Bringing your IBM Connections files to the user – desktop integration

As someone whit a special interest in both document management and social business anything that touches the both of them and improves the user experience of file management is of special interest to me. Today was a great day for me in that respect as I got to […]

IBM Connections: Default follow on public files is it logical?

At one of my customers a user complained about the fact that every time he opened a publicly shared file it would automatically ‘follow’ that file. This meant that every subsequent ‘like’, change or comment to that file would show up in his timeline. Of course he could […]

Re-Thinking mail – Attachment storage in the cloud

This week Microsoft is hosting its big Ignite conference in Chicago and based on comments from some people in my network I was alerted to an intriguing announcement about Microsoft releasing a new integration between outlook and OneDrive by the end of 2015 that would allow attachments to […]

Announcement – Starting up a new venture

[dutch translation below] As of April 2015 I am starting up a new venture under the name of Ipsamet Consulting focusing on business analysis and information management. This won’t change my role within Silverside, where I will continue to work, but I will also be taking on this […]

Slides for our IBM ConnectED 2015 session

On Tuesday Jan 27th 2015 my coworker Sasja Beerendonk and I had the privilege to present at IBM ConnectED in Orlando, FL on our favorite topic of Social Business. Below is the session abstract & slide deck for those interested. BP202: Beyond Theory: Trials and Tribulations in Becoming […]

NFL season structure – infographic

Following the infographic I did two weeks ago about Folders vs Tags I decided to do another one on a more light hearted topic this time. A few years back I got introduced to the NFL. As a non-American this sport had always been completely alien to me […]

Speaking at IBM ConnectED 2015

After a year of absence I’m really looking forward to being able to attend Connect (or ConnectED as it is now called) in Orlando again this year. Based on the sessions schedule I’m convinced it will be another great event. I also look forward to having the honor […]

Folders versus Tags – Infographic

For a while now I’ve been working on various posts on the topic of “Folders versus Tags” and why there is no such comparison really… This is a topic that is often hotly debated among people involved with social business and definitely close to my heart. The problem […]

SharePoint Connect 2014 – Amsterdam

Yesterday I had the pleasure of being able to speak together with my coworker Andr√© Krijnen at SharePoint Connect 2014 in Amsterdam. An annual event that with it’s 500 attendees is visited by many from the SharePoint community both in The Netherlands and from abroad. With a broad […]

IBM Insights highlights

Last week I had the privilege of attending IBM Insight 2014 in Las Vegas. The largest Big Data conference in the world that focuses on Business Analytics, Information Management and Enterprise Content Management. As someone with a keen interest in both Analytics as well as ECM it was […]