Add Box to your IBM Connections Cloud communities

As part of our ongoing partnership with Box we are happy to announce that customers can now integrate Box into their Communities on IBM Connections Cloud! A Community owner can easily pick a Box folder to display files and folders as part of an IBM Connections Community homepage or display a full page app of […]

Send and forget!

The latest release of the IBM Connections Plug-in for Microsoft Outlook introduces Share on Send, a time-saving feature that automatically shares IBM Connections files with your email recipients. This feature will save you a lot of time and hassle when granting access to an IBM Connections file that you want to share from Outlook. Until […]

IBM Connections 5.5 CR2 Available on Fix Central

The second Cumulative Refresh (CR) is now available for IBM Connections 5.5 on Fix Central. Download Link : IC 5.5 CR2 package ( What’s in it : Fix List For IBM Connections 5.5 CR2 Review Documentation at this link before you begin and/or to get information about CR1 and CR2 :  Update strategy for IBM Connections […]

Nested folders in the Notes plug-in

We have more enhancements to our plug-ins this month, including the new nested folder feature in our plug-in for IBM Notes. If you’ve followed the news about our recent enhancements to Files, you’ll know that it’s now possible to organize your Connections files in folder hierarchies. Just like, for example, in Windows Explorer, you can […]

UX STRAT Boston UX Strategy Masterclass hosted by IBM Design

UX STRAT is giving a one-day practical workshop on User Experience Strategy for mid-level UX / CX professionals, product team members, researchers, and business executives who want to learn how to formulate or guide a user experience design strategy, and how to communicate it effectively to their organizations. Hosted by IBM Design. Lunch provided. 9am-5pm […]

All about admins!

Our updates last month were mostly about administration enhancements, starting with a new security configuration that gives your Connections administrator the option to refuse access to websites that have untrusted certificates. This option is available in the plug-ins for Windows, Mac, and Outlook. For information about configuring this option, see the instructions on the catalog […]

IBM Docs 2.0 CR1 Now Available

Great News for IBM Docs 2.0 customers –  We just released IBM Docs 2.0 CR1 ! This is available for Customers to download from IBM Fix Central.                                                    What does 2.0 CR1 contain?  excellent question. With this update we are delivering: Cumulative Fixes Docs 2.0 iFix 001, 002, 003, 004, and 005 Integration New profile API […]

IBM Connections 5.5 now available as a Pure Pattern

June 29, 2016 – Today IBM published IBM Connections Pattern V5.5 and IBM Connections Content Manager Pattern V5.5 (CCM). The patterns are available for download on Passport Advantage and provide users of IBM PureSystems environments rapid deployment of IBM Connections and IBM Connections Content Manager. IBM Connections Pattern V5.5 and IBM Connections Content Manager Pattern V5.5 provide advanced […]

IBM Connections Compliance adds oversight to IBM’s Social and IM solutions

Today IBM announced two new offerings related to its market leading IBM Connections Enterprise Social business platform. From todays announcement: IBM Connections Compliance Connections Compliance enables security and policy management controls that are designed to help social organizations remain compliant with key regulatory and corporate governance requirements. IBM Connections Compliance delivers granular security, reporting, logging, and […]

AirWatch and GOOD support for the IBM Connections Mobile App

We now provide integration with two of the industry leading MDM providers.  Customers using these MDM’s can now administer the IBM Connections app through the MDM,  providing additional controls over the app.  For detailed information please click here for GOOD and Airwatch.   There are separate versions of the app that support these MDM’s,  please download them from […]

Share your IBM Connections Cloud status updates from IBM Notes!

1. The IBM Connections Plug-in for Notes now supports Status Updates on IBM Connections Cloud, matching the capabilities of the plug-in for IBM Connections on-premises. Use the Status Updates capability to stay in touch with the people in your IBM Connections Cloud network without ever leaving IBM Notes. Tell your colleagues what you’re doing, check […]

Plug-ins updates for April

We have more great updates to share with you this month, including a new option in the Office plug-in to save documents directly to IBM Connections, new menus for our Mac plug-in, and support for Windows 10. More options when saving files With the IBM Connections Desktop Plug-ins for Microsoft Windows, you now can choose […]

Q2 2016 – What’s New in IBM Connections Cloud and Docs

Learn about the updates in Q2 2016 to IBM Connections Cloud and Docs in this deck from the Connections Offering Managers including enhancements for Search, Metrics, Files, Mobile, and the plug-ins:

Use IBM Docs 2.0 to Edit files in Box

With IBM Docs 2.0 we delivered a new set of APIs that will allow Docs to integrate with 3rd party repositories. This means that Docs can now be installed by customers that may not have Connections deployed. With previous introduction of CCM and ECM integration we started down this path for integration with additional repositories […]

Where Do Customers Find the Latest Version of The IBM File Viewer?

Great question! So glad you asked. With the release of Docs 2.0 and Connections 5.5 we provided a new approach. In prior versions, when a customer wanted to install only the File Viewer components, they would head over to the Solution Catalog to download a package of just those File Viewer Components. Now it is […]