5725-P79 IBM Social Learning V1.0

IBM United States Sales Manual
Revised:  January 26, 2016.

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Product Life Cycle Dates
Program NumberVRM Announced Available Marketing Withdrawn Service Discontinued
5725-P7901.00.002013/12/172013/12/27 2016/04/26 -

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Program number
  • IBM Social Learning V1.0.0 (5725-P79)

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Complex problems can be addressed with a new approach to learning and analytics, encouraging users to share their expertise in an interactive collaborative learning environment, which includes an advanced video learning experience.

IBM Social Learning V1.0, a new approach to learning, can be applied in unlimited ways across industries and functions by creating a global, interactive coaching and training experience regardless of time, location, or device. It enables professionals to access content in real time and to build personalized learning paths, assisted by recommendations based on behavioral science, which is a key differentiator of this solution. With Social Learning, people are inspired to engage in dialogue, contribute expertise, search and contribute to content, and learn from experts using interactive rich media.

Social Learning takes the guesswork out of learning for both the employees and the organization by applying analytics to usage and social interaction to identify opportunities to optimize content, improve efficiency, and increase longevity and relevance of the material. You can increase the speed and accuracy in which knowledge is exchanged. Ultimately, Social Learning drives a faster, more accurate knowledge exchange creating a smarter workforce.

Social Learning benefits include:

  • The ability for communities of experts to collaborate on topics, videos, and files.

  • The ability for employees to engage with experts anytime through discussions, communities, and real-time chats.

  • The ability for users to be brought to a specific area of a video.

  • The ability to find and chat with experts, mentors, or coaches.

  • The availability of an expert Q&A.

  • Program that is extremely easy to understand.

  • The ability to inspire experts to contribute.

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IBM Social Learning V1.0, powered by Kenexa learning and IBM social collaboration and analytics, is designed to inspire people to engage, contribute expertise, and learn from experts using interactive rich media in real-time.

IBM Social Learning is delivered as a service and features:

  • High definition video as well as presentations, documents, interactive HTML, and device simulators.

  • Full content and faceted search, including finding videos by their transcript contents.

  • Expert-focused social dialog and Q&A about learning content, even at a moment of time in a video.

  • Groups of interest creation to inspire discussions about formal learning content and group shared content.

  • The ability to easily find people by their expertise, interests, and keyword search to follow, live chat, and invite to groups.

  • Course design, review workflows, and learning content tagging to facilitate search for published content.

  • Video transcription service and transcript editor.

  • Analytical reports to optimize content and engagement.

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By using IBM Social Learning V1.0, organizations can experience new paradigms of learning.

People learn from the experts

  • Different from the traditional top down learning approach.
  • Content is provided by the people who know the most about topics, the experts themselves.
  • Users can engage experts at anytime through discussions, communities, and real-time chat.

Training comes alive

  • Engaging video content.
  • Ask questions of the experts and see what others have asked.
  • Need answers now? Start a live chat with the expert.
  • Follow people you like to get easy access to new knowledge when it becomes available.

Training gets better over time

  • Analytics reporting capability can show what learning content is used the most and where people have questions.

  • Data from reports can be used to provide areas of improvement.

  • Experts can then improve content or add discussions to collaborate on new innovations and understanding.

Knowledge can be obtained fast and just in time

  • Users can search through the actual video transcripts and be brought to the actual point in time where the topic is discussed.

Accessibility by people with disabilities

A US Section 508 Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) can be requested via the IBM website

http://www.ibm.com/able/product_accessibility/index.h tml

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Operating environment

Hardware requirements


Software requirements

Supported client operating systems:

  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Mac OS X 10.9

Supported web browsers:

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 10
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Apple Safari 6 on Macintosh
  • Google Chrome


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Planning information

Customer responsibilities

Not applicable
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No publications are shipped with this product.

The IBM Publications Center portal is located at


The Publications Center is a worldwide central repository for IBM product publications and marketing material with a catalog of 70,000 items. Extensive search facilities are provided. Payment options for orders are via credit card (in the US) or customer number for 20 countries. A large number of publications are available online in various file formats, and they can all be downloaded by all countries.
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Security, auditability, and control

Not applicable


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