Engineering Life Work Integration

Elsua

After all, it’s a beautiful, wonderful world out there and every extra hour that we spend doing overtime or not having that time off for ourselves to do other things as part of that personal work life integration strategy you should all start working your way through on it, you are losing out.

State of Customer Data Integration in 2012

Portals and KM

In February 2012, Scribe Software surveyed 300 business leaders and channel partners to uncover opportunities and challenges associated with customer data integration. “ The State of Customer Data Integration in 2012” report contains input from C-level executives, business analysts and IT engineers, and systems integrators and consultants who design and implement data integration for their enterprise clients.

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Badgeville Integrates with IBM Connections

Portals and KM

Recently I spoke with Chris Lynch about their integration with IBM Connections. Through the Badgeville for Yammer integration, those achievements were then published into the Yammer stream. Another feature in the Connections integration is reputation management.

Work Live Integration – 23 and 1/2 Hours

Elsua

Instead, a long while ago I have made the transition into what some people have been calling work life integration, where one of key words / concepts that has started making the rounds in the last few years, that is, flexibility, is gaining more and more importance and relevance as we move forward.

ITEX 2012 - Panel on Enterprise Collaboration (November 2012)

Michael Sampson - Currents

On November 8 I'll be in Auckland to moderate a panel on enterprise collaboration at ITEX 2012. The future workplace – integrating telepresence and social interaction into your collaboration strategies.

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harmon.ie Connect Integrates with SharePoint

Portals and KM

IDC MarketScape noted in its report, “ Worldwide Enterprise Social Software 2012 Vendor Analysis ,” that, "The ultimate goal of enterprise social software is to support a business' ability to surface information in real time and in context in a way that enables a broader business system of relationship. This integration makes a lot of sense to me and is consistent with the trends I am seeing across the social platforms I have covered harmon.ie before (see New harmon.ie

Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Opening Session

Portals and KM

This is the first in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2012.   There are embeded apps to integrate multiple apps into a single place. Suzanne showed multiple examples of integrated with third party apps like SAP and Trilog.

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My KM World 2012 Notes: Complete Listing

Portals and KM

I was pleased to be at the 2012 KM World. Listed below are my notes for 2012.   KM World 2012 Notes: Integrating Social Media Tools & Tech. KM World 2012 Notes: Facilitating Knowledge Into Action. KM World 2012 Notes: Learning & Knowledge Sharing. KM World 2012 Notes: Finding New Solutions to Wicked Problems. KM World 2012 Notes: Facilitating Knowledge Sharing. KM World 2012 Notes: From Intranets to the Digital Workplace.

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KM World 2012 Notes: Summary Listing To Date

Portals and KM

I am pleased to be at the 2012 KM World. Listed below are my notes for 2012 posted so far.  KM World 2012 Notes: Integrating Social Media Tools & Tech. KM World 2012 Notes: Facilitating Knowledge Into Action. KM World 2012 Notes: Learning & Knowledge Sharing. KM World 2012 Notes: Finding New Solutions to Wicked Problems. KM World 2012 Notes: Facilitating Knowledge Sharing Here are my notes for 2011 and 2010.

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Testing G+ WordPress integration

Alchemy of Change

#gwp Google+: View post on Google+. More Google gwp

Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Monday Morning Press Q&A

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2012. The underlying message in the opening demos was the seem-less integration behind what was seen in he demos to bring the components of your workday on the device you want. The email integration is also in the same theme.

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Badgeville Integrates with IBM Connections

Portals and KM

Recently I spoke with Chris Lynch about their integration with IBM Connections. Through the Badgeville for Yammer integration, those achievements were then published into the Yammer stream. This sales best practices example is one of the ways that Badgeville integrates with IBM Connections. Another feature in the Connections integration is reputation management.

Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Social Business for SMBs

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2012. Roxanne said they like the integration with a single vendor and will go with IBM even if not top rated on that app as long at it is near the top. I am very pleased to be back again after last year.

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My AppGap Blog Posts for October 2012

Portals and KM

Comprehensive Enterprise Integration is Enabled by Jive’s Platform. KM World 2012 Notes: Facilitating Knowledge Sharing. Complete Listing of My KM World 2012 Notes. The AppGap posts began toward the end of January 2008.    Here, I am primarily doing product commentaries with a few other things thrown in. Below are the ones for October. There will be more in November. Overcoming Potential for Chaos in WAN SharePoint Deployments.

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Integrating a 1-to-1 tablet initiative at primary level

e-Moderation Station

In this guest blog post Dimitris shares his experience from Doukas school in Athens which integrated ICT into the syllabus (one tablet PC per student) in 2009 and has become a Microsoft Case Study for adopting this approach. August 2012. ICT educators: Dimitris Primalis.

Social media training on Foursquare Google Plus Pinterest Facebook Training for June and July 2012

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

And more interestingly, Google Plus is set to reach 400 million members during 2012. And more interestingly, Google Plus is set to reach 400 million members during 2012. What can be added to Google Plus to integrate it with Facebook and Twitter and your website?

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Testing G+ WordPress integration

Alchemy of Change

#gwp Google+: View post on Google+ Post imported by Google+Blog. Created By Daniel Treadwell. More Google gwp

State of Social Media Marketing 2012

Portals and KM

Tighter integration between social and rest of marketing and business overall. The good results include the tighter integration between social media marketing and the rest of the business and the measurement of what matters. Increased frequency of content publishing was reported by 56% and better social marketing integration with other marketing initiatives was reported by 50%. This results in a lack of integration that likely affects their ability to measure ROI.

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Novell GroupWise 2012 Offers Enhanced Collaboration Capabilities

Portals and KM

They also took the very important step of completely integrating GroupWise and Vibe.    Here is a sample screen showing the integration of Groupwise and Vibe.  Novell Data Synchronizer handles mobile connections and third party integration such as CRM systems.

The 1-minute guide to integrating technology into teaching

e-Moderation Station

One of the biggest challenges facing EFL (and other) teachers today is how to integrate technology into our classes in a meaningful and principled way. Integrating technology is not just finding a great new tool or idea and then trying it out. February 2012.

Building an Integrated Social Media Dashboard

The Bumble Bee

I have been looking for way to monitor and track all my websites/blogs plus all my social media accounts (linkedIN, Twitter etc) from a single dashboard. I figured this would be pretty easy - a thing that most people would want to do! Not so - despite the abundance of great social media tools I found it surprisingly difficult to find one which met all my requirements. Social Networking

Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Opening Session Tuesday

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2012. A second challenge was content integration and much progress has been made here also. I am very pleased to be back again after last year thanks to IBM’s support.

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Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Music Industry Social Evolution

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2012. They are implementing the entire WebSphere back end for integration. I am very pleased to be back again after last year with support from IBM.

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My AppGap Blog Posts for November 2012

Portals and KM

Alfresco Enhances Its Content Management Offering with More Integration Touchpoints. Offers Expanded Social, Integration, and Analytic Capabilities. Box Now Offers Comprehensive Collaboration and Extensive Application Integration. Complete Listing of My 2012 E 2.0 The AppGap posts began toward the end of January 2008.    Here, I am primarily doing product commentaries with a few other things thrown in. Below are the ones for November.

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AppFusions Integrates iRise® Visualization with Atlassian JIRA, Confluence

Portals and KM

I spoke with Ellen at the most recent Lotusphere and they have been working on a number of integration tools. Here is a video on this integration. I have known about AppFusions for some time and respect the vision of their leader Ellen Feaheny. Recently AppFusions announced a partnership with iRise ® , a provider of enterprise visualization solutions to allow for simulations of Atlassian JIRA and Confluence to speed enterprise software development.

Organizations Struggling to Integrate Customer Channels

Michael Sampson - Currents

Recent research by Pitney Bowes points to the problem of low integration between different marketing channels , and the consequential costs of this: " Pitney Bowes Software (PBS), a global leader in customer data, analytics and communication software and services reveals, through a study of large B2C organisations in UK, France and Germany, that customers are being lost through fragmented and inconsistent communications and failure to integrate marketing channels.

My App Gap Posts for July 2012

Portals and KM

Boston 2012: Summary List of My Notes. Offers Seamless Integration with Microsoft Office. The AppGap posts began toward the end of January 2008.    Here, I am primarily doing product commentaries with a few other things thrown in. Below are the ones for July. There will be more in August. Enterprise 2.0 OpDemand Simplifies Cloud Management. JackBe Extends its Real-Time Operational Intelligence Offering. Novell Vibe 3.3 Interview with IBM’s Jeff Schick.

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ConceptDRAW Integration with Evernote; Multi-Device Sync and Access

Michael Sampson - Currents

ConceptDRAW announced an integration with Evernote, to allow for various levels of integration between mindmaps and the Evernote service: "ConceptDraw MINDMAP can now, with the press of a button, save a single topic or a branch to Evernote for your future reference.

Lotusphere 2012 - Opening General Session

Michael Sampson - Currents

Email is also integrated into the home page, along with calendar entries. The new mail integration works with both Domino and Exchange. Links with Polycom for video integration, and Plantronics for headset support. To win - need to deliver seamlessly integrated support across multiple channels. Notes Next, called "Social Edition" (coming later in 2012). - Alister Rennie, General Manager. last year IBM introduced social business.

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News from the SharePoint Conference 2012

Michael Sampson - Currents

Microsoft is hosting the SharePoint Conference 2012 this week in Las Vegas. Nintex Integrates with Yammer. Nintex announced that its workflow product now integrates with Yammer. By leveraging Nintex Yammer integration, users can finally drive business processes and manage tasks directly within social media channels. There's about 10,000 people there—which makes for a huge event.

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My AppFusions Blog Posts for September and October 2012

Portals and KM

AppFusions provides application integration connectors for a variety of vendors such as Atlassian , IBM , Jive , iRise , Box , GoogleDocs , Dropbox , UserVoice , Alfresco , and more in the hopper. They  They also closely collaborate with their partner  Contegix  for turnkey hosted and integrated deployments for their customers. I also covered KM World 2012 on the blog but I am listing those posts in a separate post because there were quite a few.

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Beezy Integrates Yammer and SharePoint

Michael Sampson - Currents

Since its acquisition of Yammer in 2012, an improving level of integration between SharePoint and Yammer has been drip fed from Microsoft. It hasn’t been a speedy integration. The result is a truly integrated experience, leveraging the strengths of each platform.

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Results from 2012 SharePoint Study: Value is a Work in Progress

Portals and KM

However, only 21% of organizations currently integrate SharePoint into work processes. Much needs to be done here as this integration is critical for both SharePoint and for other social tools to provide real business value.  Vizit , maker of SharePoint. collaboration and search tools, recently conducted a study: SharePoint Study: Insights into Content Use and Collaboration. There were 1100 participants who were responsible for SharePoint in their organizations.

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My App Gap Posts for June 2012

Portals and KM

AppFusions Speeds Software Development Through Integration of iRise® Visualization with Atlassian JIRA, Confluence. The AppGap posts began toward the end of January 2008.    Here, I am primarily doing product commentaries with a few other things thrown in. Below are the ones for June. There will be more in July. Convo – The Evolution of Social Business Video. The Social Organization According to Gartner.

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G-Shock Watch with Phone Integration #gshock #iphone

Michael Sampson - Currents

Casio announced (but hasn't yet released) a new watch that integrates with a phone via Bluetooth : " Your watch can vibrate when you get a call, text or e-mail and show the person’s name, even if your phone is in your purse or briefcase. The G-Shock can help you find a phone lost in your sofa by making it chirp loudly. It can also beep at you if you leave the phone behind in, say, a restaurant. This arrangement makes a huge amount of sense.

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My App Gap Posts for May 2012

Portals and KM

State of CRM Customer Data Integration in 2012. The AppGap posts began toward the end of January 2008.    Here, I am primarily doing product commentaries with a few other things thrown in. Below are the ones for May. There will be more in June. Convo Moves to the Web and Enhances Features. TIBCO Enhances tibbr with GEO and Other New Capabilities. Adobe Provides a New Set of Digital Marketing Capabilities.

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Productivity Delivered (Share 2012, Atlanta) #share2012 @sharepoint

Michael Sampson - Currents

integrate the social fabric of the organization. aspects - support corporate developers, software vendors, and systems integrators. -. Gideon Bibliowicz, Senior Product Manager from Microsoft is talking about "Productivity Delivered." Gideon is now in the SharePoint product team, but spent 14 years in IT in the Israeli army earlier in his career. Was involved in developing a medical system in SharePoint.

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Tweet Jam 2012: The State of the SharePoint Community

Portals and KM

Yesterday I sat in on the Tweet Jam 2012: The State of the SharePoint Community (#SPJam) hosted by Mark Fidelman (harmon.ie), It was sponsored by harmon.ie. SPJam #Q3 Trend of integrating SP with other social platforms will widen the community and attract people from different backgrounds. There was a group of invited panelists but anyone could participate. The panelists were: John Anderson (Bamboo Nation). Ant Clay (21 Apps). Dave Coleman (SharePointEduTech Ltd).

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Notes on CCS105 Bayer MaterialScience - Integrating IBM Connections and Microsoft Technologies

Michael Sampson - Currents

Bert Oberholz and Cindy Schlebusch from BMS are talking about BMS's implementation of Connections, and the integration with Microsoft technologies. plan for 2012 - Bayer-wide availability, integration with SharePoint, and Connections 4 late in 2012. integration challenges: -. integrating Profiles. My notes on the session: - Bayer - three main business areas: crop science, health care, and material science.

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Pulling It All Together - Michael's Comments on Lotusphere 2012

Michael Sampson - Currents

I've been attending Lotusphere 2012 as an industry analysit this week in Orlando. The integration of Notes Mail and Exchange into the Connections interface for users, so they can see their newer Connections material alongside their traditional email, is a good move. Although I've known some people, it's been overwhelming being here for the first time. 5,000-7,000 people sharing a relatively small space for a week is quite incredible.

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Want to Trust Your Employees? Give Them All Unlimited Vacation Days

Elsua

It’s no longer about striking a good balance between work and life, but more moving things into the next frontier: work life integration. Beth Laking (@bethlaking1) January 6, 2012. . . Paul Gillin (@pgillin) January 10, 2012.

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Interactions 2012 - Inside the Social Business - Lee Bryant #iic @leebryant

Michael Sampson - Currents

some practical considerations - build, buy, integrate, governance Lee Bryant from Dachis Group is talking about social business. Key points: - (1) Poor user experience leads to low adoption. (2) 2) Most intranets are not fundamentally productive tools. Better approach - ambient actions that throw off knowledge in the flow of work. Adoption - changing habits is very hard, what's the incentive to using the intranet? -. digital natives expert real-time flow, not just docs. -.

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Lotusphere and IBM Connect 2012 Highlights – Back to Basics of Conferences! #ls12 #ibmconnect

Elsua

As more and more blog posts are starting to come along sharing further insights on some of the major highlights from the recent IBM Lotusphere and IBM Connect 2012 events held last week in Orlando, Florida, I guess it’s now time for me to start sharing my two cents on what both events were like, what I learned, what I thought were some pretty interesting developments and happenings, as well as a bunch of other tidbits that I think would prove useful to share over here in this blog.

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