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Does $1B make mobile mainstream?
Jonathan Distad    

The New York Times had a nice article about the purchase of Instagram by Facebook for $1Billion.  Whether you think its worth it or not, it begs a bigger question – especially for the larger enterprise community.  Does that make mobile mainstream?  This purchase didn’t kickstart the mobile revolution but for a lot of IT and business leaders, this might have validated their working assumptions and budget bets for 2012/13.  The enterprise IT conversation will revolve around a few items which are clearly being validated by the marketplace:

  • Mobile is no longer a long-pole bet – it is usually the impetus for portal/social upgrades
  • Social business is in three very prominent places in the enterprise
    • Kick starting internal social networks
    • migrating mature communities to the external stakeholders
    • the bleed of external social and internal social – you need a strategy
  • Gamification or other adoption drivers are key to the short AND long term success of social communities
  • Social portals are now the norm
  • Location and presence will play a larger role with the dispersion of the modern workforce – enter true unified communications

You will see some or all of the above possibly start and live on mobile-only platforms like Instagram and Foursquare.  This is going to be a bigger bone to toss because companies are just starting to wrap their heads around the BYOD (bring your own device) concept or supporting multiple forms of employee/stakeholder mobile expectations.  Another move is the moving of the above onto private hosting environments.  This will make the big boys (IBM, MS, Oracle, etc) have to rethink their licensing models to deal with bursts and valleys of CPU’s.  All in all its the natural movement of IT.  Albeit, the movement is much, much faster than most people have come to get accustomed to in the past 4-6 years.  We are in a tech burst (sans bubble) and everyone is just trying to stay afloat.  This is just the beginning.

 



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Consumer Engagement at Florida Blue with IBM Digital Experience
Tue, Jul 22nd 2014 5:13p   Mark Polly
Glenn Kline of Perficient and Phani Kanakala from Florida Blue presented a case study of how Florida Blue, Florida’s largest healthcare payer, uses IBM Digital Experience to engage consumers.  Florida Blue’s mission is “To improve the health and well-being of Floridians and their communities”.  This really is a good reason to engage customers. Florida Blue has been using IBM Digital Experience platforms since 2008.  Every year Florida Blue added new features and new si [read] Keywords: agent ibm application applications mobile properties server websphere websphere portal
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IBM Digital Experience in the Cloud: New Options and Capabilities
Tue, Jul 22nd 2014 4:12p   Mark Polly
Tony Higham and Paul Kelsey spoke about deploying IBM Digital Experience on both an on-premise and public cloud.  There are 5 properties of the cloud generally recognized in the market.  IBM is fully supporting each of theses properties: On-demand & Self Service – its there when you need it Broad Network Access – a global network with fast access from any device Resource Pooling – customers share computing resources at some level.  IBM is not really embracing shared har [read] Keywords: ibm application database network properties security websphere websphere portal
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Integrating IBM Digital Experience and Microsoft SharePoint
Tue, Jul 22nd 2014 12:12p   Mark Polly
Jason Cornell spoke at the IBM Digital Experience Conference about how well IBM Digital Experience software integrates with SharePoint. When IBM talks about integration with SharePoint, its usually how to display SharePoint content or apps within WebSphere Portal. There are a bunch of ways that IBM has enabled out-of-the-box integration with SharePoint: IBM has Web Application Bridge to pull in SharePoint sites, libraries, lists, wikis, blogs, announcements and so on.  The Bridge displays cont [read] Keywords: calendaring ibm ldd lotus application applications exchange exchange integration microsoft portlet sharepoint sql websphere websphere portal wiki
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IBM Digital Experience Conf: Developing Portlets Using JQuery
Tue, Jul 22nd 2014 10:12a   Glenn Kline
jQuery is one of the most pervasive scripting libraries in use today. The session “Developing Portlets Using Javascript and JQuery for Engaging Digital Experiences” by Stephan Hesmer, Web 2.0 Architect, IBM and  Jaspreet Singh, Rational Tools Architect, IBM provided good insight as to how to leverage jQuery in IBM WebSphere Portal. First, a couple of key statistics to indicate why this is important and cannot be ignored: 57.5% of websites use jQuery. jQuery has a 93% marketshare. [read] Keywords: ibm ajax application applications css dojo java javascript mobile portlet properties web 2.0 websphere websphere portal widgets
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IBM Digital Experience Conf: Marketing Integration
Mon, Jul 21st 2014 5:12p   Mark Polly
Rob Enright, a Digital Experience Strategist with IBM spoke about integrating Marketing Management with IBM Digital Experiences.  Customer expectations are soaring, yet it takes time to build your digital experience to keep up or even get ahead of those expectations. Here are several themes IBM is focusing on: “Insight to Action” with a few clicks – this will require more and more automation of the Manage omni-channel campaigns that are coordinated across the channel.  This [read] Keywords: ibm integration portlet
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IBM Digital Experience Conf: IBM Web Content Manager Patterns
Mon, Jul 21st 2014 1:13p   Mark Polly
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IBM XGX – What’s New in WebSphere Portal and IBM WCM 8.5
Mon, Jul 21st 2014 1:13p   Glenn Kline
Rob Will, chief architect for WebSphere Portal, once again gave a great presentation at IBM’s Digital Experience Conference 2014.  The focus was on the new capabilities delivered in the last year. The focus of the digital experience suite has been to provide a framework with tools and services to be able to deliver a great digital experience.  The focus has shifted from IT building the solutions to the line of business being able to own and deliver content and services themselves.  The [read] Keywords: connections ibm ajax application applications css development dojo mac mobile portlet profile security server websphere websphere portal
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IBM Digital Experience Conf 2014: Stephen Power’s View
Mon, Jul 21st 2014 11:12a   Mark Polly
Forrester’s Stephen Power spoke about transforming digital strategy. Stephen is Vice President at Forrester and covers the Digital Experience market.  He started by talking about the age of the customer and how we got to this point (customer centricity per Gary Dolsen).  Preceding the age of the customer was Age of Manufacturing, Age of Distribution and the Age of iInformation.  Starting in 2010, he suggests that the Age of Customer started. Complexity is increasing in the Age of the Cu [read] Keywords: ibm
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IBM Digital Experience 2014: Opening Session with Doug Geiger
Mon, Jul 21st 2014 10:13a   Mark Polly
Doug Geiger is IBM’s VP for Development for Digital Experience.  He talks about the new features available in IBM Digital Experience 8.5: New Authoring toolbar to make content creation easier BrightCove integration to publish steaming video to the BrightCove distribution network Multi-channel delivery with IBM Worklight – everything is multi-channel out of the box Portlet development now is easier by allowing non-java developers to create rich portlets using: Digital Data Connect [read] Keywords: collaboration ibm application development integration java javascript network portlet
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IBM Digital Experience Conference 2014: Opening with Gary Dolsen
Mon, Jul 21st 2014 10:13a   Mark Polly
IBM’s Digital Experience Conference got underway today in Anaheim.  For those that have followed IBM WebSphere Portal in the past, Digital Experience is a really set of individual point products that include WebSphere Portal, Web Content Manager, Forms, etc. If you have really, really followed IBM’s portal you will probably know Larry Bowden as the long-time leader and builder of the IBM WebSphere Portal brand.  Larry has recently retired from IBM and Gary Dolsen has taken over th [read] Keywords: ibm mobile websphere websphere portal




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