How about the Lotusphere opening keynote? Wow, right?! Nothing gets you revved and ready for a conference like a live rock performance at 8am. Thanks to OK GO! (@okgo) for an excellent performance. And then round it out with some inspirational advice from Michael J. Fox (@realmikefox) -- and don't bother asking, he doesn't know where to get a hoverboard. Not to mention, all of the big announcements and news that came out of it. Thank you to YouTube user DSkiedit for putting together this 60 second recap of the opening session.
ECM In Motion
Holey moley - are your feet tired? My feet are tired. Lotusphere and Connect had so much to offer that I found myself running back and forth -- sessions at the Swan, sessions at the Dolphin, demos in the exhibit hall, lunch at the verrrrrrry end of the long hallway, chatting all night with colleagues and customers and clients - hearing how YOU are all putting your content to work through social applications - it was amazing! Although it does feel good to sit down at a desk again, being here instead of there doesn't keep me from being social - how about you? In addition to our team's social media outlets (here on the blog, natch! and twitter @IBM_ECM), our team is excited about bringing Social Content Management and collaboration to everyone.
Did you miss a session? Tired feet couldn't keep up? Well, lucky for you, LOTS of the Lotusphere sessions are available via Livestream. Don't miss this video of Ken Bisconti, our VP of ECM Products and Strategy (@kbisconti) in a discussion with Tim Perry of Genworth Financial and Jim Engelking of Genus Technologies about what content and communities mean for YOUR business.
Ken also met with some Industry Innovators for a discussion about Social Content Management. Watch him here with John Mancini, President of AIIM (@jmancini77) and find out what it means to be social (hint: it's more than a Twitter account) and how your business should put its content in motion to gain the most value.
We hope that you had a successful Lotusphere and Connect and are as excited as we are about making your business more social and putting your content in motion. Let us know - what was your favorite part of the conference? How can IBM ECM help you meet your Social Business goals?
It’s that time again. IBM is hosting “Putting Content to Work: ECM UserNet 2011." This year’s agenda offers even more than previous events…including 37 breakout sessions in three unique tracks: IT, business and RIM & Legal. You can learn more details about the sessions and agenda at http://www.ibm.com/software/ecm/events/usernet, but some highlights of the day will include:
Register today at: http://www-01.ibm.com/software/ecm/events/usernet/
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I wanted to share with you some of the highlights of IBM's presence at the show and offer to arrange a private meeting with our executives to discuss your priorities and/or set up a custom tour of our booth. The theme for this year's HIMSS 2012 event is "Linking People." How do you accomplish that? By redefining value and success in healthcare.
Join IBM in
In our booth, we will feature a variety of solution areas including:
· IBM Watson in Healthcare
· Predictive Analytics for Healthcare Solution
· IT Foundations for Digital Hospitals
· Information Management and Governance to Drive Analytics
· Innovative Patient Engagement Solution
· Healthcare Analytics Solutions
· Healthcare Process Transformational Solutions
· Integrated Performance Platform Solution
· Analytics for Researchers
· Care Delivery Coordination Solution
· Smarter Commerce Solutions
· Social Business Solutions
IBM will also demonstrate our strong commitment to open standards with a demo in the HIMSS 2012 Interoperability Showcase.
Please be sure to join IBM and our clients during our many speaking sessions throughout the week!
CHIME CIO Forum: Monday, February 20, 11:00-12:00
HIT Powered Patient-Centered Medical Home: The Foundation for Meaningful Connections
Paul Grundy Keynoting
Workshop: Monday, February 20, 8:00 - 4:00
Unlocking Tomorrow’s Forecast Today: Driving Healthcare Decisions through Intelligence
Speaker: Cindy L. McKinney and Quimby Kaizer
Location: Marco Polo 706
Workshop: Monday, February 20, 8:00 - 4:00
Health IT 101: An Introduction to Healthcare and IT Enabling Technologies
Speakers: Marion J. Ball and Karen J. Ondo , FHIMSS Executive Vice President, KLAS Enterprises, LLC
Location: Marco Polo 806
Conference Session: Tuesday, February 21, 11:00 - 12:00
Watson: The Innovative Approach to Business Intelligence
Speakers: Marty Kohn and Cindy McKinney
Location: Delfino 4002 and 4102
Meet the Expert Session: Tuesday, February 21, 3:00 - 3:30
Clinical and Business Intelligence Knowledge Center
Speaker: Marty Kohn
IBM Booth Presentation: Wednesday, February 22, 4:00 - 4:45
Come celebrate IBM Watson at work one year later! Join the excitement in IBM booth #1634.
Conference Session: Thursday, February 23, 1:00 – 2:00
eHealth’s Pivotal Role in Healthcare Transformation; a Global Perspective
Speakers: Sue Hyatt, HYATT DIO, and
Location: Marcello 4502
We are happy to arrange some private time during the conference for a meeting or tour of our IBM booth. To make arrangements before the show, please contact me. Please join in the discussion on the Smarter Healthcare Group on LinkedIn, follow us on Twitter www.twitter.com/IBMHealthcare #ibmhimss and view our videos at http://www.youtube.com/ibmhealthcare.
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IBM Connect 2014 is almost here again – are you ready? Now is the time to start planning your schedule (using the Session Preview Tool you can build a plan and save or print it – or even email the info to your colleagues). If you're an ECM practitioner, there's a lot going for you to take advantage of. Below is a list of sessions that you'll want to add to your calendar.
And don't forget to visit the ECM pedestal inside the Solution Expo! As always, our product experts will be on-hand to provide a demo of the latest product updates and help you find exactly what you're looking for to take your content management strategy to the next level: social!
If you are interested in booking a one-on-one meeting with our executives, please act quickly as space is limited. Your request can be submitted directly to your IBM representative, but if you need help please contact me directly firstname.lastname@example.org
I look forward to seeing you there!
Will you be attending Lotusphere 2010? We will! Come visit IBM ECM in the IBM area in the Product Showcase at pedestal number 17.
We'll also be scheduling one-on-one meetings to address your individual questions. Meet with our experts and executives during your available time during the show. Interested? Stop by the pedestal during the product showcase hours or email Mia Winn to schedule a meeting in advance.
Don't forget to add our ECM speakers to your Lotusphere agenda!
On Tuesday, January 19 at 10am, Cengiz Satir will be presenting "Collaborative and Web Content Meet ECM" in the SW Mockingbird room. Ken Bisconti, Vice President, Enterprise Content Management Products & Strategy, will be presenting a session "The Intersection of Collaboration and Enterprise Content Management" at 10am on Wednesday, January 20 (location: SW 1-2).
We also suggest these sessions:
Sunday, January 17
4:00pm, “We've Got Collaboration Under Control: IBM Lotus Quickr in Action” presented by John Schumacher and Mustansir (Miki) Banatwala (location: DL S. Hemisphere III)
Monday, January 18
1:00pm, “Maximizing "Linked Value": Integrating and Extending Social Collaboration, IBM Websphere Portal, Real Time Collaboration and ECM” presented by Thomas Schaeck and Miguel Estrada (location: SW 3-4)
2:15pm, "IBM Lotus Web Content Management Technical Deep Dive" presented by Stefan Hepper and Eric Morentin (location: DL S. Hemisphere IV-V)
2:15pm, “IBM Lotus Quickr Domino 8.5 Sneak Preview” presented by David Kajmo and Art Thomas (location: SW 7-10)
5:00pm, “IBM Lotus Quickr Domino 8.5 Sneak Preview” presented by David Kajmo and Art Thomas (location: DL S. Hemisphere III)
Tuesday, January 19
1:30pm, "IBM Lotus Web Content Management Technical Deep Dive" presented by Stefan Hepper and Eric Morentin (location: DL S. Hemisphere IV-V)
Wednesday, January 20
8:30am, “IBM Lotus Quickr Services for J2EE” presented by Marc Pagnier and Jon Brunn location: SW 3-4
Thursday, January 21
8:30am, “IBM Lotus Quickr ECM Integration” presented by Dan McPherson and David Kajmo (location: DL S. Hemisphere II)
See you at the show!
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I wanted to share some resources available to you. At The Archive and eDiscovery Solution Information Center (http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/email/v2r1m1/index.jsp) you can find product information for IBM Content Collector, IBM InfoSphere eDiscovery Manager, and IBM InfoSphere eDiscovery Analyzer. In this version of the information center, you can filter information by product, version, and repository type. In addition, there are four multimedia viewlets for conceptual introduction, including cross-product (showing how eDiscovery Manager and eDiscovery Analyzer work together):
The IBM Content Collector product has a local, installable information center where you can add eDiscovery Manager and eDiscovery Analyzer information via an updater tool.
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Content Manager OnDemand will be broadly represented at IOD this year. The team and I look forward to seeing you there.
The Expo opens 6pm Sunday Oct 25th and will remain open throughout the event. IBM Content Manager OnDemand will be featured at Booth 806 - in the mini theater, and at a demo pedestal with IBM Content Manager.
IBM Content Manager OnDemand Update
Time: Mon, 26/Oct, 02:45 PM - 03:45 PM
Information about this and other CMOD sessions is available at the IBM Information On Demand 2009 conference website
ODUG (OnDemand Users Group)
The OnDemand User Group is sponsoring an event just for OnDemand users on Thursday, Oct. 29 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 pm. Greg Felderman will be presenting the OnDemand roadmap and will moderate a Q&A session. The session number is UGM-3882. It will be located in the Jasmine F conference room.
See the ODUG website for more information - http://odusergroup.org/
Ready? Forward march! How is your organization preparing? The battle against paper isn't over yet, my friends, and now there are new technologies in the mix that are not only increasing your organization's content, but dispersing it in entirely new ways. How your organization responds to the BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) challenges will affect your employee's productivity and could either strengthen your business or leave you shaking in your boots.
Join IBM at four of this fall's AIIM Boot Camp events to learn how organizations like yours are outlining their battle plans. Network with your peers and hear first-hand what works and what doesn't and then meet with trusted vendors to help you reach those goals.
There's NO COST to attend, just register online:
IBM will present some helpful ways to strategize, including customer case stories about planning a social content management strategy – should it be directed or viral? – and tackling the never-ending surge of paper.
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Guest blog by Michael Green, Offering Lead - Advanced Case Management
IBM BPM is the enterprise class business process engine from IBM. It is designed to choreograph process flows from multiple enterprise applications based on sophisticated business rules enabling discrete process decisions and automated process steps. Inherent in IBM BPM is the idea that a process is an end-to-end system with a known outcome. Case management, on the other hand, is by definition a process flow where the outcome is unknown. While business rules and automated steps are important to case management, case management requires the ability to pick and choose process tasks based on decisions made the by case worker. Nonetheless, there are distinct requirements in case management that demands the sort of process choreography that IBM BPM provides.
While a caseworker may be the ultimate arbiter of the decision making, he or she often requires information found in one or more disparate enterprise applications. Moreover, any changes made to a case file often require an update to those enterprise applications so that the customer or citizen’s file is accurately maintained. IBM Case Manager interfaces with IBM BPM at the design level to enable Case Manager process designers to access the power of IBM BPM process choreography to enable data exchanges. By effectively merging design environments this enables Case based workflows to extend beyond the realm of individual decision makers and leverage the power of the automated process choreography. By combining the two, the flexible task based process capabilities of IBM Case Manager with the automated business rules driven engine of IBM BPM, the full promise of the process efficiencies of Advanced Case Management can be achieved.
Many of you have mentioned that you find it difficult to identify the ECM sessions at IOD GC. I have uploaded the tentative list of sessions on slideshare. Take a look! Keep in mind that Early Bird registration ends August 31, so take advantage of the early registration. Go to the conference website to register:
IOD 2009 ECM Specific Breakouts
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Join us at IBMECMblog.com for a guest post from Dan Bigos, IBM Market Segment Manager, ECM Industry Strategy
Increasing workforce transformations and regulatory requirements are making companies to look towards employee records management solutions. Significant amount of employee related information is stored as employee documents throughout an employee’s tenure in an organization. These documents range from recruitment documents, on-boarding forms, emergency notification forms, performance appraisals to separation checklists. There is a clear distinction on what should be stored as employee records and what not. The Society for Human Resource Management provides guidance on the types of records that should [not] be included in personnel files and the record type and variety vary by industry. The challenge is to efficiently capture, process and retain relevant employee records so that they may be easily, securely accessed by authorized personnel.
Despite the proliferation of digital technologies, a remarkable volume of current and historical employee records are stored in file cabinets and banker’s boxes. Inherent costs and risks include accurately capturing employee data, copying, mailing, mis-filing, security, and potential loss of sensitive employee documents.
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We hope that you had as good of a time at IOD as our team did. There was so much to get excited about, including the winners of our Innovation Awards!
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IBM, with its partner Adjacent Technologies, is proud to announce that an IBM Case Manager solution for the Texas Office of Attorney General (Texas OAG) was been awarded the WfMC Global Excellence Award for Case Management. The cloud based Texas OAG solution has updated the outmoded legacy system and has helped the Crime Victims Services Division (CVSD) initiate compensation claims more quickly. By accessing all the required documentation through a single interface, knowledge workers can process case work more accurately, track and assign work based on metrics. At the end of the day CVSD was able to respond to Victims of Crimes faster, more efficiently and for less cost.
The WfMC awarded IBM and Texas OAG the Award for Legal and Courts because the application perfectly exemplified the requirements for Advanced Case Management: it provided access to all the required information, both current and legacy; it employed both business rules and flexible process management; it utilized analytics to capture metrics and initiate next steps; and it provided Texas OAG knowledge workers with user interfaces tailored to exactly their needs. The Solution also allowed the CVSD to update their processes quickly without major effort from IT and with a cloud deployment, provided the ability to scale on demand without significant investment in hardware. Importantly, with the IBM Case Manager based application the Texas OAG had a solution that met all their current needs and provided technology leadership and scale to meet their future needs as well.
From an IBM point of the view, its second WfMC award is both a validation of its leadership in the Advanced Case Management space, as well proof of its momentum in the marketplace. With a growing number of satisfied customers world wide and increasing stable of validated partner applications, as well two consecutive WfMC awards, IBM Case Manager has established itself as the leader in the ACM space.
Business content is easily produced by Microsoft based
desktop productivity tools such as MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint. Internally, many organizations share and
collaborate on content using MS SharePoint.
As content moves through collaboration cycles, its value to an
organization increases - both for the collaboration team and for its value to
others across the organization.
Panelist: Maig Worel, Consulting IT Specialist - Social Business - IBM ECM NA
Technical SWAT Team
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Today's guest post is courtesy of Campbell Roberts, World Wide Industry Director - Public Sector, Enterprise Content Management, IBM
Budgets are shrinking, and workloads are increasing. For government agencies, the pressure is on to do more work with fewer resources—and to do it faster than ever before. And yet, these agencies face a variety of challenges that keep them from improving efficiency and reducing costs. Many departments are in silos, and cross-communication is limited. Business processes are redundant and inefficient, and compliance with regulations sometimes slows things down even more.
Plus, one of the many challenges for governments is the fact that in-person collaboration—a valuable part of everyday workplace—is causing problems too. With employees making critical business decisions around the proverbial “water cooler,” valuable knowledge can get lost, and efficiency is reduced dramatically.
It’s no wonder government workers and leaders often find it a challenge to improve the efficacy of their processes. Just think about the staggering complexity of managing content across the enterprise:
Most public sector agencies have similar goals, but there are many different ways to achieve them. But regardless of the form, management is key—you need to align the right people, processes and policies in order to make every business procedure works together seamlessly.
Join IBM Content 2014 to discover how enterprise content management ECM solutions can improve efficiency and effectiveness of public sector organizations when it comes to managing content, case files and tasks. Find out how to empower government workers to do more work in a shorter period of time in order to reduce costs, regain revenue, and improve citizen satisfaction.