Connecting to Connect: Warren Elsmore about… LEGO!

LEGO? Yes LEGO! It might be a tech conference but where there are nerds LEGO is soon to follow. No wonder that Warren Elsmore – who went from being a consultant to being a full time Lego professional and book author – is there to liven up the […]

Connecting to Connect: Tony Holder about IBM Connect from the showcase floor

For Tony Holder from HADSL IBM Connect is mostly concentrated around the Showcase floor. He tells about his day, watching the OGS from the livestream (eventhoug he was within striking distance!), the cool gadgets that are to be had at the booths and the fact that any excuse […]

Connecting to Connect: Bill Malchisky about BP day, soccer, sessions and Linux Fest

And we’re off! Day one (or is it day zero?!?) of IBM Connect is underway. Bill Malchisky makes time between sessions to tell us all about Saturday’s socer tournament, Business Partner day, Linux Fest and the upcoming Sunday night party. Download link – MP3 Bill Malchisky: Blog – […]

Connecting to Connect – Adam Brown about Kudos Boards & Connect

30hrs in a plane from Tasmania to get to Orlando… You have to hand it to Adam Brown, he is keen to be there! Between jetlag and the Saturday morning Connect soccer tournament he took the time to talk to me from his conference hotel room before heading […]

Connecting to Connect – Colleen Burns… It's all social!

Nobody will be able to miss it: IBM Connect is a ‘social’ conference. There is a whole team of people organizing all kinds of social activities. Games, chats, a social cafe (with THE conference essentials: coffee & power outlets!) a social business engagement center and… Lego. Yes lego […]

Connecting to Connect – Mary Beth Raven about going to Orlando

Apart from the thousands of people who go to IBM Connect to attend the conference each year there is also a group of people who go there – not to attend the conference –  but simply to connect to the many people it draws in from all over […]

Connecting to Connect – Talking to Kathy Brown about games, quizzes, sparks and ABC's

Connect is more then just a technical conference, it’s a geek-get-together. And a lot of what makes it such a great event is organized by ordinary participants. Kathy Brown takes time out between packing and getting ready for the conference to talk about her planning for IBM Connect, […]

Connecting to Connect – Stuart McIntyre

Unfortunately I won’t be attending IBM Connect this year and believe me, watching all the posts, tweets and message from people who are going isn’t always easy. Then again, up to 4 years ago I myself had never been to Connect (Lotusphere) and didn’t know what I was […]

IBM Connect-less… NOW WHAT?!?

A few years ago around this time I wrote a blog for those of us unlucky enough to not be going to IBM Connect (which was then still called Lotusphere) that year. It listed helpful links and tips on how to stay connected & informed for those not […]

Times are changing so are the names…!

The anticipation for Connect 2014 is growing. The yearly conference in Orlando that brings together the best of our technical IBM community and an opportunity to meet with experts, build or renew friendships and learn about upcoming changes and improvements in the IBM Collaboration Software stack. I’m not […]