Author: Gabey Goh
A panel discussion on the first day of the IBM Connect 2013 conference in Orlando, Florida highlighted some major trends which would define social business this year and beyond.
After yesterday’s main theme of how organizations are leveraging upon the benefits of implementing a social business strategy, the second day of IBM Connect in Orlando, Florida shifted its focus to the underlying technologies and trends which enable a social enterprise. Gabey Goh reports.
Gabey Goh gives a rundown of Day One of IBM Connect 2013 in Orlando, Florida.
The first day of IBM Connect, the company’s rebranded annual Lotusphere conference, saw several announcements and additions to its software portfolio, with new social offerings that it claims would help companies gain deeper insights into big data generated through the use of social networks.
While acknowledging that competitors – including web-based start-ups – have successfully entered and garnered a foothold in the social enterprise space, IBM is confident that its Connections software suite will remain an attractive solution for businesses.
Our Gabey Goh argues that it’s time for Malaysians to support local start-ups, or we might just lag on innovation.
Malaysian web software development firm Slashes & Dots Sdn Bhd has sold its JomSocial solution to US-based Joomla development company, iJoomla.
The joint venture between Lenovo and EMC, first announced in August last year, is beginning to take shape this year with plans to focus on China first, with the rest of Asia to soon follow.
New online marketplace Ked.ai wants to make selling goods online even easier and features object image recognition with predictive algorithms to automate the process of putting items on sale.
The upcoming Datacentres Malaysia Summit on Jan 16 will see local datacenter (DC) players in the spotlight under the watchful eye of the Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC).