Download the New IBM Connections 5.0 Desktop Plugins

The new IBM Connections Desktop plug-ins for Microsoft Windows have just been released to our app catalog. There’s a couple of things that I would like to call out here. First, IBM Connections 5.0 will be available for download next week. This is the first time that we have released the desktop plugins before the […]

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A Little About IBM Connections 5.0 and File Sync

Now that we have officially announced IBM Connections 5.0 I wanted to take some time and talk about one of the top new features in this release: enterprise file sync and share. Also, if you haven’t seen it yet, check out Suzanne Livingston’s blog from yesterday where she talks about the new external collaboration features […]

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From Adoption to Adaptation, from Enablement into Engagement – The Upcoming Luis Suarez Masterclass

There are just 12 more days left for the IBM Connections User Group meeting in Prague! The 6th Social Connections event. There’s still time left to register and book your travel plans. With IBM Connections Next now just weeks away, this event couldn’t have been timed any better. As I mentioned a few weeks back, […]

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Get 5 minute tips on IBM Connections — every day!

If you got here, you are either a regular subscriber to this blog, a fan of IBM Connections, or you are looking for tips and tricks to get the most value out of the enterprise social collaboration platform. Maybe you have a question on how to drive adoption, how to tune your email notifications, how […]

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Enterprise Social Software Market Hits $1B, IBM Leads for 5th Consecutive Year

IBM today announced that for the fifth consecutive year, IDC ranked the company number one in worldwide market share for enterprise social software. According to the press release, IDC’s analysis of 2013 revenue, the worldwide market for enterprise social software applications grew from $968 million in 2012 to $1,242 million in 2013. The press release […]

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Demo: IBM Connections File Sync and Share

By now, you are probably aware that we have updated our social collaboration cloud services and that the latest monthly release of the IBM Connections mobile apps have been posted to the app stores (click here for iOS and here for Android). The big feature this time around for IBM Connections is File Sync which […]

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Make the Move to IBM Connections 4.5 and IBM Connections Content Manager with this new RedBook

Earlier this year, we released IBM Connections 4.5. The big focus of IBM Connections 4.5 is the new Content Manager add-on which brings the power of content management and combines it with the power of the IBM Connections social platform. The add-on is part of the core IBM Connections installer so there’s nothing else to […]

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Take your IBM Connections Reports to the Next Level

Yesterday, we made a video tutorial available to walk admins through the process of customizing the out of the box IBM Connections Reports. Out of the box, IBM Connections provides over 100 reports for admins and community managers to monitor adoption and figure out the content that’s working so they can focus their energies in […]

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Watch out: We are updating IBM SmartCloud Connections. Say hello to File Sync!

We have started the process to upgrade our cloud deployment of IBM Connections, IBM’s Enterprise Social Network. As announced here last week, we are updating our social business offerings and this quarter’s release will be the biggest release ever! Interested to learn more? The first step is to register for our webinar in 2 weeks […]

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Tip: Smart App Banners To Promote the IBM Connections Mobile Experience

Here’s a tip to accelerate the deployment of the IBM Connections Mobile app on your sites. You may have seen some sites like LinkedIn recently add a banner suggesting users they launch into A quick search on the web yielded this page on Apple’s site with instructions on how to add a smart banner to […]

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Social HR Powered by KangoGift and IBM Connections

By now, you hopefully know our landing page for everything Social Business: http://ibm.com/social. We have recently updated this page to feature various partner solutions such as Dynamic Signal, KangoGift, among others. You may remember that I first blogged about KangoGift 2 months ago. In a recent presentation shared by KangoGift, they explain the challenges faced […]

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TemboSocial Extends the IBM Connections Mobile App

In mid 2012, TemboSocialintroduced the world to their peer-to-peer recognition add-on for IBM Connections, the market leading social business platform. Earlier this year I also shared how TemboSocial had further integrated into the IBM Connections platform. Today, I’m happy to report that TemboSocial continues its integration work into our platform. As an enterprise social network […]

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OpenOffice 4.0 is Available Now – Go and Download It!

Today, OpenOffice 4.0 has become available ! Today, more than 58 million people have downloaded OpenOffice v3.4 since its release last year. One of my favorite features in this release is the new sidebar which comes of course as part of the contributions from IBM’s Symphony. The timing couldn’t be better as we recently also […]

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IBM Connections Mobile Apps Updated – Docs Galore!

We have just released the latest mobile apps for IBM Connections, IBM’s Enterprise Social Network (ESN). I haven’t blogged about the mobile apps lately. However, I’m sure you’ve been up to date thanks to Chris Reckling’s posts. By now, you know that we’ve been releasing monthly updates with new features every month! In this month’s […]

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