Inviting people to join your IBM Connections network from OutlookAdded by IBM on February 11, 2013 | Version 1 (Original)
|Invite people to your IBM® Connections network from your Outlook client.
About this task
As you are working in Outlook, you may interact with people you would like to include in your IBM
Parent topic: Using IBM Connections with the Outlook Social Connector
- Invite people to your network in the following ways:
|From the business card||If you view the business card of a contact who is a colleague in your IBM Connections deployment, click the Invite to Network button to send them a request to join your network.|
|From an Outlook view||Right-click the sender's name and choose IBM Connections -> Invite to My Network, and then select a site. A request to join your network is sent to the person.|
|From a profile photo, or from a name in To, Cc, or Bcc fields of a mail message||Right-click the photo or name and choose IBM Connections -> Invite to My Network, and then select a site. A request to join your network is sent to the person..|
Note: If a person is not a Connections member, a notification will inform you that you cannot add or remove them from your network.
- Add an optional message with your invitation.
- Click Also Follow (Receive Updates) if you want updates from this person to display in your update list on your IBM Connections home page.
If the invitation is in pending status, "Network invitation sent. Click to cancel invitation" displays.
- If the person is already in your Connections network, Remove from My Network will display instead of an invitation. Click to remove the person from your network.