Connect2017

April 13, 2017

The Big Benefits of Unified Business Collaboration

At IBM Connect in San Francisco in February, many clients took to their breakout session podiums to talk about their success with social enterprise and collaboration initiatives. Few of them, however, reported an easy road to getting the initiative approved in the first place. While collaboration among employees may seem like an obvious way to […]

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March 22, 2017

Serious Fun with Code

Developers Play with Purpose at IBM Connect 2017 Hackathon What happens when 55 motivated developers are charged with creating new cognitive collaboration apps on the fly? That was the challenge at the IBM Connect 2017 Hackathon in San Francisco last month. Hosted by IBM and OpenNTF—an open source community that provides a hosting site for […]

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March 9, 2017

IBM Notes and Domino Product Update from Connect 2017

At IBM Connect 2017, we made it a priority to emphasize our commitment to IBM Domino as an application and mail platform that continues to be relevant and updated with modern technologies. We know from conversations with our clients and partners how many customers rely on Domino to deliver key business process and situational applications. In […]

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February 23, 2017

The Future of Productivity Comes into Focus at IBM Connect

While IBM Connect 2017 is not yet even in our rearview mirror, it’s not too early to turn our gaze to the future, for that is what many of the speakers have done at this year’s conference in San Francisco. Peering into their crystal balls (crystal balls backed by data and experience, that is), they […]

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February 22, 2017

Recognizing Lifetime Achievement: Meet Julian Robichaux

If you’ve attended the IBM Connect conference in recent years, or if you’re part of the IBM Collaboration Solutions user community, you probably know—or know of—Julian Robichaux. He’s a senior software developer at panagenda (an IT management software solutions provider and strategic IBM Business Partner), and he’s been named an IBM Champion every year since […]

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February 21, 2017

IBM and Cisco Redefine Everyday Work with New Collaboration Solutions Coming April

IBM and Cisco are making great progress in transforming every day work. We launched the extended relationship in June 2016, and we are now approaching the readiness of our first chapter. The second is fast approaching! We’re excited to share what’s coming next. Chapter One underway since June 2016 Our Early Adopters have been using […]

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February 20, 2017

Cognitive Teamwork for Dummies – A Q&A with the Authors

The nature of our work has evolved. Teamwork, while always critical to an organization’s success, has become even more important, even as it has become more complex. Bigger teams, more and faster communications, more data and tasks – and with all those, greater expectations of quicker responses … it’s no wonder most workers feel overloaded. […]

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February 15, 2017

Vidyo Showcases the Next Wave of Telehealth Using IBM Watson Workspace and Nokia Solutions

One of the main challenges of remote doctor/patient consultations is access to basic health diagnostic information. When patients visit their doctor in-person, the first thing they do is have their vitals taken by a nurse practitioner. While healthcare providers are increasingly offering virtual video visits (see Kaiser Permanente’s Video Visit – powered by Vidyo), and […]

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February 14, 2017

The Future of Collaboration in Marketing Is Cognitive, Data-Driven and a Conversation

In late January I was invited to a meeting with a company, Oblong, that does visual collaboration for the enterprise – think Minority Report: large screens all around you with data, charts, news, video, etc. moving left and right, up and down. Use the laser point and share anything on any device, zoom into it, […]

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February 14, 2017

Incubating the Next Great Tool for Watson Work

When you challenge a community of talented students to put their heads together around a challenge, the results are bound to be pretty amazing. Still, when IBM and global training company General Assembly partnered on a two-day hackathon to build the next tool for IBM Watson Work, they were enthralled by what they saw. The […]

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