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TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
TIMETOACT Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections
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  • 1. TIMETOACT GROUP, Cologne, Germany http://timetoact.de/xcc Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections (XCC) Integrate Internal Communications into IBM Connections (Release 4.0, March 2014)
  • 2. Agenda Introduction User Experience Mobile User Experience Information Architecture with XCC Managing Personalization Creating and Managing Content XCC as a Content Master and Web Master Technical Background Customer Statements and Summary About TIMETOACT GROUP
  • 3. Agenda Introduction User Experience Mobile User Experience Information Architecture with XCC Managing Personalization Creating and Managing Content XCC as a Content Master and Web Master Technical Background Customer Statements and Summary About TIMETOACT GROUP
  • 4. IBM Connections is excellent in Peer-to-Peer Collaboration CollaborationEmployee Employee Social Software  Peer-To-Peer Collaboration  Popular Information stays on Top  Rapidly Growing Content  Form Follows Function  Bottom Up / n:n Communication  User Generated Content (without Training)  Unofficial Content  Set as default Homepage by Employee  Formation of Ideas and Opinions  "Employee’s Intranet”
  • 5. Management Employees Web Content Management Systems are excellent in Top-Down Communication Communication Web Content Management  Internal Communications  Stagnating Content Amount  Top Down / 1:n Communication  Approved Content / Directives  Communication of Mgn. Ideas and Opinions  Important Information stays on Top  Pixel Perfect Layout  Dedicated Authors with Intense Training  Set as default Homepage by Policy  "Management’s Intranet”
  • 6. Integration is not easy - Communication and Collaboration are the Antipodes of any Intranet! Web Content Management Internal Communications Social Software Peer-To-Peer Collaboration Stagnating  Rapidly Growing Top Down / 1:n Communication  Bottom Up / n:n Communication Approved Content / Directives  Unofficial Content Communication of Mgn. Ideas and Opinions  Formation of Ideas and Opinions Important Information stays on Top  Popular Information stays on Top Pixel Perfect Layout  Form Follows Function Dedicated Authors with Intense Training  User Generated Content (without Training) Set as default Homepage by Policy  Set as default Homepage by Employee "Management’s Intranet”  "Employee’s Intranet”
  • 7. Not integrating Communication with Collaboration is not a solution either. How should managers communicate, as them-selves or thru internal communications? Where should employees look for content, in the Web CMS based Intranet or in Social Software?
  • 8. Wouldn't it be great to have a truly integrated Social Intranet that serves Communication and Collaboration equally well?
  • 9. Information in Corporate Intranets – Internal Communications managed Content will never cease! 0% 25% 50% 75% 100% 1997 2002 2007 2012 2017 Internal Communications Managed Content / Web CMS User Generated Content / Social Software The Rise of User Generated Content
  • 10. Integrate Social into Communication? Integrate Communication into Social? Choose the Integration Platform Some Social Features within a Web CMS will not kick off a user generated content revolution Social Content is more popular and has outgrown Communication Content Bring the content to where the users want to be!
  • 11. IBM Connections is an ideal Platform to integrate Internal Communications Content IBM Connections is popular with users IBM Connections delivers many services that can be utilized for Web Content Management Access Management Search Liking, Commenting etc. Open Standards based
  • 12. IBMConnections Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections (XCC) Blogs WiKis Events Files Media Book- marks Access Management, Approval, etc. Content Storage, Search, etc. Leverage & Utilize IBM Connections Comments, Discussion, Recommendations, etc. … News- over views Top-News Event- over- views Links Navi- gation Clippings … XCC Leverages & Utilizes IBM Connections for Web Content Management
  • 13. Agenda Introduction User Experience Mobile User Experience Information Architecture with XCC Managing Personalization Creating and Managing Content XCC as a Content Master and Web Master Technical Background Customer Statements and Summary About TIMETOACT GROUP
  • 14. Demo 1: User Experience http://youtu.be/7V6WDS7pE5w
  • 15. Agenda Introduction User Experience Mobile User Experience Information Architecture with XCC Managing Personalization Creating and Managing Content XCC as a Content Master and Web Master Technical Background Customer Statements and Summary About TIMETOACT GROUP
  • 16. XCC for IBM Mobile Apps (Android & iOS) New menu item in IBM Connections Mobile App All Widgets are displayed in a serialized order Phone and Tablet Layout Auto switch between Vertical and Horizontal Layout NEW
  • 17. Agenda Introduction User Experience Mobile User Experience Information Architecture with XCC Managing Personalization Creating and Managing Content XCC as a Content Master and Web Master Technical Background Customer Statements and Summary About TIMETOACT GROUP
  • 18. Demo 2: Using XCC http://youtu.be/MvdsA0XzOF0
  • 19. Options for XCC / Schematic Explanations
  • 20. Option I: IBM Connections Homepage enhanced with Communication
  • 21. Option I: IBM Connections Homepage enhanced with Communication IBM Connections Activity Stream Web Content Mgn. Extension NEW IBM CNX Right Column Managed Content section to the right of the IBM Connections Activity Stream Suitable for limited Content (News of the Day etc.)
  • 22. Option II: Communication and Collaboration on the Intranet Homepage
  • 23. IBM Connections Activity Stream Web Content Management Extension IBM CNX Right Column Option II: Communication and Collaboration on the Homepage Managed content above the IBM Connections Activity Stream and Right Column. Managed Content is seen every time Activity Stream is viewed. (That is an advantage and a disadvantage) NEW
  • 24. Option III: Communication and Collaboration side by side
  • 25. Option III: Communication and Collaboration side by side 1. New menu item with managed content 2. IBM Connections Homepage rename to whatever you call your ‘Connections’ internally Web Content Management Extension IBM Connections Activity Stream NEW Managed Content is seen at least once a day. Managed Content is always available with one click. IBM CNX Right Colu mn
  • 26. Elements for Web Content Management Navigation with Drop-Down Menu Links Department News Regional News Clipping Widget (e.g. Stock Quote) Events XCC Pages contain XCC Widgets and IBM Connections Widgets (optionally) XCC Widgets display Content created and managed in IBM Connections Communities (Blogs, Bookmarks, WiKis etc.) Content retrieved from external sources (Atom & RSS Feeds, Clipping, iFrame) XCC Widgets can be personalized… Static Content (e.g. Hotline) Weather Widget Top News News Channel Widget HR News Marketing News My Communities
  • 27. IBM Connections Communities Web Content Management Extension Page(s) Internal Communications Community (-> Communications Department and Management) Business Unit 1 Community (All BU 1 Employees) BU 1 Sub Community (-> BU 1 Management) Service Unit I Community (All SU A Employees) SU I Sub Community (-> SU II Management) Business Unit 2 Community (All BU 2 Employees) BU 2 Sub Community (-> BU 2 Management) Navigation with Drop-Down Menu Links (aggregated) Business Unit A News Business Unit B News Clipping Widget (e.g. Stock Quote) Events (aggregated) Static Content (e.g. Hotline) Weather Widget Top News Service Unit News HR News Marketing News My Communities (CNX Widget) Mapping Connections Communities to XCC Widgets Service Unit II Community (All SU B Employees) SU II Sub Community (-> SU II Management)
  • 28. Option IV: Personalized Communication integrated into Collaboration
  • 29. IBM Connections Communities Web Content Management Extension Page(s) Internal Communications Community (-> Communications Department and Management) Business Unit 1 Community (All BU 1 Employees) BU 1 Sub Community (-> BU 1 Management) Business Unit 2 Community (All BU 2 Employees) BU 2 Sub Community (-> BU 2 Management) Service Unit I Community (All SU A Employees) SU I Sub Community (-> SU II Management) Service Unit II Community (All SU B Employees) SU II Sub Community (-> SU II Management) Region A Community (All Region A Employees) Region A Sub Community (-> Region A Management) Region B Community (All Region B Employees) Region B Sub Community (-> Region B Management) Navigation with Drop-Down Menu Links (personalized, aggr egated) Business Unit News (personalized) Regional News (personalized) Clipping Widget (e.g. Stock Quote) Events (personalized, aggregated) Static Content (e.g. Hotline) Weather Widget Top News Service Unit News HR News Marketing News My Communities (CNX Widget) Option IV: Connections Communities with Personalization
  • 30. Option V: Internal Communications with Multiple Landing Pages for Business Units or Service Units integrated into Collaboration
  • 31. Option V: Landing Pages Create a landing page for each Branch, Division, Region… Link landing pages with navigation Delegate page maintenance
  • 32. Option VI: Conventional Web CMS or Portal based Intranet with XCC based Communication for Branches, Divisions and Communities
  • 33. Option VI: Conventional Intranet with XCC Landing Pages for Branches, Divisions or Communities Large companies with large internal communication departments or specific integration requirements might keep their intranet homepage on a dedicated Web CMS or Portal XCC is used for landing pages for Business Units, Service Units or IBM Connections Communities Landing pages are available thru conventional Intranet and IBM Connections top navigation and Connections Communities Portal or Web CMS based Intranet Homepage SU1 SU 2 SU 3 SU 4 BU1 BU 2 BU 3 BU 4
  • 34. Option VI: Conventional Intranet with XCC Landing Pages for Branches, Divisions or Communities Direct access to landing pages from customized IBM Connections menu.
  • 35. Option VII: Personalized Communication and Business Unit Landing Pages integrated into Collaboration
  • 36. Option VII: Personalized Communication with Landing Pages Use IBM Connections with the Web Content Management Extension as the only platform for personalized Intranet with landing pages for business units, service units, and large communities.
  • 37. Agenda Introduction User Experience Mobile User Experience Information Architecture with XCC Managing Personalization Creating and Managing Content XCC as a Content Master and Web Master Technical Background Customer Statements and Summary About TIMETOACT GROUP
  • 38. Demo 3: Using Personalization with XCC http://youtu.be/yaHGg9oirvw
  • 39. Personalization All Content from IBM Connections can be personalized LDAP Profile based Personalization Custom Profile based Personalization Cookie based Personalization (iFrame Widget) Navigation (optionally personalized) Company News (Not Personalized) Department News (Passive Personalization thru LDAP / Profile Field) Regional News (Passive Personalization thru LDAP / Profile Field) Widget ABC (Active Personalization thru Custom Profile Flied) Widget XYZ (Active Personalization thru Custom Profile Flied) Weather Widget (Active Personalization with Cookie)
  • 40. Personalization / Targeting Any XCC widget can be personalized by any profile attribute: Passive Personalization / Targeting Division / Business Unit / Team Language Region … Active Personalization Interest (Personal Preference)
  • 41. Custom Profile based Personalization Any XCC Widget can be personalized by profile fields with personal preferences (active personalization) BU Preference Location Preference …
  • 42. Personalization - Settings Activation within each widgets settings Selection of profile field the personalization will be based upon Enter a value and select a channel for each value Default channel as fall back
  • 43. Agenda Introduction User Experience Mobile User Experience Information Architecture with XCC Managing Personalization Creating and Managing Content XCC as a Content Master and Web Master Technical Background Customer Statements and Summary About TIMETOACT GROUP
  • 44. Demo 4: Publishing News with XCC http://youtu.be/Pxom5UrOTCI
  • 45. Creating and Editing News To create a News, simply create a blog entry in a community Upload an image, select an already uploaded image or link to an image from the web, select an image alignment. Optional: Restrict comments / emoticons Optional: Set a publish date Post blog entry or request approval for the blog entry from the Community owner. Done No need to resize pictures for Top News or News overviews
  • 46. Approval Workflow for News Activate approval workflow by setting members of a community to “Draft” Members will have to submit entries for review before posting Owners will get a mail with the review request and a link to the entry
  • 47. Editing the Navigation To edit the Navigation simply move the WiKi pages in the community To create a link to an external website simply paste the URL into the WiKi page
  • 48. Agenda Introduction User Experience Mobile User Experience Information Architecture with XCC Managing Personalization Creating and Managing Content XCC as a Content Master and Web Master Technical Background Customer Statements and Summary About TIMETOACT GROUP
  • 49. Feature Overview & Screenshots Page Settings Page Management Navigation Widget IBM Connections Activity Stream and Widgets Top News Widget Single News Widget News Channel Widget Embedded Experience Files Widget Links Widget Calendar / Events Widget Static Content Widget – Blogs Static Content Widget – Wiki Clipping / iFrame Widget
  • 50. Page Settings Page Title Each landing page can be assigned an individual page title Layout Assign individual layouts / styles to business units. Grid Select a Grid Navigation See slide “Navigation”
  • 51. Page Management Page List List all pages with ID, Title, Last Modified, Modified By, Edit Rights Sort pages by attribute Search pages by title or ID Delete Pages Edit Rights Delegate page maintenance to individual (LOB) authors / content curators Copy Pages Quickly create landing pages for departments, locations etc. by copying pages / templates including all widgets.
  • 52. XCC Settings Upload Upload CSS files and GIF/JPG/PNG files CSS Download Download CSS file
  • 53. Layout Customization with CSS Upload a custom CSS to change the layout Have individual layouts for different business units / landing pages
  • 54. Widget Settings Open Widget Properties Visible to Content Masters and Admins Edit Widget Properties General properties Title, Height Personalization Source Widget specific properties Layout
  • 55. Navigation The Navigation is created with a Connections Wiki Navigation can be modified by drag & drop of Wiki pages Navigation entries open Wiki pages as embedded experience or external URLs Up to three levels are displayed Can be personalized
  • 56. Top News Widget Large picture Headline, date and abstract The content is created with one blog entry Can be personalized
  • 57. News Channel Widget 1-10 News Channels All Channels are always visible (channels do not cover each other) On mouse over slider buttons appear, channel slides horizontally to older news Each teaser contains a thumbnail picture, headline, date and an abstract Can be personalized
  • 58. News Widget Show latest posts Show selected posts List style, slider style Comments and likes indicators (optional) Can be personalized
  • 59. Embedded Experience Content (Wiki and News, i.e. blog entries) are displayed in an “Embedded Experience” Author and publishing date Liking and Unliking View Comments Posts Comments
  • 60. Files Widget Display files with application icon in alphabetical order Each Community is displayed in one tab Allows direct download Slider appears automatically if tabs do not fit Can be personalized
  • 61. Links Widget Links display bookmarks from communities in alphabetical order Links can be organized in tabs Slider appears automatically if tabs do not fit Can be personalized
  • 62. Events Widget Display of community events Merges events from multiple communities Color coding for different communities View by month, week and day User friendly date picker Display of current and remaining days, weeks or month in the year
  • 63. Events Widget – Embedded Experience Embedded Experience with attendees and comments Mouse-Over with short description
  • 64. Static Content Widget (Blog or Wiki) 1:1 display of a blog entry rich text Especially useful for any highly formatted content Include linked images as “buttons” Include embedded videos …
  • 65. Extract content from an external website, e.g.: Stock price Weather Widget Facebook News from company homepage (Requires some HTML/CSS/JS knowledge) Clipping Widget
  • 66. Integrate an external website iFrame Widget
  • 67. IBM Connections Widgets Most IBM Connections “My Page” widgets can be added to Web CMS pages Mix CMS Widgets with IBM Connections Widgets on one page
  • 68. Agenda Introduction User Experience Mobile User Experience Information Architecture with XCC Managing Personalization Creating and Managing Content XCC as a Content Master and Web Master Technical Background Customer Statements and Summary About TIMETOACT GROUP
  • 69. XCC Architecture Runs as an application on the IBM Connections server Does not require additional hardware resources Very easy to install (<< 1 h) Easy Customization (Upload custom CSS file) Easy Configuration, no IT know how required
  • 70. Integrating a dedicated Intranet Web CMS with IBM Connections IBM Connections and a dedicated Web CMS IBM Connections with Web CM Extension (XCC) CMS Features  Full featured Web CMS - Limited Features Single Sign On for CMS & Connections - Integration Project required  Single Sign On is given Read Access Mgn. - External Read Access Mgn.  Managed thru Community access Search Integration - Integration Project required  Integration is given UI Integration - Integration Project required or Side by side  Seamlessly Integrated Authoring - Dedicated Authors with Training  Simple (Management Compatible) Activity Stream - No Integration  Integration is given Social (Commenting, Re- commendations, Lists etc.) - No Integration  Integration is given Personalization - Project required  Based on Profile Properties
  • 71. XCC Release History 08.2012 Release 1.0 for Connections 3.0 05.2013 Release 2.0 Beta (Limited Availability) Connections 4.0 Activity Stream on Homepage 10.2013 Release 2.0 (General Availability) Connections 4.0 & 4.5 Personalization 11.2013 Release 2.01 / 2.02 Improvements & Bug fixes Performance Increases Personalization for Custom Profile Fields 12.2013 Release 2.03 Improvements 01.2014 Release 3.0 Improvements & Bug fixes New Widgets Mobile Grid Layout 02.2014 Release 3.01 / 3.02 Improvements & Bug fixes 03.2014 Release 4.0 Page Management Capabilities extended Page Settings extended Page specific Layout Content Master UI Improvements Performance Improvements Android App Support
  • 72. XCC Future Plans Q2.2014 Release 4.X (planned) Multilingualism Atom & RSS Feed Widget People Finder Widget CCM Widget Q2.2014 Release 5.0 (planned) Community Landing Pages IBM Connections Next Support
  • 73. What do you think? What do you want? We love XCC and think it is ideal for many companies. We still have lots of ideas on our wish list for the next releases. However, most important to us is to know what you think! Could you run your internal communications with XCC? Do you have any ideas or wishes for our next releases? Please talk to us! We need your feedback. Thank you!
  • 74. Agenda Introduction User Experience Mobile User Experience Information Architecture with XCC Managing Personalization Creating and Managing Content XCC as a Content Master and Web Master Technical Background Customer Statements and Summary About TIMETOACT GROUP
  • 75. Customer Statements “Dear Felix, IBM Connect 2014 confirmed for me that the choices we made regarding IBM Connections and to combine it with your product, the Web Content Management Extension for IBM Connections were the right decisions and we will stick to that.” Til Nieuweboer, Manager Operations at ING Insurance
  • 76. Customer Statements “XCC revolutionized our Intranet entirely! Now, relevant content can be populated completely intuitive within seconds and is globally accessible. It is a real innovation.” Eva Martinez Organizational Development Lapp Holding AG
  • 77. Customer Statements “In order for Pilz Connections to succeed, it was important to offer all employees simple and clear first steps into the world of social business. The TIMETOACT solution enabled us to avoid reservations and acquaint users with the concept of knowledge management.” Jürgen Fischer, Project Manager Communication and Collaboration Services, Pilz GmbH & Co.KG
  • 78. Customer Statements “Felix, I do not think you will have problems selling your product once people figure it out. Your product completes IBM Connections. As you say in your marketing material it provides the top-down communication that overlays IBM Connections so that the employee has no other place to attend to. They get the top down via your product and the bottom up via IBM Connections. Employees do not have to go anywhere else, everything is in one place.” US Government Customer with “no public reference” policy. Willing to talk to potential customers, ask for contact information.
  • 79. IBM Statements To get the most out of a social software application it should be seamlessly integrated in the work environment of users. (…) TimeToAct takes this trend further with their new solution out of their IBM Connections lab: Web CMS Extension for IBM Connections. The Web CMS Extension for IBM Connections provides a seamless integration of different content into your IBM Connections platform. Through the built in applications, user groups with access to the editorial communities can create content which will then be displayed on a consolidated custom homepage. External content like a corporate newsfeed or a Google Weather widget can be offered on the custom homepage as well. http://www.lbenitez.com/2014/02/timetoact-releases-their-newest-content.html
  • 80. XCC Key Advantages Simplicity for Users and Authors 100% Integration Increases IBM Connections Adoption Easy Implementation & Maintenance Cost Efficient, increases ROI on IBM Connections
  • 81. XCC for IBM Connections Installed Base Increase IBM Connections usage by 50% to 100% All employees have a crucial reason to visit IBM Connections to access the integrated Internal Communications Newbies benefit from structured content Newbies discover content faster (even if they do not yet follow other employees or communities) All employees benefit from inline liking and commenting of managed Many employees can be evolved as authors and content contributors for landing pages for business units, service units, locations and projects Increases Return on Investments into IBM Connections Cuts cost for selection, purchase, implementation, integration, training and running another platform besides IBM Connections
  • 82. XCC from different Perspectives I User Perspective (Employee, Reader) Navigation Integration Communication and Collaboration are either on the same page or available within one click Search Integration All content is within one index Social Integration Content from Internal Communications can be liked and commented (unless restricted) just as the Collaborative Content Content Publishing, Liking and Commenting is integrated into the Activity Stream Single Sign On Sign in for Web Content Management System / Website is not required
  • 83. XCC from different Perspectives II User Perspective (Employee, Reader)… Personalized Readers get the see the content that is relevant to them, e.g. content from their Region, Location Department, Branch Mobile User Perspective Android & iOS IBM Connection Apps All Content is available within these apps Author Perspective Authors do not need to choose a system to publish their content, all content is published in one system, i.e. IBM Connections Creating Content is really easy, no technical training required (i.e. management compatible)
  • 84. XCC from different Perspectives III Internal Communications Perspective Fast CI adoption Fast and simple content arrangement Flexible integration from external sources (Atom, RSS, iFrame, Web Clipping, Custom Widgets) Serve different branches with separate landing pages Delegate content authoring to content owners Fast and simple personalization Collaboration Networking Perspective Increases the reasons to and frequency of visiting IBM Connections Structured content increases IBM Connections acceptance and adoption to newbies Inline liking and commenting lowers the threshold to participate
  • 85. XCC from different Perspectives IV Information Architect Perspective Very strong integration between communication and collaboration creates a true Social Intranet Authoring responsibility can be delegated to information / process owner IT Management Perspective The IT does not need to select, purchase, implement, integrate, train or run another platform besides IBM Connections. Implementing Web Content Management Extension in an hour Configuration and Layout Customization in a week or less Read and Author Access Management is given thru Communities, no separate Access Management required Personalization is really easy, no technical project required No external Web CMS required
  • 86. XCC from different Perspectives V Budget Owner / Controller Perspective Much cheaper then implementing, integrating and running two separate platforms Increases return on investments (ROI) into IBM Connections substantially
  • 87. Get Started 1. Receive a 30 day free trial license http://timetoact.de/ttacms.nsf/id/Demo-Download-XCC-en 2. Install XCC on your IBM Connections (< 30 min) XCC is only visible to users after minor changes the IBM Connections theme. XCC can therefore be installed, tested and customized in the production environment without any interference with users. 3. Create and customize your first XCC page (< 60 min) 4. Customize your XCC layout (< 180 min CSS editing)
  • 88. XCC License Types 1. Single Homepage without Personalization 2. With Page Management, without Personalization 3. With Page Management and Personalization
  • 89. Agenda Introduction User Experience Mobile User Experience Information Architecture with XCC Managing Personalization Creating and Managing Content XCC as a Content Master and Web Master Technical Background Customer Statements and Summary About TIMETOACT GROUP
  • 90. Web Content Management Extension (XCC) Team Members Felix Binsack (XCC Product Idea & Sponsor) +49 221 97343-10 felix.binsack@timetoact.de Babett Schäfer (XCC Consultant, QA) + 49 221 97343-38 babett.schaefer@timetoact.de Philipp van den Boom (XCC Inside Sales) + 49 221 97343-66 Philipp.vandenBoom@timetoact.de Nadine Westerbur (XCC Inside Sales) + 49 221 97343-36 nadine.westerbur@timetoact.de XCC Architects & Developers Support Hotline xcc-support@timetoact.de + 49 221 97343-53
  • 91. Intranet, Internal Communications & Web Content Management Systems TIMETOACT has huge experience with Intranets and Web Content Management First Domino based Web CMS in 1997 Development of the TIMETOWEB Web CMS Many hundreds of web projects working with internal communications and marketing departments
  • 92. Our Assets & Services for IBM Connections Implementation Rollout Adoption ITLOB Deployment Information Architecture Consulting Web Content Management Extension (XCC) Quick Start Kit Help CenterTraining Coaching CI Adoption Widget Development / Legacy Data Integration Connections Administration Toolkit (CAT) Consulting Hosting Gamification MarketingBranding Governance Support Admin Trainings KPI Analytics Sign In Mgn. Asset / Best Practice ServiceProduct Profile Extension
  • 93. Connections Administration Toolkit "CAT" Intuitive Interface for the Administration of Connections Benefits Web UI for administration and configuration of IBM Connections No wsadmin commands No XML editing Analyze and fix user synchronization problems No in depth WebSphere skills required Eliminates the complexity of Connections administration Speeds up handling of administrative tasks Unveils the hidden treasures of Connections administration Reduces costs of operating IBM Connections and TCO Administer Connections from everywhere, even with your iPad ...
  • 94. Our Social Business Implementation Checklist The ROOTS and FRUITS of a Successful Social Intranet Implementation http://socialintranet.de
  • 95. Social Software – Our Video (german only) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBsvzwEoBJg
  • 96. Herausforderungen im Intranet
  • 97. Thank you for your interest http://timetoact.de/xcc xcc@timetoact.de +49 221 97343 0

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