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IBM Lotus Connections, in plain English " Connected

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

In my opinion, IBM Lotus Connections is primarily social networking software, not collaboration software. So, what is Lotus Connections?

New Report: Lotus Roadmap

Michael Sampson - Currents

One of the final projects I worked on during December 2009 was a report called "Lotus Roadmap: Enhancing Business Collaboration with Lotus Software". Lotus Notes has been around for a long time. So what do we do with Lotus Notes, and by implication, the other products from Lotus Software?

Lotusphere 2012 - Opening General Session

Michael Sampson - Currents

Alister Rennie, General Manager. All of this needs to be connected to the underlying information platform. - But technology is not all that matters - leadership, change management. -. social business is not an IT project, or a management edict. -. community management (adoption and finding new ways of working). -.

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Lotusphere 2011 Notes: IBM Social Business Partners

Portals and KM

first came to co-present a Lotus Notes based KM project with my client. Now I return as a blogger. They have focused on this.    

2011 49 Provides Social Email to Push Enterprise Collaboration Adoption

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  These include bringing central components of SharePoint into both Outlook and Lotus Notes. have seen this happen many times.

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Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Future of Social Business – Rest of the Story

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Charlie said a major part of his role is to make it easy to integrate Lotus technology and add more social to apps.  Are ads working?

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Notes on ASK102 Ask the Product Managers

Michael Sampson - Currents

In the third-to-last slot at IBM Connect 2013, the Ask the Product Managers session is kicking off. Each product manager is introducing themselves: - Ed Brill - he will be moving to a new role in IBM in the mobility area. Lisa - Sametime (offering manager). Rene - Connections (on Pure, compliance, Content Manager). Files.

IBM Connections Conversations - 2: Overview of Next Release

Portals and KM

recently had an extended conversation with Suzanne Livingston, Senior Product Manager for Connections. Here is the list of OpenSocial adopters.

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Lotusphere 2011 - Some Notes from Afar

Michael Sampson - Currents

This week the Lotus faithful are meeting in Orlando for the annual Lotusphere 2011 conference. Conference Notes LotusInteresting times.

Notes on ID225 Setting Up Communities to Solve Your Biggest Challenges

Michael Sampson - Currents

For the manager, they can stop the creation of new ideas, as well as freezing the whole blog. using Quickr Document Library integration, place catalog, and calendar. With document integration, you can bring existing content across more easily. It shows the Quickr document library within the Connectinos page.

Collaborative Thinking: Lotusphere 2008: Opening Session

Collaborative Thinking

SAP news: "Atlantic" first joint software product between the two - access SAP information from Lotus desktop. Leave, travel expense processing from Lotus Notes. Policies to manage widget distribution. Setting up the argument for Symphony (money diverted into Office, etc). Workflow. DWA re-architecture. iPhone support.

Green Chameleon » Sharepoint and Magic

Green Chameleon

So they’re all migrating to a “simpler&# document sharing solution in the form of Microsoft Sharepoint which, because it’s so easy to use, will… well you get the picture. It doesn’t handle metadata, taxonomy management or search well for that kind of function – at least out of the box. Nuff said.

SharePoint: Is It Worth Using as a Collaboration Tool?

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Document Management DAM Advertise with us! Privacy respected — we will never share your information. Enterprise 2.0 capabilities.

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How to Manage Your Business in a Recession: "#1 Reset Priorities to Face the New Reality"

Michael Sampson - Currents

The January 19, 2009 print edition of Fortune magazine features an article entitled How to Manage Your Business in a Recession , authored by Geoff Colvin (pp.66-71). For managers across the global economy, as well as for Team Obama on its way to Washington, today's great question is, What do we do now?". We'll start with #1. 1.

Traction Releases TeamPage Attivio Plus and Social Enterprise Web

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Moves Forward with Project Management Capabilities and Traction Introduces New Capabilities and Partners with Team Page 4.2 ). At E2.0 platform.

News Updates (July 22, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Or a list that contains the best documents on a topic; these documents may be scattered in different repositories, and a wiki can bring them together. Eric argues that Lotus Notes needs to be made "personal" for it to work. Think about the way that Lotus Notes is deployed and used in your organization. SaaS Drivers.

Collaborative Note-Taking and Research Patterns - Three Architectural Options

Michael Sampson - Currents

Because we’ve known for decades now that knowledge management initiatives only succeed if users are both contributors and consumers of information. Yes, there are collaborative options, but these are at the "Notebook" level, not the item or document level. Lotus Notes, anyone? Why is this required for success? Game over.

Socialtext Helps Companies Find the People Inside - The Static to Social Intranet

Michael Sampson - Currents

They have been document repositories that make it difficult for people to find what they need to get their job done. Socialtext also empowers IT with the tools it needs to extend and manage the platform, providing their company with an intranet that maximizes business value. ". service for IT and HR tasks. My Comments.

Notes from IBM's Social Business Success Story #ibmsocbiznz @socialbizguy

Michael Sampson - Currents

Vaughan has seen the power of social - through blog aggregators (like Planet Lotus), meeting people at conferences that he's already "met" through various social tools. social is about the transition from being document-centric to people-centric. from email to a wiki for co-creating documents. -. " -.

On Governance and Compliance – IBM’s Social Computing Guidelines Webcast


IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Social Computing My short answer has always been IBM’s Social Computing Guidelines. Thoughts?

Community management: The 'essential' capability of successful Enterprise 2.0 efforts | Enterprise Web 2.0 |

John Tropea - Delicious Community

via: Mobile RSS Email Alerts Bios: Dion’s Bio September 28th, 2009 Community management: The essential capability of successful Enterprise 2.0 Now community management is increasingly proving not just useful but a critical component of Enterprise 2.0 Community management itself can be sensitive subject in the social media arena.

Technology-Enabled Collaboration and Information Siloes - Managing Technology - Dennis McDonald's Blog

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My newest post is “A ‘Web 2.0 Is Dead’ Post That Says Something&# Home Page Managing Technology eGovernment Basics of Blogging & Professional Networking My Weekly Top 10 Key Topics All Tags About Me Contact Info Subscribe by Email Subscribe to RSS Feed More Links Click Here to receive new posts for free by email.

News Updates (January 20, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Lots of news around Lotus. Good Technology announced that its iPhone application now supports Lotus Notes and Domino. Windows Mobile 7.

News Updates (April 27, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Organizations are embodied by their core business processes, and many of these are steeped in documents and content. Wikis in the Enterprise.

Building Social Business: The Seven Types of Social Roles in Employee Communities

John Tropea - Delicious Community

lurker needs to be coached by the community manager and exposed to content that evokes a response from him. Learners need to be directed to "how to start" documents and supported when they start making small but significant contributions. The connector uses people and document tags actively to curate content and point others to it.

News Updates (January 18, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Gmail 2010 vs Lotus Notes 1995. PC Pro compares the planned additions to Gmail with Lotus Notes from the mid-1990s. Polycom and Lotus.

Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Interviews – Larry Bowden

Portals and KM

Prior to this, he was Vice President of Portal Solutions and Lotus Products, and the lead for strategy, marketing, partnerships, industry offerings and services. We next went into more depth on analytics as a way to manage information overload. This is another a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2011. agree.     

Collaborative Thinking: Info 2.0: Harnessing the power of Web 2.0 and Enterprise Mashups

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and Enterprise Mashups Moderator: Angelique Matheny, IBM Rational Software Speakers: Lauren Cooney, CTO Office, Information Management Group Sriram Padmanabhan, Distinguished Engineer, IBM Advanced Tech. message with other messages coming from Lotus. First, we are definitely working with our Lotus folks. Group Info 2.0 Trust Us.

News Updates (June 30, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Genii Software announced Version 3.0 of iFidelity and iFidelity Gateway, add on products for Lotus Notes. Zenprise Mobile Device Management.

News Updates (January 15, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Panasonic will adopt IBM's services for Web conferencing, file sharing, instant messaging and project management. As part of this investment in open IBM technology, Panasonic will migrate employees from Microsoft Exchange or other collaboration software to LotusLive for email, calendaring and contact management. Teambox.

News Updates (February 2, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Google is planning to release an App Store for its Google Apps service. " The store, to launch in March, will give developers the opportunity to profit from developing for Google’s popular enterprise email and document processing service, Google Apps. Document Review Service for Lawyers. Managed Document Review Services.


News Updates (October 21, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

It's just been released for US firms, in time for the Windows 7 release. - IBM Lotus Symphony is the office productivity suite. Leopard) and 10.6

More IBM Research on Enterprise 2.0 – Activities and Other Tools

Portals and KM

Thanks to Tomoaki Swada for pointing out this work to me. I was especially interested in Activities, as have I have written on it before in Looking Closely at Lotus Connection and, under an older name - Activity Explorer: New Collaborative Tool from IBM , and an even earlier precursor, Unified Activity Management. tools. It is a Web 2.0

Social Software Gaining Greater Traction with the Enterprise and Vendors Respond

Portals and KM

Another popular use case for wikis is as “a lightweight workspace and project management tool where teams can author content or coordinate activities and tasks with confidence that the information is up to date.”. ce documents was the top instance at 51%. The use cases for collaborative platforms were interesting. leshare at 48%. Announces the Top 25 Most Influential SharePoint Thought Leaders

Portals and KM

  These include bringing central components of SharePoint into both Outlook and Lotus Notes.   It seems that many of them have recognized that SharePoint has a dominant and secure position in many organizations for document management. have covered them on the AppGap (see Mark Fidelman of

Forrester on Real-Time Collaboration

Portals and KM

Presence shows team members' context; instant messaging (IM) moves the dialog to mobile devices; Web conferencing allows video and document sharing; and telepresence delivers face-time quality."    Google will raise the visibility of its shared documents and managed data centers.  would certainly agree.

News Updates (February 12, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Support for document sharing via SharePoint, SkyDrive and Office Web Apps. - The Ribbon is coming to Office for Mac. - On document collaboration: " Those online tools will allow users to collaborate on documents with other Windows and Mac Office users in real time, much as you can in Google Docs now. Office for Mac 2011. Web 2.0

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News Updates (June 19, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Mainsoft released Version 2.0 of its SharePoint Integrator for Lotus Notes. Mainsoft SharePoint Integrator extends the Lotus Notes platform to include SharePoint, integrating Lotus Notes email and Sametime instant messaging with SharePoint document sharing, calendar, and team collaboration features. Version 2.0

News Updates (December 10, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

TimeBridge announced an integration with, to support file and document sharing before, during and after meetings. TimeBridge and Box.

News Updates (January 16, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Quest Software launched Coexistence Manager for Lotus Notes, enabling coexistence between Notes and Exchange Server during a migration process. When coexisting between Notes and Exchange, common concerns include inconsistent calendar data, lost attachments, extraneous attachments, and loss of document link functionality.