AMA Session FAQs

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    ama.PNGQ. What is an AMA Session?

    A.  It is an acronym for “Ask Me Anything.” During an AMA, BMC Communities members ask questions live and have a dialogue with the host or other participants on enablement topics such as using Communities Inbox, onboarding content, tips & tricks etc.


    Q. Who can join these AMA?

    A. AMA is for site wide audience to engage and benefit from. It does not matter what Products you are interested in or which part of the world you are in, if the session timings are suitable for you, you are invited.


    Q. Why should you join?

    A. AMA is fun and casual way of getting to know the experts & BMC Communities core team. From novice to pro, there are compelling tips and tricks shared from these champions to help you achieve more with BMC Communities. Also, it is an easy way for you to share your feedback, clear your doubts and influence the roadmap of BMC Communities.


    Q. I am a panelist for the next AMA session. What do I need to do?

    A. Congratulations! AMA acts as a catalyst for your personal brand on BMC Communities. You would be able to increase your influence on BMC Communities by sharing your experience/story with a much larger audience.


    Preparing for AMA is very simple. Here's what you need to do:

    • RSVP and add the event to your calendar. Make sure you do not have any calendar conflicts.
    • Follow BMC Communities on Google+.
    • Be prepared to share your video for AMA. Decide on a place which is well lit and with decent internet connectivity.
    • Join the session at least 15 minutes before AMA goes live.
    • Invite your friends to AMA by directly inviting them to the event that has been created.
    • If any help is required, be sure to connect (follow) the AMA Host on BMC Communities and drop a message.


    Q. I would like to join in as audience. What do I need to do?

    A. Audience can join the AMA session live on YouTube. The link (URL) to the AMA would be shared with you in the event itself, created on BMC Communities. For e.g. Ask Me Anything (AMA) on Using BMC Communities (Americas) - 19th April'17. You can engage with the hosts and panelists by posting your questions on the chat window on YouTube. Also, you can access the event on-the-go from your mobile device.


    Q. Do I need to come in prepared?

    A. No. AMA is conducted in a very informal setting, till the time you have a strong internet connection, you're good. It's like meeting friends over coffee


    Q. When is the next AMA?

    A. You should be able to find the scheduled AMAs under upcoming events (top right) section on Using Communities. Eg:


    Still have questions? Post your question below in the comments section.