By Sonia Malik
WPLC Education Offerings Manager
Call for Abstracts Now Open!
IBM Exceptional Web Experience Conference 2011
The Americas IBM Exceptional Web Experience Conference 2011 will be held on May 15 -19th at the Buena Vista Palace, Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The Call for Abstracts is now open and we invite you to submit conference breakout session and hands-on-lab abstracts for consideration to one of six tracks in either the Business Impact or Technology Program.
Examples of session topics are listed to provide guidance in alignment of solution areas to conference tracks. Actual sessions and labs selected for presentation at the conference will vary, and be based on submissions received through the conference Call for Abstracts process.
Business Impact Program
Track 1: Customer Case Studies and Industry Solutions
Detailed presentations of client solutions, including Project Goals and Analysis, Industry Specific Approaches, Implementation and Governance Techniques, Best Practices.
Track 2: Accelerating Solution Time to Value and ROI
Proven Strategies to Build the Vision and Value of an Exceptional Web Experience; Building a Portal Delivery Roadmap: Paths to Success; How to Successfully Justify and Deploy Portal and Social. Software in Your Organization; The Real Scoop on Understanding the Portal Competitive Landscape.
Track 3: Optimize Customer Experiences to Build Brand and Generate Revenue
You are What You Market: Leveraging New Rules of Marketing; Getting Smart with Retail Portals to Address the Accelerated Shift in Buyer Behavior; Delivering Your Portal Solutions to Mobile Audiences: Best Practices; User Experience Optimization Initiative: Understanding and Applying Web Analytics.
Track 4: Web Experience Platforms and Solutions
Getting Started with IBM WebSphere® Portal and IBM Web Content Management; WebSphere Portal 7
Technical Overview and Strategy; Leveraging Portal NOW to Deliver Exceptional Web Experiences; IBM
Forms Technical Deep Dive; What’s New in Lotus® Quickr™?; Extending your Portal to Mobile Devices; IBM Mashup Center Overview; Exceptional Web Experience in the Cloud – How to Use IBM WebSphere Portal; IBM Web Content Management; Forms and Mashups in the Cloud.
Track 5: Developing Exceptional Web Experiences
Improving the Online Experience: Building Next Generation Web sites;Using Adobe FLEX to Deliver IBM
WebSphere Portal and Collaboration Services; Developing Web Applications using IBM WebSphere Portlet Factory, IBM Rational® Application Developer and IBM Lotus Widget Factory; Powering Exceptional Web Experiences Using Industry Toolboxes; Leveraging WebSphere Commerce and IBM Web Content Management; Deliver Operational and Real-time Business Intelligence with Cognos® Business Intelligence; IBM Forms Technical Deep Dive.
Track 6: Best Practices and Implementation
Managing the Portal Deployment Project: Best Practices, Effective Portal Governance; High Availability Designs and Implementation with WebSphere Portal, Virtualizing Portals, Successfully Managing Your WebSphere Portal, Virtualizing Portals; Successfully Managing Your IBM Web Content Management Solution; Hands On Lab; Administrating WebSphere Portal.
To submit an abstract to be considered for presentation at this event click on Submit Abstract in Lotus Greenhouse to access the submission form.
Note: You must be a registered user of Lotus Greenhouse to access the form. To register, access this link. http
Deadline for submissions is Friday, March 4th, 2011
Important dates ! (subject to change)
Open for Abstracts - February 16th, 2011
Close for Abstracts - March 4th, 2011
Session Notification - March 17th, 2011
Speaker commitment - March 29th, 2011
Final presentations due - April 20th, 2011
Conference arrival - May 16 - 17, 2011
Lectures: 60 minutes (including Q&A)
Hands-on labs: 75 minutes
If you have any questions about your submission, please feel free to contact the IBM Exceptional Web Experience Conference content team:
Lauren Wendel - firstname.lastname@example.org
Sonia Malik - soni
Sean Flanagan - email@example.com (Partner/Business Development Day)
Please feel free to share this with others who may have an interest in participating in this event. Thank you for helping to make the 2011 Exceptional Web Experience Conference a success!
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From the comfort of your own office, on Thursday, September 16, 2010 from 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM US ET
By Rani Salehi
Program Director, WW Leader Web, Social Media and Digital Strategy
How do customers experience your brand?
We invite you to think about your business network in an entirely new light. Your website? How is this differentiated from others in your same marketplace. Your employees — are they informed, engaged and responsive? Your channel partners — are they collaborating effectively? Are they well connected to the pulse of your business?
Web 1.0. Web 2.0. What's next?
It’s time to enable new ways of working with the right capabilities and skills. Create the right forums to connect your customers and employees in more valuable ways. Use real time information to shape the conversation. And infuse intelligence into interactions among people. It's time to create exceptional experiences that in turn produce value.
Don't miss this thought provoking program.
On Thursday, September 16, live from the IAC Building in New York City, Alistair Rennie, General Manager IBM Collaboration and Portals, will discuss this social transformation under way and how it will change — and reinvent — how organizations relate to their customers, partners, employees and citizens through more compelling experiences. Through dialogue with several thought leaders, he will explore the importance of collaborative technology in productivity, loyalty and customer experiences.
This event will be streamed live to the web on Thursday, September 16, 2010 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM US ET. You can begin registering on September 10th at www.