Category: Tools & Technologies

Intranets 2015 in Sydney

Last week I was in Sydney for the fifth annual Intranets conference, hosted by Step Two. With pre-conference and post-conference activities added in, it was a full week! Some comments: Big Ideas. The three keynotes focused on re-imagining effective work (that was mine), doing governance well (Sue Hanley), […]

Intranets 2015: It’s Almost Show Time

I have but 10 hours left in the office before boarding a couple of planes (not simultaneously, mind you) and heading to Sydney for the Intranets 2015 conference hosted by Step Two Designs. The conference is on Wednesday and Thursday next week (May 20-21), with a post-conference workshop […]

DomainPatrol Social for IBM Connections

Infoware released an updated version of DomainPatrol Social for IBM Connections. DomainPatrol Social is an uber-admin toolkit for working with, managing, and leveraging content in IBM Connections, providing capabilities not available out-of-the-box in Connections. Capabilities include: – New support for IBM Connections 5 CR2. – Merging two communities […]

Public Sector Collaboration with Knowledge Hub

Knowledge Hub recently announced a partnering agreement with Socitm, to provide an online collaboration capability for Socitm members. The intent is to provide new ways to facilitate peer-to-peer engagement and knowledge sharing. The new platform replaces a smattering of non-integrated tools: Knowledge Hub, the UK’s largest platform for […]

User Adoption Strategies in June with Silverside

In June I will be presenting the User Adoption Strategies Workshop twice in Rotterdam, in partnership with Silverside. The workshop will be presented for two different audiences: – Wednesday June 10, for customers with IBM Connections, SmartCloud, and Sametime. – Thursday June 11, for customers with Microsoft SharePoint, […]

Things for the Apple Watch

Cultured Code released an update to its Things task manager to support the Apple Watch: – Have all of your to-dos for the day easily accessible on your wrist, and mark them complete as you go. – Glance at your upcoming to-dos with a quick swipe on the […]

IBM Verse – It’s Here

A couple of weeks ago IBM released the first set of trial accounts for IBM Verse, its new Watson-powered email system for enterprises and individuals. The IBM marketing around Verse position it as a transformative approach to email, and a re-imagination of what email is like. IBM’s people […]

Time Tracking with the Apple Watch

Like many others, I bill my time to projects for both internal time tracking and client work. I have a time recording system that’s well integrated with the rest of my project management arsenal, and while these announcements won’t impact me directly, it is interesting to see the […]

Collaboration Systems and Wearables

With the Apple Watch having a stunning opening weekend, plus the current availability of Android Wear (go Moto 360!), Microsoft Band, and other improving fitness trackers coming to market, the wearables trend is going mainstream. The Apple and Android options allow the installation of apps, meaning these have […]