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Last month, at the IBM Center for Social Software, IBM hosted a group of bloggers who are nationally recognized for their expertise in enterprise 2.0 and social. Bill Ives published a third post on IBM's social software efforts honing in on IBM's Research project Social Lens. His second blog post recapping the media event was also reprinted at The App Gap.
IBM has taken a novel approach through its experimental application, Social Lens. I recently attended a media session at IBM and got a demo of the Social Lens application among others. ....I really like what they are doing here. It offers the user a role and then makes use of what a computer can do best to amplify the user’s selections.
CMSWire published an article recapping Jeff Schick's remarks on the collaborative imperative of social business during the Alfresco Developers Conference.
IBM’s social collaboration strategy is based upon the principle that people can drive collaboration and information. Inside IBM, there is the opportunity for human centric indexing. What people say and think is important and can make order out of volumes of info
CMSWire also published an article on Gartner's Magic Quadrant results for Social Software in the Workplace.
First things first: Gartner's top dogs of 2009 — Jive, IBM and Microsoft — retained their positions in the "Leaders" quadrant this year with no added company, while the same went for Atlassian and Open Text in the "Challengers" block.
And on the business partner front, CMSWire (again!) published an article about Entropysoft’s new connector for Lotus Connections, which allows users to connect to third party applications.
Providing connections between just about any third party application and Lotus Connections, the new connector has complete read and write abilities for a whole range of social media including blogs, communities, wikis and collections.
Over in Australia, business and trade media reported on IBM's announcement around survey results that indicates email creates workplace stress. The news helps drive visibility for IBM in Australia and the benefits of collaboration tools in an organization. The announcement reads "Although email is pervasive, most managers would like to see more collaboration tools available in their organisations."
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IBM Lotus Connections Adding Social Analytics, ModerationRead it on eweek.com
"...IBM's Lotus Connections software is getting several upgrades as it speeds towards a fourth version of its release for the second half of 2010, an IBM executive told eWEEK at Lotusphere 2010 Jan. 19. Recommendations, ratings, rankings and reputations capabilities paired with business intelligence apps from Cognos will form the social analytics technologies in Lotus Connections Next. Connections Next will also include greater moderation of user-generated content and new compliance and auditing capabilities."
IBM Advances Social Everywhere StrategyRead it on finchannel.com
"...At the annual Lotusphere conference, IBM (NYSE: IBM) on January 20 previewed new enhancements with IBM social collaboration software, IBM Lotus Quickr and IBM Lotus Connections, that will help organizations improve efficiency and increase collaboration..."
IBM's Social Strategy Includes Support for CMIS, User Generated Content and ComplianceRead it on CMSWire
"...Last fiscal year was a good one for IBM and social software. According to the company, their install base for solutions that include Lotus Quickr and Lotus Connections grew 34%. Just the added push they needed to enhance and grow their solutions..."