As social software for business IBM Lotus Connections allows businesses to achieve a competitive advantage by utilizing their network of employees, subject matter experts, partners, vendors and customers. Empower your dynamic business network to allow growth, innovation and productivity. Business reasons for deploying IBM Lotus Connections include:
Some highlights that IBM Lotus Connections provides are:
- Find the people you need, quickly and effortlessly
- Create communities of workers, partners and customers with common areas of interest
- Present your ideas in an informal environment and have others post feedback
- Allow others to see what websites you frequent and unlock the subject matter expert's knowledge
- Utilize advanced task management to allow innovation for inside or outside the firewall
- Tap into the experience and knowledge of the MySpace, Facebook, and LinkedIn generation to enhance the sphere of influence in which your business operates
- Pick your platform from Windows and Linux, and soon System5i, Unix and Solaris
- Start your organizations shift to "Enterprise 2.0" on an effective and scalable "Enterprise 2.0" platform. Start out small and roll it out throughout the entire organization
- Use profiles to aggregate user information from disparate directories and find experts and customer-facing individuals who can make the difference in winning a deal by using the integrated directory and expertise engine
- Start the move to Web 2.0 and use the associated technologies to allow sharing of knowledge, including social networking, tag clouds, etc
- Fully integrated into IBM Lotus Sametime and email
- Allow employees to contribute via blogs, communities and activities. A business that seeks contribution is a business that receives innovation
Read the STS overview of Lotus Connections and what it can do for your business, and more importantly, your bottom line.
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