Web Content ManagementandIBM Connections             felix.binsack@timetoact.de, phone: +49 221 97343 0             Im Med...
User Generated Content & Social SoftwareOutpace Managed Content & Web CMS          Managed Content / Web CMS          User...
Social Software outpaces Managed Content inWeb CMS, however…!   there will always be a need for a classic Intranet homepag...
Web Content Management andSocial Software are very different creatures!    Web Content Management                         ...
CMS Vendor Approach:Add some Feedback Features           Web Content Management                                    STOP   ...
IBM Connections 4.X Approach                     Social Software               STOP                            	          ...
IBM Portal Approach…                       Portal                    Requires                         	                   ...
IntroducingCustom Homepage& Web Content ManagementExtension for IBM Connections                     8
TIMETOACT Custom Homepage & WebContent Management for IBM Connections                     Social Software	                ...
IBM Connections TIMETOACT Custom Homepage & Web Content ManagementNews-    Top-     Event-    Links     Navi-      Clipp- ...
TIMETOACT Custom Homepage& Web Content Management Extension!   Integrates Web Content Management into IBM Connections!   C...
SampleCustom Homepage& Web Content ManagementScreenshots(Beta, Release 02.2013)                   12
Sample Custom Page         Screenshots     !   Adds a new Homepage /         many new Pages to IBM         Connections    ...
Sample Custom Page                          Upper half of the screenshot                     14
Sample Custom Page                          Lower half of the screenshot                     15
Sample Custom Homepage IntegrationOriginal IBM Connections Menu:NEW IBM Connections Menu:                             1. I...
Sample Custom Homepage Widgets(Beta, Release 02.2013)                   17
Content Navigation!   Makes important content always easily available!   Multi Level Content Navigation!   Draws Content f...
Corporate News Widget                         !   1 – 4 News                             Channels                         ...
Top News Widget                       !   1 Top News                       !   Large Picture                       !   Top...
Content displayed as a Layer !   Displays Content in Layer as Embedded Experience     (User stays on Custom Page, no need ...
Events Widget                     !   Events draw Content                         from Community                         E...
Quicklinks Widget                         !   1 – 4 Link Lists                         !   n Links per List               ...
Google Gadgets                      !   Thousands of                          Google Gadgets are                          ...
Clipping / iFrame Widget                           !   iFrame draws Content from                               external We...
Static Content Widget                             !   Display any content at a                                 prominent p...
Multiple Custom Pages                    !    Install multiple custom pages                         for different         ...
Integrate any 3rd Party Widgets / Gadgets!   Group Calendars!   ProjExec Project Management!   JIRA+ Enterprise Activity! ...
Customization the Custom Page                                !   Add new                                    Gadgets       ...
Future Ideas & Plans     !     Personalization            !   Personalize Custom Page Content according to Profile Propert...
Custom Page / Web CMS Extension     Architecture                                  !   Runs as an                          ...
Key Findings:IBM Connections & Web Content Management!   Many Customers have basic Web Content Management    requirements ...
TIMETOACTCustom Page & Web CMS Extension…allows customers to   !   use IBM Connections as their default intranet homepage ...
Content Management & Custom Page!   Typical CMS requirements from internal communications    departments     !   Default h...
IBM Connections 4.X Functionality                                        !   Content Management              Portal       ...
IBM Connections 4.X Functionality with Custom Page / Web CMS Extentions                                        !   Classic...
IBM Connections 4.X Functionality with Custom Page & EPHOX EditLive!                                        !   EPHOX Edit...
AboutTIMETOACT GROUP                  38
TIMETOACT provides many Asstes &Success with IBM ConnectionsServices for IBM Connections                   39
TIMETOACT GROUP Services                                             !   Analysis Content             Portal              ...
TIMETOACT has long Experience    with Web Content Management!   Maintains its own Domino    based Web Content    Managemen...
Thank youmore information:http://timetoact.de/xccConnect 2013 Pedestal #C37Felix Binsack, Felix.Binsack@TIMETOACT.DE, Tel....
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  1. 1. Web Content ManagementandIBM Connections felix.binsack@timetoact.de, phone: +49 221 97343 0 Im Mediapark 2, 50670 Cologne, Germany www.timetoact.de
  2. 2. User Generated Content & Social SoftwareOutpace Managed Content & Web CMS Managed Content / Web CMS User Generated Content / Social Software100% 75% Information in Corporate Intranets 50% 25% 0% 1997 2002 2007 2012 2
  3. 3. Social Software outpaces Managed Content inWeb CMS, however…! there will always be a need for a classic Intranet homepage with Management / Communications driven content! Social Software will never be able to replace/substitute a classic Intranet homepage because… 3
  4. 4. Web Content Management andSocial Software are very different creatures! Web Content Management Social Software! Top Down / 1:n Communication ! Bottom Up / n:n Communication! Approved Content / Directives ! Unofficial Content! Communication of (Management) ! Formation of Ideas and Opinions Ideas and Opinions! Important Information stays on Top ! Popular Information stays on Top! Pixel Perfect Layout ! Form Follows Function! Dedicated Authors / Webmasters ! Everyone is an Author with with Intense Training no / little Training! Set as default Homepage ! Set as default Homepage by Policy by Employee! "Management’s Intranet" ! "Employee’s Intranet"   4  
  5. 5. CMS Vendor Approach:Add some Feedback Features Web Content Management STOP   No User Generated Content ! Social Software 5
  6. 6. IBM Connections 4.X Approach Social Software STOP   Web Content Management not integrated ! Document Management Custom Apps (iWidget / Open Social Gaget)   6
  7. 7. IBM Portal Approach… Portal Requires   Budget ! Social Software Web Content Management   Document Management Custom Apps (JSR 168 / 286 & more)   7
  8. 8. IntroducingCustom Homepage& Web Content ManagementExtension for IBM Connections 8
  9. 9. TIMETOACT Custom Homepage & WebContent Management for IBM Connections Social Software   Truly Integrated User Experience ! NEW Web Content Management Document Management Custom Apps (iWidget / Open Social Gadget)   9
  10. 10. IBM Connections TIMETOACT Custom Homepage & Web Content ManagementNews- Top- Event- Links Navi- Clipp- …over- News over- gation ingsviews views Utilize IBM Connections Access Management, Approval, etc. Comments, Discussion, Recommendations, etc. Content Storage, Search, etc.Blogs WiKis Events Files Media Book- … marks 10
  11. 11. TIMETOACT Custom Homepage& Web Content Management Extension! Integrates Web Content Management into IBM Connections! Creates a truly integrated Intranet User Experience! Utilizes IBM Connections for Web Content Management! Eliminates the need for an external Web CMS not for all, but for many companies! Makes Web Content Management as simple as using IBM Connections (i.e. management compatible) ! Can be customized by IT or Internal Communications ! Can be maintained by Internal Communications or Management directly 11
  12. 12. SampleCustom Homepage& Web Content ManagementScreenshots(Beta, Release 02.2013) 12
  13. 13. Sample Custom Page Screenshots ! Adds a new Homepage / many new Pages to IBM Connections ! Looks like a classic Web Content Management based Homepage ! Contains Content Navigation, Widgets and Gadgets13
  14. 14. Sample Custom Page Upper half of the screenshot 14
  15. 15. Sample Custom Page Lower half of the screenshot 15
  16. 16. Sample Custom Homepage IntegrationOriginal IBM Connections Menu:NEW IBM Connections Menu: 1. Insert new menu item for classic Intranet Homepage 2. Rename the Connections Homepage to whatever you call Connections 3. Give your integrated internally Intranet a name that 16
  17. 17. Sample Custom Homepage Widgets(Beta, Release 02.2013) 17
  18. 18. Content Navigation! Makes important content always easily available! Multi Level Content Navigation! Draws Content from Community WiKi 18
  19. 19. Corporate News Widget ! 1 – 4 News Channels ! n News per Channel ! News draw Content from Community Blogs ! Reuses first Picture in Blog Entry 19
  20. 20. Top News Widget ! 1 Top News ! Large Picture ! Top News draws Content from Community Blog 20
  21. 21. Content displayed as a Layer ! Displays Content in Layer as Embedded Experience (User stays on Custom Page, no need to switch back & forth) 21
  22. 22. Events Widget ! Events draw Content from Community Events ! List View / Calendar View Toggle 22
  23. 23. Quicklinks Widget ! 1 – 4 Link Lists ! n Links per List ! Quicklinks draw Content from Community Bookmarks ! Sorts Links alphabetically 23
  24. 24. Google Gadgets ! Thousands of Google Gadgets are available 24
  25. 25. Clipping / iFrame Widget ! iFrame draws Content from external Website ! Foreign content can be reformatted with own CSS (planned for Q2 2013) 25
  26. 26. Static Content Widget ! Display any content at a prominent position in the custom page ! Draws Content from Community WiKi 26
  27. 27. Multiple Custom Pages ! Install multiple custom pages for different ! Divisions ! Languages ! Purposes ! etc. 27
  28. 28. Integrate any 3rd Party Widgets / Gadgets! Group Calendars! ProjExec Project Management! JIRA+ Enterprise Activity! Confluence WiKi, SocialText! Attendance Widget! Vantage Policy Control! ….! Gamification / User Recognition! …! IBM Collaboration Solution Catalog! OpenNTF 28
  29. 29. Customization the Custom Page ! Add new Gadgets with a click ! Move Gadgets with Drag & Drop ! Modify Gadget in top right corner 29
  30. 30. Future Ideas & Plans ! Personalization ! Personalize Custom Page Content according to Profile Properties ! Location specific news / events ! Business Unit specific news / events ! Custom Page for Mobile Apps (iOS, Android) ! Custom Page for Communities The internal development name of the custom page is XCC, which stands for “Any Custom Content Extension”. Integrating any custom content is our medium term vision. E.g. we want to integrate search results from external search engines like TRexSeite 30 30
  31. 31. Custom Page / Web CMS Extension Architecture ! Runs as an application on the Connections server ! Is easy to install ! Layout can be customized with HTML/CSS uploadSeite 31 31
  32. 32. Key Findings:IBM Connections & Web Content Management! Many Customers have basic Web Content Management requirements ! No requirement for pixel perfect layout ! No dedicated internal Communication Department! Many Customers love IBM Connections and would like to use it as their Intranet Page ! Have a truly integrated Intranet that combines social with manged ! Use rich collaboration features to (selectively) engage employees in discussions 32
  33. 33. TIMETOACTCustom Page & Web CMS Extension…allows customers to ! use IBM Connections as their default intranet homepage ! use IBM Connections as their Intranet CMS ! increases the benefit and value of their IBM Connections investmentutilizes IBM Connections for ! simple content creation and storage thru blogs, bookmarks, events, WiKis ! Access management, content approval ! comments, discussion, recommendations etc.does not require ! Training for authors, content masters etc. 33
  34. 34. Content Management & Custom Page! Typical CMS requirements from internal communications departments ! Default homepage for all users ! Conventional multi level navigation thru content hierarchies ! News must stay on top - as long as internal communications pleases (i.e. news may not moved down as in the activity stream thru other posts) ! News overviews should be illustrated with pictures from the news ! Position any content according to its importance ! Publish Link lists prominently ! Simple Content creation, simple customization! All typical requirements call be fulfilled with a IBM Connections and the TIMETOACT Custom Page & Web CMS extension 34
  35. 35. IBM Connections 4.X Functionality ! Content Management Portal ! Approval Cycle ! Check In / Out ! Version Management ! Navigation ! Portal Content ! Gadgets CollaborationManagement ! Widgets ! SSO / OAuth ! Portlets (JSR168, 286) ! Collaboration (90%) ! Social Software (100%) Social Software 35
  36. 36. IBM Connections 4.X Functionality with Custom Page / Web CMS Extentions ! Classic Intranet Portal homepage with custom design and managed / controlled content, including Content ! Multilevel Content Collaboration NavigationManagement ! News Overviews ! Top News ! Static Content Social ! Syndicated Content Software ! Link Lists ! … 36
  37. 37. IBM Connections 4.X Functionality with Custom Page & EPHOX EditLive! ! EPHOX EditLive! Portal improves Rich Text editing in IBM Connections, including templates & much more.. Content CollaborationManagement Social Software 37
  38. 38. AboutTIMETOACT GROUP 38
  39. 39. TIMETOACT provides many Asstes &Success with IBM ConnectionsServices for IBM Connections 39
  40. 40. TIMETOACT GROUP Services ! Analysis Content Portal ! Consulting Management (Content Portal, Integration ! Information Architecture (Document Portal) Management, ! Product Selection Web Content Management) ! Branding & Skinning ! User Centered & Visual Design ! Development Collaboration Social (Team Enablement) Software ! Mobile Apps (Web 2.0) ! Assests & Best Practices ! Support Search & Web Analysis 40
  41. 41. TIMETOACT has long Experience with Web Content Management! Maintains its own Domino based Web Content Management System ‘TIMETOWEB’! Hundreds of Intranet projects, working with internal communications! Hundreds of Internet projects, working with marketing department! Lots of Extranet projects working with line of business an IT 41
  42. 42. Thank youmore information:http://timetoact.de/xccConnect 2013 Pedestal #C37Felix Binsack, Felix.Binsack@TIMETOACT.DE, Tel.: +49 221 97343 10TIMETOACT GROUP, Im Mediapark 2, 50670 Cologne, Germany,WWW.TIMETOACT.DE 42

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