The IBM Connect 2013 Opening General Session peeked into what the future will bring for IBM's clients and partners. The company will launch a new suite for human resources (HR), and new versions of the IBM Connections social business platform and the Customer Experience Suite.
A series of applications meant to create collaborative work environments (i.e., community builder, video conferencing
applications meant to create collaborative work environments (i.e., community builder, video conferencing, activity streams, document sharing, whiteboard collaboration, etc.), will be central to the HR software solution. In fact, rich media, whiteboard collaboration, and activity streams were presented as being tightly integrated, thus facilitating exchanges on a diversity of tasks. In addition, the solution will include predictive hiring analytics that help candidates and HR professionals understand