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Introduction Before I begin, let’s first introduce myself. My name is Robert van den Breemen. I am working as an Enterprise IT Architect for over 15 years in a large Dutch government department. I am passionate about technology and the effect it has on the way people work. As the lead in the Digital Workspace […]

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The Top 25 Global Social Business Leaders

Social business is about much more than social media. A social business is an organisation whose culture and practices encourage networks of people—employees, partners, customers and others—to create business value, and, ultimately, increase revenue and profits. So who are the exceptional talents building today’s social businesses and what can we learn from them? The Economist […]

Interviewed: SocialBiz User Group

Having been sat on the producer’s side of the desk for over a hundred episodes of This Week in Lotus, it was exciting to be asked to partake in an interview with Celia Hamilton of the SocialBiz User Group a few weeks ago. Celia Hamilton from the SocialBiz User Group interviews Stuart McIntyre on what […]

An IBM webcast you must not miss!

“From Liking to Leading”: Transforming Your Business with a Next Generation Platform for Social BusinessEvent Date: 03/13/2013 11:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time A comprehensive platform for social business can deliver business value and help you beat the competition. Join us and see first-hand the latest collaboration technology advances and adoption techniques. You will learn: how […]

IBM ‘Social Business Online’ app now available

IBM Connect is just around the corner (I travel on Friday, so better crack on with the packing!), and thoughts turn to sessions, schedules and social events. After a few false starts this year, IBM has settled on the Social Business Online tool as the official means to view sessions, create a personal schedule and […]

Sandy Carter: Social Business lessons for Education

Many of you will have seen IBM’s Sandy Carter presenting her Social Business Coffee Break series of videos on YouTube.  The series provides a good run through of Social Business concepts and case studies in the form of short sharp presentations that can be easily viewed whilst enjoying a beverage of your choice.  If you […]

Get a fantastic deal for IBM Connect 2013 with Kenexa

Update 10th January 2013: It seems that this deal was too good to be true and thus it has been withdrawn. If you managed to get your registration done in time then well done! At Collaboration Matters we love to look after our customers, and so we are delighted to be able to share a […]

Social Business: Collaboration comes of age

Deloitte Consulting: The application of social business systems and practices is facilitating discovery and creating connections across the enterprise. It is also radically changing the way we think about core business strategies and goals. It makes real-time collaboration on tasks and documents possible, and provides a systematic view of who knows who, who knows what, […]

Get Social. Build Apps. But first, Get Educated!

Some super ‘on demand’ webcasts from IBM.  Definitely worth watching if you want to transfer your development skills to the Social Business arena: IBM Social Business Application Development Webcasts Register now to view the webcasts, visit booths and ask questions to the Experts. The Social Application Model- Charlie Hill, Social Business CTO at IBM Collaboration Solutions, […]

Alistair Rennie on becoming a social business

IBM’s GM for Social Business, Alistair Rennie, explains what it takes to become a Social Business. A couple of interesting points to note. Alistair’s job title seems to have changed from being GM for IBM Collaboration Solutions to being GM for Social Business. This seems to be a common shift now, indicating that Social Business […]