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IBM Verse – It’s Here

Michael Sampson - Currents

A couple of weeks ago IBM released the first set of trial accounts for IBM Verse , its new Watson-powered email system for enterprises and individuals.

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IBM’s Trip to Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise


Like I said, it continues to take time and lots of good effort and energy to provoke that cultural shift and that mindset change. SIE ).

Badgeville Integrates with IBM Connections

Portals and KM

Recently I spoke with Chris Lynch about their integration with IBM Connections. It is too easy to stay within familiar email, for example.

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


Yes, I know you all know what I mean… that kind of change. IBM Learning Open Business This is it! The moment of truth! Bring it on!

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IBM’s Client Experience Jam Is Now History


Yes, I know, this time around, and contrary to other Jams in the past, IBM conducted this one for IBM employees only. Everyone does.

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Enabling Early Adopters to Lead Your Change Initiatives


You can call them whatever you would want to: ambassadors, champions, advocates, evangelists, connectors, change agents, etc. The* weird one.

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IBM at 100 – Once an IBMer, Always an IBMer


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: Tuesday Opening Session Notes

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This is another in a series of my notes on IBM Connect 2013. Bob Piccano, IBM General Manager led the opening session. remain uninsured.

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Why I Fired Myself from IBM


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? Maybe.

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


Setting up the stage, explaining where we are coming from, how we have always been reluctant to change (Even in the 15th century!),

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IBM Covers the Transformation of Business Email

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  As IBM mentioned, organizations still consider email to be their most important, mission-critical application. I like this direction.

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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. Capabilities include: – New support for IBM Connections 5 CR2.

2015 14

BlueIQ at IBM Finally Goes External!


“Innovation never stops, and culture change takes time. Welcome everyone to BlueIQ at IBM! ( Note: You see? etc.), 8rAYW. Context.

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Literature Review: Improving Work Practices in Times of Change

Collaborative Thinking

Improving Work Practices in Times of Change. Today, Cisco, IBM, Microsoft, and other vendors offer E2.0 Introduction. Conclusion. 2008).

2011 75

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


What’s the IBM story? Not to mention business partners and / or fellow IBM colleagues! What an amazing couple of months so far!!

2011 43

Doing Business with IBM Connections Workshop in Switzerland – hosted by WebGate

Michael Sampson - Currents

Today I presented the Doing Business with IBM Connections workshop in Switzerland, at the invitation of WebGate Consulting. WebGate is an IBM Premier Business Partner active in Switzerland and beyond. Numerous participants mentioned the power of approaching IBM Connections from the frame of scenarios rather than features and functions.

Getting the Next Version of Doing Business with IBM Connections Ready for Upcoming European Workshops

Michael Sampson - Currents

Currently I have two User Adoption workshops to present, and one definite and one tentative workshop on Doing Business with IBM Connections. of IBM Connections, the workbook for the Doing Business with IBM Connections workshop has had to be totally updated to reflect the new user interface and various subtle changes.

2014 27

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.

2014 19

IBM Rational Offers Collaboration and Innovation within Software Development

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IBM Rational is an open software development platform that supports sharing and interactions among software and systems design and development teams.

IBM Global CMO Study: Highlights

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I am looking forward to attending IBM's Connect 2013 next week. In IBM's  2011 IBM CMO Study  they interviewed more than 1,700 of the world’s most prominent Chief Marketing Officers – face to face – to find out what they feel is important for their success. Here is a relavnt post. The world generates 2.5


The Beginning of a New Work Adventure – Joining panagenda!


Freelancing General Interest IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Life Metablogging Open Business Open LeadershipTill now. Every time.

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Results from IBM Releases Social Jam 2011

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In early February 2011, following Lotusphere, IBM hosted an online conversation (called a “Jam”), bringing together over 2,700 participants—representing corporations, academic institutions, nonprofit organizations and government agencies—to discuss social business and the ways in which it can redefine how we work in the years ahead.

2011 16

IBM Connect 2013: My Opening Session Notes

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This is the first in a series of notes on IBM Connect 2013. I am very pleased to be back again after the last two years thanks to IBM’s support.

2013 11

Notes on ID301 What's New and Coming in IBM Connections

Michael Sampson - Currents

Luis Benitez and David Brooks are talking about upcoming capabilities in the next version of IBM Connections. The wider platform is the IBM Platform for Social Business - including social networking, social analytics, social content, and one more. added a sidebar to Microsoft Outlook, for getting access to IBM Connections.

Time Flies When You Are Having Fun – Happy IBM Anniversary!


Happy IBM Anniversary to me! Happy IBM Anniversary, my dear hippie 2.0! Whoahh! Who would have thought about that, eh? Seriously.

2012 11

IBM THINK Forum – Servanthood – A New Kind of Leadership


IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Life Social EnterpriseWhoah! Worth while a look for sure! And watch out!,

Notes from INV301 IBM's Social Business Strategy

Michael Sampson - Currents

At Lotusphere 2012, Douglas Heintzman (Director of Strategy, IBM Collaboration Solutions) and Andrew Warzecha (VP of Strategy, IBM Solutions Group) are presenting on IBM's social business strategy. The big changes in the industry: -. IBM is already working to give insight into the optimal way to staff and form teams.

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There Can Be No Resilience Without Transformation


Why change? thought leadership that we knew was going to change the business world for good? Well, not really. Goodness! Very painful.

2013 116

Expertise Profiles - How Links to Contributions Changed the Dynamics at IBM

Michael Sampson - Currents

Gia shares some of the findings from IBM about how the inclusion of links to contributions in internal systems changed the dynamics in the use of expertise profiles: " Seekers are always searching for an expert in something. Once they locate them, they email, instant message, or call that person for assistance. The result?

Dear Social Business Evangelist, Where Art Thou?


IBM Innovation Learning Life Social Enterprise TravellingPerhaps even a bit of hippie 2.0 in each and every one of them. It worries me a lot!

2012 123

How Social Networking Can Improve Work Meetings


“Somewhere along the way, meetings changed into events where we wait for someone to take responsibility (while everyone else dives for cover).

2013 122

The Soft Skills of Collaboration and The Social Enterprise


Take IBM (My current employer), for instance. However, it won’t be easy. And it won’t take place overnight either. The soft skills.

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Why Social Business Keeps Failing to Deliver


It’s changed us for good!), Reluctance to change? IBM Innovation Knowledge Tools Learning Social EnterpriseWhat if E2.0

2012 140

Social Business – Where Bosses and Managers Become Servant Leaders


Change equals growth, not pain. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Life Social EnterpriseWell, we may not. Hippie 2.0

2012 135

The Social Enterprise – Welcome to the Era of Intrapreneurship!


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

2011 142

Social Computing Training Is All About Changing People’s Behaviours


IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing After all, Web 2.0

Adaptation: The Key to Become a Socially Integrated Enterprise


IBM Innovation Learning Open Business Open Leadership #elsuasworkbook In Adoption via Peer Pressure? Rather the opposite. So what do they do?

2013 114

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


Even for IBM itself. And, once again, IBM has fallen into that trap as well, once more. Thank you much, Lotusphere and IBM Connect, for enabling and facilitating a new, refreshing view for yours truly on how to get the most out of technical conferences from now onwards … Ohhh, by the way, seeing Ok Go! Ready? Appalling.

Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All


Latest example, the recent changes where I cannot longer see DMs in my favourite Twitter client for Mac: Nambu. Even for us. Till 2007.

2011 114

How Meaningful, Smarter, Freelance Work Is Redesigning the Social Enterprise


IBM Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social EnterpriseCoPs), Complexity, Enterprise 2.0 You should.

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