January 2013

It has been noticed that I didn't have the opportunity to blog anything yet from IBM Connect 2013. The conference has been going great and there is a ton of activity. My Twitter followers have certainly seen many updates from the conference, but I haven't had a chance to put any real thoughts toget...

Leaving for Orlando in eight days... At IBM Connect 2013, you can find me in the following key sessions or events, at least so far: INV101: IBM Messaging and Collaboration Strategy - Monday, January 28, 11:15 AM, Dolphin North Hemisphere INV201: Opting In: Social Business to Get Smarter Work...

One of the most common lines of questioning for IBM's SmartCloud for Social Business is, how secure is the service and in turn, my data? In an effort to address that question, the SC4SB website now features a library page focused on trust and security. The page addresses security-related standards...

With IBM Connect 2013 only two weeks away, I have been spending a lot of time staring at the session grid. One impression that struck me as I surveyed the grid was this: there are a lot of Domino XPages and mobile sessions on the agenda. Just how many? Session When Where JMP103 : Get the R...

Earlier this week, IBM and WISPubs launched the new SocialBiz User Group website. The new site replaces LotusUserGroup.org, though your username/password credentials from the old site will work just fine on the new one. Why upgrade? Take a quick visit and it will be obvious: New community featur...

The first 48 hours on-sale for Opting In: Lessons in Social Business from a Fortune 500 Product Manager are leading me to want to type a "fortunate product manager." Thank you all for the support for the e-book release! In two days, I have already claimed the #10 position on Amazon's Business | I...

I was a little unprepared yesterday morning when Jim Casale emailed me and said, "Ed, your ebook is out!" Sure enough, IBM Press Books had released the ebook download of Opting In: Lessons in Social Business from a Fortune 500 Product Manager. My book had been published! Within a few hours, th...

2012 in review

January 2 2013

This felt like one of the busiest December closes in a long time, and as such, even in the midst of last week's Christmas-to-New-Years semi-vacation, finding the time to look back on the year was somewhat challenging. Still, even if this exercise continues to primarily catalyze gathering statistics...