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Case study SQA IBM Connections

  1. 1. Scottish Qualifications AuthorityIBM Connections CASE STUDYSQA ADOPTS SOCIAL BUSINESS TO AIDCOLLABORATION, COMMUNICATION ANDCO-ORDINATIONThe Scottish Qualifications Authority- out any issues before we opened upthe body which creates and manages to everyone else.exams for Scotland’s schools andfurther afield – have become a social The other main task for the Earlybusiness with the rollout of the first Adopters was to populate the systempart of their Staff Social Portal – and get the conversation going aheadIBM Connections. of general opening. This created a substantial amount of momentumUsing Connections they are better which we have carried on past the ityable to communicate, collaborate and launch day. We started with around 15 odu ctiv s pr tions inesnteracshare information across their Early Adopters and grew to nearly 400 us st b ial i boo soc s to h as800-strong workforce. Even before in around three months (approximately ec tion es suc onn sur M C meagoing live there were nearly 400 initial half of the organisation). d IB ter use ove sof SQAimprusers, and 138 communities set up, anddealing with work and socially-focused The system is in full swing with allactivities (like their ever-popular manner of conversations and networksjogging club). being built. I am delighted with the overall response so far but we haveAs Rob Gibson, Director of IT some ideas about how we cancommented “This has been a reinvigorate the system should itthoroughly enjoyable project from start require a helping hand in a few monthsto finish. We spent a lot of time time. We also have a planned upgraderesearching how to best sell this type to a future version of Connections laterof solution to the organisation and then in the year. This will give users a greatsetting up an “Early Adopters” uplift and help to keep the interestcommunity to test the set up and iron levels high.” The system is in full swing with all manner of conversations and Rob Gibson, Director of IT, networks being built. I am delighted with the overall response.” Scottish Qualifications AgencyINTELLIGENCE FLEXIBLE VIRTUALISATION SOCIAL SECURITY & & ANALYTICS COLLABORATION BUSINESS COMPLIANCEa. Seric Systems Ltd, Studio 2004, Abbey Mill Business Centre, Mile End Building, 12 Seedhill Road, Paisley, PA1 1JS.t. 0141 561 1161 e. info@seric.co.uk w. seric.co.uk tw. @sericsystems

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