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Social Connections VI: Five reasons to attend
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Last Call for Social Connections VI Abstracts
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Social Connections VI venue and dates announced! Register now!
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Social Connections VI agenda announced!
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Announcing the keynote speaker for Social Connections VI!
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Sponsor Highlight: Kudos Badges
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TagItOn… Luis Suarez masterclass – ‘From Adoption to Adaptation, From Enablement into Engagement’
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A bonus for those attending Social Connections V: ‘Doing Business with IBM Connections’ Masterclass with Michael Sampson
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Masterclass – We have a winner!
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Sponsor Highlight: DNS a.s.
Wed, Apr 16th 2014 4:20a   Stuart McIntyre
During the lead up to the Social Connections VI event in Prague in June, the team will be highlighting each of our valued sponsors in turn.  We are delighted to have their support  - without it we really couldn’t deliver this event and offer the completely no-fee attendance that we do. We are excited to announce a new gold-level sponsor for Social Connections:  DNS a.s. DNS is a value-added distributor (VAD) of IT technologies based in Prague, Czech Republic. DNS works with more than 30 [read] Keywords: collaboration connections ibm lotus development twitter
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TagItOn… Luis Suarez masterclass – ‘From Adoption to Adaptation, From Enablement into Engagement’
Tue, Apr 15th 2014 3:14a   Stuart McIntyre
As many of you will be aware by now, Social Connections VI takes place on 16th/17th June in the beautiful city of Prague in the Czech Republic. The team have just announced the agenda and speakers for the event, and have been highlighting a number of our sponsors over the past couple of weeks.  It is shaping up to be an ‘exceptional social experience’! We know that many attendees, speakers and sponsors will be travelling from a distance to attend the event (we already have regis [read] Keywords: collaboration connections ibm email enterprise
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Social Connections VI agenda announced!
Mon, Apr 14th 2014 2:02a   Stuart McIntyre
Today, we are proud to announce the agenda for the upcoming Social Connections VI event in Prague on 16th and 17th of June. Featuring a record 44 sessions over two days, we think this is more than likely the most comprehensive IBM Connections-focused event ever. In fact, the team received so many awesome session abstracts, we had to schedule a fourth room to allow us to accept more sessions than we otherwise could. Even then, we were forced to reject a few that we’d have loved to see ourse [read] Keywords: administration connections ibm community development enterprise mobile networking
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Social Connections VI: Five reasons to attend
Tue, Apr 8th 2014 9:12a   Brian O'Neill
Social Connections VI is less than 70 days away and I’m personally getting very excited for the conference.  I’ve got June 16th and 17th circled on my calendar in bright red! People have asked me “What is Social Connections?”  and “Why should I attend?”; so I wanted to share five of my top reasons why I’m attending Social Connections VI.  As an IBM Champion and being on the Social Connections team, some might say I’m a little biased…but, [read] Keywords: connections ibm community facebook google linkedin network twitter
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Sponsor Highlight: Infoware
Fri, Apr 4th 2014 1:12p   Brian O'Neill
During the lead up to the Social Connections VI event in Prague in June, the team will be highlighting each of our valued sponsors in turn.  We are delighted to have their support  - without it we really couldn’t deliver this event and offer the completely no-fee attendance that we do. We are happy to announce our next sponsor.  Back again for another year of sponsoring Social Connections and this year as a Gold sponsor:  Infoware Solutions Infoware – your Social Business Knowledge [read] Keywords: administration collaboration connections ibm
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Sponsor Highlight: FRITZ & MACZIOL
Thu, Apr 3rd 2014 8:50a   Brian O'Neill
During the lead up to the Social Connections VI event in Prague in June, the team will be highlighting each of our valued sponsors in turn.  We are delighted to have their support  - without it we really couldn’t deliver this event and offer the completely no-fee attendance that we do. We are very excited to announce our Budweiser-level sponsor for this event and the sponsor of our speakers and sponsors reception:  FRITZ & MACZIOL Since its first release in 2007, FRITZ & MACZIO [read] Keywords: administration collaboration connections ibm quickr application applications community consulting database development integration linkedin password profile server websphere websphere portal




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Last Call for Social Connections VI Abstracts
Thu, Mar 27th 2014 7:11p   Brian O'Neill
Planning has kicked into high gear for our sixth event and many of the pieces are falling into place nicely. We are really excited with the location we’ve selected in the heart of Prague. We already have over 100 people registered for the event. The first round of abstracts have been submitted and we have a lot of great speakers and sessions to pick from to fill the agenda. With this years event expanding to one and a half days, we have a little extra room for more sessions and we wanted t [read] Keywords: administration connections ibm development integration security widgets
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Sponsor Highlight: Kudos Badges
Fri, Mar 7th 2014 3:28a   Stuart McIntyre
During the lead up to the Social Connections VI event in Prague in June, the team will be highlighting each of our valued sponsors in turn.  We are delighted to have their support  - without it we really couldn’t deliver this event and offer the completely no-fee attendance that we do. So first out of the blocks, we have the Gold-level sponsor that is travelling over 10,000 miles from Australia to be at the event… Kudos Suite for IBM Connections by ISW The Kudos Suite is designed [read] Keywords: connections ibm community enterprise
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Announcing the keynote speaker for Social Connections VI!
Mon, Feb 24th 2014 9:29a   Stuart McIntyre
The team are thrilled to announce that the keynote speaker will be… First some clues… This man is a: Product Manager Demo God Blogger Community Advocate All-round Connections Guru Got it yet? Yes, we can publicly declare that the keynote session at Social Connections VI will be delivered by IBM’s Luis Benitez: I am a Social Software Product Manager at IBM and an Social Business/Enterprise 2.0 enthusiast who simply loves the whole concept of innovating. I help companies unders [read] Keywords: connections ibm blogger community development enterprise social software
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Social Connections VI venue and dates announced! Register now!
Thu, Feb 13th 2014 3:53a   Stuart McIntyre
London, Cardiff, Dublin, Amsterdam, Zürich… Social Connections has certainly spread its wings over the past 2.5 years… So, where next for the IBM Connections and Social Business user group? Here’s some clues: Yes, that’s right, Social Connections is headed for the beautiful and historic city of Prague in the Czech Republic! What’s more, we’ll be bigger and better than ever… It will be our first ever two-day event, starting at 12pm on Monday 16th June [read] Keywords: connections ibm networking
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Social Connections VI – the next chapter…
Fri, Sep 20th 2013 12:10a   Stuart McIntyre
Social Connections V was a blast!  Beautiful city (Zurich), great turnout (180), fabulous sessions (26), wonderful sponsors (10) and much much more besides…  We still have lots of great content and photos to share from the event, so look out for those over the next few weeks as the team recover from their post-event stresses and strains and plan for the next event.Next event?!Yep, you heard it right… We’ll be back for yet another fantastic Social Business and IBM Connections user group v [read] Keywords: connections ibm community email linkedin networking skype twitter
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Masterclass – We have a winner!
Tue, Jun 11th 2013 1:18p   Femke Goedhart
Last week we announced that we would be raffling off one free seat to the ‘Doing Business with IBM Connections‘ Masterclass by Michael Sampson among all people signed up to the Social Connections event by June 7th. Today we can announce that the lucky winner is Ms Marie-Christine Schindler from Zurich, Switzerland!The winners of the 50% discount for a masterclass seat are: Gina Battye from the UK and Siegfried Lautenbacher and Yvan Cainzos from Switzerland.Congratulations to all winn [read] Keywords: connections ibm
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Social Connections V – Less than four weeks to go!
Mon, Jun 3rd 2013 9:17a   Stuart McIntyre
We’re into the home straight!  Social Connections V takes place at the end of this month, and it’s full steam ahead as the team pulls together the last of the logistics, prints banners and brochures, confirms bookings for buses and dinners, orders beer for the SpeedSponsoring and much more!  Whilst we still have a few spaces available, registration is fast filling up, so if you’d like to attend this fantastic event in the beautiful city of Zurich, there really is no time like [read] Keywords: collaboration connections ibm widget
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A bonus for those attending Social Connections V: ‘Doing Business with IBM Connections’ Masterclass with Michael Sampson
Thu, May 2nd 2013 3:06a   Stuart McIntyre
As many of you will already be aware, Social Connections V takes place on 28th June in the beautiful city of Zurich, Switzerland.  As has become the format for these events, we have three very full tracks of great Social Business and IBM Connections content, including business, technical and case study tracks, more than 25 great sessions from the best speakers around (the final agenda will be published this week), and some fantastic social and networking opportunities too!  Once again, this ev [read] Keywords: collaboration connections ibm networking
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A summer evening at the lake – Social Connections V evening program announced
Thu, Apr 11th 2013 8:17a   Femke Goedhart
As with every Social Connections event we aim to offer not just a day program full of interesting en enlightening sessions but also a ‘social’ evening program. A moment after a hectic and busy day to bring participants and speakers together to sit down and continue the conversations of the day while enjoying some of the stunning local scenery and cuisine.It always depends on the available funds and sponsorships if we can actually organize this but due to our Evening sponsor WebGate w [read] Keywords: connections ibm email
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Curious about the Social Connections V sessions line-up? Here’s a sneak peek!
Wed, Apr 3rd 2013 7:15a   Femke Goedhart
After announcing Heidi Ambler and Michael Sampson as our fantastic Keynote speakers for the IBM Connections user group event in Zurich on June 28th it’s time to lift just a little bit more of the covers of what you can expect this June. As abstract submission is still open we can’t disclose the full program yet but as the number of great sessions that have been entered is so big already we decided to give you a little sneak peek of some of them to wet your appetiteFirst of all, in th [read] Keywords: administration collaboration connections ibm xpages database development java javascript
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Social Connections V – Keynote speakers announced!
Fri, Mar 8th 2013 11:13a   Stuart McIntyre
The Social Connections organising committee are delighted to be in a position to announce the two (yes, two!) keynote speakers for our next event in Zurich, Switzerland to be held on Friday, 28th June 2013. Opening the event will be the fantastic Heidi Ambler, Director of Social Computing at IBM, presenting her perspective on the latest and greatest news on IBM Connections and the new Connections Content Manager solution. Heidi is a long-time Loti (joining the organisation in 1991), and has prev [read] Keywords: collaboration connections ibm notes
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Call for abstracts for Social Connections V
Thu, Feb 14th 2013 3:09p   Femke Goedhart
Now IBM Connect is over and everyone is eagerly awaiting the upcoming IBM Connections 4.5 release, the preparations for Social Connections V are in full swing. With a fantastic location in beautiful Zurich and already a good number of people signed up from over all over it promises to be a great event. Our last event in Amsterdam was maxed out with over 200 registrations and had people attending from over 16 different countries and we are expecting a similar turnout for Zurich in June! Talks are [read] Keywords: administration connections ibm community development integration security widgets
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Social Connections V goes Swiss!
Tue, Jan 22nd 2013 9:00a   Femke Goedhart
After much deliberation, we are delighted to announce the location for Social Connections V!! The international and independent IBM Connections user group will be visiting beautiful Zurich, Switzerland on June 28th 2013! IBM Switzerland has graciously offered us the use of their IBM Forum and it already promises to be a busy day. Sponsors are being lined up as we speak and abstract submissions are open for speakers interested in speaking at this wonderful event. As at our previous events we will [read] Keywords: administration connections ibm development
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Social Connections V
Fri, Jan 18th 2013 5:12a   Stuart McIntyre
As you’ll have no doubt heard, Social Connections IV in Amsterdam at the tail end of 2012 was a massive success… Almost 200 attendees, three tracks of amazing speakers and sessions, speed-sponsoring, evening reception by the canal and much more. Never a team to rest on our laurels, we’re already putting the finishing touches to our plans for 2013. Once again, we’ll have two events during the year, one in the Summer and another in November. We are delighted to announce tha [read] Keywords: connections ibm
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And with the 180th registration, Social Connections IV is… full!
Tue, Nov 13th 2012 12:49p   Stuart McIntyre
With 2.5 weeks to until Social Connections IV in Amsterdam, we are sold out, maxed, full, stuffed! Despite a 80% larger capacity than we’ve ever had before, the hordes of customers and partners that are interested in Social Business and IBM Connections promise to fill the IBM Forum to capacity. What a great validation of both the passion of the BeNeLux community and of interest in the platform. Keep following this blog and the hashtag #soccnx for all the build up and coverage on the day [read] Keywords: connections ibm community twitter
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Social Connections IV – just 7 places remaining!
Thu, Nov 8th 2012 1:35a   Stuart McIntyre
As I’m sure you’re aware by now, Social Connections IV is less than a month away! Taking place in Amsterdam on 30th November 2012, this is the fourth meeting of the IBM Connections user group. With a stellar cast of presenters, the agenda is packed with must-see sessions, there’s plenty of opportunity to network with some of the most innovative Connections customers and partners, we are speed-sponsoring at the end of the day, and there is a great evening reception planned as we [read] Keywords: connections ibm community network widget
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Social Connections IV is just 6 weeks away
Fri, Oct 26th 2012 10:10a   Sharon Bellamy
I can not believe it has come round again so quickly, in 6 short weeks the Social Connections user group hits Amsterdam. On the 30th of November the IBM Forum will be invaded with IBM Connections users, developers, managers and administrators! We are expecting people from across the globe with some even traveling as far as Russia, the US and Australia to hear our amazing speakers. Joining our keynote speaker Mr Christopher Crummey (IBM) are an incredible list of 30 speakers from IBM, business p [read] Keywords: collaboration connections ibm development office
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Announcing the keynote speaker for Social Connections IV
Wed, Oct 3rd 2012 6:16a   Sharon Bellamy
We are pleased to announce the keynote speaker for Social Connections IV will be Chris Crummey. Chris is the World Wide Executive Director of Sales for IBM’s Social Business and Exceptional Web Experience solutions with in IBM Software Group. He leads a global team of thought leaders in the areas of Social Business & Exceptional Web Experience, and represents some of the fastest growing and most profitable segments of IBM’s software business. Other IBM speakers include : Jim Battle & [read] Keywords: connections ibm community social software
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Social Connections IV just 10 weeks to go
Fri, Sep 21st 2012 6:12a   Sharon Bellamy
It is just 10 weeks until the fourth Social Connections Event and the countdown is on for abstract submissions. The call for abstracts closes on Thursday 4th of October – that is just under two weeks away. We have already had some fantasic sessions proposed in all three tracks – we are looking for more, the three tracks are: Admin and Infrastructure – covering Admin, Development, Technical and Best practises Management – covering User adoption. Business practises and Man [read] Keywords: admin connections lotusphere development
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Social Connections is looking for you! – call for abstracts
Mon, Aug 27th 2012 1:45a   Femke Goedhart
Social Connections IV in Amsterdam is ramping up to be a great event. Sign-up is going great and we’ve already got some great abstracts for sessions in. But we want more. We want the best possible line up for each of the tracks we are setting up and therefore we are looking for YOU. Are you a customer with a great IBM Connections customer story to share?, Can you explain to others how to develop widgets or add-ins? or explain how it all works and how to best maintain it?, Do you have any other [read] Keywords: administration connections ibm development integration security widgets
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Social Connections III – A review
Thu, Jul 19th 2012 11:12a   Femke Goedhart
The below review of Social Connections III was blogged to the Greenhouse IBM Connections Users community by attendee Lynn Russell. Lynn is a Communication & Collaboration Tools Training Specialist at WL Gore & Associates and kindly allowed us to copy her insightful review to our blog. Lynn has been an active contributor to the Connections User community in Greenhouse and is a true evangelist for IBM Connections. Social Connections – Are you considering attending Social Connections [read] Keywords: admin collaboration connections domino ibm lotus lotusphere notes applications community facebook network networking profile server
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Social Connections IV registration is open
Mon, Jul 16th 2012 11:57p   Stuart McIntyre
No sooner has Social Connections III in Dublin been and gone than thoughts turn to the next event! As may know, so far the IBM Connections user group has visited England, Wales and Ireland. Therefore the next step is to head to mainland Europe and to one of the most ‘social’ European cities, Amsterdam! On Friday 30th November, Social Connections IV will take over the IBM Forum in central Amsterdam for a day of tremendous IBM Connections content, Social Business education, customer [read] Keywords: connections ibm lotusphere community networking
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Soccnx III in Dublin – the wrap up!
Fri, Jul 6th 2012 5:10a   Femke Goedhart
Were you there? If not then you’ve missed something. No, correction, you missed a lot! It was a wonderful day with so many attendees, great speakers, fantastic sessions and a absolutely wonderful atmosphere. But don’t let me say so let the day speak for itself! A big thanks to Jon Scott of Cardiff University for making this fantastic round-up! Social Connections III – Dublin from Social Connections on Vimeo.   A small selection of the hundreds of tweets with the hashtag #socc [read] Keywords: connections ibm community
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Dublin event – Pictures
Mon, Jul 2nd 2012 2:30p   Stuart McIntyre
A selection of pictures that were taken during social Connections III in Dublin on June 22 [read] Keywords: connections
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Saying goodbye to Dublin. Social Connections III truly social!
Mon, Jun 25th 2012 1:36p   Femke Goedhart
So it is over, a couple of hectic days are coming to a close in the Dublin airport coffee lounge while I’m awaiting my flight back to Amsterdam. It was a great event in so many ways… The great venue at the IBM Developer labs and the hospitality IBM and especially Fred Raguillat, Eamon Muldoon and Jon Mell showed us opening up their Innovation centre and auditorium, helping us organize this, navigating the bureaucratic hurdles and making us feel welcome at the heart of IBM’s Connections de [read] Keywords: administration collaboration connections ibm lotus community twitter wiki
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Saying goodbye to Dublin. Social Connections III truly social!
Mon, Jun 25th 2012 2:35a   Femke Goedhart
So it is over, a couple of hectic days are coming to a close in the Dublin airport coffee lounge while I’m awaiting my flight back to Amsterdam. It was a great event in so many ways… The great venue at the IBM Developer labs and the hospitality IBM and especially Fred Raguillat, Eamon Muldoon and Jon Mell showed us opening up their Innovation centre and auditorium, helping us organize this, navigating the bureaucratic hurdles and making us feel welcome at the heart of IBM’s [read] Keywords: administration collaboration connections ibm lotus community twitter wiki
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Social Connections III is this Friday. Last chance to register!!
Mon, Jun 18th 2012 1:32p   Stuart McIntyre
The latest and greatest IBM Connections User Group event takes place this Friday (June 22nd, 2012) in Dublin (at the home of IBM Connections development in the IBM labs). We have 100 awesome attendees scheduled to attend, 20 superb sessions, 6 super sponsors and a diamond (sorry, that was a stretch!) day and evening planned! If you have been sitting on the fence about attending the event, you have just today to make up your minds as we need to close registration to get badges, security and wifi [read] Keywords: administration collaboration connections domino ibm lotus best practice blackberry consulting development enterprise interface mobile security twitter websphere wifi
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Social Connections III is this Friday. Last chance to register!!
Mon, Jun 18th 2012 6:03a   Stuart McIntyre
The latest and greatest IBM Connections User Group event takes place this Friday (June 22nd, 2012) in Dublin (at the home of IBM Connections development in the IBM labs). We have 100 awesome attendees scheduled to attend, 20 superb sessions, 6 super sponsors and a diamond (sorry, that was a stretch!) day and evening planned! If you have been sitting on the fence about attending the event, you have just today to make up your minds as we need to close registration to get badges, security and wi [read] Keywords: administration collaboration connections domino ibm lotus best practice blackberry consulting development enterprise interface mobile security twitter websphere wifi
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three weeks to go
Fri, Jun 1st 2012 10:12a   Sharon Bellamy
Only a few weeks until the 3rd Social Connections user group, held in the IBM Labs Dublin. We have a few places left if you are interested in attending this unique user group. We have some fantastic sessions such as: What’s New in Connections 4? What Do I Need To Know? Designing A Training Plan For IBM Connections Using Social Controls in XPages Connections Administration: Understand the challenge … and find your way how to do it Using Social for social good – the case for Social [read] Keywords: admin administration connections ibm xpages community
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Social Connections User group event - an international affair
Tue, May 29th 2012 1:26a   Femke Goedhart
Started in 2010, the Social Connections user group was based in the UK but with the outset right away of being a user group for anyone around the globe interested in the IBM Connections and social collaboration tools. And it has been successful in doing so. With this blog, a Greenhouse community that has produced more than a few ideas that are being incorporated by IBM, a very healthy and active LinkedIn group and regular user events. But until now, those events were held in the UK and to [read] Keywords: collaboration connections ibm lotus community exchange exchange linkedin
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Would you really want to miss all this??
Mon, May 28th 2012 1:45a   Stuart McIntyre
Social Connections III is just 3.5 weeks away, and preparation is continuing apace. For those that aren't aware, Social Connections is the one and only IBM Connections User Group worldwide. Having met in England and Wales in 2011, we are venturing further afield with our third event being held across the Irish Sea in Dublin. Our fourth event is mooted for a trip to mainland Europe in the form of a meeting in the Netherlands in the fall, before a first jump across the Atlantic to the USA i [read] Keywords: atlantic collaboration connections ibm community development network
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Social Connections User group event - an international affair
Mon, May 21st 2012 1:13p   Femke Goedhart
Started in 2010, the Social Connections user group was based in the UK but with the outset right away of being a user group for anyone around the globe interested in the IBM Connections and social collaboration tools. And it has been successful in doing so. With this blog, a Greenhouse community that has produced more than a few ideas that are being incorporated by IBM, a very healthy and active LinkedIn group and regular user events. But until now, those events were held in the UK and to [read] Keywords: collaboration connections ibm lotus community exchange exchange linkedin
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Social Connections User group event – an international affair
Mon, May 21st 2012 11:11a   Femke Goedhart
Started in 2010, the Social Connections user group was based in the UK but with the outset right away of being a user group for anyone around the globe interested in the IBM Connections and social collaboration tools. And it has been successful in doing so. With this blog, a Greenhouse community that has produced more than a few ideas that are being incorporated by IBM, a very healthy and active LinkedIn group and regular user events. But until now, those events were held in the UK and to really [read] Keywords: collaboration connections ibm lotus community exchange exchange linkedin
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Previous Event Videos
Thu, May 3rd 2012 9:12a   Sharon Bellamy
As Social Connections 3 approaches we thought it would be a grand idea to collate the videos for the last two events. So for your viewing pleasure the SOCCNX Team presents : Social Connections I Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Social Connections II Louis Richardson - Where Ideas Come From Lisa Duke - 12 months of getting social and doing business Fred Raguillat - IBM Connections Goodies And Other Stuff You May Have Missed Joe Nicholls & Jon Scott - The value of digital literac [read] Keywords: connections ibm
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Admins and Techies - new to connections?
Wed, May 2nd 2012 8:11a   Sharon Bellamy
With the free entitlements that are available now including the Connections components - you may be itching to try them but have been put off by the fear of WebSphere. As a Domino administrator, or non WebSphere savvy admin - entry into the WebSphere world can be a little scary. Where is the server document? Do you have an Admin client? How many servers will you need? We at the Social Connections user group would like to help you with this - I (Sharon) am currently collecting requirements [read] Keywords: admin connections domino community development network server twitter websphere
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Call for Abstracts!!
Wed, Apr 18th 2012 10:11a   Sharon Bellamy
The call for session abstracts is open now, and closes on 30 April 2012 -that leaves just 12 days!! We have had some cracking ideas for sessions already submitted. If you would like to submit an abstract to be considered (for a 30 minute session) please register for the event today and submit your idea. We’re particularly keen to hear from those outside the usual ‘bubble’ so if you’ve never spoken at Lotusphere or any of the other LUGs please don’t let that put y [read] Keywords: connections lotusphere
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Social Connections 3 planning has commenced
Tue, Mar 27th 2012 3:09p   Sharon Bellamy
The planning for the next Social Connections user group is well under way. More information will be announced over the next few days, along with the call for session abstracts and invitations for sponsors and the opening of registration. We will be keeping the exiting format of 30 minute sessions until lunchtime, when we will break into two tracks - Business & Admin/Technical. The team would love to know what topics you would like to see covered from these two tracks so please let u [read] Keywords: admin connections skype twitter
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Social Connections II takes place today - Watch it live!
Thu, Dec 8th 2011 6:09p   Stuart McIntyre
As you will hopefully know by now, the second IBM Connections user group event, Social Connections II, is taking place in Cardiff on 9th December - yep that's today! We are expecting as many as 65 attendees from the UK, Europe and the USA, with a stellar agenda including Keynote speaker Louis Richardson. The event is being held at the beautiful Glamorgan Building in Cardiff, Wales thanks to our gracious hosts at Cardiff University. In short, it promises to be an.. Exceptional Welsh Expe [read] Keywords: admin collaboration connections ibm community development integration microsoft
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Announcing the Social Connections II keynote speaker
Sat, Oct 22nd 2011 9:00a   Stuart McIntyre
As you will hopefully know by now, the second IBM Connections user group event, Social Connections II, is taking place in Cardiff on 9th December. As for the first event, we will have a great mix of speakers from IBM, partners and customers. The provisional agenda has been posted now showing most of the sessions that will take place on the day. We are fortunate to have some truly exceptional Connections and Social Business experts booked to attend the day. However, I wanted to make a s [read] Keywords: connections ibm twitter
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Social Connections II event - just 7 weeks to go!
Mon, Oct 17th 2011 2:31p   Stuart McIntyre
The second Social Connections event has been scheduled and registration is open! The Date... Social Connections II will take place on 9th December, 2011. It will be a one-day event with a formal agenda running from 9am to 6pm, with a social gathering scheduled for the evening. The Location... Cardiff University have graciously offered to host the event. They have a wonderful conference facility known as the Glamorgan Building, formerly the offices of the Glamorgan County Council, wh [read] Keywords: connections ibm email google password
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Feedback Survey / Evaluations now open
Mon, Jul 11th 2011 9:23a   Stuart McIntyre
Thank you to all that attended the first event, whether in person on via the streaming service. The organisers would be grateful if you could complete the feedback survey and evaluation form for the event so that we can better serve you for the next event. [read] Keywords:
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Social Connections 1 - the sessions
Thu, Jul 7th 2011 4:43p   Stuart McIntyre
Here are the recordings of the sessions from Social Connections 1. As you'll see, we've had a couple of issues making these available to view, but hopefully they are still of value: Session 1 First morning session, featuring Stuart McIntyre of Collaboration Matters, Daniel Siddle of Headshift and Jon Mell of IBM. Session 2 Second morning session, featuring Stuart McIntyre, Mike Roche of IBM, Joseph D'Armi of Portal and Michael Ahern of IBM. (Apologies, this is a lower quality reco [read] Keywords: collaboration connections ibm
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Social Connections 1 - the presentations
Thu, Jul 7th 2011 3:54p   Stuart McIntyre
All the presentations from Monday are in the Social Connections 1 event on Slideshare, including the following: My opening session: Social Connections 1 - Welcome Daniel Siddle from Headshift/Dachis Group: The Why, What, How of Social Business Jon Mell from IBM: Things I wish I'd known 5 years ago Mike Roche from IBM: IBM Connections Next - Futures & Feedback Joseph D'Armi from Portal: I’m too busy to collaborate Michael Ahern from IBM: [read] Keywords: collaboration connections ibm network websphere
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Agenda published!
Tue, Jun 28th 2011 12:50a   Stuart McIntyre
The agenda for our first user group meeting (on 4th July 2011) has now been finalised... With a great list of speakers, interesting topics, insight from the Connections developers at IBM Dublin and even a panel Q&A, it's set to be a very exciting day! [read] Keywords: connections ibm
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Details of the first Social Connections event announced!
Thu, Jun 9th 2011 2:44a   Stuart McIntyre
And we're off! Social Connections 1 has been announced!! We shall hold our inaugural all-day event on Monday 4th July 2011 in London. Thanks to the gracious assistance of Mark Calleran and his organisation, the event will be held at The Salvation Army's international headquarters just adjacent to the Millennium Bridge in the centre of London. The event will start at 9:30 and run through to 17:00, and feature a selection of the very best speakers from IBM, customers and partne [read] Keywords: connections ibm networking




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