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What’s New in IBM Connections 4.5 and IBM Connections Content Manager


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Presentation that I gave at the IBM Collaboration Solutions highlighting the new features of IBM Connections 4.5 and IBM Connections Content Manager 4.5

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What’s New in IBM Connections 4.5 and IBM Connections Content Manager

  1. Whats New In IBM Connections 4.5 and IBM Connections Content Manager 4.5 Luis Benitez | Sr. Product Manager - IBM Connections @lbenitez #IBMConnections© 2013 IBM Corporation
  2. Agenda Transforming Content with Connections Content Manager IBM Social IBM IBM Business in Connections Connections New features Resources & the Market Today 4.5 Key Platform Integrations Information Tons of demos Architecture/Install/Admin #IBMConnections2 © 2013 IBM Corporation
  3. IBMs Social Business LeadershipThe Foundation to deliver “social” Native mobile support for phones andwherever it is required to increase usage tabletsand encourage adoptionComprehensive out-of-the-box solution for cloud, Pipeline of innovation from IBM Researchon-premises and hybrid allows us to deliver new value fasterWidest range of deployment options to protect Social meets Business Process – its timeexisting information technology investments for a transformationProven Scalability and Open Standards basedarchitecture Worldwide Market 2X A Leader! Forrester Leader in Aragon IBM is in the leader Leader for 3 years in Wave Enterprise Research Globe for quadrant in the Gartner a row! Social Platform and Enterprise Social Magic Quadrant for Cloud Strategies for Software Social Software in the Online Collaboration Workplace, August Software Vendors 2011 1 Source: Gartner Magic Quadrant for Social Software in the Workplace, August 2011 2 Source: The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Social Platforms, Q3 2011 and The Forrester Wave™: Cloud Strategies for Online Collaboraton Software Vendors, Q3 2012, Forrester Research, Inc 3 Source: IDC: Number 1 position from 2009-2011, IDC Worldwide Enterprise Social Software 2011 Vendor Shares, doc #235273, June 2012. 4 Source: Aragon Research Globe for Enterprise Social Software, Aug 2012 #IBMConnections © 2013 IBM Corporation
  4. IBM Connections 4.0 The Foundation Platform for Social Business #IBMConnections© 2013 IBM Corporation
  5. Social Networking is Collaboration ... … leveraging all IBM Connections services: Profiles - Communities - Files - Wikis - Blogs - Forums - Events Media Gallery - Ideation Blogs - Activities - Activity Stream5 © 2013 IBM Corporation
  6. IBM Connections 4 Highlights Driving innovation and delivering results  Take action!  Add Like, hashtags, pictures, and search the stream and reshare all from your microblog post  Access integrated 3rd party apps  Drive adoption with @-mentions  Gather adoption insights from visual, interactive reports  Bridge social business with the social web  Engage via mobile apps that work the way you want to  And so much more!!! #IBMConnections6 © 2011 IBM Corporation © 2013 IBM Corporation
  7. Enhanced MicrosoftOutlook IntegrationYour choice of toolsIBM Connections content isdirectly accessible fromOutlook ● Share files easily by sending links instead of attachments ● Drag-n-drop email messages and attachments directly to the IBM Connections sidebar ● Receive live updates from your colleagues, communities and files Drag the file right Drag the file right Into an email message Into an email message To send a link to an To send a link to an IBM Connections file. IBM Connections file. #IBMConnections © 2013 IBM Corporation
  8. IBM Connections 4.5 Advancing collaboration and discovery: anytime, anywhere! #IBMConnections© 2013 IBM Corporation
  9. IBM Connections 4.5 @ mention anyone in private @ mention anyone in privateDrive the engagement by following messages, including private messages, including privateconversation easier references to non-members references to non-members Quick view of all status Quick view of all status updates or comments updates or comments targeted @ you targeted @ you Filter or search on Filter or search on any @ mentions of any @ mentions of any user any user Follow-up on questions Follow-up on questions with a consolidated view with a consolidated view of all your @ mentions of all your @ mentions directed at others directed at others #IBMConnections9 © 2013 IBM Corporation
  10. Community Ideation Manage ideas in a Manage ideas in aHarvest and execute ideas faster spreadsheet spreadsheet or other product or other productBrowse new ideas withthe Open Ideas ViewMerge duplicates tostreamline votingLock comments & voteson graduated ideas.Export ideas to CSVChoose to show newideas first by defaultLock votes on graduatedideas Focus participants on Focus participants on voting on open ideas voting on open ideas #IBMConnections © 2013 IBM Corporation
  11. Community Forums Like a forum topic Like a forum topicShare and discover content faster to share it with to share it with your followers. your followers. Sort to view most Sort to view most “liked” topics in a “liked” topics in a Forum or across Forum or across forums. forums. #IBMConnections © 2013 IBM Corporation
  12. ActivitiesComplete projects on time and meet goals Define custom fields Define custom fields as links to as links to files // folders files folders #IBMConnections © 2013 IBM Corporation
  13. Enhanced EditingLink to Files to drive attention Pick from personal Files, Pick from personal Files, community Files, community Files, or upload a new one or upload a new one Select to link to one of Select to link to one of your existing Files your existing Files #IBMConnections © 2013 IBM Corporation
  14. Updated Mobile AppsInteract with your network anytime, anywhere ● On-Premises ● SmartCloud ● Communities ● @mentions ● Files ● Inline Liking ● Forums ● Two Factor Authentication ● Bookmarks ● People Support (Android)14 © 2013 IBM Corporation
  15. System Platform SupportYour choice of deploymentNow requires WebSphere v8New support for: DB2 v10.1 Oracle Siteminder 12 iSeries 6.1/7.1 SAML v2 (post GA) RedHat Server (RHEL) 6.3 RedHat Desktop 5.8/6.3 SuSE Desktop v11 SP2 Chrome and Firefox (latest and greatest) #IBMConnections © 2013 IBM Corporation
  16. IBM Connections Content Manager 4.5 Evolving Social Collaboration with Content #IBMConnections© 2013 IBM Corporation
  17. Content Management is having Control ... … over all documents and content in an organization: Check-in/out VersioningNested Folders Approval Routing Metadata Documents - Spreadsheets - Presentations - Movies - Photos Audio - Symphony - PDF - Images - Reports #IBMConnections 17 © 2013 IBM Corporation
  18. IBM Connections ContentManagerDocument management in your social platformIBM Connections Content Manager(CCM) provides a rich social contentand document experience inside IBMConnections Communities ● CCM is an add-on to IBM Connections ● Fully integrated social features, e.g., tags, likes, download count, following ● Traditional content management features e.g. check in/out, approval routing, nested folders, document types, full-text and metadata search ● Fully integrated into Activity Stream ● Provides a migration tool for documents in a Quickr Document Library to be moved into CCM #IBMConnections © 2013 IBM Corporation
  19. Demonstration #IBMConnections© 2013 IBM Corporation
  20. IBM Connections ContentManagerDocument management in your social platform Views* Views* Nested Nested folders Check in // out Check in out folders documents documents Count and sort Count and sort by number of by number of Likes and Likes and Downloads Downloads #IBMConnections Trash can for Trash can for *Views *Views “soft” delete “soft” delete © 2013 IBM Corporation
  21. IBM Connections ContentManagerDocument management in your social platform Breadcrumb trail Create, re-use, remove tags Like a document Threaded comments, keeping version context Document type and custom metadata © 2013 IBM Corporation
  22. IBM Connections ContentManagerDocument management in your social platform Draft is only available to author or reviewer Approved versions and current drafts are displayed © 2013 IBM Corporation
  23. Customization CapabilitiesBuilt on the IBM Connections Foundation Connections ● Theme and UI (CCM inherits Connections themes) ● Activity Stream ● Community widgets Connections Content Manager ● Document Types and Views ● APIs * #IBMConnections © 2013 IBM Corporation * Some APIs may require additional licenses
  24. Augment your communitywith appsIntegrate with powerful, value-add services Another application in a widget Connections Community #IBMConnections © 2013 IBM Corporation
  25. OpenNTF AppathonBuilt on the IBM Connections Foundation  IBM Connections App Dev - Prizes: $5000  IBM XPages App Dev - Prizes: $5000  Started February 2013  Anything leveraging Connections (social SDK, OpenSocial, iWidgets, REST APIs, customization, WebSphere, PHP, XPages, etc.) will be accepted. © 2013 IBM Corporation
  26. Document types and metadata Enforce a consistent data structure to create a single version of the truthAdmin defines and governs types via admin UI End user fills in required metadata Document types follow inheritance #IBMConnections © 2013 IBM Corporation
  27. Get ready to deploy! Resources Where to learn more #IBMConnections© 2013 IBM Corporation
  28. External Resources and Information New IBM Social Landing Page Latest product info, research, podcasts, and more IBM Connections Team Blog Assets, discussion, and opinion about driving the adoption of IBM social software App/Widget Catalog #IBMConnections28 © 2013 IBM Corporation
  29. Social Business is not an option – its a mandate Social Business Becoming a Social transformation Business is easy delivers real with IBM business value Connections Start Your Social Business Journey Now! #IBMConnections© 2013 IBM Corporation
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