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What is new in IBM Connections 5.5 and IBM Docs 2.0

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This deck covers the highlights of the new capabilities introduced in the IBM Docs 2.0 and IBM Connections 5.5 released on December 2015.

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What is new in IBM Connections 5.5 and IBM Docs 2.0

  1. 1. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› IBM Connections Next IBM Connections 5.5 Next Steps What’s New - IBM Docs 2.0 and IBM Connections 5.5 Collaboration for the Modern World! Luis Benitez Manager, Social & Mobile Technologies 13 / January / 2016 @Lbenitez
  2. 2. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› IBM is a Leader for 7 consecutive years in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Social Software in the Workplace2 Leader in 2 Waves! Forrester Wave File, Sync and Share and Enterprise Social Platforms1 IBM is a Leader for 3 consecutive years in Aragon Research Globe for Enterprise Social Software4 IBM is the Worldwide Market Share Leader for 6 years in a row! IBM is a Leader in WW and European Enterprise Social Network MarketScapes3 IBM Connections—The Leading Enterprise Social Software Leader in 2 reports! IBM is a Leader in the Ovum Decision Matrix: Enterprise Social Networking Product & Enterprise File Sync and Share, 20145 1 Source: The Forrester Wave™: File Sync and Share, Q3 2013; and The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Social Platforms, Q2 2014 2 Source: Gartner Magic Quadrant for Social Software in the Workplace, October 26, 2015 3 Source: Worldwide Enterprise Social Networks and Online Communities 2015-2019 Forecast and 2014 Vendor Shares, Doc # 257492 July 2015. IDC Marketscape: WW Enterprise Social Networks 2014 Vendor Assessment, Doc # 252332, November 2014. IDC Marketscape: European Enterprise Social Networks in 2014. Doc # LP02W December 2014. 4Source: The Aragon Research Globe™ for Social Software, 2015: Knowledge at the Core 5 Source: Ovum Decision Matrix: Selecting an Enterprise Social Networking Product 2014, January 2014. Ovum Decision Matrix: Enterprise File Sync and Share 2014, September 2014. * Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
  3. 3. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› Proven Return on Investment Based on a representative organization. The Total Economic Impact™ Of IBM Connections, a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of IBM, July 2015 Source: https://www-01.ibm.com/marketing/iwm/dre/signup?source=swg-US_Lotus_WebMerch&S_PKG=ov38603&dynform=20192
  4. 4. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› IBM Connections Next IBM Connections 5.5 Next Steps IBM Docs 2.0
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  6. 6. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› IBM Connections Docs: A better way to Create, Share, Co-Edit together On-line, socially enabled office productivity tools- Document, Presentation, and Spreadsheet editors. High Fidelity Viewer provides a rich display with ability to interact with content (eg: copy, show/hide ) Key Items : • Work in one primary document – One version o f the truth • Real-time co-editing • Author presence awareness • Social commenting and discussions • Directed commenting via @mentions • Version and Revision management • Supports Microsoft Office and Open Document formats (odt, doc, docx / odp, ppt, pptx / ods, xls, xlsx )
  7. 7. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› With IBM Docs, you can create new files, or upload and edit existing documents. Easily work across multiple formats from one editing environment. One Click to create file from a template. IBM Connections Docs: A better way to Create, Share, Co-Edit together
  8. 8. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› IBM Connections Docs: A better way to Create, Share, Co-Edit together Upload New Version, Share , Comment, Sync – All from one view Integrated File Viewer , One Click to Edit with Docs High Fidelity File Viewer
  9. 9. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› IBM Connections Docs: A better way to Create, Share, Co-Edit together 1. Select the Chart and see data directly 2. Right click on cell to Copy or turn Wrap on/off 3. Highlight Columns or Rows , right click to Copy, Show/Hide 4. Right click on a Chart, Graph, Image – Copy , Download as image. 5. Select a range and use the icon in bottom right to get : Avg, Count, Numerical Count, Max, Mix, Sum High Fidelity File Viewer
  10. 10. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› IBM Connections Docs: A better way to Create, Share, Co-Edit together Instant, real-time co-editing and commenting greatly improves the simplicity and efficiency by which teams build content. Color coding makes it easy to keep track of each editors contributions Use @mentions to direct comments to specific editors Comments are available offline Chat Awareness and business card info available
  11. 11. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› IBM Connections Docs: A better way to Create, Share, Co-Edit together IBM Docs has two convenient publishing models – Auto Publish or manual publish ( drafts are private to you and editors until published ). • Auto Publish is the Default. Deselect to use manual mode. • Switching to Manual adds visual indicators – Draft Badge and Publish button to tool bar. • Auto Save is Always active.
  12. 12. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› IBM Connections Docs: 2015 Highlights Common to All: • New Feature Tour (inside Editor) • Auto Publish • Chat integration (inside Editor) • 20 simultaneous co-editors • Increased supported file sizes • Download File (from inside Editor) • Upload New Version • Comments available off-line & ‘round trip’ High Fidelity Viewer • Preview files with high quality resolution, reducing the need to download files to review content. • Interact with content – e.g. copy , show/hide columns and filter Presentation Editor • Improved UI (menu/toolbar) – increased supported file size (50MB) , improved usability –Zoom in/out • Improved support – Slide layouts, shapes hyperlinks, objects, line spacing, copy/paste, formatting rotation/distribution/order/transparency, shared slide show Document Editor • Increased file supported size(20MB) , improved usability – Formatting tools, chart rendering, Bookmarks, SmartArt rendering, Watermark rendering, personalized curser Spreadsheet Editor • More than doubled supported file size, improved usability – 1024 columns (up from 52) • Multi column sort, Data Validation , 3D Formula reference , hyperlinks, merge cells vertically, extensive list of supported formulas and functions. Integration with Additional Content Repositories • Opens new whitespace opportunities for Business Partners and customers by allowing Docs Editors and Viewer to be used with content in 3rd party repositories (REST and CMIS API).
  13. 13. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› JIM PUCKETT – fix layout IBM Connections Docs 2.0 with 3rd Party Repositories IBM Docs Custom Repository e.g. Alfresco Thanks to Van Staub for example : Building a Collaborative Document Solutions with Connections Docs 2.0
  14. 14. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› Software Version Application server WebSphere Application Server ND 8.5.5.6 Operating systems (servers) Red Hat Linux 5, 6, and 7, SUSE Linux 12, Windows Server 2008 and 2012 Desktop OS Windows 7, 8, and 8.1, OS X 10.10, Red Hat Linux 5, 6, and 7, SUSE Linux 11 LDAP servers IBM Lotus Domino 8.5.3, IBM Domino 9.0.1, IBM Tivoli Directory Integrator 7.1.1, Microsoft Active Directory 2012, Novell eDirectory 8.8, Oracle Directory Server 11g Databases DB2 10.5, Oracle 12c, MS SQL Server 2012 Web browsers Mozilla Firefox 38 and ESR 38, Internet Explorer 11, Safari 8.0, Chrome 43 Meeting the Deadline with IBM Connections Docs https://www.ibm.com/blogs/social-business/2015/09/30/meeting-the-deadline-with-ibm-connections-docs/ Docs Product Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YUEeQmxO0j4 IBM MarketPlace http://www.ibm.com/marketplace/cloud/online-document-editor/us/en-us IBM Connections Docs Product Page http://ibm.com/software/products/en/ibmconnectionsdocs Knowledge Center http://ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SSFHJY/welcome Resources Non Functional Requirements
  15. 15. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› IBM Connections Next IBM Connections 5.5 Next Steps IBM Connections 5.5
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  17. 17. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› IBM Connections Next IBM Connections 5.5 Next Steps IBM Connections 5.5 Release Themes Team Sites and Communications
  18. 18. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› Focus on your Work: New User Experience Theme
  19. 19. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› Team Communications: Focus your team on the info they need to see Apps are responsive to allow drag-n-drop of apps between columns Ability to hide/remove all apps including Members, Bookmarks & Description to create a specialized landing page Community navigation auto- collapses to free up space for other apps Rename apps to target your audience (ex. Members > Marketing Associates)
  20. 20. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› Team Communications: Change the layout of your landing page New layouts to control how the Overview page looks Edit the community description in line to make it easier to adjust content to desired location
  21. 21. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› Rich Content App in Communities: Take advantage of apps to maximize the value of Communities Create and/or embed content from other sites
  22. 22. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› Marketing – Broadcast content, crowd source ideas Build Fit for Purpose Communities: Marketing Communities
  23. 23. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› HR- Broadcast policies and changes, open discussions on key issues Build Fit for Purpose Communities: Human Resources Communities
  24. 24. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› Sales Community – Deal room, RFP workgroup, etc. Build Fit for Purpose Communities: Sales Communities
  25. 25. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› Add Events to your Personal Calendar Quickly add event into your personal calendar Use reminders in your personal calendar to participate in important events
  26. 26. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› Discoverable Private Communities Only the title, description and tags are shown and all other content remains protected Create private communities that others can find and request to join
  27. 27. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› Organize Your Communities: Restructure communities as content grows Move a community to a sub-community or vice-versa
  28. 28. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› Focus on your work: Control email notifications Control whether members can mail each other or only owners
  29. 29. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› IBM Connections Next IBM Connections 5.5 Next Steps IBM Connections 5.5 Release Themes Attention Management
  30. 30. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› Real-time Alerts: Help you focus on items that need your attention Stay up-to-date with things that require your attention
  31. 31. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› Smart Type-Ahead Search: Find content you’re interacted with recently Type-ahead remembers where you’ve been recently so you can find content faster
  32. 32. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› Find your content faster: Your content is boosted in search results Control if you want your content to be prioritized higher in the list to find it faster
  33. 33. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› Stream Roll Up: Read the stream faster to work on what matters Event rolled up into a single entry makes the stream more consumable
  34. 34. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› Searchable forum attachments Attachments to forum topics are now indexed so that they can be searched
  35. 35. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› Large file attachments in Activities File attachments can be up to 2GB
  36. 36. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› New look-n-feel in the rich text editor consistent with IBM Verse for a modern feel. Rich Text Editor Improvements Work faster with your content
  37. 37. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› Sort table data by columns (e.g. after pasting from Excel) Rich Text Editor Improvements Work faster with your content
  38. 38. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› Highlight text inline with permanent to make you text stand out Rich Text Editor Improvements Use the permanent pen to have your text stand out when reviewing inline
  39. 39. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› Responsive UI design on any screen HTML5 editor for faster performance Rich text editing for blogs/wikis in the Connections mobile app Copy/paste Word content and images *Optional textbox.io editor installed separately Rich Text Editor: Consistent experience from desktop to mobile Powered by textbox.io
  40. 40. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› IBM Connections Next IBM Connections 5.5 Next Steps IBM Connections 5.5 Release Themes File Sync and Share
  41. 41. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› Create, view, and manage nested folders across platforms Nested Folders
  42. 42. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› Nested Folders: Windows Explorer Create, view, manage, and share nested folders from your desktop Drag and drop entire folder hierarchies to and from Connections
  43. 43. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› Nested folder hierarchies in personal and community files Nested Folders: Web Explorer / Finder – like experience with independently scrollable panes
  44. 44. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› View, comment, and see file details all in one place without every leaving your context New File Details Page
  45. 45. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› “Edit on Desktop” initiates round trip editing from the browser with the native desktop app (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint) with a single click JIM PUCKETT – fix layout Round Trip Editing initiated from desktop browser * Windows only
  46. 46. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› New prompts help guide users to more efficient behaviors Call Outs to Initiate Upload and Install Sync app
  47. 47. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› Office Save As Integration Save files from Office directly into My Files or to a specific community
  48. 48. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› New in the Plug-ins Drag-n-drop folders to batch upload (Windows) Share with communities and view file sync status (Mac) Support files up to 2GB per file
  49. 49. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› IBM Connections Next IBM Connections 5.5 Next Steps IBM Connections 5.x Release Themes Mobile
  50. 50. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› New Mobile Enhancements Easier management of the mobile application Administrator can enforce app level password Mobile Enhancements Users have the ability to delete accounts
  51. 51. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› 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 IBM Connections Editor: Mobile
  52. 52. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› Tap on the Edit button to launch the IBM Connections Editor app IBM Connections Editor: Mobile
  53. 53. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› Easily saves back to IBM Connections Full featured editing capabilities IBM Connections Editor: Mobile
  54. 54. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› Nested Folders: Mobile Create, view, and manage nested folders from your phone or iPad
  55. 55. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› Polls and Surveys: Mobile Access Polls and Surveys directly form your mobile device Polls and Surveys are displayed in the Community navigation
  56. 56. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› IBM Connections Don’t forget about these • Copy/paste into rich text editor of Activities • Assign to-do’s to multiple people in Activities • Link to file consistency in Activities • Updated file preview design in stream • View full file from thumbnail • Monthly repeat of community events • Answered/Unanswered questions in Forums • Switch external communities to internal • Faster load of search results page • @mentions in CCM • Metrics for CCM
  57. 57. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› IBM Connections And these! • Lock/unlock directly from Office • View comments directly from Office • Copy/send smart links directly from Office • Publish / save drafts directly from Office • Round trip editing for CCM • Support for SharePoint 2013 • Mobile: • Thumbnail view • @mention everywhere • Custom themes • Additional MDM support
  58. 58. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› IBM Connections Install Improvements • Enhanced post-install process for: HTTP Server, defining moderators and more…
  59. 59. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› Non Functional Requirements Software Version Application server WebSphere Application Server ND 8.5.5.6 Server OS Red Hat Linux 5, 6, and 7, SUSE Linux 12, AIX 6.1 and 7.1, System I, Windows Server 2008 and 2012, Browser OS Windows 7, 8.1, OS X 10.10, Red Hat Linux 5, 6, and 7, SUSE Linux 11 Mobile OS iOS 8.x / 9.x, Android 4.0, 5.0, and M, BlackBerry 10 LDAP servers IBM Lotus Domino 8.5.3, IBM Domino 9.0.1, IBM Tivoli Directory Integrator 7.1.1, Microsoft Active Directory 2012, Novell eDirectory 8.8, Oracle Directory Server 11g Databases DB2 10.5, Oracle 12c**, MS SQL Server 2012** ECM FileNet Collaboration Services is a component of IBM Content Navigator 2.0.3, and IBM Content Navigator 2.0.3 fix pack 5 or later fix pack is supported to install with IBM Connections 5.5. Web browsers Mozilla Firefox 38 and ESR 38, Internet Explorer 11, Safari 8.0 / 9.0, Chrome 43+ Security Siteminder 12.5, IBM Security Access Manager 7.0.0.2, SPNEGO, Tivoli Access Manager 6.1 *System requirements for plug-ins are listed in the catalog page ** Polls/Surveys requires DB2 More info here: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27012786
  60. 60. Resources IBM Social Landing Page http://ibm.com/social Latest product info, research, podcasts, and more http://www.ibm.com/lotus/connections YouTube Videos https://www.youtube.com/user/IBMSocialBiz IBM Connections Team Blog http://ibmsocialsoftware.com Assets, discussion, and opinion about driving the adoption of IBM Social software http://ibm.com/blogs/socialbusiness Customer Success Stories http://www.ibm.com/social-business/us/en/customers.html Book- Doing Business with IBM Connections http://michaelsampson.net/doingbusinesswithconnections/ App Catalog http://catalog.lotus.com IBM Connections 5.5 Reviewer’s Guide http://ibm.co/1JVwAb5 Webcast Replay: What’s New in IBM Connections 5.5 & IBM Docs 2.0 http://bit.ly/1mdkhl0
  61. 61. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#›
  62. 62. © 2015 IBM Corporation‹#› Thank you! Let IBM transform your business with a #newwaytowork #IBMConnections Start your free trial http://ibmcloud.com/social

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