® Connections is social networking software that consists of these applications: Activities, Blogs, Bookmarks, Communities, Files, Forums, Home page, Profiles, and Wikis.
Use the IBM
Connections applications to accomplish the following goals:
Collaboration tool for collecting, organizing, sharing, and reusing work that is related to a project goal. Blogs
Online journals that you can use to deliver timely information with a personal touch. You can use a blog to present your ideas and get feedback from others or learn from the expertise of others who blog.Bookmarks
Social bookmarking tool for saving, organizing, and sharing Internet and intranet bookmarks. Discover bookmarks that have been created by others with similar interests and expertise.Communities
Note: The application was previously named Dogear.
A website where people who share a common interest can interact with one another, share information, and exchange ideas. Community members can participate in community-specific activities and forums, and can share blogs, bookmarks, feeds, and files. Files
A common repository in which you can upload files and share them with others. Store versions of a file, view who has downloaded a file or commented on it, and see highly recommended files.Forums
A place to brainstorm and collect feedback on topics that are relevant to you and your colleagues. Statements and comments are collected in a format that captures the exchange of ideas and presents them as an ongoing conversation.Home page
A collection of web pages that help you to manage your attention by providing a snapshot of the latest updates collected from across your subscriptions, notifications, and network of colleagues.Profiles
Directory of the people in your organization, including the information you need to form and encourage effective networks across your organization.Wikis
A tool for creating wikis that individuals, groups, and communities can use to capture, share, and coauthor information. View page changes, recommendations, and comments.
Together, these tools will help you and your colleagues interact with one another more effectively.
Watch this youtube.com video to find out how IBM
Connections can help your business: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LBvIeFbta9I
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Accessing IBM Connections from a mobile device
You can use the mobile version of IBM
Connections to perform common tasks from a mobile device.
The content of the product documentation was sourced in English and has been translated into multiple languages.
Accessibility applications help users who have a disability, such as restricted mobility or limited vision, to use information technology products successfully.
Administrators: Deploying a preview guide to your users
Connections 3.0.1 preview guide is available for you to distribute to your users for new installations and upgrades to IBM
Connections 3.0.1. This guide is designed to help your users become productive on the new software quickly, and to provide them with links to documentation resources for further help.