Help Define the Future of Open Source for IBM Collaboration Solutions

It’s no secret that OpenNTF has helped shape the IBM Collaboration Solutions app dev ecosystem over the last thirteen years.  At IBM Connect you have an opportunity and in some way an obligation to attend the OpenNTF Birds-of-a-Feather session at IBM Connect. It will be an hour of well spent discussion, strategy and relationship building.Continue reading “Help Define the Future of Open Source for IBM Collaboration Solutions”

The One Product to Go and See at IBM Connect 2014

If your company is using or plans to use IBM Connections I highly recommend that you go and visit the Kudos booth at IBM Connect to see a demo of their Kudos Boards app. We love Activities in Connections. They are awesome! Working together on projects and leveraging Social Tools is a very powerful wayContinue reading “The One Product to Go and See at IBM Connect 2014”

A Book on IBM Connections: What’s Possible?

One of the major challenges with getting people in organizations to adopt new collaboration tools – or social business technologies – is helping them to understand what their work would look like if they were to shift to the new way of doing things. Often vendors talk about their products through the lens of featuresContinue reading “A Book on IBM Connections: What’s Possible?”

Replays of some app dev webinars you may have missed

Back in May OpenNTF launched it’s very own webinar series: OpenNTF hosts one webinar per month on various IBM Collaboration Solutions app dev topics. This includes sessions about OpenNTF projects, but also other educational, not open source related topics. We’ve planned to cover the wider range of ICS technologies, especially XPages and IBM Connections. TheContinue reading “Replays of some app dev webinars you may have missed”

Podcast: Opting In – Ed Brill talks about his new book

Today we spoke with Ed Brill (http://edbrill.com), Director of Social Business and Collaboration Solutions at IBM, about his new book. It’s called Opting In: Lessons in Social Business from a Fortune 500 Product Manager, and it’s available both on Amazon.com (http://www.amazon.com/Opting-In-Lessons-Business-Fortune/dp/0133258939) and directly from IBM Press (http://www.ibmpressbooks.com/store/opting-in-lessons-in-social-business-from-a-fortune-9780133258936). We discussed: Why did you write this book?Continue reading “Podcast: Opting In – Ed Brill talks about his new book”

Podcast: What’s new in IBM Connections 4

IBM Connections product managers Suzanne Livingston, Mac Guidera, Baan Slavens, and Luis Benitez fill us in on the new features of the Connections 4 (IC4) release, including: Embedded experiences and activity streams Improvements to the home page Easily sharing information from any context with the Sharebox What’s coming in the Connections mobile apps Reporting andContinue reading “Podcast: What’s new in IBM Connections 4”

Podcast: IBM Connections, Social Recognition, and TemboSocial

Steven Green, CEO of TemboSocial (@TemboSocial), tells us all about The Hive. It’s peer-to-peer social recognition software that integrates with IBM Connections to help share knowledge, stories, and corporate culture among employees. Topics we covered included: The importance of awards, achievements, and peer recognition How all this ties into corporate culture and values 400,000+ storiesContinue reading “Podcast: IBM Connections, Social Recognition, and TemboSocial”

Podcast: What’s New in IBM Mobile Apps, with Chris Reckling and Rob Ingram

We spoke with Chris Reckling (Program Manager, Mobile UX at IBM) and Rob Ingram (Manager of Mobile Strategy, Social Business at IBM) to get the inside scoop on what’s new with IBM mobile apps. Topics we cover included: Mobile app rebranding (it’s blue!) Principles for mobile interface design Mobile OneUI and consistency across apps CoolContinue reading “Podcast: What’s New in IBM Mobile Apps, with Chris Reckling and Rob Ingram”

Podcast: Getting started with IBM Connections application development

In this episode of The Taking Notes Podcast (@takingnotespod) we talked about developing applications for IBM’s Connections social software platform. We were joined by three very special guests: Luis Benitez – IBM Product Manager (@lbenitez) Adam Brown – ISW Director (@adambrownaus) Niklas Heidloff – IBM (@nheidloff) Topics covered during the show included: Overview of the optionsContinue reading “Podcast: Getting started with IBM Connections application development”