The Home page delivers an aggregated view of your latest updates across all the IBM
® Connections applications. Depending on your viewing preferences, you can access the latest updates in your network displayed in list format on the Updates
tab or in widget format on the Widgets
The Home page makes it easy for you to share information and collaborate with others by providing an always-current snapshot view of your IBM
Connections applications in a single, centralized location.
Get to know IBM Connections
Use the Getting Started
tab when you are a new or inexperienced user and you want to familiarize yourself with the different applications in IBM
Connections. Use the steps as a guide to help you get started with using each application. Discover how to add new content, find resources that are relevant to you, collaborate with colleagues, and build up a network of connections. Your administrator can customize the getting started experience to meet the needs of your organization by editing the content of the steps, and by adding or removing steps.
When you select Home
from the product navigation, you are brought to the Getting Started
tab by default. You can change the default configuration so that you are brought to the Updates
tab instead by selecting Do not show this screen at start
on the Getting Started
Want to save time by accessing critical status information in one place? Use the Home page to organize your workload from a centralized workspace and maximize your work efficiency. Get reminders for whichever of your activities are due and prioritize what's most important to you.
Access information at a glance
Use the Updates
tab to stay informed and quickly filter through the latest updates for the projects and activities that you're working on. Find out who has added content to a blog or joined a community. Check the status of people in your network and view responses to posts.
Personalize your IBM Connections experience
Use the Widgets
tab to create a customized workspace that displays your view of the information you want in the way you want. Drag and drop widgets to arrange them as best suits you.
By consolidating the latest information from your IBM
Connections applications in a one-stop workspace, the Home page helps you stay up-to-date with the people and activities in your organization and fully leverage the benefits of a collaborative working environment.
Parent topic: Home page overviews, how-tos, and FAQs
Using the Updates tab
Using the Widgets tab