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. The IBM marketing around Verse position it as a transformative approach to email, and a re-imagination of what email is like.

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Moving Beyond “Collaboration” Meaning Video and Calling: Cisco Partners with Jive

Michael Sampson - Currents

Interestingly, while there was a role in my framework for presence and instant messaging (Pillar 5), and real-time screen sharing for co-authoring / co-editing (Pillar 2), there was not a distinct pillar for video meetings and other types of real-time interaction. The bundle is already live with some customers, like Thomson Reuters, where 60,000 users can invite colleagues to and launch WebEx meetings from the Jive interface, as well as fire up a Jabber IM session from within Jive.

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Trending Sources

IBM Connections Conversations - 2: Overview of Next Release

Portals and KM

One of the enablers of this tighter integration is the use of Connections with the OpenSocial Foundation,  a standards board that IBM  and other firms such as Microsoft, Google, Atlassian, and Jive collaboratively develop or utilize.

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Jive SBS Structure Best Practices, Part 1 » Connected

John Tropea - Delicious Community

—– There are generally two approaches to creating an initial Jive SBS structure: emergent , and prescribed. shared file drives, corporate intranet, email folders, desktop file folders). Opinions expressed here are not necessarily those of Jive Software.

Social XYZ: Got my answer in 30 minutes. with IBM Connections.

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

with IBM Connections. George and I both use IBM Connections. IBM Connections works somewhat like Facebook in that I invite people into my professional network. I am typing a question directly on Georges profile board in IBM Connections. with IBM Connection.

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Facebook - For Sharing, or a Digital Popularity Contest?

Michael Sampson - Currents

Teens said they regularly use Facebook’s chat functionalities, yet save their best sharing for other sites. Creative status updates and personal musings are sent to Tumblr and Twitter, which allow users a degree of anonymity and the flexibility to connect with people who share their interests, rather than their location or homeroom. teens will share whitewashed versions of themselves on Facebook.

Collaboration Loop - Jive Software Launches New Edition of Clearspace X

John Tropea - Delicious Community

If done correctly, there is opportunity to grow market share and strengthen your brand and its positioning. Culture Google IBM Knowledge Management M&A Mashups Micro-blogging Microsoft Miscellaneous Mobility Movers and Shakers Office 2.0 Feb 20th, 2009 | Janetti Chon Crowdsourcing the Enterprise 2.0 Conference Session Since we build this conference for your attending pleasure, we want to hear from all of you which sessions are most appealing.

My Favorite Tweets for October 15 - 30 2011

Portals and KM

the #ibm100 issue of the #IBM Journal of R&D is out! IBM Seeks Bigger Stake In Big-Data Analytics [link]. RT @lehawes : RT @DowBrook : Forbes - Sequoia & Kleiner Perkins are each investing an additional $20M in #Jive. RT @Reichental : You share something, you get something back: How the web is redefining privacy: [link] via @radar. Here is another in a series of posts that provide access to my favorite tweets that contain links to useful information. 

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In The Next Version - It’s Like Facebook For Work. Wait It Is Facebook For Work

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

To explain this shift to potential buyers, early vendors such as Socialtext (where I was Director of Marketing), Yammer, SocialCast, Jive Software and others would use the analogy “It’s like a Facebook for the Enterprise". File Sharing Vendors. In The Next Version.

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Connected - IBM Lotus Connections, in plain English

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Connected Search Archives IBM Lotus Connections, in plain English Edit: I used to be the IBM Lotus Connections Technical Evangelist. I am now the Social Enterprise Evangelist at Jive Software. Or shared pictures. IBM acquired Cognos recently.

Avoid Profile Potpourri

Collaborative Thinking

While some activities around tags/bookmarks might be directly related to a work activity, there are community interactions made possible that enable informal information sharing, personal learning and ad-hoc group formation as people connect to one another.

Enterprise 2.0 Conference – What to Expect – The Pre-Event


Continuing further with that series of blog posts I mentioned yesterday I would be sharing during the course of this week on the upcoming Enterprise 2.0 IBM Lotus Connections, Jive Software, and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server) " Doesn’t it want to make you be there like today?

Three Masterclasses Coming Up in Australia

Michael Sampson - Currents

I''m running three public masterclasses while I''m in Australia: Doing Business with IBM Connections on August 27 in Sydney. The upcoming masterclasses in Sydney and Melbourne provide an opportunity to work through these concepts and strategies directly with me, and to share experiences with other people facing similar challenges in the adoption area. The masterclass is for people at organisations using Microsoft SharePoint, Jive, IBM Connections, NewsGator, and other similar tools.

Share2011 - Keynote: Building a Robust Framework for Social Networking at Work (Ramin Mobasseri, eBay)

Michael Sampson - Currents

over the past decade, a range of new social tools have emerged - for sharing content with others. December 2010 to Jun 2011 - tested Yammer, NewsGator, Chatter, Jive, and other tools. -. Explore what's working with other companies - share the learning.

Clay Shirky on Institutions vs. Collaboration – Business 2.0


And perhaps a bit more loaded than what I thought it would come out as… Well, shortly after my good friend Jon Mell (From Headshift ) shared the following tweet responding to that one I just shared above: " @elsua hold that thought, I should have a blog post for ya this afternoon. "

Portals and KM: illumio – a Smart Content Filter that also offers Enhanced Collaboration and Content Sharing

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Portals and KM This blog shares ideas and hopes to generate discussion on enterprise 2.0, Mashup Summit East » October 25, 2007 illumio – a Smart Content Filter that also offers Enhanced Collaboration and Content Sharing Here is a cross post from the Fast Forward blog.

News Updates (October 21, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Jive Gets $12 Million. Jive took $12 million of Series B funding from Sequoia Capital. Jive, the Social Business Software leader, today announced that it has received $12 million from Sequoia Capital in its Series B round of funding. IBM Client for Smart Work.

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 Why Knowledge Sharing is Important. As I mentioned at the beginning of the month, I am working with the AppFusions. team on the re-launch of their blog, Connecting the Enterprise --technologies and people daily.

My Reviews of the Collaboration Platforms on the Recent Forrester Wave™

Portals and KM

It found that “Microsoft and IBM Lotus led the pack based on the breadth of functionality in their offerings. Atlassian, Jive Software, Socialtext, and Traction Software all approach the market with strong social networking capabilities. I was also interested to see that almost all of these providers have been covered on The AppGap or FastForward so I wanted to share with you my observations. Jive Software – Enterprise 2.0

News Updates (December 11, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

IBM Cloud Computing Lab. IBM announced a new lab in Hong Kong, focused on IBM's cloud computing portfolio. " IBM said Thursday that it opened a research lab in Hong Kong dedicated to developing products and services for the cloud computing market. At the outset, the lab will dedicate resources to supporting IBM's online LotusLive offering. IBM may be announcing a new collaborative document editing service at the upcoming Lotusphere in January 2010. ".

Community management: The 'essential' capability of successful Enterprise 2.0 efforts | ZDNet

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Dion Hinchcliffe Mobile RSS Email Alerts Comments Share Print Facebook Twitter Recommend Digg Email Facebook Twitter StumbleUpon Reddit Home / News & Blogs / Enterprise Web 2.0 We cover Governance on the morning of Day 2 of our business planning workshops for Jive SBS implementations, and let me tell you, there are some surprised and otherwise interesting expressions on the faces of many participants.

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News Updates (October 29, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Jive Social Business Software 4.0. Jive announced Version 4.0 Jive SBS 4.0 The enhancements and new capabilities in Jive SBS 4.0 Jive extends SBS further out into the marketplace, deep into the enterprise, wide across the firewall, and out on the road. Jive released Jive Mobile for iPhone and BlackBerry , for mobile device access. See Jive Mobile. Jive updated options for bringing pubilc conversations inside for debate and discussion. -

Social Software Market Keeps Growing

Portals and KM

A number of large and small companies are making big bets on social business through acquisitions like Microsft’s purchase of Yammer and IBM’s extensive acquisition strategy (see IBM's Mike Rhodin on the Convergence of Social Business, Analytics and Commerce ). IDC also ranked the top vendors from a revenue perspective in a different study, "Worldwide Enterprise Social Software 2011 Vendor Shares." " Tops by far was IBM with $105.4

Enterprise 2.0 Conference Notes: Three Approaches to Social Computing Platforms

Green Chameleon

It had a large software firm - Microsoft (Lawrence Liu) a small firm - Jive (Sam Lawrence), a custom effort, - Sabre for travel (John Samuel), and a company that includes consulting and software, nGenera. Jive - we have 2500 clients, 15% of Fortune 500 use our products. Audience Question - Jive and MOSS customer where people are using other wikis - how to support these people? Jive 1. Jive - we have clients with 40,000 users so we face such issues now.

Communicating Diagonally: New Value Pathways via Enterprise Social Networking?

Governance in a Networked World

One of the keystone value claims for implementing an Enterprise Social Networking (ESN) platform like Yammer, Jive or IBM Connect is facilitating horizontal communication paths across the enterprise.

Understanding Cisco's Collaboration Strategy (Part 3)

Collaborative Thinking

Show And Share. Does Cisco believe that it is now competing in the portal market with Microsoft, IBM, Oracle? Does Cisco believe that it is now competing in the content management market with Microsoft, IBM, Oracle as well best-of-breed vendors like EMC? Does Cisco believe that it is now competing in the search market with Microsoft, IBM, Oracle? market with Microsoft, IBM, Jive, and others (Telligent, Socialtext, Atlassian…)?

The Social Organization: Social Media is not Community

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Social Media certainly do not create the shared values that are required for people to share (knowledge, experience, support, whatever) in a community. So, more than rating books of sharing music tastes.

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Turning Instant Messaging and Presence Upside-Down & Inside-Out

Collaborative Thinking

Right now, enterprise instant messaging is dominated by IBM and Microsoft. IBM and Microsoft). Presence is also dominated by IBM and Microsoft. That position will still go to IBM and Microsoft. Although Cisco has a broader collaboration arsenal than Avaya given its WebEx Connect efforts - at best, that places competitive pressure on IBM and Microsoft in a somewhat traditional way. Could IBM and Microsoft do this as well?

Social Software Gaining Greater Traction with the Enterprise and Vendors Respond

Portals and KM

features such as blogs, Wikis, and RSS feeds, Finally 28% said they are using a collaboration platform to facilitate sharing of documents and other content with their external partners and customer and 20% are not using a collaborative platform. IBM Lotus and Microsoft attempting to extend their dominant positions in collaboration and messaging to social software. Forrester’s Rob Koplowitz writes that 2010 will be a defining year for enterprise 2.0

News Updates (February 27, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Jive vs IBM vs Socialtext. Jon puts Jive Clearspace, Lotus Connections and Socialtext through their paces. " The three leaders in this space are Jive Clearspace, Lotus Connections and Socialtext. Eric outlines three KM-related benefits for using Twitter: " It lowers resistance to sharing information. Having used all three, I thought I’d take a look at what they offer, how you might decide which was right for you, and how to get started.

Cisco WebEx Connect Questions

Collaborative Thinking

More partnerships - perhaps with Jive or other white label/hosted social/community platforms vendors. Maybe the hosted version of Jive Clearspace? WebEx Connect includes document sharing but how far will it support lifecycle functions (check-in/out, version contorl, archival, records management)? Will there be a layer of analytical services that correlates and infers relationship connections based on e-mail, contacts, etc (similar to IBM Atlas or Contact Networks)?

Understanding Cisco's Collaboration Strategy (Part 4)

Collaborative Thinking

Additionally, the two dominant vendors in the space (IBM, Microsoft) have successfully fought off challengers for decades. Developers have been an integral part of IBM’s and Microsoft’s success in the collaboration market. Cisco needs to be clear that it is taking on IBM and Microsoft directly – there is no way to avoid this competitive positioning. vendors (namely Jive) and must articulate a strategy concerning communities and social networking.

From Enterprise 2.0 Boston To Catalyst San Diego: Enterprise Social Networking Workshop

Collaborative Thinking

event itself soon but wanted to share Bill's summary and remind folks that it's still not too late to sign-up for Burton Group's Catalyst conference in San Diego July 27-31. IBM Lotus Connections, Jive Software, and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server). Bill Ives (Portals and KM) provided a write-up of the workshop delivered in Boston last week. I've read his blog for some time as well and it was nice to meet Bill and many others in the E2.0 social circle at the conference.

List of "White Label" or "Private Label" (Applications you can Rebrand) Social Networking Platforms

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Atlassian Confluence “Confluence is an enterprise wiki that makes it easy for your team to collaborate and share knowledge. Adding, sharing and finding content has never been easier. Plum lets your visitors share the things they care about with the people they care about.&#

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Year-End Thoughts On Enterprise 2.0 Social Software (Part 2)

Collaborative Thinking

does not address all patterns of communication, information sharing, and collaboration. Wikis are highly commonplace when I talk to clients - sharing content is less "scary" (association with publishing perhaps) than some other tools such as blogs.

News Updates (March 10, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Jive Social Business Software 3.0. Jive announced version 3.0 In addition to rolling out new features, Jive has gotten rid of the confusing Clearspace and Clearspace Community names for its products; now it’s all just Social Business Software. The services that were included in Clearspace — such as shared documents, blogs, project management, and customers comments — are now part of Foundation, the core SBS product. CorasWorks Breeze.

Understanding Cisco's Collaboration Strategy (Part1)

Collaborative Thinking

Video is a competency Cisco can claim as its unique heritage compared to Microsoft and IBM as well. As collaboration moves in the direction Cisco believes will happen, the sharing of knowledge transitions from a text centric model to include voice and video (on-demand, Podcasts, etc) where it (Cisco) brings unique value relative to other approaches. IBM, Microsoft) as well as up-and-coming new entrants (e.g., Jive).

News Updates (June 25, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Based on sharing permissions defined in SharePoint, multiple users can collaboratively work on documents/spreadsheets/presentations real-time. IBM announced the availability of Virtual Collaboration for Lotus Sametime, or a 3D edition of Sametime. Zoho Office for SharePoint.

Collaborative Thinking: Of bread, butter, cheese, and mousetraps.

Collaborative Thinking

Interesting comment below regarding a little debate between Sam Lawrence of Jive Software and Lawrence Liu of Microsoft regarding the recent SharePoint conference. You could run out to CodePlex and try some of the solutions that have been created within that shared source environment (such as the Community Kit). IBM with Lotus Connections that might raise some concerns) but someone that might be used "strategically in a tactical manner").

Presence Is Too Important To Leave To UC Vendors

Collaborative Thinking

Cisco, IBM, Microsoft). Facebook, LinkedIn, FriendFeed, and Plaxo) allow members to share a chronological stream of information about their activities with other followers or with those within their social graph. The title of this post might seem to be self-contradictory.