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Bayer Embraces Lotus Connections Across-the-Board, Not SharePoint MySite

Michael Sampson - Currents

I have previously commented on the use of IBM Connections at Bayer Material Science, a 15,000 employee part of Bayer - see Bayer Material Science to Implement Lotus Connections (November 2010), and An Update on Value and Adoption (March 2011). Sharepoint MySite vs. Connections. Lotus SharePointOnly they did not.

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harmon.ie Expands Its Social Email Offering to Include Lotus Notes

Portals and KM

These include bringing central components of SharePoint into Outlook so people can collaborate on documents within their main flow of work.

Where is the Love for Lotus Notes? Mat at Lotusphere 2011

Michael Sampson - Currents

How to get your users to fall in Love with Lotus Notes. Lotus Notes is different. Collaboration Software Lotus SharePoint

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harmon.ie Goes Mobile, Bringing SharePoint to the iPad

Portals and KM

Their tools focus on increasing user adoption of collaboration tools include bringing central components of SharePoint into both Outlook and Lotus Notes. For the iPad to realize its potential it must have the ability to bring in enterprise apps such as SharePoint. I have written about harmon.ie several times.    

Is SharePoint "Worth It" as a Collaboration Tool? - Joe Shepley

Michael Sampson - Currents

Joe Shepley, the VP and Practice Leader at Doculabs asks whether firms should be using SharePoint 2010 as their collaboration platform at all: " I’m in the middle of a series on SharePoint collaboration. In the first two posts, I focused on why SharePoint collaboration fails and how you can take steps to ensure that it succeeds.

Media Portrayal of IBM, Lotusphere, and SharePoint - What?

Michael Sampson - Currents

Having attended (and live blogged) the Opening General Session at 8am on Monday , perhaps you can imagine my disgust at reading the coverage of the session in ComputerWorld NZ - SharePoint is a 'document coffin,' says IBM. fifth paragraph says Jeff made the comment about SharePoint being a document coffin before announcing product changes.

The Psychology of Collaboration - Dr Irene Greif for Technology Review

Michael Sampson - Currents

When I first came to Lotus, I was excited [that] anybody could create a Notes database on a server and set up access control in a very intuitive way. know of one Notes organization that is transiting to SharePoint. The SharePoint fans inside are delighted because they think they'll be able to create SharePoint sites whenever they want.

Following the Voice of the Employee within SharePoint

Portals and KM

Companies that use SharePoint (or Lotus Connections , Jive , Newsgator , Traction , and other social software platforms) are generating massive volumes of user generated unstructured data. These tools generally help us when we know what we are looking for; but what about the unexpected? It let’s you more easily find the unexpected.

IBM Verse – Email Reimagined

Michael Sampson - Currents

Tools like IBM Connections from IBM, or Yammer and SharePoint from Microsoft, or Slack, or … many others. Collaboration - Social IBM Connections IBM Notes / Lotus Notes featured It’s hard to separate fact from fiction on a day like today. Something deeply real from merely smoke and mirrors. Not email.

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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?

What Difference A Year Doesn't Make: Lotus Connections & SharePoint

Collaborative Thinking

In his post, " Lotusphere 2009: What Might Have Been ", Guy articulates how IBM should have outlined a "surround and integrate" strategy for SharePoint. But - that means that IBM needs to let Connections "do its own thing" and not worry about slowing down or try to cross-sell other Lotus products. before the next release of SharePoint.

Lotus Roadmap: Enhancing Business Collaboration with Lotus Software

Michael Sampson - Currents

This report analyzes the go-forward strategic role of Lotus Notes and other Lotus software within client organizations, and argues for a much broader definition of the term “roadmap” Lotus Notes has been around for a long time. Is there still life left in Lotus? Five Myths About Lotus Notes. Audience.

CMS Watch on SharePoint, and on Lotus Notes, and on Various Reactions to the Same

Michael Sampson - Currents

Last year, Anthony Byrne of CMS Watch asked if I would review and comment on their SharePoint Report. You can read my complete review comments , from which CMS Watch extracted their quotation for The SharePoint Report home page. Firms doing SharePoint will face the same problems, if they take the same approach. To propose ".

Notes on CCS105 Bayer MaterialScience - Integrating IBM Connections and Microsoft Technologies

Michael Sampson - Currents

plan for 2012 - Bayer-wide availability, integration with SharePoint, and Connections 4 late in 2012. the new standard working operating system - was Windows 7, Office 2010, Exchange/Outlook 2010, SharePoint 2010, and Lync 2010. The social cooperation is handled by Connections; SharePoint does the Enterprise Collaboration.

Comments on Attending and Speaking at AusLUG 2012 in Melbourne

Michael Sampson - Currents

Connections customers made up almost half of the respondents, with SharePoint respondents being the other half. I'll talk about the SharePoint results for the first time at Share 2012 in three weeks. - I attended Adam Brown's session on Kudos Badges and gamification within IBM Connections. Conference Notes Lotus

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Harmon.ie Provides Social Email to Push Enterprise Collaboration Adoption

Portals and KM

  These include bringing central components of SharePoint into both Outlook and Lotus Notes. David showed me how it works.

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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. But you need to know what you want it to do beyond “get me out of my Lotus Notes jungle problem&#. Look for ways to encourage them.

Lotusphere 2012 - Opening General Session

Michael Sampson - Currents

Social content managemnt. - Was previously IBM Symphony. - "SharePoint is today's document coffin.". Conference Notes LotusAlister Rennie, General Manager. last year IBM introduced social business. Let's review what we've done in the past year, and what's coming up. Michael J Fox, "don't play the result". Review of the Past 12 Months.

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IBM Plugging Holes In Connections/SharePoint Integration

Collaborative Thinking

If you are using SharePoint but are considering Lotus Connections for blogs, communities, social networking, etc., Good Enough For “SharePoint Shops”? usability, communities, wiki) rather than dramatically improving its integration with SharePoint (adopting a "surround and extend" tactic). NewsGator, Atlassian). lbenitez.

Challenge: SharePoint and NGOs/NonProfits -go or no go? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Am I really missing something about the use of SharePoint and it’s related products? Hmmm… Something is a ‘cooking.

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Harmon.ie 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. Yesterday they released their list of the Top 25 Most Influential SharePoint Thought Leaders in Social Business Today. This is timely as the upcoming Microsoft SharePoint Conference runs October 3 - 6 in Anaheim.

SharePoint 2010 for Intranets: Post-Webinar Comments

Michael Sampson - Currents

Earlier today, the Intranet Benchmarking Forum hosted a 90-minute webinar on SharePoint 2010 for Intranets. Martin set the scene, drawing on the SharePoint 2010 for Intranets report he wrote, and that was just published by the IBF. His key points were: SharePoint is seeing widespread adoption. On Search in SharePoint 2010.

Connected - IBM Lotus Connections, in plain English

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

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

Adoption Strategy for Office 365 at Merck

Michael Sampson - Currents

Here’s the paragraphs in the announcement about the user adoption approach: Merck is using Office 365 to replace a group of disconnected technologies including Lotus Notes, Sametime, and WebEx, that we had deployed over the years. IBM, WebEx). The deployment of the new foundation is expected to be completed by mid-April.

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Response to "SharePoint 2007: Gateway Drug to Enterprise Social Tools"

Michael Sampson - Currents

Last week Thomas Vander Wal trashed SharePoint as an enterprise social computing platform in a blog post entitled SharePoint 2007: Gateway Drug to Enterprise Social Tools. He ultimately concluded that SharePoint failed for enterprise 2.0. SharePoint is what it is -- and can become more through third-party add-ons. 6.

Darwin Awareness Engine - A New Way to Discover and Track Things that Should be Interesting

Michael Sampson - Currents

The Darwin web site says it supports updates from the Web, SharePoint, and Lotus Domino (should probably specifically include Lotus Connections though). There's a lot going on around the world - and being highly connected means we have the potential to know a lot more than we would if we were less connected. Four Foundations

How are you Approaching User Adoption? Please take the Survey

Michael Sampson - Currents

Lotus SharePoint User AdoptionThe data was great, and I've used it in various presentations around the world since then.

The Right Way to Get Employees to Collaborate - BrainYard

Michael Sampson - Currents

The net result is that not much actually happens, apart from further undermining the relationship between IT and the business groups.

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London, Day 2

Michael Sampson - Currents

At 8am I jumped on the tube and used a couple of lines to get to a discussion about strategy and adoption with a client using Lotus Connections. My Tuesday in London was filled with four meetings around the city. Stuart McIntyre from Collaboration Matters set up the meeting, and it was great to meet Stuart in person for the first time.

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Collaborative Thinking: Lotusphere 2008: Social Computing Chess Match

Collaborative Thinking

IBM is taking it on the chin right now re: SharePoint. Which brings us to Lotus Connections. before the next release of SharePoint.

Congratulations to Tom Duff on his Book

Michael Sampson - Currents

His organization has been undergoing a transition from Notes to SharePoint, and he's been heavily involved in that. Tags: Lotus

Lotusphere 2010: Notes from Day 1

Michael Sampson - Currents

New technology previews were shown for a Slide Library (isn't that a SharePoint term?), Tags: Industry Updates Lotus Beta due in 2H2010.

"Focusing on Improving Practices" - Oscar Berg re Collaboration Technology

Michael Sampson - Currents

using SharePoint for the new file server - doh!). See my How to Make the Most of Lotus Notes/Domino blog post, for more on this idea. 2. Back in October last year, I spent a very enjoyable day in Sweden with Oscar, his colleagues from Acando, and 25 people who attended my SharePoint Roadmap for Collaboration public seminar.

It is done. The History of Doing Business with IBM Connections (2013)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The book is finally finished. with the last screenshot taken at 11.10am today. But life happened, and that plan fell by the wayside.

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Collaborative Note-Taking and Research Patterns - Three Architectural Options

Michael Sampson - Currents

don't see a future role for the Groove component of SharePoint Workspace 2010, which calls into question Tim's "loosely coupled peer-to-peer" option. In SharePoint Workspace 2010, you can have SharePoint workspaces and Groove workspaces. Lotus Notes, anyone? Why is this required for success? Game over. My Comments. 1.

Notes on ID225 Setting Up Communities to Solve Your Biggest Challenges

Michael Sampson - Currents

c.Next calendars can be added to a personal calendar - but it's an overlay to the calendar, but it doesn't block it off for free-busy. -. (5) Socializing Enterprise Content - the ability to link to Quickr and SharePoint documents. Collaboration Scenarios Conference Notes Lotusthe ideation blog. It was a good session.

Collaborative Thinking: Social Software Vendor Roundup

Collaborative Thinking

Socialtext Traction Software TeamPage Twiki Open Source Social Bookmark Systems BEA Pathways Cogenz Connectbeam IBM Lotus Connections dogear component Scuttle Open source Feed Syndication Platforms Attensa KnowNow NewsGator Social Network & Community Sites Typically offer a mix of user profiles, blogs, wikis, social networking, etc.

Collaborative Thinking: Bloggers Interview: Mike Rhodin, Lotusphere

Collaborative Thinking

Topics include social software, Lotus Connections, Bluehouse, etc. You are right, they need to single them out in some instances. In this world, it is due to the in depth technical knowledge and business area that most of the bloggers there represented. Thanks for catching it! Your comment has not yet been posted. Please try again. Trust Us.

Notes on Tuesday's Keynote on Becoming a Social Business

Michael Sampson - Currents

Aim is to ensure that we are being consistent in the way we rolled out Connections, drawing the line between Connections and SharePoint. -. Conference Notes LotusMike Rhodin, Senior VP at IBM, presided over a customer- and thinker-packed keynote session on Tuesday morning. Here's my notes. Michael Chui, McKinsey Global Institute. 1.

Collaborative Thinking: Social Networking (?) With Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

With Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. IBM Lotus Connections. Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies Team Blog : Enabling and managing social networks (for business use) with Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. can be exposed through Office SharePoint Serverâ??s Collaborative Thinking. blogging.