As seen in our team blog, check out Heidi Ambler, IBM's Director for Social Software Product Management (and my boss), discussing:
What it means to be a social business
The trend on how business processes are changing
How business achieve business value by becoming a social business
Tools that help companies become a social business
What it takes to become a Social Business and how to start planning your own transformation.
You may remember that Heidi and I presented at SXSW and you may have even seen our video interview with the team from developerWorks. So here's another quick video (5 minutes) that I recommend you view, especially if you are trying to figure out how to leverage social networks for better business outcomes:
Reminder: IBM Connect 2014 Early Bird Discount Ends Tomorrow
Thu, Dec 12th 2013 8:11a Luis Benitez As I mentioned yesterday, tomorrow is the last day to take advantage of the Early Bird discount for IBM Connect 2014.
If you are wondering about which sessions we'll be presenting, you can use the Session Preview tool and look at the 320+ sessions that are happening (including my 2 sessions which are already in your agenda, right?). Half of those are specifically related to social!
Moreover, what you'll find is not only a great list of session topics and abstracts, but the best IBM, cu [read] Keywords: collaboration
It's a Date - I'm going to IBM Connect 2014
Wed, Dec 11th 2013 7:11a Luis Benitez A couple of days ago, I got confirmation that I'm going to be going to IBM Connect 2014 ! We are about 6 weeks away to start IBM Connect 2014, the premier social business conference. Earlier this morning I completed the registration process and booked my hotel. My level of excitement is extremely high!!!! I can't wait to start 2014.
At IBM Connect 2014, I'll be presenting two sessions:
What's New and Coming in IBM Connections - I'll get the opportunity to present the roadmap for IB [read] Keywords: collaboration
Announcing IBM Connections Suite 4.5.1 - Get it now!
Tue, Oct 22nd 2013 8:02a Luis Benitez Today, I'm happing to announce the latest release of the IBM Connections Suite, IBM's social collaboration platform. The IBM Connections Suite provides a single offering that organizations can deploy to build a powerful intranet, become more agile and create competitive business value.
The latest update released today adds many more collaboration features to provide a top notch experience for users. For example, teammates can work together and align on business objectives in real time using in [read] Keywords: collaboration
Announcing the IBM FIle Viewer for IBM Connections
Thu, Oct 10th 2013 5:15p Luis Benitez Looking desperately for that important file? Don't want to download files unnecessarily just to see if it has the content that you need.
Today, that problem is gone. We have just made available a high-fidelity file viewer for all IBM Connections customers. As you may know, this was already available to Connections customers in the cloud and IBM Docs customers on premises. Today, all IBM Connections customers have access to a high-fidelity filer viewer.
The viewer allows you to see the entire c [read] Keywords: connections