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8 session(s) found for these Focal Points

Eme08. How you can make use of IBM Design Thinking

Wednesday, March 23 | 13:30 - 14:30 | B. Neptune

We are changing how we work, and you should too. You've heard how IBM is embracing design thinking to focus on outcomes and experiences for users. Hear how we are engaging our customers and end users to understand, explore, and validate designs. Most importantly, learn, first hand, how you can make use of the IBM design thinking framework to deliver iconic user experiences for your own projects.

Sarah Gibbons (IBM) @segibb

Eme09. Using collaborative tools to transform how we work with Project Toscana

Thursday, March 24 | 11:30 - 12:30 | B. Neptune

We know that the need to innovate quickly is pushing people to work differently and collaborate more seamlessly. Influence the design direction for Project Toscana by participating in this hands-on design session exploring small team collaboration. Help us understand where and how you work with others most effectively.  Plus, be one of the first to give us input on designs for small team collaboration and keeping track of important updates.

Sarah Gibbons (IBM) @segibb

Chris Reckling (IBM) @creckling

Sp3. A look back at a career of using IBM and Lotus Software

Thursday, March 24 | 12:45 - 13:30 | A. Foyer

In this session a former International Launch manager for Lotus Notes gives a show and tell of Lotus Software. Carl Tyler has been using Lotus software for 27 years, in this fun look back Carl will share demos and fun stories of his experiences and travels using this historic collection of software, you'll see old software with live demos and some fun videos from the not so distant past.

Carl Tyler (Epilio) @flyboytyler

Sp4. Speedsponsoring

Wednesday, March 23 | 18:10 - 19:30 | Sponsor Area

Stay for the 'Speedsponsoring' on Wednesday evening.
It's fast, frantic and fun - and in just 3 minutes you'll learn something cool about each of our sponsors.
On top of that: the BAR is open (serving excellent Belgian beers), and you might win something too!

Tim Clark (+All Sponsors) @TimsterC

Sp5. Closing Session

Thursday, March 24 | 17:05 - 17:30 | Sponsor Area

Always fun, and a big chance of winning a cool prize. We got several great giveaways.
The bar is open till 18.00h

Theo Heselmans (Engage) @theoheselmans

Str01. Maximising the User Experience in Connections and WCM

Thursday, March 24 | 08:00 - 08:45 | E. Pluto

Ephox works closely with IBM in the areas of WCM and Connections to provide users with an exceptional user experience. Working with IBM labs, Ephox has made available – the next generation online editor – a unique JavaScript HTML editor offering advanced editing for Connections and WCM. is free to IBM customers under their Connections and WCM license entitlements.
Ephox will present on the new editor for WCM and Connections and how it will both enhance the user experience and make life easier for IT administrators. does not require java removing a major objection to Connections and WCM users employing advanced editing.
Ephox will cover the benefits of the editor, the advanced features and technical details. We will cover the customer rights under the IBM license to use free of charge. represents a very significant advancement for Connections and WCM allowing every customer to use advanced editing to both maximise the user experience and the return on investment in IBM solutions.

Andrew Roberts (Ephox Corporation)

Steve Lievens (IBM) @steve_lievens

Str02. IBM Collaboration Solutions Mobile Portfolio

Wednesday, March 23 | 11:45 - 12:30 | C. Jupiter

Mobile access to collaboration everyday is a must-have requirement for business users today. In this session, I will take attendees through a brief introduction to what is available from IBM, then jump into extensive demos across iOS and Android devices of Verse, Connections, Meetings, and Chat. At the end, I will look ahead to what is coming in 2016. Who knows, there may be some sneak peeks too!

René Schimmer (IBM)

Chris Reckling (IBM) @creckling

Str07. #UserBLAST

Thursday, March 24 | 11:30 - 12:30 | C. Jupiter

It's time for your annual injection of Energy, Enthusiasm and Education! Join the man in #Yellow as he BLASTS his way through his top tips on Desktop, Browser, Mobile and even Cloudy aspects of the IBM Collaboration Solutions portfolio. Learn how to best utilise Notes/Domino, Connections, Traveler/Verse and Sametime to ensure effective communication and collaboration both inside and outside of your organisation. Everything a User needs to know about the "cool" stuff from IBM, and for Administrators and Developers, additional information on how to implement it ALL. Don't miss #UserBLAST!

Mat Newman (IBM) @matnewman