Social marketing… what's in it for me?

Monday morning someone in my network tweeted a link to a site called “#UncoverPhilips“. A promotion by the large multinational we all know quite well to get some social buzz around their new logo that they are announcing today (Nov 13th 2013). The site was quite simple and […]

Update.. it has been a while!

It has been a while since my last post and a lot happened. After attending ICONUK in Brighton in September and the Leadership Alliance in Boston two weeks ago I went back home to train for the Zevenheuvelen loop. A 15k race in November that Silverside traditionally competes […]

ICONUK Session slides: "Requirements Gathering or the secret art of mindreading"

Session slides for our session on Requirements Gathering as given by Tim Clark & me on September 2nd at ICON UK in Brighton. Session abstract: Often forgotten or trivialized, good requirements gathering can make or brake your project. This session will give you techniques and tips on how […]

Social Connections V – or the story of a STRESSful city

The 5th Social Connections in Zurich last Friday was a great success. It is always a joy to see when things come together and they certainly did this time! I flew out of Schiphol airport on Wednesday night after dropping off my car at the massive car park […]

Social Connections – Zurich

Online Ticketing for Social Connections V – Zurich powered by Eventbrite I know I’ve been less than forthcoming with posts these last few weeks, my apologies for that. It has just been crazy busy. First of all with work, second of all with achieving my CIP (Certified Information […]

How to prevent the community manager from exploding

<vent on> To all organizations who think they’ve got it all sorted out so nicely because they have a community manager MANAGE it all… Calling them ‘manager’ doesn’t mean they can control everything their community does or say unless you actually: give them managerial rights over their community […]

From describing to applying – user training taken seriously

It still is one of the most common mistakes made ever… Implementing new or updated software without providing user training as the reasoning is: “Oh, we don’t need to train our users. They have been using this (or similar) software for years, surely they know by now how […]

IBM Connections 4.5 and Connections Content Manager available

As announced the IBM Connections 4.5 release and the Connections Content Manager add-on were made available for download today through the appropriate channels. The following sites give information on features, links to relevant content and pricing: blog by Luis Benitez with relevant video’s and links Official IBM Connections […]

slides: Social Document Management and CCM (BLUG 2013)

BLUG 2013 Leuven (delivered March 22nd 2013) BLUG 2013: Social Document Management in IBM Connections from Femke Goedhart PDF version for those who prefer that over slideshare: blug2013-Social document mgt

IBM Connections 4.5 and Connections Content Manager release dates announced

IBM outdid itself this time by announcing the release of IBM Connections 4.5 and the new Connections Content Manager for March 29th 2013. Only 2 months after first presenting it at IBM Connect. On top of the great new features IBM Connections 4.5 offers, Connections Content Manager will […]