Think 2018 – A new format

Two weeks ago I returned from Las Vegas and due to personal circumstances I wasn’t able to post my opinion on the event sooner. So a bit late but here are my two cents on a few days in Las Vegas! This was the first time for IBM […]

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 […]

Connecting to Connect: Andrew Grill – shifting from Social Media to Social Business

Andrew Grill moved from social influencer statistics in the Social Media realm and being the CEO of KRED to focusing on adoption of Social Business in his new role at IBM Interactive. He made time on Wednesday¬† between his sessions, meetings and panels to talk about social analytics, […]

Connecting to Connect: Thomas (aka Duffbert) Duff and a little heckling from the social balcony

I’m not the only one who isn’t at IBM Connect and absolutely missing it! Tom Duff who nowadays spends his days working on SharePoint talks to me about how it is to not be there, what impression he got from the OGS and how it is to go […]

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 […]