Sessions relating to administering Social Business platforms. It could be the design and build of infrastructure, upgrading, managing users, migrating to the cloud, integration with other services or platforms etc. Sessions relating to cloud, hybrid or on-premise infrastructures are welcome! (30-minute and 60-minute slots)

How IBM Watson will change content creation in the workplace forever

It’s no secret that the power of Connections Mobile improved exponentially with the introduction of rich text editing in April, but what you may not know is that the team who delivered the editor— for Connections 5.5 and Mobile—has a vision for the cognitive era that will change content creation forever. In this session, we’ll […]

Monitor and Test your IBM Messaging and Collaboration Environments with Watchit

Watchit is simple, powerful, no cost software, which executes API application-level testing to exercise both performance and user function (e.g. some CRUD operations for Connections such as Files/ Wikis etc ). It executes monitoring and some stress testing for IBM Collaborative software such as Connections, but also Sametime, Domino, Traveler as well as WebSphere applications, […]

Migrating to #ANewWayToWork: IBM Verse Migration Best Practices

Are you a customer considering a move to IBM Verse? Whether your a Domino, Google or Exchange customer don’t miss this opportunity to learning about the techniques, tools and best practices to make your migration painless. These best practices come to you directly from our global implementations of IBM Verse. We’ll take you through planning, […]

IBM Connections Cloud Administration

Even in the Cloud you need to manage your IBM Connections Cloud environment. This presentation will explain the key tasks for IBM Connections Cloud Administration especially around User Management. We will discuss the challenges and the best practices approach to integrate and sync with your enterprise directories using IBM Integration Server.

IBM Connections – Managing Growth and Expansion

You are lucky, your Connections platform is experiencing rapid growth – now what? How to you determine when you have grown to where you need to build out the service? How do you grow WebSphere or the File Service Space? How do you add additional Web Servers or is it better to add a proxy […]

Clouds away, the secrets of administrating your cloud!

Let us take 30 minutes to unleash the ‘SECRETS’ of the IBM Connections Cloud.  How you can make your life easier in administrating your IBM Connections Cloud organization, users or even your visitors. Terms as BSS, LLIS, G3, CA1, S1 or Dual Entitlement will now start making sense! What can you do in bulk? What […]

Connections Upgrades and Migrations the Easy Way

Migrating or upgrading an IBM Connections instance can be daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. Sharon has had 6 years of successful upgrades and migrations and can assist in the mind-field of information required (and also lessons learnt from some not so successful ones). From what you need to download and configure to which […]

Best and worst practices deploying IBM Connections

Depending on deployment size, operating system and security considerations you have different options to configure IBM Connections. This session will show good and bad examples on how to do it from multiple customer deployments. We will describe things we found and how you can optimize your systems. Main topics include simple (documented) tasks that should […]

IBM Connections Troubleshooting or “Get the Cow off the Ice”

You are an IBM Connections admin and you would like to know how to fix your problems and open tickets? We will talk about some troubleshooting basics and other useful things to ensure that you have enough skills to get your Connections running smoothly. There are many areas where you need different debugging skills. We […]