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Status Under Consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Jul 24, 2018

Develop Integration with other Collaboration Platforms (O365, G-suite)

Connections is social enterprise software, and it does that well.

Connections is enterprise collaboration software, and it does that well.

Connections is not so good at personal/small team collaboration, where O365 and G-suite excel....and have the market share.

Conversely, O365/G-Suite do not function well as social enterprise or enterprise collaboration software.


Therefore, please develop meaningful integration with other collaboration platforms so that instead of Connections competing with O365/G-Suite, they become enhancements of each other.

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  • Guest
    Aug 6, 2018

    AppFusions has a vast suite of end-to-end integration apps (full UX, workflows, SSO) into IBM Connections cloud and on-premise, ready to go. it is a holistic strategy for scalability, portability, security, and ongoing feature development as the 3rd party systems evolve over time. They are built on a proven model over 8 years, and for IBM Connections cloud and v6.X, since 2015. Here's a brief flyer for more info and plenty of Youtube videos!  Here's a flyer

    We support OneDrive for Business, SharePoint online (and server), Google Drive already - including Editing files in O365 or Office tools or Google tools, respectively - and would happily consider building others out.

    The value to you is that they are proven UXs, workflows, SSO, just work, always work, and are reliably supported and enhanced with time! Email to discuss more...

  • Guest
    Jul 26, 2018

    Make Edit File possible together with Microsoft Online, or GSuite would be great

  • Guest
    Jul 24, 2018

    YES YES YES of the biggest complaints from customers both on prem and cloud is not being able to integrate with office 365