Message about Ascendant Acquisition to Valued Customers & IBM Colleagues
Mon, Mar 26th 2012 5:09p Ascendant Technology We wanted to take this moment offer some additional details on the recently announced Avnet acquisition of Ascendant.
It will be business as usual for Ascendant, as we will continue to invest in helping our clients and partners realize and achieve business value through IBM technologies and solutions. Ascendant will operate as an entity of Avnet, and retain our full software and services delivery capabilities.
Ascendant has been growing at very healthy rates year after year, both through d [read] Keywords: ibm
Lotusphere 2012 #ls12hunt clues!
Sun, Jan 15th 2012 6:09p Ascendant Technology Hey Lotusphere attendees! We’re having a great time at the beach party but whew, these drinks are pretty strong. Do you mind if I share a few #ls12 hunt tips with you? Of course you don’t….
Monday at 9am EST
Find @mikeostrowski – ask him what his favorite Lotusphere moment is – then tweet it to win an orange iPod shuffle. #ls12hunt #ls12
Monday 3:30pm EST
What’s @imabufflo’s up to? First to tweet us a photo of him in action & we’ll hook you up with an orange [read] Keywords: lotusphere
Bridging the Research/Practice Gap at the Forrester Content and Collaboration Forum
Fri, Sep 16th 2011 8:09a Ascendant Technology Next week I will be representing Ascendant at the Forrester Research Content and Collaboration Forum. The forum will explore the future of collaboration, the mobile workplace, and trends in mobile collaboration and content strategies.
Why does Ascendant participate in forums like this? We do it to bridge the gap between research and practice that exists for many of our clients. While good collaboration research exists, it is often hard to consume it. It’s also a challenge to apply it to th [read] Keywords: collaboration
Envisioning Experience at UPA 2011
Wed, Jun 29th 2011 10:09p Ascendant Technology This year, I embraced the opportunity to present a one-hour session entitled “Envisioning Experience” at the Usability Professionals’ Association (UPA) International Conference 2011 in Atlanta with fellow UPA Presenter Maggie Reilly. During this session, we explored the process of visualization for user experience including a survey of tools for visualization and when to use them.
So, what is visualization exactly?
We leverage visualization to “see” a potential solution before we sp [read] Keywords: development
Atech Launches ACE Training Program
Sat, Apr 9th 2011 9:12p Ascendant Technology The Ascendant Center for Excellence is now open! On March 14, Atech launched the ACE program intended to provide training programs, which cover all of Atech’s business units (DBS, PMO, Rational, Social Business, Portals, eCommerce, ISG) and soft skills like how to be a consultant.
The base program lasts eight to twelve weeks, students are invited to spend an additional two to three months on project monitoring and shadowing. The next semester of the ACE program will begin July 11. We are cur [read] Keywords: ibm
Take Ownership of Your Health with Technology
Fri, Feb 11th 2011 12:56p Ascendant Technology Today there are many companies building tools to better manage health. One can enter daily calorie count on a mobile app, access healthcare maps and information through a variety of websites and join like-minded health communities. Even with all those options there’s still a missing ingredient in today’s online consumer healthcare experiences: engagement. Here at Ascendant, we want consumers at the center of designing their own healthcare outcomes. It sounds funny to say this, but like [read] Keywords: ibm
Happy Social Media Week
Mon, Feb 7th 2011 9:46a Ascendant Technology I’m excited to announce that I am one of the contenders in the Social Media Week’s Social Strategy Cage Match: Offense vs Defense, hosted by KickApps. On Tuesday, Feb 8 from 6-8pm, I will join the interactive debate on which social media strategy is best: offensive or defensive. My potential teammates and opponents include:
Brian Morrissey (MODERATOR) – Digital Editor, AdWeek
David Berkowitz – Senior Director of Emerging Media & Innovation, 360i
Ian Schafer – CEO, Deep Focu [read] Keywords: twitter
Get Social with Ted Schadler
Thu, Feb 3rd 2011 12:24p Ascendant Technology Ted Schadler, coauthor of Empowered and Forrester VP & Principal Analyst, offers viewers a glimpse in to his concept of transforming business through empowering employees. Visit our blog next week for a special announcement from Ascendant Technology & Ted Schadler. Get Social with Ted Schadler from Ascendant Technology on Vimeo. [read] Keywords: twitter
It Was Only a Few Days Ago That We Were Kicking Off Lotusphere
Thu, Feb 3rd 2011 9:29a Ascendant Technology It’s hard to believe that it’s Thursday, February 3 - the last day of Lotusphere. Time has passed so quickly but we’ve had a great time connecting with our Lotus family. We hope that you will stay in touch. We can’t wait to reconnect at next year’s show. Lotusphere 2011 Kick-Off with Jim Deters from Ascendant Technology on Vimeo. Lotusphere 2011 Wrap-Up with Jim Deters from Ascendant Technology on Vimeo. [read] Keywords: lotus