Connections product managers
Slavens, and Luis
Benitez fill us in on the
new features of the Connections 4 (IC4) release, including:
miss the InformationWeek
simulcast on IBM Social Technologies
coming up tomorrow. A few more links to help get you up to speed on Connections
- 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
- Reporting and metrics (over 100 new
- Bridging content from external websites
and news sources
- And more...
new in IBM Connections 4?
Connections 4 Reviewer's Guide
Capabilities in Connections 4
(there's also a YouTube video link on that page)
This show runs 32:55
Green, CEO of 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
mentioned in the podcast, there is a video
demo on YouTube and plenty
more information on the TemboSocial
website. For more information,
Chris Miller also has a video
interview with Steven Green
you can check out.
- The importance of awards, achievements,
and peer recognition
- How all this ties into corporate culture
- 400,000+ stories on The Hive site for
Bank since 2009
- How does this integrate with IBM
- Is it difficult to get management and/or
employees to use something like this?
- The way that stories become company
- Analytics and reporting
- The use of promotional banners to bring
employees back the site
This show runs 39:32.
|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:
Even if you don't have Connections
or Sametime in-house, you can try those apps out against Lotus
Greenhouse, and you can also
download a version of IBM Worklight that's free to try (look for a link
to the Developer Edition on the Worklight
home page). Also, don't miss
the upcoming IBM
Connections mobile tech talk
on August 15.
This show runs 41:01.
|In this episode we talked about developing
applications for IBM's Connections social software platform. We were joined
by three very special guests:
covered during the show included:
- Overview of the options available to
developers (APIs, Widgets, Java)
- How widgets and apps are deployed within
- Integrating apps with the Connections
- Surfacing apps and widgets within Communities
- How IBM Connections Next will utilize
OpenSocial and ActivityStrea.ms
- How Kudos Badges was built and how it
integrates and is managed within Connections
- Why developers should use XPages to
- How you can work with iWidgets and XPages
- How to access the Connections REST API's
- Where you can find and download sample
- What other extensibility features might
be important for XPages developers
- and much more...
- Landing for all things ICS development related including Notes/Domino
"Next" and Connections "Next"
The show runs 41:53.
Be sure to listen
to our interview with IBM's Ed Brill and Trust Factory's Wueter Aukema
about the new partnership between their companies, news about Notes Social
Edition and Ed's forthcoming book.
Davis and Paul
Mooney talk about their new
website, a project to document the steps involved with building an IBM
Connections server from scratch
using a "module-based" approach. In the podcast they discuss:
can contact Paul and Gab directly via their websites (pmooney.net
or on Twitter at @pmooneynet
- What motivated you to do this in the
- What kinds of questions are customers
asking about Connections?
- Is it really that complicated of a product
to set up?
- What is the difference between Connections101
and the IBM
- Do IBM Lotus Notes and Domino customers
already have an entitlement to IBM Connections?
- And much more...
Episode 153 runs 35:00.