Alan Lepofsky: Purposeful Collaboration

The following is an 18 minute talk given by Alan Lepofsky at the Constellation Connected Enterprise conference on how to move social from being a stand-alone service for sharing, to integrating social features into the business tools that companies rely on to run their businesses. I have more on this topic coming to this blogContinue reading “Alan Lepofsky: Purposeful Collaboration”

Part 1: What has Bruce been up to?

The last year has been a total absolute blur. Between teaching at Clark Collge, working on projects at Elguji, volunteer work and more has consumed every available minute of my time. I have also been quiet on a few fronts on purpose. Let me first start with Elguji. Elguji Software Elguji has been very fortunateContinue reading “Part 1: What has Bruce been up to?”

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: The IBM 2012 Tech Trends Report

On this episode we interviewed IBM’s Paul Brunet, Vice President ISVs, startups and academic relations, IBM about the recent release of the IBM 2012 Tech Trends Report. During the interview we talked about: Paul’s role at IBM What exactly does the Tech Trends Report covers What surprised Paul in the report The growing skill gapsContinue reading “Podcast: The IBM 2012 Tech Trends Report”

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”