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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.

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Check It Out -- New IBM Connections Features Available in Cloud
Mon, Nov 24th 2014 5:12a   Luis Benitez
Over the weekend, IBM rolled out new features to IBM Connections Social Cloud, the market-leading enterprise social collaboration platform. In this month's release (if you are wondering, we'll skip updates in December because of the holidays so the next release will be in January), you'll find capabilities that the community has been asking for in the IBM Connections ideation area. Our team put together a presentation so that you can see the new capabilities (see below) and here are [read] Keywords: collaboration connections ibm lotus community enterprise firefox mac mobile twitter
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IBM Connections File Sync Plug-In for the Mac Is Now Available
Thu, Nov 20th 2014 12:11p   Luis Benitez
While #IBMVerse 's ability to drive a #NewWayToWork has taken the spotlight this week, there's more goodies to talk about today. First, we are in the midst of rolling out some cool new features to our cloud. One of the biggest new capabilities being rolled out is that today, is the day that IBM Connections Social Cloud customers can start using file sharing and sync from their Mac desktops / laptops. This was something I had announced was coming earlier in the year when I had a chance to [read] Keywords: connections ibm lotus community desktop laptop mac microsoft mobile office outlook server twitter
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Earlier this year, I had the opportunity to be part of the unveiling of IBM Mail Next at IBM Connect 2014? Now it's time to get your hands on it! Below is a copy of the webcast invite so you can check out the latest details on how to be an early adopter and all the latest integration into IBM Connections, IBM's market-leading enterprise social collaboration platform. See you there! Every day, emails flood our inbox: tasks are left undone, messages go unanswered, and meetings overwhelm [read] Keywords: collaboration connections ibm desktop email enterprise integration interface mobile twitter
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How To Take Notes While Mobile With the IBM Connections iPad App
Tue, Oct 21st 2014 10:12a   Luis Benitez
As I get ready to go to IBM Insight next week it occurred to me that it's good timing to talk about a question that I've gotten recently. Specifically, some colleagues have been asking about a way to take notes while traveling for a customer meeting or industry conference. The way I do it is with the IBM Connections iPad app. In the demo below, you'll see how to start creating a note from scratch. One of my favorite capabilities is that you can co-edit with multiple people at the same ti [read] Keywords: connections ibm notes apple mobile security taking notes
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How To Move Jive Content to IBM Connections
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IBM Connections 5.0 CR1 Is Now Available
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Hootsuite Now Integrates with IBM Connections Social Cloud
Wed, Oct 15th 2014 8:12a   Luis Benitez
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Mon, Oct 13th 2014 6:12a   Luis Benitez
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Google Hangout Replay: A Social Business, Cloud, Mobile and IBM Connections Conversation
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