Breakout Session at IBM Connect 2016: The Future of Work: IBM’s Enterprise Social Solutions provides the platform of tools you need to transform your organization into a social business, enabling you to reach your customers and partners faster, drive innovation, share content and expertise, and complete work faster. This session explored what's changing the nature of work - trends and disruptions - IBM's vision for the coming year and for the future of work with new innovations for personal … [Read more...] about Podcast: Trends and the Future of Work at #IBMConnect
Breakout Session at IBM Connect 2016: Deploying IBM Verse and Connections Cloud at IBM: IBM Verse and Connections Cloud represent the best-in-class tools for the #NewWayToWork. That means that IBMers needed access to these solutions from the day they were available. The challenge - how to deploy new tools to over 400,000 IBMers and contractors as fast as possible. The result - a complete rollout in a matter of months. The learnings - numerous and ready to share! In this session, IBM Vice … [Read more...] about Podcast: Deploying IBM Verse at IBM – an employee engagement programme #IBMConnect
Breakout Session at IBM Connect 2016: Enterprise Social Networks – The Nerve Center of Future Organizations: Today we live in a world which is volatile, complex and highly interconnected. However, most organizations still utilize structures and principles which made them successful in the past, but no longer allow them to sense and react in fast changing markets. German industrial firm Robert Bosch GmbH, faced with similar challenges and opportunities, started a global program in 2012 to … [Read more...] about Podcast: Robert Bosch and enterprise social networks at #IBMConnect 2016
IBM Connect 2016 began today in Orlando, Florida, starting with two scene-setting general sessions: General Session Part 1 "Turn Moments into Momentum" In this opening General Session, Jason Silva, host of National Geographic's Brain Games, set the stage by describing the potential to extend collaboration with technologies like cognitive computing, ultimately changing the way we work and live. We then illustrate how IBM plans to bring these future capabilities to your business as we share … [Read more...] about Podcasts: General Sessions at #IBMConnect 2016
In a few short days, I'll be taking part in my first IBM Connect event, IBM’s annual social business conference and expo that attracts business partners, clients, exhibitors, IBMers and more. It's my first public outing, as it were, since I joined IBM at the beginning of January. And what an event to be part of! IBM Connect 2016 takes place in Orlando, Florida, from January 31 to February 3 - four days of experiences to listen, learn, discuss and connect with people, ideas and … [Read more...] about Making connections at IBM Connect 2016
The Emirates Stadium in north London, home of the Premier League football club Arsenal, is a terrific venue for an event such as the UK Social Media Communication Awards. the 2015 edition of which took place there on Thursday October 15. As befits a 60,000-seater stadium, the events part of the venue is fitting for a large crowd with space, facilities and excellent catering to make an enjoyable and memorable time for everyone involved. And so more than 200 people were there last Thursday, … [Read more...] about Social media campaign winners showcased in #somecomms Awards 2015
Such a familiar situation when you go to a conference: Ever been part of an audience and wanted to participate in a live event? Your options were limited: either raise your hand and project as far as your voice allows; or patiently await a wireless microphone to relay its way through the crowd. Yep, that's the picture I recall from every conference I've spoken at or attended in recent years. So a BBC news item today got my attention with its report on a pretty neat-looking method of … [Read more...] about Is Crowd Mics the answer to making events truly engaging?
The picture above is of a landmark that's well known by fans of the Wimbledon Championships tennis tournament that is taking place in London right now. It's Henman Hill, the grassy mound smack in the middle of the Wimbledon venue, nicknamed thus for the now-retired British player Tim Henman. It's packed with people - and usually more than than you see here - enjoying the live tennis on huge screens at the side of Number 1 Court to the right, just out of the view, or having a picnic in the … [Read more...] about IBM delivers the experience at Wimbledon 2015