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Complementing Microsoft SharePoint with IBM Connections

  1. 1. "Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.“ -Ralph Waldo Emerson ©2012 IBM Corporation
  2. 2. Motivation – Creating a platform of engagement ”Within the U.S. workforce, Gallup estimates this cost to the bottom line to be more than $300 billion in lost productivity alone.” ”Engaged employees are more productive, more profitable, more loyal.” ”In the best organizations employee engagement goes beyond HR initiatives. It is how they do business.”Source: © 2012 IBM Corporation 3
  3. 3. Motivation – Creating a platform of engagement 71% Gallup their employees is ”Within the U.S. workforce, thinks the most important asset. estimates this cost to the bottom line to be more than $300 billion in lost productivity alone.” ”Engaged employees are more 15-25% - annual employee productive, more profitable, more loyal.” replacement rate. ”In the best organizations employee engagement goes 200% - avg. Cost of beyond HR initiatives. It is how they do business.” rehiring.Source: © 2012 IBM Corporation 4
  4. 4. Motivation - Communication and distanceSource: Professors John Carroll and Li Tao, Managerial Psychology, MIT, 2006
  5. 5. Motivation - Communication and distance ”SOCIAL BUSINESS IS ABOUT COMPRESSING TIME AND DISTANCE”Kilde: Professors John Carroll and Li Tao, Managerial Psychology, MIT, 2006
  6. 6. “An expert is someone sitting far away.”- Ib Rene, Cairo
  7. 7. “… shifts the sources of economic value from ”stocks” of knowledge to “flows” of new knowledge. In this rapidly changing world, our stocks of knowledge (what we know) obsolesce more quickly and success depends increasingly on our ability to tap in expanding and diverse flows of knowledge.” - Irving Wladawsky-Berger : © 2012 IBM Corporation 8
  8. 8. Example Pain Points social business can address Lack of maturity in your existing collaboration solutions – depriving you of the ability to differentiate yourselves. Security threats from employees seeking out public or ad-hoc solutions for sharing confidential information. Standout organizations Challenges around cost – speed and quality of decisions. are 57% more likely to allow their people to use Attracting the right people - “Old” ways of working makes your social and collaborative tools. organization less attractive to smart employees. Information chaos; no-one knows where to look, but they know the information is out there somewhere – ”if we only knew what we know”. When did you last manage to get your Lack of innovation reduces ability to move into new business areas point across using 7 bullets with lots of text..? and - business models. Solving problems you might not know you have! © 2012 IBM Corporation 9
  9. 9. Characteristics of a Social Business platform Focused around people not content. Focused on all types of conversations – not just the e-mail inbox – opening the discussion - the ”Activity Stream”. Sharing information over sending information. Establishment of expertise through rating, tagging and transparency. Social services weaving a social fabric that ties together your disparate initiatives. © 2012 IBM Corporation 10
  10. 10. Profiles – adding social value to your directory An overview of An overview of position in the the organisation organization– and what How do people. connects we relate? Status updates – open the conversation.What do we have incommon? © 2012 IBM Corporation 11
  11. 11. Personal social file sharingOne click accessto all my files, allfiles explicitlyshared with me,all files I haveshared and allfiles I have accessto. Social value – anFiltrering by tag, overview of the valuehow it is shared, a piece of contentdate etc. provided. © 2012 IBM Corporation 12
  12. 12. Embedded experience – what I want you to think about… © 2012 IBM Corporation 13
  13. 13. React to events in solutions or otherapplications – withoutever leaving yourpreferred context. © 2012 IBM Corporation 14
  14. 14. Embedded experience – another example © 2012 IBM Corporation 15
  15. 15. Why IBM Connections - SharePoint migration unlikely now? Just managed to migrate to SharePoint 2010? Still running SharePoint 200x and not really considering SharePoint 2013? See a need to develop your social business – ”@ the speed of the Internet”? Large investment in vertical solutions with tight back-end integration? Office 201x upgrade not imminent? Heterogenuous environment? © 2012 IBM Corporation 17
  16. 16. Socializing SharePoint Profile card pop-up inside SharePoint – never more than one click away from your co- workers contribution. © 2012 IBM Corporation 18
  17. 17. Why IBM Connections - ”Social glue” Do you have a number of succesful web initiatives that utilizes different technologies? Need to integrate your web initiatives with 3. part solutions lacking a social layer? Need cross solution integration? Need to add the social dimension to solutions that do not have the social dimension in them, and feel you should only have to add this once? © 2012 IBM Corporation 19
  18. 18. Tying your web initiatives together with social glue Social services “Phonebook” SharePoint Intranet InternallyExternally … Access models
  19. 19. IBM positions social right in thecenter of our most expensivepiece of IT real estate…our W3Intranet! © 2012 IBM Corporation 21
  20. 20. © 2012 IBM Corporation 22
  21. 21. TV2 (Norway) Challenge: Managing large international televised sport events. Need: Social project management. Solution: Connections + Trilog ProjExec. “We believe that there are even more competent, creative and innovative employees in our organization than those who are visible to us today. With a new social collaboration platform we believe that these resources will get more visible, prosper and create even more value for the organization.” © 2012 IBM Corporation 23
  22. 22. Social Everywhere © 2012 IBM Corporation 24
  23. 23. © 2012 IBM Corporation 25
  24. 24. © 2012 IBM Corporation 26Illustration portrays functionality added in a future product. Subject to change.
  25. 25. Why IBM Connections – A strong Community construct The community of interest is a very central functionality in IBM Connections. Need user initiated and user managed communties of interest? Full functionality in a ”room” defined by common interest. Ideation blog. Community activity stream. Social bridging. © 2012 IBM Corporation 27
  26. 26. Ideajam or ideation. Present your ideas and recieve feedback. Comment on and enrich coworkers ideas. Vote on the best ideas.Social bridging. Participatein the dialog in - and outsidethe firewall. Discuss subjectssecurely and post them backon the Extranet/Internet.
  27. 27. Why IBM Connections – Full mobile access – dedicated clients © 2012 IBM Corporation 29
  28. 28. © 2012 IBM Corporation 30
  29. 29. “The future of email is social, and the future of social collaboration tools includes email as an integral part of the enterprise communication suite.” “The new social email provides both a powerful accelerator for social adoption and the backdrop for relief from email fatigue.” - Michael Fauscette, Software Business Solutions Group Leader - IDC“Very soon, you wont be able to see email and social networking separate. Email will not die, it will in fact have more flavor and will be more integrated." - Neha Gupta, senior research analyst, Gartner © 2012 IBM Corporation 31
  30. 30. Why IBM Connections - Notes and Domino As an existing IBM Notes and Domino customer you will appreciate the tight integration. Exploit entitlement for Connections Files and Profiles services and get started on your social transformation. Social inbox. Embedded experience. Workplace of the future…! © 2012 IBM Corporation 32
  31. 31. Workplace of the future - today IBM Notes 9 as it could look when released in 2013. Illustration portrays functionality in a future product version. Subject to change. © 2012 IBM Corporation 33
  32. 32. Why you should consider IBM Connections - summary You have an existing SharePoint investment but are unable or unwilling to upgrade at a sufficiently high pace. You have a heterogenuous web environment and see the need to tie your solutions together with a ”social glue”. You would like to integrate 3. party solutions in your activity stream. You need a stronger community construct than the Community site in SharePoint. You need full functionality in a mobile client – now. You are using Notes and Domino. …you like what you just saw! Why, Arizona, USA – in the middle of nowhere © 2012 IBM Corporation 34
  33. 33. Example customers that combine SharePoint and IBM Connections © 2012 IBM Corporation 35
  34. 34. Sogeti – Europes largest SharePoint partner? – use Connections! "Our people are our most valuable asset. As a multi-national company with 20.000 employees dispersed, from India to the US, we needed a powerful tool to connect our people and provide them with a social platform to share information and collaborate. We chose [IBM] Connections because it is a powerful collaboration platform that goes way beyond simple sharing of documents, and furthermore it is people centric rather than project or document centric. We believe that this is the Luc-Francois Salvador CEO of Sogeti future of collaboration, and we are pleased to be at the forefront of this new trend.“ © 2012 IBM Corporation 36
  35. 35. “We need to connect people with other people,not connect people with documents and dead paper!” - Lars Kolind, Jacob Bøtter, UNBOSS* © 2012 IBM Corporation 37
  36. 36. It is all about the people – meet some from IBM:Sales Technical © 2012 IBM Corporation 38