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IBM’s Trip to Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise

Elsua

That’s an important aspect of the role predictive analytics will play as social analytics evolve&#. Are we there yet? SIE ). Probably not!

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

Elsua

Indeed, an openly Socially Integrated Enterprise. IBM Learning Open Business This is it! The moment of truth! The wait is over.

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Use and Adoption of IBM Connections: State of the Market 4Q2014

Michael Sampson - Currents

couple of months ago I kicked off a global survey on the use and adoption of IBM Connections. The report contents includes: - Use and Adoption of IBM Connections: About the Survey. Business Activities Supported by IBM Connections. Employee Use of IBM Connections. Versions of IBM Connections Being Used Among Organizations.

2014 91

Use and Adoption of IBM Connections – A Survey

Michael Sampson - Currents

I am running a research survey on how organizations are using IBM Connections. – Current and Forecasted Use of IBM Connections. On the front page of the survey it says: “ IBM Connections is a widely used collaboration and social business platform. IBM Connections – Upgrading to Connections 5.0.

2014 85

IBM Verse – Email Reimagined

Michael Sampson - Currents

Of course I’m talking about the news and announcement from IBM around Mail Next, the code name for what has become IBM Verse. It is good to see IBM’s commitment to re-think how email can be used productively, and I commend IBM for being willing to take a fresh look at what email is and what it can become in the future.

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IBM’s Social Business Jam – The Fun Part Starts Now!

Elsua

Yes, IBM ‘s Social Business Jam is now over, actually, it finished already on Friday noon EST last week, but the fun part starts now!

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IBM Offers Analytics to Help Clients with Workforce Transformation

Portals and KM

Developed by IBM Research scientists, the software enables businesses to analyze massive amounts of data shared by employees.  

2013 82

IBM Connect 2013 Highlights – Pardon the Interruption in Social Business – The Recording #ibmconnect

Elsua

Pardon the Interruption: Social Biz Hot Topics from Louis Richardson. IBM Innovation Learning Open Business TravellingSomewhat.

2013 48

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. look forward to learning more in the coming days, and seeing how IBM brings Mail Next to market over the coming months / quarters / halves. (thanks to @joebaxter for the photo). Nice eye candy. 2.

2014 61

Lotusphere 2011 Notes: IBM Social Business Partners

Portals and KM

IBM’s business partners contribute nearly one-third of IBM’s revenue and more than half of the company’s SMB business.    

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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 ConnectionsSee Infoware.

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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. Here’s the details: Embracing IBM Verse: Moving Beyond the Technology to Gaining Value. It’s in the Social Track , from 1.00pm to 1.30pm. Nonetheless, one of the English language talks will be mine.

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Why I Fired Myself from IBM

Elsua

Most people may not know this, but back in June 2005, while I was still an IBM Netherlands employee, I got laid off and after having received the well-known compensation  package  I decided that I wasn’t ready, just yet, to leave the company. So was it then my time, beginning of 2014, when I decided to quit IBM and move on? No problem.

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IBM Lotusphere and CONNECT 2012 – Here We Go Again! #ls12 #IBMConnect

Elsua

And this year both events come fully loaded with lots of social mobile opportunities. IBM Innovation Learning Social Enterprise Travelling

2012 58

Why Social Business Keeps Failing to Deliver

Elsua

and Social Business are one of the main culprits why it’s taking us all so long to recover from this financial crisis? What if E2.0

2012 133

IBM at 100 – Once an IBMer, Always an IBMer

Elsua

Happy 100th year anniversary IBM! Indeed, this year , and, in particular, this week (Today), IBM is celebrating its 100th year anniversary.

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

Elsua

Really looking forward to seeing everyone at IBM Connect 2013 and, please, don't be shy. IBM Open Business TravellingAre you ready? .

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IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 Highlights – People-Centric vs. Content-Centric by Louis Richardson

Elsua

People-Centric vs. Content-Centric: A Copernican revolution needed to become a social business from louis richardson on Vimeo.  .  .

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IBM at 100 – Where The Wild Ducks Go

Elsua

Today is IBM ‘s 100th anniversary (Check  #ibm100 on Twitter to see how folks are celebrating such massive achievement ).

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The Fallacy of Social Networking

Elsua

Thanks much for the recent concerns shown upon out there through various social channels. Social just for the sake of social is now dead.

2012 102

Social Business – *The* Ecosystem

Elsua

The ones who soon enough would be able to claim “ Yes, I was there! I was part of that social transformation. Social: The Human Web.

2012 86

Dear Social Business Evangelist, Where Art Thou?

Elsua

mean, I believe that social business evangelists, in general, are still breathing those very same traits I just mentioned above, but where are they?

2012 112

Social Business – Where Bosses and Managers Become Servant Leaders

Elsua

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Life Social EnterpriseLong gone are the days of command and control. Well, we may not.

2012 137

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.

2013 37

IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 Highlights – Get Social, Do Business!

Elsua

In previous blog entries I mentioned how this year’s Lotusphere has been *more* social than ever before! What’s the IBM story?

2011 34

How Social Networking Can Improve Work Meetings

Elsua

If there is anything that social networking shines and thrives at is helping us all stay connected, regardless of where we may well be in the world.

2013 123

Social Business, Where Do You Stand?

Elsua

And those who are there for the true social transformation of their entire business ecosystem (Both internal and external). Nothing. Zilch.

2012 110

IBM MobileFirst

Michael Sampson - Currents

Late last week IBM announced a sweeping initiative in the mobile space : " IBM today unveiled IBM MobileFirst, the most comprehensive mobile portfolio that combines security, analytics and app development software, with cloud-based services and deep mobile expertise. Comments: 1. Indeed these need to come together. 3.

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The Social Enterprise – Welcome to the Era of Intrapreneurship!

Elsua

The boundaries between work and personal life, already very porous when working at IBM, are practically non-existent. Yes, trust)&#. Of course!

2011 136

IBM Connections Conversations - 3: Analytics + Social

Portals and KM

This is the third of a three part series on IBM Connections , their collaboration platform. What is exciting here is the integration of social capabilities and analytics. They found extensive benefits for using social software inside the enterprise (e.g. The metrics will look at people, participation, and content.

Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All

Elsua

No longer would there be a need to keep up with multiple social networking environments, with multiple networks, with multiple levels of interactions.

2011 118

How connect.BASF Helped BASF Become a Social Business

Elsua

The story behind connect.BASF though (BASF’s social business platform, based on IBM Connections ) is a special one. And big time!

2011 111

The Soft Skills of Collaboration and The Social Enterprise

Elsua

Nothing to do with social computing tools alone, really. Take IBM (My current employer), for instance. However, it won’t be easy.

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IBM Lotusphere and IBM Connect 2011 – The Agendas #ls12 #ibmconnect

Elsua

If there would be a single keyword that could describe quite nicely both agendas from both events running in parallel that keyword would be social.

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Welcome to the Social Enterprise Awakening!

Elsua

Social Business is about respecting people&#. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Life Social Enterprise

2011 98

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.  

2012 47

Reinventing Relationships with Social Business

Elsua

Still think we are living on a Social Business Era? . “Channels (Social). IBM Innovation Learning Social Enterprise Travelling

CEOs Don’t Understand Social Media The Australian

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The backlash on Myer’s Facebook Page, the tweets from the public and celebrities alike on Twitter, and other social media sites was staggering.

2013 137

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

Michael Sampson - Currents

Thanks to Jeff Schick of IBM, all that happened earlier today. Here''s the Foreword that Jeff wrote for my new book - Doing Business with IBM Connections. Foreword - by Jeff Schick (IBM Corporation). joined the Lotus team in 2006 to create the next generation of collaboration product that IBM would bring to market.

2013 47

Enterprise 2.0: social scorecard and social media karma

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Rewarding badges and points systems on your intranet – social scorecards – could be the turning point for turning your enterprise 2.0