There are 2 gravitational forces that pull your users into your enterprise social network: content and process. IBM Connections stores semi structured content well via its included social apps. Many use cases require highly structured relational data, and these belong in your enterprise social network too! An exciting solution utilizing the latest standards for user interfaces such as web components and custom elements has emerged which allows for the rapid creation of database-driven widgets and applications 3X faster than usual development while still maintaining the power that alpha full-stack developers demand today . Integrate existing corporate databases and also provide new data management capabilities for needs that would otherwise go unsolved due to high cost and delays of full custom development. Still enjoy the full-stack and front end goodness developers crave.