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Connections are Different than Relationships

Alchemy of Change

Connection is the point of contact in a relationship. connection, or point of contact, in a relationship can take many forms. Figure 1.

Use and Adoption of IBM Connections – A Survey

Michael Sampson - Currents

I am running a research survey on how organizations are using IBM Connections. The survey has 17 questions, spread across four pages: – Demographics and Current State of Connections. – Current and Forecasted Use of IBM Connections. – Upgrading to Connections 5.0. IBM Connections Thanks.

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Connecting More Deeply

Viv Mcwaters

Connecting more deeply. Connecting more deeply works for me at a number of levels, not just personal. Engaging the resistance.

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The Essence of Connected Learning


It’s probably a good time now to, at long last, rethink the Essence of Connected Learning. Talking about Connected Learning.

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In Connection We Trust

Alchemy of Change

Trust Connects Us – and Our Software. Growing Interest inTrust. That’s why the U.S. by Joe Andrieu. Trust in a Box. Tweet.

Badgeville Integrates with IBM Connections

Portals and KM

This sales best practices example is one of the ways that Badgeville integrates with IBM Connections. However, Chris said this is not enough.

Bloomfire Provides Comprehensive Knowledge Connections

Portals and KM

There is great opportunity here as McKinsey has projected nearly a trillion-dollar market opportunity around creating better-connected enterprises.

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Life in a Connected Day


So how about if we get started with “ Life in a Connected Day “? That doesn’t sound too bad, right? That’s right!

Everything Is Connected to Everything


Brian Cox where in less than two minutes he gets to explain in very simple terms how everything is connected to everything. Science. Science.

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Social Connections VI – Prague

Michael Sampson - Currents

When the tour was originally under design, the intent was to align it with Social Connections VI – which at one point was going to be held in mid May. very much enjoyed participating in Social Connections V in Zurich last June, so would have loved to participate again … but it isn’t to be this time. Are you ready?

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Thoughts on IBM Connections Mail (“Mail Next”)

Michael Sampson - Currents

At IBM Connect 2014 today, IBM announced “Mail Next,” to be branded under the IBM Connections family. From what I picked up, my understanding is that the worlds of email traffic / conversations are logically and physically separate from the “social” conversations and interactions happening in IBM Connections.

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Only Connect

Hildy Gottlieb

At our core, we humans need to connect as much as we need to eat and breathe. Connection only connect Will you help me?”.

IRRODL Special Issue: Emergent Learning, Connections, Design for Learning

Jenny Connected

Vol 12, No 7 (2011): Special Issue – Emergent Learning, Connections, Design for Learning. Tagged: #change11 , #PLENK2010 , CCK08 , connections , Connectivism , connectivity , emergent learning , IRRODL , learning , Research. This is a refereed open e-journal which you can access here: [link].

The Connection Economy – The One to Rule Them All


Indeed, welcome to The Connections Economy! But what if there would be something else? Goodness gracious me! Stop it! To name: . Trust.

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My New Cheese – Lead Social Business Enabler for IBM’s w3 and www Connections


This is it! The moment of truth! The wait is over. The long hiatus of silence is now a thing of the past. The truly mind-blowing one. Bring it on!

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Round-Trip Editing in Connections Content Manager

Michael Sampson - Currents

As part of the announcement around Mac Sync, Luis from IBM also mentioned that round-trip editing is available for Connections Content Manager : IBM Connections Content Manager (CCM) users can now do round-trip editing. IBM Connections For example, a Word document, will be opened with the desktop app of Office 365.

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IRRODL Special Issue: Emergent Learning, Connections, Design for Learning

Jenny Connected

Vol 12, No 7 (2011): Special Issue – Emergent Learning, Connections, Design for Learning. Tagged: #change11 , #PLENK2010 , CCK08 , connections , Connectivism , connectivity , emergent learning , IRRODL , learning , Research. This is a refereed open e-journal which you can access here: [link].

The Digital Workplace in the Connected Organization – Part 1: Highlights

Portals and KM

Jane McConnell, Netstrategy/JMC, has recently published her excellent annual report, The Digital Workplace in the Connected Organization.

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Social Connections VI – From Adoption to Adaptation, from Enablement into Engagement, while #WOLWeek Kicks Off


And yet, while the journey has been incredibly good fun all along, never mind the massive learning experience, here I am preparing, non-stop, for the next business trip just around the corner: Social Connections VI. My goodness! Yes, I know, me neither! June 16th – 17th, 2014. Prague. Yes, I know,  that  Prague. From day one. .

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When Collect and Connect is not enough…

Chris Collison

One of the common constructs used to ‘frame’ knowledge management activities is that of Collect or Connect.

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NLC2016 Hotseat notes: Boundaries and Limits of Networked and Connected Learning

Jenny Connected

The topic, facilitated by Sonia Livingstone was – Boundaries and Limits of Networked and Connected Learning . Sonia posted 4 topics for us to discuss: Experience of networked and connected learning, their boundaries and limits. Experience of networked and connected learning, their boundaries and limits. Connected Learning.

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Connect To Thrive | Psychology Today

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Connect To Thrive. Social Connection Improves Health, Well-Being & Longevity. But how many of us know that social connection is as important? Social connection improves physical health and psychological well-being. On the the flip side, strong social connection leads to a 50% increased chance of longevity. Julie K.

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DomainPatrol Social for IBM Connections

Michael Sampson - Currents

Infoware released an updated version of DomainPatrol Social for IBM Connections. DomainPatrol Social is an uber-admin toolkit for working with, managing, and leveraging content in IBM Connections, providing capabilities not available out-of-the-box in Connections. IBM Connections– Moving files between communities.

2015 15

IBM Connect 2013: Tuesday Opening Session Notes

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of my notes on IBM Connect 2013. I am very pleased to be back again after the last two years. remain uninsured.

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The Foreword for Doing Business with IBM Connections (2013) - by Jeff Schick

Michael Sampson - Currents

Here''s the Foreword that Jeff wrote for my new book - Doing Business with IBM Connections. After several hours, John Dunderdale our sales executive said: We talk about this product by describing the way it better connects people with people and people with information. Why don''t we call it Connections? Many thanks Jeff!

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IBM Connections Conversations - 2: Overview of Next Release

Portals and KM

This is the second of a three part series on I BM Connections , their collaboration platform for social business.  

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Lead Social Business Enabler for IBM’s w3 and www Connections – Job Role and Responsibilities


Something that, funny enough, did not happen in the past, even though I have always been rather visible all along. And that’s it! Very much so! 

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Connections Shape Us – Food for Thought from Scientific American

Full Circle Associates

Good food for thought on a Monday morning. networks

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Connected Learning in an Open World

Jenny Connected

At the beginning of this week I was in Greenwich, London for the first time in my life. But ‘Where am I?’ Free and open access is not enough.

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IBM Connect 2013 – Pardon The Interruption, Are You Ready?


Really looking forward to seeing everyone at IBM Connect 2013 and, please, don't be shy. 16 years later that adventure continues, and big time!,

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Connecting Google Drive to YouTube for Video Uploads 2016

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Once in the cloud I can connect most services and then I don’t have to reupload them. Google Drive to YouTube proved to be a bit tricky.

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It is done. The History of Doing Business with IBM Connections (2013)

Michael Sampson - Currents

He thought it was a good idea, and my time billing system says that I spent 20 minutes the next day "thinking about a book on IBM Connections."

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IBM Connections File Sync for Mac

Michael Sampson - Currents

It is, however, only for IBM’s cloud offering at the moment; on-premises Connections isn’t supported yet. IBM Connections

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Viewing Activities in IBM Connections as a Kanban Board

Michael Sampson - Currents

ISW Development, the team behind the Kudos Badges gamification engine for IBM Connections, has recently taken the wraps of its IBM Connect 2014 announcement: Kudos Boards. The new offering transforms Activities in IBM Connections into a visual drag-and-drop Kanban Board style interface, for new ways of working with tasks and entries.

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IBM Connect 2015 in Netherlands – My Talk on IBM Verse

Michael Sampson - Currents

On Tuesday June 9 I will be in Utrecht, attending and speaking at the IBM Connect 2015 event in the Netherlands. Collaboration Software Conferences & Events IBM Connections IBM Notes / Lotus NotesBy my count there are only a couple of sessions in English, with the rest being delivered in Dutch.

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ALTC2013 Blogging connections

Jenny Connected

In the meantime, it has been great to make two new connections through this blog. One of the pleasures of ALT-C 2013 for me was that I discovered/met two readers of this blog who I was not aware of.  These contacts were very meaningful for me and from them I was reminded of two reasons why blogging works for me. 1.

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The magic of connecting the dots


What I like the most about facilitating learning is the magic of connecting the dots. Precious.

2015 15

Connecting with Communities of Practice

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Tweet This month, The Learning Circuits blog asks how do we break down organizational walls when it comes to learning?

Social Connections VII – Next Week in Stockholm

Michael Sampson - Currents

The seventh Social Connections event is being held in Stockholm next week. The event provides two days of content and discussions on social business and IBM Connections. Conferences & Events IBM Connections attended and spoke at the fifth event in Zurich (June 2013). The agenda looks great. We’ve all been there.

2013 15

Easy First Steps – a User Adoption Strategy (and what IBM is doing in IBM Connections with Touchpoint)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Let’s use IBM Connections as an example when considering how the strategy could be used. IBM Connections offers capabilities that can be used across a broad variety of business scenarios, but this breadth can also be intimidating. Invite a colleague to join her in IBM Connections. Adoption IBM Connections Description.

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