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IBM Collaboration Mobile Strategy and a New Way To work


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How can your data and analytics platforms and strategies keep up with a workplace that is ever more mobile and social? IBM can support not only your emerging data and analytics strategies, but connect them with the social and mobile tools people use every day. In this session, you will learn how an IBM collaborative mobile strategy can extend and transform your enterprise. You will see how mobile applications like IBM Connections and IBM Verse can drive employee productivity while they are on the go, by enabling them to use mobile social apps that tap into your enterprise data and analytics platforms.

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IBM Collaboration Mobile Strategy and a New Way To work

  1. 1. © 2015 IBM Corporation IBM Mobile Strategy and a Social Way to Work - #1260 Heidi Ambler Director of Offering Management for ESS Technologies @heidi_ambler Luis Benitez Manager, Social & Mobile Technologies @lbenitez October 27, 2015
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  3. 3. • How Mobile is Transforming How We Work • IBM Connections Cloud Overview • A New Way To Work • Wrap Up Agenda 2
  4. 4. of employees use their personal smartphones and devices at work80% Source: BondGroup
  5. 5. smartphones become the most popular device for getting online 2015 Source: BondGroup In
  6. 6. The average user engages with their mobile device 200times in a day Source: datamentors
  7. 7. text messages are received in America every single day that’s 200B .. With a B!!!! 200,000,000,000 Source:
  8. 8. How has your work changed over the last 5 years? BYOD
  9. 9. How has your work changed over the last 5 years? BYOD
  10. 10. What a difference 8 year makes… Source:
  11. 11. IBM Connections Cloud Overview
  12. 12. Focus for Enterprise Social Solutions – Evolution of Collaboration Mobile Social Cloud Analytics Security
  13. 13. A Fully Integrated Collaborative Experience  All the tools you need to collaborate, communicate and coordinate  Rich mobile applications  Integrated Web Experience  Extensible and Open Architecture  Delivered in the cloud, on premises or hybrid
  14. 14. Key Tenants of our Mobile Strategy Create first class collaboration experiences for the leading tablets and smartphones Integration Approach • Provide seamless integration between the ESS apps • Native Operating System (OS) integration with the device Security • Best of breed collaborative experiences that seamlessly integrate with advanced mobile security solution • Ensure support for leading Mobile Device Management (MDM) solutions Support • Consistent platform support across ESS mobile apps • Develop a consistent method to determine new mobile platform Connections Chat MeetingsVerse Changing the Way People Are Getting Things Done
  15. 15. A New Way To Work
  16. 16. 2015 IBM Verse Over 100 mobile updates IBM Connections IBM Connections Chat IBM Connections Meetings
  17. 17. IBM Verse Important to Me Stay on top of and organize information important to me Push notifications Widgets Important People IBM Verse is a business email service and platform that combines traditional email and calendar functions with social and real-time communications tools. Mobile Access – Mail, Calendar, and People (iOS, Android)
  18. 18. IBM Verse Mail Made Actionable: • Needs Action lets me organize what I need to respond to • Waiting For lets me track who owes me a response
  19. 19. IBM Verse I want to (integration) Connections Meetings • ‘Join Meeting’ • Read Verse Calendar from Meetings App Connections • Share file attachment into Connections • *Open Connections Profile Connections Chat • * Presence shown when identity is available • * Initiate chat session * Android now, coming for iOS
  20. 20. IBM Connections Chat Voice and Video Support • Voice chat and PSTN dial-out • Video chat • iOS and Android Files • File transfer capabilities Verse Integration • Chat presence shown wherever a person identity is available on Android (coming for iOS) IBM Sametime is a social communications tool that integrates voice, data and video for real-time business.
  21. 21. IBM Connections Meetings Awareness • Continuous-presence audio and video support for meetings Enhanced Verse Integration • Verse calendar integration • Launching a meeting directly from IBM Verse • Support for audio-only meetings IBM Connections Meetings is a full-featured web meeting service in the IBM cloud, designed for businesses of all sizes..
  22. 22. IBM Connections Managing Tasks • Assign a single To Do to multiple people in Activities Application Management • Enforce App level password • Control which apps can import data • Render customized app theme colors • Support secure browsers for IBM MobileFirst Protect and MobileIron IBM Verse Integration • Send an email directly from IBM Connections IBM Connections is social software for your business. It enables you to build a network of colleagues and subject matter experts, and then leverage that network to further your business goals.
  23. 23. IBM Connections Editor Editing Capabilities • Allow users to create, update or modify documents, presentations or spreadsheets directly from their mobile devices. • Provide round trip editing support which allows users to take files from IBM Connections files, update or modify those files and save them back to IBM Connections files. • Share Files in IBM Connections Files. • Camera mode can take and insert pictures and videos to documents, sheets, and slides. • Available for ALL IBM Connections customers
  24. 24. IBM Connections Editor Tap on the Edit button to launch the IBM Connections Editor app
  25. 25. IBM Connections Editor Easily saves back to IBM Connections Full featured editing capabilities
  26. 26. A Look Ahead
  27. 27. Awareness of What’s Important • Orient drawer, engaged by swiping from right of each applications • Exists throughout our mobile portfolio • Combines relevant information in one space, helping the user understand what’s happening across their apps, what they need to do, and where they need to be • Coach marks help the user find the drawer Clarity – A system that gives an individual the clarity he/she needs in a single place because it knows him. Control - An individual has control over what matters to him, from anywhere, at any time *App = Connections, Verse, possibly Chat, Meetings DESIGNS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE
  28. 28. IBM Verse • Calendar Ghosting – view and act on not yet processed calendar events directly from calendar views • MaaS360/MobileIron Secure Browser Integration – direct launch of specific URLs through secure browsers • Verse iOS app selectable - as mail app from other apps (available today for Android Verse app) • Sync personal groups - allow mailing the group from Verse mobile apps • Threaded Mail – mail conversations for Android (available today in iOS Verse app) • Calendar Free Time Search – Find the open time slots for invitees and yourself before sending out invites • Calendar Events – Attachment and Rich Text • Files Integration – Attach content right from Connections Files • Enhanced Search – Search your entire mailfile and find emails quickly with filters • Team Analytics – View who reports to whom in a partuclar thread • Connections Chat integration for iOS (available today for Android)
  29. 29. IBM Connections Chat & Meetings • Two factor authentication (token- based) • File transfer support via Connections Files • Presence integration and launching chat from Verse (iOS) • Two-way softphone • Whiteboarding
  30. 30. IBM Connections • Nested Folders • Polls and Survey • Rich Text Editor For Blogs and Wikis • Document Provider Extensions which will allow users to save files from any preferred mobile application directly into IBM Connections Files Access Polls and Surveys directly from your mobile device
  31. 31. MDM Support Product Support IBM Mobile Protect MobileIron Citrix AirWatch Good Cloud On-Prem Cloud On-Prem Cloud On-Prem Cloud On-Prem Cloud On-Prem IBM Verse Dec 2015  Oct 2015  Nov 2015  1H 2016 1H 2016 1H 2016 1H 2016 IBM Connections Social / IBM Connections Dec 2015  Oct 2015  Nov 2015  Dec 2015 Dec 2015 1H 2016 Mar 2016 IBM Connections Chat / IBM Sametime Dec 2015  Oct 2015  1H 2016 1H 2016 2H 2016 2H 2016 2H 2016 2H 2016 IBM Connections Meetings / IBM Meetings Dec 2015  Oct 2015  1H 2016 1H 2016 2H 2016 2H 2016 2H 2016 2H 2016 Highlights of key supported MDM / MAM features for all ESS mobile apps • Custom Configuration • Application passcode • Wipe application data remotely • Wipe application data when out of compliance • Restrict clipboard operations • Restrict file export to only whitelisted apps • Restrict file viewing to trusted viewers • Restrict file export • IBM Mobile Connect application tunneling
  32. 32. Wrap Up
  33. 33. Social Business Breakout Sessions Session Number Title Speaker Date / Time Location BSS-1244 Drive innovation by connecting your collaboration and data apps in the Cloud Luis Benitez / Heidi Ambler Mon, Oct 26th, 2:30pm – 3:30pm Mandalay Bay SCC, Level 2, Breakers L BSS-1259 Adopting Cloud with Confidence: Taming the Regulatory Dragons David Dutcher / David Durazzano Mon, Oct 26th, 4-5pm Mandalay Bay SCC, Level 2, Breakers L BSS-1215 Accelerating Social Adoption Through Deeper Engagement and Transparency to Insights Suzanne Livingston, Clients TBD Tues, Oct 27th, 1-2pm Mandalay Bay SCC, Level 2, Lagoon AB BSS-1260 Driving mobile, data- and analytics-rich employee engagement Heidi Ambler, Luis Benitez Tues, Oct 27th, 4-5pm Mandalay Bay SCC, Level 2, Breakers L SUP-4053 Technology Transcendence: giving your collaboration tools a brain Jason Silva / Rob Koplowitz Weds, Oct 28th, 1- 2pm Mandalay Bay, South Seas Ballroom F BSS-1274 Reimagine the Way You Work: The Next-Generation Mail and Social Experience Rene Schimmer, Andy Yiu Weds, Oct 28th, 2:30- 3:30pm Mandalay Bay SCC, Level 2, Breakers L BSS-3635 Deliver Content Quickly and Safely: Secure Your Social Content with IBM Connections Cloud Luis Benitez / Jim Puckett Weds, Oct 28th, 4- 5pm Mandalay Bay SCC, Level 2, Breakers L
  34. 34. Resources IBM Social Landing Page Latest product info, research, podcasts, and more YouTube Videos IBM Connections Team Blog Assets, discussion, and opinion about driving the adoption of IBM Social software Customer Success Stories business/us/en/customers.html Book- Doing Business with IBM Connections ns/ App Catalog IBM Connections 5.0 Reviewer’s Guide IBM Internal: IBM Connections Roadmap and PM community:
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