Network World: What’s next for IBM’s enterprise social business

IBM Enterprise Social Solutions GM Jeff Schick emceed the company’s recent Connect conference in Orlando, where Big Blue updated customers and partners on its latest collaboration, mobile and cloud efforts, emphasizing a message of “Make Every Moment Count.” Schick managed to squeeze in a few of those precious moments for reporters to follow up withContinue reading “Network World: What’s next for IBM’s enterprise social business”

Network World: In Search of IBM Verse

Network World’s Bob Brown published an article entitled “In Search of Verse” where he talks about Verse and Toscana. It’s a nice summary and worth a read. It’s been almost exactly 10 months since IBM formally launched its analytics-infused messaging system called Verse, and while the company’s announcement of “software for a new way toContinue reading “Network World: In Search of IBM Verse”

You Won’t Want to Miss this, Seriously

On Tuesday, January 12th, 2016, LDV Via will be hosting a webinar entitled “Introducing LDC Via”. I highly encourage that each and every IBM Notes/Domino customer attend this webinar. In this webinar you will learn what LDC Via is, and why it’s a great fit for Notes / Domino customers and technologists. Then we willContinue reading “You Won’t Want to Miss this, Seriously”

Lynda.com Video: Women in STEM

This short film profiles inspiring examples of women who got their start, and found their calling, in STEM — Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics. It features Sheeri K. Cabal, database admin at Mozilla and author of the popular OurSQL podcast; Jess Stratton, lynda.com author and the founder of Solace Learning; and Peggy Fisher, professor of computerContinue reading “Lynda.com Video: Women in STEM”

3 Things I Took Away from IBM Connect Watching from Afar

Here are the three biggest things that resonated for me most about IBM Connect 2014. Keep in mind that I wasn’t there, but I was watching via the LiveStreams, tweets and other social venues: IBM Connections is now the flagship product for IBM Collaboration Solutions (or as it’s now known “Smarter Workforce”). All hail theContinue reading “3 Things I Took Away from IBM Connect Watching from Afar”

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”

IBM Connect 2014: Meet the Show Sponsors and Product Showcase Exhibitors

One place where I spend a lot of my time at IBM Connect is in the Product Showcase. Here are the exhibitors who will be at the show this year: Make sure you get down to the showcase to see the great products and services from these vendors.