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IBM Sametime

3.8
(52)

IBM® Sametime® instant messaging provides social communications for your business environment. It offers a unified user experience for instant messaging, online meetings, voice, video, data and more. Connect to experts and colleagues virtually instantly to get information faster and help meet the demands of your business every day.

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IBM Sametime Features

Communication

Status Updates

Post brief status updates or micro blogs

88%
(Based on 5 reviews)

Instant Messaging

Message others 1:1 or within groups

94%
(Based on 8 reviews)

Activity Feed

Ability to filter and customize a live feed of activity on the network

76%
(Based on 5 reviews)

Notifications

Receive real-time notifications about content or groups from within the software or via email

89%
(Based on 7 reviews)

Comments and Voting

Post comments on blogs, microblogs, documents, and other items. Vote on posts or content that others have shared.

Not enough data available

Discussions

Share ideas, ask for advice and gather feedback from coworkers

88%
(Based on 5 reviews)

User Directory

Search or browse through a directory of users on the network

Not enough data available

Online Status of Coworkers

View the online status of coworkers on the network

96%
(Based on 7 reviews)

Basics

Audio Calls

Meetings facilitate high quality audio communication, both one-on-one and between larger groups.

78%
(Based on 17 reviews)

Video Conferencing

Meetings fascilitate high quality video conferencing, both one-on-one and between larger groups.

81%
(Based on 17 reviews)

Scheduling

Scheduling web meetings is streamlined, intuitive, and integrated into calendar and email software.

75%
(Based on 13 reviews)

Meeting Initiation and Joining

Starting and joining conferences is streamlined.

82%
(Based on 21 reviews)

Muting

Grant participants the ability to address the meeting and retract when desired.

78%
(Based on 16 reviews)

Recording

Conferences can be recorded for future use.

80%
(Based on 14 reviews)

Screenshare

Able to share your desktop screen or an application with the rest of the conference.

82%
(Based on 24 reviews)

Follow-Up and Breakout Meetings

Can easily initiate meetings with select participants from the main conference interface.

75%
(Based on 14 reviews)

Content Management

File Sharing

Upload and share files such as documents, images, and videos

76%
(Based on 5 reviews)

Document Collaboration

Create and edit documents with other users in real-time

Not enough data available

Version Control

Review the latest version of a document, track changes, or revert to an older version of a document if needed

Not enough data available

Tagging

Tag content to organize and assign to specific departments or categories

Not enough data available

Knowledge Base

Ability to build a knowledge base and how-to articles

76%
(Based on 5 reviews)

Surveys

Create polls or surveys to gather opinions on an issue or idea

Not enough data available

Content

Slideshow

Persenters can cue up a Powerpoint presentation or other slideshow for display in the conference.

81%
(Based on 12 reviews)

Rich Media

Presenters can embed high quality images or video into the presentation.

81%
(Based on 17 reviews)

Annotation

Presenters or users can annotate a whiteboard or the presentation.

79%
(Based on 15 reviews)

Productivity Tools

Task Management

Create tasks and organize them by status, priority, or department

Not enough data available

Calendar

Add events to your calendar, share events with others, and view a team or company-wide calendar

Not enough data available

Search

Search for specific content such as users, documents, tags, or media

Not enough data available

Mobile

Allows software to be easily used on multiple mobile devices include phone and tablet devices

Not enough data available

Multi-Language Support

Enables users to view and contribute content in multiple languages

Not enough data available

Interaction

Chat

Conferences have a text chat feature, both private and public.

90%
(Based on 32 reviews)

Polling

Presenters can poll the audience with a survey or let them respond with an electronic hand raise.

83%
(Based on 13 reviews)

Q&A

Participants can submit questions which presenters can answer privately or publicly.

73%
(Based on 15 reviews)

File Share

Allows users to share individual files/folders with users in the conference.

77%
(Based on 28 reviews)

Administration

Moderation

Administrators can moderate content to keep the environment appropriate for the workplace

Not enough data available

User, Role, and Access Management

Grant access to select data, features, objects, etc. based on the users, user role, groups, etc.

Not enough data available

Performance and Reliability

Software is consistently available (uptime) and allows users to complete tasks quickly because they are not waiting for the software to respond to an action they took

Not enough data available

Platform

Mobile

Offers a mobile app or mobile optimized website to video conference from smartphones or tablets.

78%
(Based on 13 reviews)

Performance and Reliability

Software is consistently available (uptime), with high audio/video quality and without dropping calls.

81%
(Based on 31 reviews)

Bandwidth Usage

Software optimized to perform well without taking up an exorbitant amount of bandwidth.

82%
(Based on 27 reviews)

Participant Permissions

The ability to grant users access to conferences as moderators, presenters or participants--individually or based on user role or group.

79%
(Based on 20 reviews)

Security

User authentication and security measures like confidential attendee lists keep conferences private and secure.

88%
(Based on 27 reviews)

Enterprise Scalability

Provides features to allow scaling for large organizations.

90%
(Based on 22 reviews)