registration open now!
Fri, Sep 13th 2013 6:12a   Arne S. Nielsen
The wellspring of all business success is energized employees. This year at IBM Connect 2014, IBM are excited to feature the solutions that are “Energizing Life’s Work,” empowering employees and clients, and driving real business results. IBM Connect 2014 will be the biggest and best Connect event yet, with the Lotusphere Technical Program, the Kenexa World Conference, and a host of insights to help  IT, HR, Marketing, and business leaders from around the world transform how t [read] Keywords: ibm lotusphere facebook mobile twitter
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Byword keeps my text editing simple
Fri, Sep 6th 2013 12:12a   Arne S. Nielsen
I have fallen in love with Byword – a no nonsense text editor that let you concentrate on the context of what you are writing and trying to communicate, not on fancy functions and formatting tools. In a way it reminds me of the editing tools I used when I was a journalist using professional editing system for editorial production. No graphing, no fancy stuff, just concentrating on the words. There are no disturbing menus and typos, just a clean white space, or a totally black screen that o [read] Keywords: apple facebook iphone mac twitter
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1500 global networkers chose IBM SmartCloud for Social Business!
Thu, Sep 5th 2013 11:12p   Arne S. Nielsen
Remember the danish company Langhoff Promotions that threw out Microsoft Office 365 and started using IBM SmartCloud for Social Business? Now their success has spread around the world! Langhoff Promotions is part of a global network organisation, IPPAG (International Partnership for Premiums and Gifts) which has existed since 1965, operates across 25 countries and has more than 1500 partner employees. Their head quarter is situated in Switzerland. After the successful implementation and adoption [read] Keywords: collaboration ibm community email facebook interface microsoft network office twitter
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Email addiction: Swedish company train people in how to stop using email
Wed, Sep 4th 2013 7:15a   Arne S. Nielsen
Fed up of all emails going in and out of your mailbox? There is a cure for that. Take a training course with the Swedish company EGBS. They are holding public courses for companies and private persons trying to get out of their email addiction. - Most people who tried stop using email know that is has nothing to do with physical pain. It is more a feeling that something is missing in ones life, says Magnus Fast at EGBS. - The feeling of missing something may result in such great frustrations th [read] Keywords: email facebook twitter
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IBM brings File Sync to their SmartCloud for Social Business
Wed, Sep 4th 2013 12:15a   Arne S. Nielsen
These days IBM is upgrading their cloud solution for collaboration, IBM SmartCloud for Social Business. And there are a lot of new functionalities coming up! Here are some of them! One of the new functionalities are File Sync. With File Sync ensures that all your files are automatically sync’ed to your mobile device and that you always have the latest and greatest version of that very important presentation with you wherever you go. Here is the latest presentation from IBM’s Social [read] Keywords: collaboration ibm facebook mobile social software twitter
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Nokia and Microsoft has reinvented the Microphone!
Tue, Sep 3rd 2013 8:11a   Arne S. Nielsen
Can two losers really win? That is the question the Norwegian news web Digi.no asks in a comment after it become known that Microsoft has bought Nokia’s mobile division. The transaction is said to make Nokia investors pop the champagne corks as they now got rid of their biggest headache for the last decade. The stocks climbed immediately up the value ladder after the news spread. According to digi.no Microsoft had no alternative. They had to my the mobile division or let their mobile busin [read] Keywords: apple facebook google microsoft mobile twitter
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Video: The moderne way of working!
Tue, Sep 3rd 2013 6:11a   Arne S. Nielsen
Filed under: News, Social Business, Videos [read] Keywords: facebook twitter
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Social Business gains acceptance
Tue, Sep 3rd 2013 6:11a   Arne S. Nielsen
Social business initiatives have gained acceptance as a key driver in business innovation. Since 2010, organizations have experimented and successfully deployed social business initiatives across a variety of business processes. In a recent 2013 survey, made by Constellation Research, of 237 social business adopters, more than a majority (57.8 percent) of the market leaders and fast follower respondents had moved from experimentation to scaling social business initiatives to match demand. This t [read] Keywords: facebook twitter
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Overworked: Is killing email the solution?
Sun, Aug 18th 2013 6:14a   Arne S. Nielsen
Are you one of those who have thousands or hundreds of emails waiting to be dealt with when coming home from vacation? I guess the answer is yes, if you are not one of those who read your work mail also when having time off. Some of us use the out-of-office function in our mail client from time to time, saying things like “I am out of office until x-date and will not be able to deal with your email until I am back”. This automated message tells the sender that nothing will happen unt [read] Keywords: ibm notes community email facebook office twitter
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Lotus Notes one of the 10 Most Influential Software Programs Ever
Sun, Aug 18th 2013 6:14a   Arne S. Nielsen
Lotus Notes (IBM, 1989). Social media before its time, this client-server package included chat, blogging, micro-blogging, and forums as well as email, calendars, to-do lists, and lots more that we’d nowadays recognize as lifehacking. Not the sexiest pick for this list perhaps, but we couldn’t imagine computers without all the things Lotus Notes did. The US Library of Congress annually compile a list of the most influential films and music and publish them in National Film Registry and Nati [read] Keywords: ibm lotus notes blogging email facebook server twitter
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Microsoft Windows Phone: When will the funeral take place?
Sun, Aug 18th 2013 6:14a   Arne S. Nielsen
- When will Nokia hold a funeral for Microsoft Windows Phone? This is the question the Norwegian social media and mobile analyst, Hans-Petter Nygård-Hansen, is asking on his blog hanspetter.info. And he adds: – It is just a question about time before Nokia goes for Android – to survive! - It is quite ironic to think of the fact that Microsoft actually saved Apple from bankruptcy in 1997. 10 years later, when Apple launched iPhone, Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer did not believe Appl [read] Keywords: apple facebook google iphone linkedin microsoft mobile twitter
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Gartner: IBM is the leader he Mobile Enterprise Application Platform
Tue, Aug 13th 2013 7:14a   Arne S. Nielsen
The IT industry analyst company Gartner says IBM is a leader among the “MEAP” (mobile enterprise application platform) solutions available in todays market. Gartner specifically highlights the application lifecycle components – IBM’s integration of tools such as Worklight itself as the platform, Tealeaf CX Mobile for user experience optimization, Rational Test Workbench for test automation, Cast Iron for data integration, and Endpoint Manager for mobile device management. Ga [read] Keywords: ibm application development dojo eclipse enterprise facebook integration mobile twitter
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Infographic: Top Social Business Use Cases
Wed, Aug 7th 2013 6:19a   Arne S. Nielsen
Filed under: News, Social Business Tagged: Social Business [read] Keywords: facebook twitter
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IBM Connections have better sync and share technology than both Dropbox and Microsoft – according to Forrester
Wed, Aug 7th 2013 6:19a   Arne S. Nielsen
Forrester has ranked IBM SmartCloud Connections and the IBM Connections on premises version as a leader for its File Sync and Share technology.  IBM was among a select group of companies that Forrester invited to participate in its The Forrester Wave™: File Sync And Share Platforms, 3Q 2013.   In an earlier blog post I wrote that among the competitors you found well-known solutions from Accellion, Acronis, AirWatch, Alfresco, Box, Citrix, Dropbox, Egnyte, EMC, Google, Hightail (formerly Y [read] Keywords: collaboration connections ibm citrix facebook google interface microsoft mobile office twitter
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Infographic: The future of email is social…!
Tue, Aug 6th 2013 2:18p   Arne S. Nielsen
Click on picture for details. Filed under: News, Productivity, Social Business Tagged: IBM Notes [read] Keywords: ibm notes email facebook twitter
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Danish car dealer gets social business on the road
Tue, Aug 6th 2013 7:18a   Arne S. Nielsen
When the danish car dealer Semler Group reorganized their business, they found that a social business solution would get them up to speed. They chose IBM Connections to get on the road! Semler Group is Denmark’s leading importer of Audi, SEAT, SKODA, Volkswagen and Porsche vehicles. Based in Copenhagen, it employs 1,500 people, operates 17 car dealerships, and works with a network of 130 other independent dealerships across the country. A complex corporate reorganization exercise led Semler Gr [read] Keywords: collaboration connections ibm community email facebook network social software twitter
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How to engage your employees by doing social polling
Tue, Aug 6th 2013 6:19a   Arne S. Nielsen
Having trouble engaging your employees? There is a fix for that! People always have opinions on whatever it is. Not only regarding politics, religion, culture, music or anything else. They also have their opinions on what is going on at work, what strategy to follow, what methods to use, what products to focus and so on. So why don’t you use that opinion energy that your employees have to the best of the company? One way to engage your employees is to do surveys and polls where they may ai [read] Keywords: connections ibm community enterprise facebook twitter
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How to motivate employees using IBM Connections and The Hive
Tue, Aug 6th 2013 6:19a   Arne S. Nielsen
Let’s say your company decided to implement social collaboration tools to increase productivity and improve skills and knowledge sharing. That means your employees has to change the way they work. But how do you motivate them? Change is always difficult. It never happens without persistence and conflict. Changing habits moves people out of their comfort zone and create fear. That is why I always say that technology is only 20 percent of the job when implementing a social and sharing way of [read] Keywords: collaboration connections ibm application facebook twitter
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New interesting add-ons to IBM Connections
Tue, Aug 6th 2013 6:19a   Arne S. Nielsen
Social Business is getting hotter every day. And new apps appear mostly every day based on the world leading social business platform, IBM Connections. Last year TemboSocial introduced an peer-to-peer recognition add-on for IBM Connections. Now they have made further integrations which also includes polling capabilities even on the IBM Connections mobile app. Here is a couple of screenshots showing how this looks like on an iPad: Filed under: News, Productivity Tagged: IBM Connections, iPad [read] Keywords: connections ibm notes facebook mobile twitter
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Email should be actionable items
Tue, Aug 6th 2013 6:19a   Arne S. Nielsen
…you can’t have a great task management system withour a great email app to go with it that makes email messages “actionable” items. - Michael Sliwinski, founder of the task management system Nozbee Filed under: News, Productivity Tagged: Email, Task Management [read] Keywords: email facebook twitter
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Video: See how to work smart in the cloud
Mon, Aug 5th 2013 6:18a   Arne S. Nielsen
Ever had problems getting control of the progress in your projects? As long as you are the only person involved in the project a simple to-do list will often do the trick. But when a number of people are involved you need something more! Watch this video to learn how SmartCloud for Social Business can help streamline projects across organizational lines with easy-to-use integrated social collaboration capabilities. Filed under: News, Productivity, Social Business, Videos Tagged: IBM SmartClou [read] Keywords: collaboration ibm facebook twitter
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New amazing video on IBM Connections for iPad
Fri, Aug 2nd 2013 6:25a   Arne S. Nielsen
There seem to be no end of amazing stuff you can do with the IBM Connections app for iPad! Just see for yourself! This new amazing video shows a demo of the IBM Connections Mobile app on the iPad and specifically focuses on the new features that were added on the Spring 2012 release. You may dowload the app from AppStore. There is no cost. But, off course, you need a IBM Connections server to connect to. Filed under: News, Social Business, Videos Tagged: IBM Connections, iPad [read] Keywords: connections ibm facebook mobile server twitter
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Here it is: The Anti Creativity Checklist
Thu, Aug 1st 2013 6:18a   Arne S. Nielsen
Here’s a question for you: If you had to come up with an “anti-creativity checklist” for your organization… a checklist guaranteed to stifle imagination, innovation, and out-of-box thinking… a checklist designed specifically for people who want nothing to do with disruptive change… what would your checklist look like? With a wink toward the irreverent, here’s mine. (youngmemoon.com) Filed under: News, Productivity, Social Business, Videos Tagged: Crativity, Poductivit [read] Keywords: facebook twitter
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Amazing video: See the incredible functionalities in IBM Connections for iPad
Wed, Jul 31st 2013 6:16a   Arne S. Nielsen
It is just incredible! IBM is really having both hands on the steering wheel when it comes to development of apps for professionals on handheld devices. Have a look at this video and see for yourself! Filed under: News, Social Business, Videos Tagged: IBM Connections, iPad [read] Keywords: connections ibm development facebook twitter
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Tags not folders – the new way of document organizing!
Tue, Jul 30th 2013 6:12a   Arne S. Nielsen
Organizing documents within folder structures is ingrained in the way we work and think. After all, it is the exact reflection of paper-document organization in cardboard filing folders. However, we are convinced that a central library for document files with tag-based search is the future – not folders. - Anya Schmidt, senior product and project manager at Doo Filed under: News, Productivity Tagged: doo [read] Keywords: facebook twitter
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See how SharePoint lists integrates with IBM Connections
Sat, Jul 27th 2013 7:11a   Arne S. Nielsen
One of the good things with IBM Connections is that you can integrate almost everything into this social collaboration platform. Here is a new demo on how to integrate SharePoint lists into the worlds leading social software for enterprise.  Earlier I have published a video from e-office, the human software organisation, that shows how to integrate documents in Microsoft Office 365 with IBM Connections. If you want to know more about these integrations please contact e-office and ask for Michel [read] Keywords: collaboration connections ibm enterprise facebook microsoft office sharepoint social software twitter
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IBM eats its own dogfood and save piles of money
Thu, Jul 25th 2013 6:15a   Arne S. Nielsen
So it is true that IBM eats its own dog food. Doing that is saving the company for a lot of money  and get them more customer interactions with the help of a private cloud. ZD Net writes: IBM has published an infographic that shows its gains from its private cloud. While being the world’s largest computer company does give it a built-in advantage when it comes to cloud building and management, it’s still worth looking to the IBM example as an inspiration for other, less techy ent [read] Keywords: ibm facebook twitter xml
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L´Oréal makes cloud computing fashionable
Thu, Jul 25th 2013 6:15a   Arne S. Nielsen
Real business is based on knowledge and facts – not on guesswork. That is why fashion company L´Oréal now base their decisions on business analytics solutions from IBM. With the use of data analytics, businesses could predict the future with greater accuracy. This results in lesser wastage, faster turnarounds and improved performance. It affects both top and bottom line. L’Oréal, the world’s largest cosmetics and beauty company, has seen the value of this approach to decision-making [read] Keywords: ibm consulting development enterprise facebook network profile twitter xml
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Wow: IBM Docs with simultaneously editing in real time on an iPad!
Sat, Jul 20th 2013 4:15p   Arne S. Nielsen
You never thought it could be done, but now IBM has done it! Simultaneously document editing in real-time on an iPad! Try that with your Microsoft Office 365! Last week, Forrester cited IBM as a Leader in their File Sharing and Sync Wave. And when you see this video you will understand why. This function beats everything you have seen to date. This is what we call real mobility and real-time productivity! As Luis Benitez, Social Software Product Manager at IBM, writes in his blog: Imagine bein [read] Keywords: connections ibm facebook microsoft office social software twitter
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Video: Summer news in IBM SmartCloud Connections
Fri, Jul 19th 2013 6:15a   Arne S. Nielsen
A bit late, but never too late, to bring some summer news on new functionalities in IBM SmartCloud Connections, the leading social collaboration suite in the cloud! Enjoy the video! Filed under: News, Social Business, Videos Tagged: IBM Connections [read] Keywords: collaboration connections ibm facebook twitter
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Aisana air crash: Social media changes everything
Thu, Jul 18th 2013 12:16a   Arne S. Nielsen
When Asiana Airlines crashed in SFO, the news flew faster through social media than ordinary mass media like radio, tv and newspapers. This shows how important social media has become also for enterprises. These social channels is changing the way we communicate, it influences our behaviour and is a game changer also for how we interact as companies – and influences our decisions and strategies. Our business is becoming a social business – wether we want it or not! Here is a great p [read] Keywords: facebook twitter
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Are you a road warrior? Share your experiences!
Wed, Jul 17th 2013 7:16a   Arne S. Nielsen
Are you one of those road warriors? One of those more or less continously travelling in your job? Then you have a lot of experience to share with my readers! Send me a photo of yourself, a photo of your travel equipment and a description of your job, and your best tips and experiences on how to do your travel as comfortable and productive as possible! Send to this email adress! Filed under: Editor's Comments, News, Productivity Tagged: Productivity, Travel [read] Keywords: email facebook twitter
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Fortune 500: Apple on top, IBM second, Microsoft less profitable.
Wed, Jul 17th 2013 7:16a   Arne S. Nielsen
Fortune has published their Fortune 500 list of the worlds leading companies. This is interesting as most of the companies on top of the list are such companies most of us has never heard of. But what is interesting, to me at least, is to see a comparison of IT companies that is working within the collaboration market and are in he same «league», so to speak. And for me that is companies like Apple, IBM, Microsoft and Google. Apple is now ranked as the 19. biggest company in the world. IBM ran [read] Keywords: collaboration ibm apple facebook google microsoft twitter
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Dutch company grows business thanks to an integrated CRM and Social Business solution
Fri, Jul 12th 2013 6:15a   Arne S. Nielsen
SugarCRM and IBM Connections makes what is known as Social CRM. Even IBM is now rolling out the solution to its more than 400.000 employees. When the dutch company RealConnections wanted to get closer to customers, they looked for a CRM solution with integrated cloud tools for external collaboration. The solution should also offer mobile capabilities and better pricing. And – according to a IBM Case Study – they found it! RealConnections moved from a prior CRM solution to SugarCRM an [read] Keywords: collaboration connections ibm application applications consulting email enterprise facebook instant messaging integration interface iphone laptop linkedin microsoft mobile networking server twitter
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What is Social Content Management? Here is the answer!
Fri, Jul 12th 2013 6:15a   Arne S. Nielsen
Everything get’s social! We already heard about Social Business and understand that it is work, just in a new way. We heard about Social Media and understand it is all about public channels for information and dialogue. Now there is also Social Content Management! Filed under: News Tagged: Content Management, Social_Business [read] Keywords: facebook twitter




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