Monthly Archives: June 2012


June 2012

The Power of Social in My personal Life: In Honor of My Uncle’s Purple Heart during WWII #socbiz #ls12 #e2conf #army

By |June 27th, 2012|

I received news that one of my favorite Uncles had died while I was traveling.   It was not expected and I immediately began to think of all the times my Uncle had taken me to lunch during college, provided great advice, and showed kindness to others but humbly, donating moeny to my cousin;s  (who is [...]

Social Business Coffee Break – Value of Internal Microblogging To Your Organization! #ibmsocialbiz #socbiz

By |June 25th, 2012|

Happy Monday! Our coffee break today is on microblogging, one of my favorites things to do!  I love the 140 characters in Twitter!  But there is so much power to using this tool inside your organization too! Take a peek!

Social Retail Storefront – Take a look at the Future! #socbiz #ibmsocialbiz #sbs

By |June 21st, 2012|

Next week in London, the Collaboration Matters team along with IBM will present the Social Retail Storefront!   See this LIVE next week Marketing Week Live !!!! The old way is very static and not engaging! Instead of mannequins in the shop window we have real people supplemented with plasma screens with Twitter feeds based on a [...]

IBM Named Worldwide Marketshare Leader in Social Software for 3rd Consecutive Year! 2x faster than market! #socbiz #ibmsocialbiz #ls12 #ls13

By |June 18th, 2012|

From the press release today! IBM today announced that for the third consecutive year, IDC ranked IBM number one in worldwide market share for enterprise social software. According to IDC's analysis of 2011 revenue, IBM grew faster than its competitors and nearly two times faster than the overall market which grew approximately 40 percent.* The [...]

Cyberbullying – Social as a Parent and more! #socbiz #social #cyberbullying #ls12

By |June 18th, 2012|

Happy Monday! This Coffee Break is one I found information in an article to help us as parents on cyberbullying.   What do you think?

CEO Study shows Social is Important at the very top! #socbiz #ibmsocialbiz

By |June 15th, 2012|

IBM released its CEO Study.    I love this study as it is the largest CEO study done in the world.  The IBM Institute of Business Value.    This years was particularly interesting to those in the Social World.      I'd love to hear your thoughts on the outcomes.  What surprised you?  For me, it was the increase [...]

Social Business Coffee Break! Processes and Social – meant to be! #socbiz #ibmsocialbiz #sbss12

By |June 11th, 2012|

Happy Monday!   Today's Social Business Coffee Break is about the most effective way to adopt Social -- insert it into your business process.  One of the top use cases is about using social to break down those silos that exist! So watch and start breaking!

CMO + CIO = Social Dream Team! #socbiz #ibmsocialbiz

By |June 9th, 2012|

I love this infographic from the new IBM CMO study! First, data is driven by marketing! Second, the budget for IT to solve Social Business problems is in the hands of Marketeers! Finally, the 2 in the box approach is a best practice to the new Social World!

Wow! PremierConnect – The world’s LARGEST Healthcare Performance Network! #socbiz #ibmsocialbiz

By |June 8th, 2012|

Wow!  Now this is a Social Business! Yesterday, Premier, a hospital-owned alliance with nearly 87,000 member care sites, announced that it has partnered with IBM to create the world’s largest healthcare performance improvement network. The network is called PremierConnect, and it is based on our IBM Connections Social Suite!   PremierConnect has many of the Use Cases that [...]

Wicked Wednesdays for Social? Socialytics? Explain! #socbiz #ibmsocialbiz #sbss12

By |June 6th, 2012|

I was just in London and had a great meeting with the gang at Collaboration Matters!  Rooven  showed with me the new Wicked Wednesday.  Ok, it’s not that kind of Wicked!   It is wickedly creative with the coolest social learning and networking. So what is Wicked Wednesday?   It is a Social Learning Event.   At the last [...]