Ovum Research publishes ‘SWOT Assessment: IBM Connections Version 5.0 and IBM SmartCloud Connections’

Ovum Research ‘create tangible business advantage for our customers by providing actionable intelligence that can be relied upon in evaluating opportunities, benchmarking performance, and making better business-critical decisions.

In short, they research and analyse the IT industry, thus providing insight to their customers – usually commercial organisations looking to take strategic decisions on IT investments.

They’ve just published a new paper, entitled ‘SWOT Assessment: IBM Connections Version 5.0 and IBM SmartCloud Connections‘.  In it they analyse IBM’s solutions in the Social Business area – Connections and SmartCloudConnections, covering the following:

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Features and Benefits

  • Understand the business issues that IBM is trying to address with its file sync and share offering.
  • Learn about the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats pertaining to IBM Connections from an enterprise file sync and share perspective.

Key Questions Answered

  • Why consider IBM Connections / IBM SmartCloud Connections?
  • What are the key strengths and weaknesses of IBM Connections?

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Sadly (though understandably) the report is only available to Ovum’s paying customers.  However, if your organisation is currently evaluating whether to deploy either of these products, I have no doubt that this research piece could be very useful purchase…

Stuart McIntyre is a Senior Strategist at Fostering Community Limited. He curates a number of product-focused news sites, is a lapsed podcaster, founded the Social Connections user group and regularly speaks at conferences and events. This blog represents his own slightly-eccentric and usually-controversial opinions!