What we learned at IBM Think 2018 and what is next for Watson Wokspace
IBM this year decided to host all of their big conferences in one place, all at the same time. Thomas Watson's motto for IBM employees for a long time was a single word "Think", so the marketing genius of IBM decided that we should all join together under this banner in 2018.
Present day mobile technology and cloud computing have transformed the way businesses are now conducting their operations. Collaboration is now easier and more efficient. And now that there are more mobile devices worldwide than ever before, people are increasingly handling all the office operations from their hotels rooms, homes, airports, foreign countries, coffees shops, and even stadiums.
In 2017, content is king and every company knows how important it is to have a blog or another platform for dedicated content marketing. What many companies overlook, however, is how beneficial it is to turn your IBM Connections Community Blog into an invaluable resource for your community. The key difference here is that instead of simply providing your audience information, you’re also providing them a platform to discuss ideas, problems, and questions with their peers.
Today’s changing global workforce has created a new way to work. Workers, especially millennials, are no longer keen on spending years pursuing long careers in one organization, nor do they want the traditional constrictions of a 9-5 job. Instead, they prefer to become freelancers or start their own companies and work flexible hours that are in line with their other non-work related life goals and aspirations.