IBM Verse is a new way to work

Does your work day look something like this? We’re proud to announce a new way to work with IBM Verse: IBM Verse was built using Design Thinking principles that focus on users, and personas inspired the development of IBM Verse, such as: The multitasker, who is burdened by multiple application context switches The prioritizer, who […]

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IBM Connections 5 CR1 Released Today – Check out the new features

Today, IBM Connections 5 CR1 has been released on IBM FixCentral! Here are a few of the new features you will find in this release: Support @mention in a Linked Library (CCM): This function allows @Mention other users in comments on documents in libraries. Metrics Reports for Linked Libraries (CCM): Metrics reports are now supported […]

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TIMETOACT Group’s new tool for External User Access

TIMETOACT Group’s recently released a new tool for IBM Connections customers who are interested in using the new external user feature but do not have an external user registration system in place. User Access Manager (UAM) for IBM Connections registers external users and also provides features for internal users such as password administration. With TIMETOACT’s […]

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Socializing Microsoft using IBM Connections

Recently, Omar Davison, a colleagues in technical sales, created this video showing how IBM Connections can enhance Sharepoint. It’s a creative spin on how these technologies work together. Nice job Omar & team!

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Sharon Bellamy’s Practical Solutions for Connections Administrators

Are you using IBM Connections or interested in finding out more about it? RockTeam Senior Engineer Sharon Bellamy, has prepared a white paper that may be helpful to your technical staff: Practical Solutions for Connections Administrators: Tips and Scripts for Your Daily Business. Sharon, an IBM Champion for Collaboration Solutions, is a social business architect […]

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Announcing IBM Connections 5 with new features for External User Collaboration!

We’re very proud to announce IBM Connections 5.0, the latest version of IBM Connections available in market. This release packs in many new capabilities, including external user collaboration, updates to the home page that make it easier to focus your attention, and updates to files that make it easier to work with content, among other […]

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IBM is cited as a leader in the Forrester Wave for Enterprise Social Software!

We are pleased to announce that IBM is a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Social Platforms, Q2 2014! Forrester Research uses 65 criteria to rate each of the 13 vendors they selected to be part of the evaluations. Our team worked hard to ensure Forrester knew everything IBM had to offer, and we are […]

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The Collaborative Penumbra: an interview with Clay Shirky

Clay Shirky, who studies internet and society, shared his thoughts on the disruptive power of collaboration in this video interview from McKinsey. The disruptive power of collaboration: An interview with Clay Shirky How we collaborate has profound implications for how we live and work. In this video interview, the author and New York University professor […]

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Special guest Damien Fitzpatrick on the Ephox Editor for IBM Connections – Customers can download it now!

IBM Connections is proud to offer our customers an alternative rich text editing experience through our innovative partner, Ephox. Ephox’s editor provides many advanced features that content creators are looking for, such as: Easily embedding social media URLS and creating an interactive experience with them directly in the editor Tracking changes of content over time […]

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HYPE for IBM Connections

I had the opportunity to meet with the HYPE team a few weeks ago, and they demoed their Ideation/Campaign Management tool. If you are looking for an ideation management system that integrates into IBM Connections’ Ideation Blog, check them out. They offer: Campaign-based ideation in IBM Connections One-click import of Ideation Blog ideas to HYPE […]

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IBM Connections Portlets Fixpack

We are delighted to announce the general availability of IBM Connections Portlets for WebSphere Portal v4.5.1 Fixpack 1 This fixpack includes updates to the PoC resolver to enable more fine grained control of content navigation, to add an extension point to navigate to WCM content and enable navigation to third-party portlets: An administrator can overwrite […]

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Kudos Boards for IBM Connections Activities

The team at ISW has been busying away on a new tool for IBM Connections users! Kudos Boards for IBM Connections allow you to view an Activity as a Board, giving you the option to drag and drop your Tasks and Entries within Activities and filter the content of your Boards by Person, by Priority, […]

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Tell us your social software adoption story!

Joyce Davis and I are excited to be presenting at IBM Connect 2014! Our session is INV107 – If You Build it, Will They Come? Debunking the Myths of Social Software Adoption. In preparing for our session, we want to hear from you! What are some of the best or worst stories you have when […]

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The Social Employee is an Amazon Best Seller!

Congratulations to Cheryl and Mark Burgess on their new book – The Social Employee is an Amazon Best Seller! Here’s some great info about their new book: One underlying theme in our book The Social Employee: How Great Companies Make Social Media Work,available now through McGraw-Hill, is the idea that establishing real connections with real […]

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Persistent’s Enterprise Content Search Connector for IBM Connections

Persistent has created an enterprise content search connector for IBM Connections. The connector brings content from IBM Connections into Google Search Appliance. It also gives the ability to display search results natively in IBM Connections. Here’s the latest video from Persistent.

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