Are you ready for social business?
This Huffington Post article urges businesses to bolster their understanding of how a social organization works—and adopt social tactics faster.
A day in the life of a social sales person
Successful social selling revolves around sales people who have developed strong, influential personal brands.
Social collaboration is in finance's future
Read about the potential value of integrating collaboration capabilities into traditional finance processes and software.
The emergence of the CDO
As social technologies shift responsibilities in the C-suite, a new position is gaining strategic importance: the chief digital officer.
Ray Wang surveys the evolution of social business
Learn how social technologies are changing the future of work in more socially developed businesses.
Telecom’s future is social
Communications service providers have started taking their external social tools and embedding them into core business processes to drive innovation.
Social business spreads across the enterprise
Jeremiah Owyang discusses the results of Altimeter’s social business buyers survey and what they mean for the evolution of corporate organizational models.
Governments that go social foster positive citizen experiences
Larry Bowden writes about the emergence of "Smart Communities" in cities and counties that embrace social technologies.
The social business of strategy dissemination
Research by Professor Charles Galunic of INSEAD uncovers the key role that senior managers play in company strategy development, and shows how middle managers can rethink they way they communicate with teams.
Creating a smarter workforce
Watch a broadcast on how a smarter workforce can help your company bring products and services to market faster, provide higher customer satisfaction and achieve significant competitive differentiation.
A technology revolution for the world of HR
Read a Forbes article about software advances that make talent, skills and compatibility more measurable, taking some of the guesswork out of HR.
Enterprise social networking platforms: think Amazon, not Facebook
Why the next generation of social businesses should borrow key values from Amazon.
Customer stories from OpenStack Summit
Forrester's Dave Bartoletti shares how the open-source cloud is fostering a new era of developer productivity and user experience.
A new OpenNTF education initiative
OpenNTF plans to host regular webinars on various IBM Collaboration Solutions development topics and technologies, such as XPages and IBM Connections.
IBM Connections Content Manager 4.5 deep dive
Take a detailed look at the features and capabilities of Connections Content Manager.
82 percent of CMOs plan to increase their social media use
In this Marketing Profs post, Ethan McCarty explains how CMOs can use social technologies to cultivate a positive voice for their brand.
How big data analytics will fuel a smarter planet
From business to government to education, IBM initiatives aim to bring about a more prosperous era of "smart."
Looking beyond the tweets and likes
Graham Kittle writes about social connectivity as the fabric of productive businesses in the Huffington Post.
How IBM uses social media to sell, sell, sell
Social media can define a company’s message and its products, explains Howard Pyle, IBM’s vice president of digital strategy and the IBM Design Lab.
Cloud and analytics deployments fuel social business
The growth of social business applications is part of an ecosystem of new data management practices.
Achieving social business success
Read a white paper about the proven social patterns that are helping organizations increase revenue, reduce service costs, understand customers and reach employee productivity goals.
Big data, trying to build better workers
The New York Times reports on how IBM, Google and multiple start-ups are bringing big data analysis into the field of human resource management.
Six layers of customer engagement
How to handle the increasingly complex digital layers between companies and customers.
New IDC report on the world's leading social software vendors
For the fourth consecutive year, IDC ranked IBM number one in market share for enterprise social software. Read an assessment of the technologies that enable effective social business processes.
XPages: A remedy for the healthcare industry
Watch this month's community webcast to learn how a non-profit healthcare system in Indiana used XPages to significantly improve operational processes.
Social business app development
Alex Homsi, President and CEO of Trilog Group, explains how his company made a social project management application and integrated it with existing business processes.
A friend request from your local convenience store
Social businesses embed social tools, media and practices into their ongoing activities.
Learn what's next for mobile businesses
Impact 2013 is designed for IT and business leaders who want to use mobile, social, cloud and big data to re-imagine their operations, processes and platforms.
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10 ways to get users on the social business bus
Even when you implement social business technology, one thing can still get in the way of realizing its potential: your employees.
The rise of the digital CMO
The Harvard Business Review explains why today's marketing executives must embrace the expertise of digital natives.
All-flash storage opens up new frontiers for enterprises
Huge volumes of business data require new computing capabilities: IBM is investing in flash semiconductor storage to deliver unprecedented performance and economic advantages.
Inside IBM’s social content strategy
Read a Digiday post about the content-centered social strategy at IBM, and how it started.
Are you ready for the quantified enterprise?
Emerging questions about how employees and consumers define an organization's reputation, transparency and trust.
New research highlights that social sharing is driven by ego
Our motivations for sharing links and reading content on social sites could inform social media strategies.
Top 10 steps to social adoption
Sandy Carter shares social business best practices in this new infographic.
Can CIOs be leaders in social media?
MIT Sloan Management Review addresses challenges that executives face when it comes to social media in the enterprise.
The hidden dimension of corporate culture
Business journal McKinsey Quarterly reports on how companies benefit when they encourage employees to both seek and provide help.
How the economy and analytics can drive sales
Researchers at the new IBM Customer Experience Lab are working on the Virtual Closet—a tool to help retailers use big data to understand what's driving customer purchases.
IBM European data center with a new social dimension
The new IBM SmartCloud for Social Business Data Center in Germany aims to provide business leaders with cloud-based social business services.
Stanford Social Innovation Review: 10th anniversary essays
Sixteen essays on how the field of social innovation has evolved and what challenges remain ahead.
Emerging enterprise solutions for mobile
This Wall Street Journal article names the top IT firms providing a broad spectrum of mobile solutions to businesses.
How social and analytics are reinventing the art of HR
Jonathan Ferrar writes about the fundamental shifts in the way companies hunt for talent.
Find revenue in big data in months, not years
This Business Insider article explores how to start generating insights and building predictive models more quickly.
Social media and employee productivity
A new two-year study by Warwick University in the U.K. shows that social media in the workplace is both a useful tool and a productivity booster.
How do you rank the value of social?
Gigaom takes a look at how organizations might measure social participation.
Smarter Commerce and the ‘Demographic of One’
See how leading marketers use customer data and social insights to understand and target individuals.
The CIO: Facilitator of engaging employee experiences
CIOs can play a crucial role in shaping a global, mobile and social workforce.
Reengineering Business Intelligence
Deloitte University Press examines the potential to generate near-real-time business insights by coupling social data with traditional internal and external data sets.
IBM Socializes a Popular Communications Tool: Email
CMSWire discusses how IBM is redefining email as a social business tool that drives knowledge sharing and collaboration.
The evolving role of email in the social workplace
Join a webcast on March 21 for the IBM perspective on how social and mobile technologies are changing the nature of email.
How IBM became a leading social business
In this interview, Ed Brill, author of the new book Opting In, discusses the adoption of social business processes.
Where Linux led, OpenStack will follow
Daniel Frye of IBM explains why IBM has embraced OpenStack, and what it means for the future of cloud services.
Curious about Notes and Domino Social Edition?
Watch a demo and learn about the new features.
IBM Exceptional Web Experience 2013
Learn how to turn your business applications and analytics into personalized web experiences that drive customer loyalty and increase revenue.
Now available: IBM Notes and Domino 9.0 Social Edition
Learn how the latest version of this leading social email solution boosts productivity and speeds social business adoption.
Compete in the Era of "Smart"
See how social businesses are taking the lead in building a Smarter Planet.
Accelerating social business
View an infographic on the value of IBM services and solutions.
App Dev Throwdown: Questionmine for IBM Connections
The Questionmine application for interactive video surveys and webinars can help reveal what customers want.
"Liking" isn't leading
Get the IBM POV on how social technology increases workforce productivity, customer engagement and revenue.
Transform your ability to lead
Learn the benefits of integrating social solutions into all your business processes.
Flexible social cloud collaboration tools
A webinar that covers how social cloud technologies like real-time online document editing, community blogs and file sharing can meet the needs of both IT and line of business clients.
Social collaboration helps IBMers develop patents
Read about the latest IBM research that demonstrates the value of social business.
Social business in the Huffington Post
A recent IBM infographic is featured in the tech section, highlighting the idea that thriving businesses are social by design.
A comprehensive platform for social business
Ray Wang, IBM thought leaders and speakers from organizations like Prudential, Genworth, Czarnowski and Celina Insurance discuss how the right platform for social business can drive competitive advantage.
Listening to the Voices of Social Business
Ethan McCarty discusses the IBM Voices website in this Wired article about the value of the right social business tools.
TedTalk on a universal translator for surgeons
IBM collaboration tools are part of an innovative appraoch to teaching laparoscopic surgery to students around the world.
The role of social business in customer engagement
HR and operations expert China Gorman writes about the uses of social business technology, and how it differs from social media.
IBM Customer Experience Suite
See how multi-channel audience engagement and advanced analytics open up new revenue opportunities and increase customer loyalty.
The IBM platform for social business
Watch a demo of how the latest IBM social business solutions work and add value to an organization.
Explore, analyze and collaborate
Watch a webcast on how to quickly develop an application that provides engaging, personalized customer experiences on desktop, smartphone and tablet browsers.
The rise of social business
Alistair Rennie, IBM Social Business General Manager, discusses the benefits of creating a smarter workforce and delivering exceptional customer experiences.
Conversations with industry innovators
Lenny Liebmann, IT columnist and host, and Irene Greif, Director - IBM Research Center for Social Business, discuss the impact of social business.
Ready for IBM Social Business solution showcase
Connect with IBM Business Partners who have expanded their industry solutions to integrate with IBM technology.
Build a social business with IBM SmartCloud
Try a market leading online collaboration solution for 60 days.
IBM is re-defining the "front office" with Social Networking, Social Analytics, Social Content, and Social Integration.
—OVUM's Richard Edwards
This 4.5 version is a momentum announcement. IBM continues to grow, add functionality to and improve Connections.
—Forrester's Rob Koplowtiz cited in Computer News: IBM to beef up content management, analytics in Connections enterprise social product
IBM Collaboration Solutions Awards 2013
The IBM Collaboration Solutions Awards recognize social business solutions created with IBM software.
...sooner or later, enterprises will have to accept the fact that social media can be utilized for productive and profitable ends.
—UC Strategies: IT and Marketing Experts Pick Trends for 2013
The IBM Connect 2013 keynote presentations and breakout sessions demonstrated that IBM continues to disrupt the prevailing notion of the 'social layer' in the enterprise by integrating social functionality directly into other categories of software, both its own and that of third parties.
—DowBrook – IBM Connects Social
IBM is a vendor to watch for its ability to help organizations of all sizes with social collaboration and human capital management.
—Ventana: IBM Provokes Social Collaboration and Smarter Workforce Revolution
Connected Business blog
Social Business Strategist for IBM Collaboration Solutions Rawn Shah discusses business and technology issues that relate to social business practices and trends.
Reflecting on social business in 2012
Learn about the standout social business trends for 2012 and where it’s headed next.
IDC Worldwide Enterprise Social Software 2011 Vendor Shares report
For the third consecutive year, IDC ranked IBM number one in worldwide market share for enterprise social software.