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


This year, more than ever, we will be seeing how Lotusphere has become more socialised than ever before and the IBM Connect parallel event that got kicked-off last year surely has improved, and tremendously!, Both Lotusphere and IBM Connect are already here!

Cognitive Meetings with Ricoh and IBM

Michael Sampson - Currents

IBM and Ricoh announced a joint technology agreement earlier this year focused firmly on the effectiveness challenge. Ricoh sells interactive whiteboards for meeting rooms, and the new partnership sees addition of the cognitive capabilities courtesy of IBM Watson.

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


Louis got us all three organised (without even sending a single email across, by the way, but collaborating through IBM Connections Activities < W00t! IBM Innovation Learning Open Business Travelling

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


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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IBM THINK Forum – Servanthood – A New Kind of Leadership


The second favourite video clip is another one that doesn’t last more than a little bit over a minute and which features a rather peculiar interview by Errol Morris with Sam Palmisano , IBM’s CEO, and where he shares what, to him, leadership is all about.

Becoming a Jedi Master – The Secret Art of Cultivating Online Communities #sbf12 #cmgr


But, just in case you may not have, take a look into this particular article , where you will find all of the video recordings from all of the keynote speakers, or this other blog post , where you will be exposed to the video recordings of 40, out of the 65, speakers.

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Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary


It wasn’t just being a speaker at various different conference events where I talked about this very same subject, amongst several others related to all things Social, including The Social Enterprise theme, with perhaps #JamCamp being one of the most inspiring altogether !,

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The Fallacy of Social Networking


IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Enterprise

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Notes from IBM's Social Business Success Story #ibmsocbiznz @socialbizguy

Michael Sampson - Currents

Vaughan Rivett from IBM New Zealand is presenting on the IBM Social Software Success Story. what IBM has done in becoming a social business: -. the vision at IBM - from Steve Mills, to "harness our collective intelligence across IBM and ultimately across our ecosystem." IBM has created an internal corporate social networking platform - which includes person profiles, file sharing, communities, and much more. -. 1) Is Facebook blocked in IBM? -.

State of the Net 2012 – People Tweet Tacit Knowledge – Part Two


(This is Part Two of the series … Part One can be found over here) And on that spirit of what the real impact of Social Computing is, we are going to move onwards on to the second keynote speaker session that I would want to share with you all and talk for a bit about it.

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The Business Value of Serendipity: Improving Your Presentation Skills


Even for seasoned speakers it would still be a rather helpful resource on improving their own skills in this area. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing

The Big Three – How To Handle Your Fragmented Social Life


And those three social networking tools would be the following ones in order of preference: IBM Connections. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing

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CommunityBuilders – Online Community Still Crazy After Years with Nancy White


IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Social Computing

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Notes on INV103 Social Communications Strategy and the IBM Sametime Roadmap

Michael Sampson - Currents

John Del Pizzo and Brian Ricker from the IBM Sametime team are talking about the roadmap for Sametime. There's a number of sessions here at IBM Connect about the use of Sametime in organizations, and the integration into business processes. In early spring, released the IBM Connections Suite (including Sametime Advanced, Unified Telephony Lite, Connections, and FileNet Content Manager). For compliance, worked with Actiance to release Vantage for IBM Sametime.

Once Upon a Time … the Power of Storytelling for Business


“, that I can certainly recommend everyone reading through it, specially, if you are a public speaker, and, more importantly, if you like storytelling with a business purpose. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Enterprise

CommunityBuilders: The State of Community Management 2011 with Rachel Happe


IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing

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Social Business Forum Highlights – Reinventing Conference Events


For us, keynote and breakout guest speakers, it all started the previous evening, as we were all invited to an evening reception, where both the food and beverages, as well as the venue, were rather accommodating and inviting.

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Pardon the Interruption … From Adaptation into Engagement by Luis Suarez #soccnx


So when the smart folks organising the overall event asked me whether I would like to be the closing keynote speaker for Day Two, I just couldn’t say “No!”, IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Open Leadership

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IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 – Here We Come!


Another interesting thing though to watch out for during the week would be to see what IBM thinks about Social Business, specially, now that IBM itself has, finally, gone massive on Social Collaboration , as we have witnessed in the last few weeks.

Building networks, Selling KM, Meetings as KM behaviors, IBM in a KM shift, Super Crunchers

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The community leader should know the subject, have energy for stimulating collaboration, have sufficient time to devote to leadership, and then regularly spend time increasing membership, lining up speakers, hosting calls and meetings, asking and answering questions, and posting information which is useful to the members. Keep the community active: Hold a regular conference call with a scheduled speaker. IBM gambles on a shift from the KM model - Into the big blue yonder.

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Social Business Forum 2011 – On Collaboration by Luis Suarez


IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Personal KM Productivity Tools Social ComputingJune is just around the corner and, once again, that can only mean that one of my favourite times of the year for conference events is about to kick off as well. Yes, that’s right!

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State of the Net 2012 – People Tweet Tacit Knowledge – Part One


Specially, since I have been catching up on a couple of recent keynote speaker sessions that have totally blown my mind, since my head is still spinning with dozens of ideas and I just can’t help thinking about them.

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IBM Lotus Connections, in plain English " Connected

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Connected Search Archives IBM Lotus Connections, in plain English Edit: I used to be the IBM Lotus Connections Technical Evangelist. I’m part of IBM Lotus Technical Sales, and it is my job to help folks understand what Lotus Connections is and how to use it well.

IBM Aims at Reinventing Relationships with Northstar: We Better Watch…


Did you have a chance to look into the brand-new shiny IBM’s Northstar tool suite that is supposed to provide us with an opportunity to reinvent relationships ? IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Social Computing

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. I am very pleased to be back again after the last two years thanks to IBM’s support. These notes cover the Monday Press Session: Reinventing the Inbox with Ed Brill, Director, Social Business & Collaboration, IBM.

IBM’s Lotusphere 2010 Highlights – A Proposal for DIA


Yes, of course, I am talking about last week’s IBM’s Lotusphere 2010 event that took place from the 17th till 21st of January. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Productivity Tools Social Computing Travelling

Social Business Forum Highlights – Highlights from Breakout Sessions and Final Keynote


The remaining breakout speaker sessions and one final keynote. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social ComputingOnce again, I am on the road on to another business trip.

Boston E 20 Notes: Interview with IBM’s Jeff Schick

Portals and KM

During the event I interviewed Jeff Schick, VP, Social Software at IBM. At IBM they are looking at how to get value quickly from the new tools to encourage the success of these communities. IBM can provide skilled people to help with social business implementations and gaining engagement. TD is using IBM enterprise social networking software to improve employee collaboration, information discovery and sharing. I am pleased to be back for my sixth Enterprise 2.0


Social Connections VI – From Adoption to Adaptation, from Enablement into Engagement, while #WOLWeek Kicks Off


Can you believe it’s now a bit over 5 months since I left IBM and moved on to my next adventure as a trusted advisor around Social Business and Digital Transformation? there is a special event in my mind that’s going to provide me with an opportunity to explore and experiment further how I can put to good use all of those 17 years of experiences and know-how at a large corporate environment like IBM’s. Both the agenda and the speakers line-up are pretty impressive altogether.

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Collaborative Thinking: Info 2.0: Harnessing the power of Web 2.0 and Enterprise Mashups

Collaborative Thinking

and Enterprise Mashups Moderator: Angelique Matheny, IBM Rational Software Speakers: Lauren Cooney, CTO Office, Information Management Group Sriram Padmanabhan, Distinguished Engineer, IBM Advanced Tech. No product alignment or how this fits into the entire IBM portfolio (e.g., Slides point out Google Gadgets but IBM announced at Lotusphere that they were heading down the Eclipse path with iWidget.

Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Future of Social Business – Rest of the Story

Portals and KM

So IBM developed Case Manager as a single place to coordinate case associated content and align tasks for better case management.  IBM is benefiting from this approach internally. They are also working to put context in communication and making it easier for non-native speakers.

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How Social Networking Tools Enable Heutagogy in Learning Organisations


. Imagine one day you read this quote: ‘ The way we teach in our schools isn’t the way I think you create successful (and happy) adults, it’s the way you create the society we’ve had until now.’ Now imagine you swap the wordings ’ teaching ’ for ‘learning’ and ‘our schools’ for ‘ our workplaces ’.

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Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Social Business for SMBs

Portals and KM

It covers “Social Business for SMBs,” (Speakers: IBM Clients - The Law Offices of LaVan & Neidenberg, Czarnowski, and others). IBM has been a provided to SMB for a long time. Roxanne said they use a lot of IBM products.

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Welcome Kat Mandelstein to the Anthill

Ant's Eyeview Blog

Prior to joining Ant’s Eye View Austin, Kat spent more than 14 years in a number of leadership positions at IBM. In addition, Kat has been a regular contributor to BtoB Magazine’s BtoBlog and is a renowned speaker at conferences like SXSW, the 140 Character Conference, Web 2.0

Work Stream #3 – Public Speaking and the Exposure Economy


Or this other one: ‘ We currently don’t have any budget left to pay the speakers, so we were wondering whether you could speak for free ’.

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’m part of IBM Lotus Technical Sales, and it is my job to help folks understand what Lotus Connections is and how to use it well.

Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Opening Session

Portals and KM

The opening general session included: Keynote Speaker: Alistair Rennie, IBM General Manager, Social Business ; and other speakers, including Kurt De Ruwe, CIO, Bayer; and Premier Healthcare. Jejf Shick then came up to introduce a demo of IBM Connections Next.

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How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools


IBM Connections : Even though I left IBM nearly 2 years ago IBM Connections still remains my #1 business tool for work with my clients, specially, when they ask me their data to remain within the European Union borders.

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Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Future of Social Business – Andy McAfee

Portals and KM

The Wednesday morning keynote focused on the “Future of Social Business” The first speaker was Andy McFee and said enough to fill a bloig post so I will deal with the rest of the session in a follow post. This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2011.

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Social Business Forum Highlights – Social Business on the Shoulders of Giants


That would pretty much nail it, as far as I can see, for those couple keynote speaker sessions that kicked off the event to a great start! Pretty much along the very same lines that we, over at IBM, experienced with Jams, back in the day.

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