New for this conference, sessions in this track should explore topics around the area of improving the productivity of individuals and organisations through the use of social technologies. (30-minute slots only)

The Next Digital Workplace: Some Practical Approaches

Right now it’s common to hear analysts talk about enterprise digital workplace potential in terms of futuristic technologies like virtual reality, IoT, and machine translation. Those are interesting and potentially powerful tools, but some of the most meaningful changes can be made this year. In a fast-paced session, Real Story Group founder Tony Byrne will […]

Project Toscana – Team collaboration should be this easy

It IBM Connect in Orlando, IBM previewed  its top secret Project Toscana, an exciting new team collaboration solution in the #newwaytowork initiative. Organizations are looking towards more focused, agile teams to  deliver innovation and growth. IBM is using IBM Design Thinking to re-imagine team collaboration, delivering a single place for project teams to efficiently work […]

Everything you wanted to know about IBM Connections Meetings Cloud, but were afraid to ask!

This session will provide the attendees with a demonstration of how IBM Connections Meetings Cloud can provide affordable and accessible cloud meeting services to help enhance team productivity, shorten sales cycles and reduce travel costs. The demonstration will cover the following capabilities: – Multi-way video conferencing, – Application, presentation and document sharing, – Managing meeting […]

Cognitive collaboration

Collaboration and social applications generate a lot of information: over 80% of business data may be in email, activity streams, files, and other unstructured content that is growing inexorably. Thankfully, cognitive computing and natural language processing have the potential to help and bring unexpected insights from all that content.  Come to this session to find […]

Future of work: Welcome to the #PostMillennial Era

In the future, work will be radically different. If we look at the current evolution of organizations, we see a “Millennial” model emerging: these organizations are flat, digital, mobile, data-driven and are arguably an improvement on the typical 20th century organization, an improvement on the old way to work. Collective intelligence is enabled by technology, […]

Man versus Machine – A Story About Embracing Innovation

Technology and innovation impacts every industry, line of business and profession in ways we could not imagine even 50 years ago. While IT is meant to make things more efficient, the pace of IT evolution makes it hard to think of the future as being “easier”. History shows that companies which are unable to innovate […]