As part of the OnTime Group Calendar we’re building a series of widgets for IBM Connections to allow easier collaboration – the more we collaborate the more we need access to accurate, updated, calendar data. This puts OnTime Group Calendar smack in the middle of the move to social business. We are getting ready to release the widgets as part of the product and we have the first demo ready.
The integration into the Profiles feature is easily understandable and shows the calendar of the user right there on the profile page as shown on the right. Click the image to see a larger version.
However the real power lies in the integration into communities. Here we bring the calendar of community members into the community is a text list UI and a full graphical viewer based UI as in the rest of our clients. For communities we are also offering a Social Scheduling widget to allow you to find available meeting times and book meetings with community members plus people you may only know based on tags (keywords) or location. Very powerful and possible due to the API offered for OnTime Group Calendar.
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Please note that everywhere the access to calendar data is only available if the querying user has sufficient access.
The demo below outlines how OnTime Group Calendar for Social Business brings calendar data into IBM Connections in the Profiles feature and in the Communities feature.
All videos are available on the ontimesuite YouTube channel.
2 thoughts on “OnTime Group Calendar for Social Business”
When will this be available? LS timeframe?
Yes that’s the target currently.
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