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IBM Lotus Connections Adds Social Analytics

IBM has invested billions in new analytics technology to beef up all of its core enterprise software offerings.

As eCRM Guide reports, the latest product of this aggressive strategy is found in its Lotus Connections 3.0 release which now includes advanced analytics for mining and connecting workers through social networks, blogs and RSS feeds.

"Social business helps organizations transform the way they work by connecting people and accelerating decision-making," Alistair Rennie, general manager of IBM's collaboration and social software, said in a statement. "IBM is at the forefront of enabling social business, and driving a new generation of organizational productivity, with a secure and compliant social collaboration platform."


IBM today announced Lotus Connections 3.0, the latest version of the company's three-year-old enterprise social networking suite.

Company officials said the update includes new social analytics features that will make it easier for users to find people within or outside their organizations who might want or have relevant content to share.

Read the full story at eCRM Guide:
IBM Brings Social Networking to Lotus Connections