IBM had a CIO Magazine sponsored “Social means business” event in Tokyo with a sold out crowd!   What a difference a year make!    Japan is rocking Social!  The question went from what’s social to how do we get started?

The message was clear around the IBM Platform for Social Business!  (see below)   The Platform has Social Content, Networking and Analytics — the core of function required!   And that as was said in the Panel, small tools cause big problems an integrated tool that you can use in bite size chunks if what is needed!

IBM’s announcement of the Platform including cool new news on Connections 4 was 3 dimensional!

And here’s our very own Japan leader on those thoughts!

What’s YOUR favorite Connections 4 new focus?  I’ll preview more in the next days but here’s a sneak peek!