Badgeville Integrates with IBM Connections

Portals and KM

Recently I spoke with Chris Lynch about their integration with IBM Connections. I was especially interested in this as I covered Connections extensively (see first of recent three part series - IBM Connections Conversations 1: Review of 3.0 ).

harmon.ie Connect Integrates with SharePoint

Portals and KM

Connect™ for SharePoint. Connect for SharePoint, document and social information from all sources appear in one window with a consistent user experience, in the office or on the road. Connect for SharePoint has announced that they offer users the following capabilities:  Same Activity Stream across the Desktop and Mobile Devices – Any action performed through one harmon.ie Connect support mobile device management (MDM) for distribution and provisioning of mobile users.

Badgeville Integrates with IBM Connections

Portals and KM

Recently I spoke with Chris Lynch about their integration with IBM Connections. I was especially interested in this as I covered Connections extensively (see first of recent three part series - IBM Connections Conversations 1: Review of 3.0). 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.

Technology Stewardship: App Integration Testing

Digital Habitats

So I went searching for a white board or pinboard app that had Slack integration. Why the integration? and Slack integration. I wonder if it has Slack integration? Dave Gray) … my response: Good question about why integrate. Good question about why integrate.

Work Live Integration – 23 and 1/2 Hours

Elsua

Time then to wake up to that new reality of always-on, (inter)connected, and readily available, regardless of where you may well be, what device you may be using, who you may be connecting with, and what you may be working on at that moment?

Becoming a Successful Socially Integrated Enterprise – The Long Journey

Elsua

Why are we embarking in such a journey to become a successful Socially Integrated Enterprise in the first place?

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Statistics: Why integrate Facebook into your business

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Here’s what Facebook says about media sites using Like buttons and other social plugins: The average media site integrated with Facebook has seen a 300% increase in referral traffic. STATISTICS WITHIN What are the social media statistics of engaging on Facebook?

Mix and Match: integration of social media

Joitske Hulsebosch

Using various media makes it easier for people to connect in their preferred ways. You can integrate your Wikipage as a page in your social network (this is possible in the example of Ning). by Beth Kanter) • Social media integration: examples and tips.

Mapping the social innovation ecosystems around public libraries together: the Czech connection(s)

Making CommunitySense

A Czech connection: the CIDES project. Underlying the approach is a solid methodology, of which the CommunitySensor methodology is becoming an integral part. More Czech connections: mapping public library social innovation ecosystems together.

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Adaptation: The Key to Become a Socially Integrated Enterprise

Elsua

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Life in a Connected Day

Elsua

So how about if we get started with “ Life in a Connected Day “? Like I said at the beginning of this short post, there is probably not many interesting and exciting things out there to watch other than “ Life in a Connected Day “, don’t you think?

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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. I 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. Anyway, the Social Connections VI production team has recently published the schedule for the two day conference in Prague (June 16-17).

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IBM’s Trip to Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise

Elsua

Here are a couple of my favourite quotes from the interview: “ At IBM we are trying to create a new way of working that connects our people with our customers, prospective employees, communities in which we want to do business and other constituencies in a more direct manner and meaningful way.

In Connection We Trust

Alchemy of Change

Trust Connects Us – and Our Software. I wrote recently in another piece called Trust and Networks that “ trust is the lubricant that supports relationships and makes a network work. &# I also noted that “networks are the connections that allow peers to work together.&#

Newsgator Integrates Social Software into Core Work Process

Portals and KM

When asked how can NewsGator make social more useful, they were told to integrate it into work processes. This was already happening for some work with their SharePoint integration. McKinsey has predicted huge productivity boosts from the connected enterprise.

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. started with Connections 2.5 in 2010, more focused approach - to introduce Connections with the new personalized work place (a new standard laptop image). -. in 2011, implementing Connections 3.x, and an plug-in with Outlook (to give you a view into Connections from Outlook). integration challenges: -.

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Integrating the Interactions with the Transactions

Portals and KM

I recently read about the Five Top Challenges of Integrating Social Media Data with Business Applications by Elias Terman on the CTOEdge. Now it seems to me that these issues are all, or at least mostly, about how to connect old school enterprise applications of record that deal with transactions and the new school systems of engagement that deal with interactions.  The biggest failure is the lack of workflow integration to  drive culture change.”.

BroadVision’s Clearvale Offers Integrated Enterprise Social Networking Platform

Portals and KM

However, these are often different programs using different tools that are not integrated.   You can create separate networks for each group but manage them as an integrated system. If they had done both he asked how many have integrated the two.

Novell Vibe 3.3 Includes Seamless Integration with Microsoft Office

Portals and KM

offers integration with Microsoft Office 2007 and 2010 as one of the major enhancements. This integration provides rich additional functionality to Office users. The comment stream is accessible to everyone working on the document or connected to it.  Users simply download Vibe Desktop and can then connect and sync any folders and files from their Novell Vibe system to their desktop.

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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. This possible integration is an interesting fact in itself.

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Drive Business with IBM Connections Content Manager, Heidi Ambler (Social Connections V, Zurich)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Heidi Ambler, the Director of Product Management for Social Software at IBM Connections is presenting the opening keynote at Social Connections V. Heidi has been involved with "Connections" since 2005-2006, which wasn''t called Connections then.

2013 170

Bloomfire Provides Comprehensive Knowledge Connections

Portals and KM

is a relatively new offering in the knowledge management space, founded in 2010, that is meeting a need that has remained with us for some time: how do you connect people with the knowledge they need to accomplish their work tasks? Bloomfire.

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Socialtext Continues to Focus on Workplace Integration

Portals and KM

Eugene said that when Socialtext Signals and its microblogging capability, was introduced in 2008 the focus was on integration from the start. As I wrote in my 2010 interview with Ross Mayfield, it is fully integrated with the complete Socialtext platform. I recently added in a post, Putting Social Media to Work , this integration is what enterprise 2.0 The platforms that Socialtext can easily integrate with include SharePoint and Salesforce.com.

Facebook IM Integration

Collaborative Thinking

First thought: If Meebo can integrate with XMPP systems - why can't Microsoft? Second thought: Why hasn't IBM integrated with Facebook's XMPP-based IM system? Third (and last) thought: Given Cisco's acquisition of Jabber and efforts with WebEx Connect - you would imagine integration with Facebook as well. Note: This is not the first time I've picked on Microsoft (and others) for ignoring XMPP-based IM.

Integrating Transactions and Interactions: A Fable

Portals and KM

In the last two days, I wrote about: Integrating the Interactions with the Transactions, and Maybe Enterprise 2.0 I this post I want to share an example of an early success with this type of integration using old school tools. Progress was also made on the claims side through a similar transformation of the IT system from a top down imposition to a bottom up support and shared learning system that connected transaction and interactions.

Technology Stewardship: App Integration Testing

Full Circle Associates

So I went searching for a white board or pinboard app that had Slack integration. Why the integration? and Slack integration. I wonder if it has Slack integration? Dave Gray) … my response: Good question about why integrate.

Sponsors at Social Connections V (Zurich)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Social Connections V is a user group conference, which does not charge a conference fee. Here''s the vendors that were on the showcase floor: - Ephox, showing EditLive for IBM Connections. It''s an add-in for IBM Connections that brings rich text editing into the Connections tools. Takes scanned documents and routes it to Connections Files, Content Manager, or FileNet. Cobra is launching this add-in for Connections today. Conference Notes IBM Connection

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IBM Takes the Wraps off Connections 4

Michael Sampson - Currents

In late August I posted about the imminent release of Version 4 of IBM Connections, a suite of applications that supports team collaboration, enterprise community formation, and social sharing in a business context. Here's what I think is most interesting in IBM Connections 4: 1.

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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. “ We love Activities in Connections. IBM Connections featured

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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. I’m attending IBM Connect 2014 as an analyst, so with my analyst hat on at the end of the day: 1. 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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IBM Connect 2013: Tuesday Opening Session Notes

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of my notes on IBM Connect 2013. I have written about this concept a bit (see for example, Integrating the Interactions with the Transactions and Integrating Transactions and Interactions: A Fable ).

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A Great Example of Collaborative Tools Being Integrated into an Appropriate Way of Working

Michael Sampson - Currents

What I really liked in David’s article was his explanation of how they have integrated their physical working world (and the use of private offices with collaborative physical places) with the use of online collaborative tools: We are an online company: we’ve been remote from day one and still to this day over half of the team (aside from sales) works from home. Writing on the StackExchange Blog , David lays out an argument for private offices.

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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. Connections is part of a wider platform. In Connections Next: - revised style sheets, for making Connections look like a corporate brand. - @(Name) view - to show all messages directed to you. - Integrates the vote count. Surveys are coming in first half of 2013 - natively integrated support for surveys. Connections 4.5

2013 132

It’s All About Work Life Integration; It’s All About You!

Elsua

Because, in my own experience, it’s not about striking a good work life balance, but eventually it’s all about Work Life Integration. Well, it starts with that concept I mentioned at the beginning of this post: it’s all about Work Life Integration!

Collaborative Thinking: Integrating SharePoint And Confluence

Collaborative Thinking

It would be valuable for Microsoft to continue down this path of providing well-defined and public interfaces (as opposed to vendor point-to-point deals) so that other blog and wiki vendors could integrate with the platform.

IBM Connect 2013: My Opening Session Notes

Portals and KM

This is the first in a series of notes on IBM Connect 2013. Connection is key. I would add that application integration is an important part of this connection. File Sync allows you to integrate with iPad, Mac, Windows, etc.

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Radical Connectedness and the Evolution of Business

Alchemy of Change

The Rouge Plant was the first large-scale example of “ vertical integration ” – where companies control all the inputs needed for their manufacturing processes. Why Vertically Integrate, When You Can Network? Why vertically integrate, when you can network?

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IBM Connect 2013 Conference Highlights – Adoption, Adoption, Adoption! #ibmconnect

Elsua

It was truly fascinating to see how mature the Social Business field has become over the years and how plenty of the customers I talked to last year around Adoption were this year’s keynote or breakout speakers sharing their story, their journey, on becoming socially integrated enterprises.

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Socialcast Adds Sharepoint and Outlook Integration, New Features, and Enhanced Metrics

Portals and KM

To support this strategy they have made a number of moves, including enhanced features that we will look at: Outlook and SharePoint integration, and increased support for mobile devices. To further support this email integration, Socialcast has integrated with Outlook.

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. In my book Doing Business with IBM Connections (2013) on which the workshop is based, there are a couple of case studies aligned with each of the ten core scenarios. I really liked being able to tell their stories, and then being able to invite them to fill in the blanks or give some more insights into the use of Connections.

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. I recently had an extended conversation with Suzanne Livingston, Senior Product Manager for Connections. After covering Connections 3.0

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IBM Connect 2013: Ed Brill on Reinventing the Inbox

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of my notes on IBM Connect 2013. Within IBM as an organization, Connections has replaced the portal as the first place people go. Now you can have mail within Connections so you do not have to leave it. IBM Docs also has integrated social features.

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IBM Connections Conversations 1: Review of 3.0

Portals and KM

This is the first of a three part series on IBM Connections , their collaboration platform for social business. I recently had an extended conversation with Suzanne Livingston, Senior Product Manager for Connections. I have covered Connections before (see for example, Looking Closely at Lotus Connections) but it had been a while since I took another detailed look. We began by discussing Connections 3.0, On the Web facing side, Connections 3.0

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