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Announcing the latest IBM Connections Mail Plug-In Fri, Jul 25th 2014 113
Social Connections: My Take on Making Social Business Critical [Video] Thu, Jul 17th 2014 86
Jabborate Brings Jabber and WebEx into IBM Connections Tue, Jul 15th 2014 125
Press Coverage on the IBM Connections 5.0 Release Mon, Jul 14th 2014 160
IBM Connections is Now Available in the IBM Cloud marketplace Wed, Jul 2nd 2014 149
IBM Ranked as Leader in the 2014 Aragon Research Globe for Enterprise Social Software Tue, Jul 1st 2014 132
IBM Connections 5.0 Is Ready for Download Thu, Jun 26th 2014 188
Embarking in a Social Business Transformation? Check Out These Storyboards to Drive a Culture Shift Wed, May 14th 2014 739
IBM Positioned as a Leader in the 2013 Magic Quadrant for Social Software in the Workplace Mon, Sep 16th 2013 483
Let's recap IBM Connections at IBM Connect 2014 Fri, Feb 14th 2014 460
From Adoption to Adaptation, from Enablement into Engagement - The Upcoming Luis Suarez Masterclass Wed, Jun 4th 2014 449
Announcing IBM Connections 4.5 IFR2: Advanced content editing for all! Tue, Feb 11th 2014 410
The Code Behind My IBM Connect 2014 Keynote Demo - Part 2 Thu, Feb 6th 2014 404
I'm going to Social Connections VI - The IBM Connections User Group Tue, Mar 4th 2014 396
The Code Behind My IBM Connect 2014 Keynote Demo Wed, Feb 5th 2014 388
The Code Behind My IBM Connect 2014 Keynote Demo - Part 3 Fri, Feb 7th 2014 353
The Code Behind My IBM Connect 2014 Keynote Demo - Part 4 Mon, Feb 10th 2014 341
How Social Business Tools Can Help In Disaster Situations
Remember how last week
I mentioned that IBM is actively looking at documenting success stories of organizations that are embracing social software ? Well, here's another one that I wanted to highlight. This is a great story of how social business tools can help in disaster situations such as the earthquake that occurred last year in Haiti. I think it's also a great example of how non-profit organizations can leverage social business platforms.
Colleagues in Care turned to IBM's social business in the cloud capabilities to build a social network of doctors, where each doctor could highlight their skills. That way doctors could be matched to the needs of a particular situation, thereby getting the most value out of the available resources.
This is where
LotusLive comes into play. Take a peek at this 4 minute video and let me know what you think. VIDEO
Great story, right? Go ahead and share it!
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Recent Blog Posts
Announcing the latest IBM Connections Mail Plug-In
Fri, Jul 25th 2014 6:13a Luis Benitez Today, IBM Connections Mail gets an update. If you don't know what IBM Connections Mail, let's catch you up. IBM Connections Mail provides a simple and compelling way to perform essential email and calendaring tasks right from IBM Connections.
This is particularly useful as you can process your inbox with minimal context switching. According to McKinsey, when users switch from one task to another, it really affects productivity. Therefore, by keeping context switching to a minimum, you [read] Keywords: calendaring
Social Connections: My Take on Making Social Business Critical [Video]
Thu, Jul 17th 2014 6:12a Luis Benitez Last month, I attended the IBM Connections User Group meeting in Prague. Speaking of which, if you missed it, then don't worry! Social Connections VII has been announced and it's happening in November 13-14 in Stockholm. Registration remains free so go and register now. Hey, you can probably even combine it with a weekend ski trip.
Now back to Prague. While I was there, I met with the local team to discuss social business and my recommendations on how to make social business critica [read] Keywords: collaboration
Jabborate Brings Jabber and WebEx into IBM Connections
Tue, Jul 15th 2014 6:12a Luis Benitez This is one of those cases were timing couldn't have been better. Just a few days ago someone was asking me about the possibility to integrate Cisco's Jabber and WebEx with the market leading social collaboration platform IBM Connections.
Anyway, then as I was catching up with my feeds I ran into a new presentation from Jabborate. Don't you just love it when knowledge comes to you instead of you having to go out and search for it?
So here's the deal. There are 3 types of integration [read] Keywords: collaboration
Press Coverage on the IBM Connections 5.0 Release
Mon, Jul 14th 2014 8:11a Luis Benitez If you've been out for a while, it's time to catch up.
First, take a look at our new Social page at IBM.com: http://ibm.com/social . It got a makeover last week to find the right solution based on your needs
Additionally, I've been collecting news clippings about the stories and coverage so far on the IBM Connections 5.0 release. I haven't captured everything but here's some highlights for you to check out. Maybe there's some that you haven't seen so you can use these to share [read] Keywords: collaboration
IBM Connections is Now Available in the IBM Cloud marketplace
Wed, Jul 2nd 2014 7:11a Luis Benitez As just communicated in the press release a few minutes ago, IBM Connections is now available in the IBM Cloud marketplace. Here's the direct link in case you want to check it out.
The press release sums up the latest release of IBM Connections which is now available for download (in case you want to run it on premises) or in the cloud.
One of the highlights that we want to call out is the continued growth that we see in our ecosystem. For example, using our latest APIs and SDK, ISVs (in [read] Keywords: collaboration
IBM Ranked as Leader in the 2014 Aragon Research Globe for Enterprise Social Software
Tue, Jul 1st 2014 6:12a Luis Benitez And the great news keep piling up on the heels of the IBM Connections 5.0 rollout.
The latest to hit the wire is that IBM Connections has been ranked as a Leader in the Aragon Research Globe for Enterprise Social Software. This is in addition to the Forrester Wave report where IBM came out as a leader in the Enterprise Social Software Wave a couple of weeks back and the news that IBM Connections continues to be the market leader in enterprise social software !
According to their announce [read] Keywords: collaboration
IBM Connections 5.0 Is Ready for Download
Thu, Jun 26th 2014 6:11a Luis Benitez I just got confirmation that IBM Connections 5.0 is now ready for download ! This has been quite an exciting quarter as we've been building up to this day ever since I published the trailer back in April.
When I initially joined the product management team we were just launching IBM Connections 3.0.1. I was then managing another component of the platform. As time went by, I started to influence more of the platform and with this release, it was the first time that I was completely invol [read] Keywords: connections
Download the New IBM Connections 5.0 Desktop Plugins
Fri, Jun 20th 2014 11:11a Luis Benitez The new IBM Connections Desktop plug-ins for Microsoft Windows have just been released to our app catalog.
There's a couple of things that I would like to call out here. First, IBM Connections 5.0 will be available for download next week. This is the first time that we have released the desktop plugins before the actual new server code is available. This is because the new desktop plugin also adds new features even if you are not using 5.0.
Second, this is yet another simultaneous release [read] Keywords: connections
A Little About IBM Connections 5.0 and File Sync
Wed, Jun 18th 2014 6:17a Luis Benitez Now that we have officially announced IBM Connections 5.0 I wanted to take some time and talk about one of the top new features in this release: enterprise file sync and share. Also, if you haven't seen it yet, check out Suzanne Livingston's blog from yesterday where she talks about the new external collaboration features of IBM Connections 5.0. This is a capability that we've had available in our cloud for a while and now we are making it available to our on-prem customers.
IBM Connection [read] Keywords: collaboration
Announcing IBM Connections 5.0
Tue, Jun 17th 2014 6:11a Luis Benitez I'm in Prague today enjoying the Social Connections VI event meeting and talking and learning from the IBM Connections User Group.
The timing couldn't have been better for this event. That's because today we are announcing IBM Connections 5.0 and that's just a week after IBM Connections came out as a leader in the latest Forrester Wave. The announcement letter has been posted here if you want to take a look. Basically, it says that the software will be available for download on June 26t [read] Keywords: connections