Introducing Tungle Accelerate

Michael Sampson - Currents

Until last week, the Tungle service consisted of an Outlook-plug for calendar sharing; Tungle Accelerate is a major enhancement. Their calendar becomes Tungle aware, through the installation of a plug-in. There are other technical capabilities that I haven't noted above.

Shouldn't Unanswered E-mail, To Dos, and Calendar Entries Be a Single 'Application'?

How to Save the World

BLOG Shouldn't Unanswered E-mail, To Dos, and Calendar Entries Be a Single 'Application'? Here are some of them: My work "to do" list, which I keep in a Lotus Notes task list because it replicates to my Blackberry (though it often seems to be out of sync). I've considered using my Calendar as my all-in-one "to do" list, by slotting all my tasks, messages to process, drafts to write, and readings into open time slots on the Calendar.

News Updates (November 25, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Swyx UC for Notes. Swyx is about to release an integration between its UC system and Lotus Notes. With the new SwyxWare 7 Option Pack for Lotus Notes, users will be able to dial directly from their contacts as well as recognising incoming calls.

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Notes on "Your Time Matters. Work Smart" at AusLUG 2013 - with Michael Janz from Priority Management

Michael Sampson - Currents

Have been focusing on contextualizing their principles within Lotus Notes and other tools of the day. Some notes: 1. Need one core tool, and Lotus Notes is a great tool for doing four things - (a) help to manage your time, (b) help to manage information, and two more. If you want to focus on what's important, don't go to your inbox first - start in your two-day calendar view. Have your priorities listed in your calendar and task list. -.

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New Mobile Software from IBM for Connections

Michael Sampson - Currents

IBM announced the availability of mobile device support for IBM Lotus Connections , with apps available for BlackBerry, Android, and Apple devices (shown above): " With today's news, IBM is delivering its industry leading Connections social networking software for mobile devices.

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Notes on "Have It Your Way and Make It Work For You" at AusLUG 2013 - with Mat Newman from ISW

Michael Sampson - Currents

Mat is presenting at AusLUG on setting up / customizing Lotus Notes for end users. Some notes: 1. With Notes 9, IBM is introducing a consistent UI across a variety of products, including Notes 9. note that the social theme can be modified by pushing down a policy revision. -. The general client has a new masthead, with some key buttons - mail, calendar, home, workspace, etc. -. There's a lot of hints and tips built into the Notes interface.

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News Updates (January 20, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Lots of news around Lotus. Mainsoft Integrating Notes and SharePoint 2010. Mainsoft demo'd the integrating between Lotus Notes and SharePoint 2010. " TimeBridge announced an integration with Evernote, for sending meeting notes, agenda items and action items to Evernote.

2010 136

Lotusphere 2010: Notes from Day 1

Michael Sampson - Currents

Capabilities from Project Vulcan will be integrated into future editions of products, eg, LotusLive, Notes and Domino, Connections, Quickr, and WebSphere Portal. IBM announced that the next version of LotusLive Notes will be easier to get, with new mixed deployment options. "

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Kevin Cavanaugh: Read Pillar 4 of the 7 Pillars!

Michael Sampson - Currents

As part of his keynote speech on the first day, he said, and I quote: " The problem that all of us deal with today is we have not one, but we have many calendars. We don't need more calendars; we need a way to consolidate and adjudicate between competing events. ". I look forward to seeing how IBM Lotus will resolve this challenge in the Vulcan-wave of offerings. Calendaring: Are We There Yet? ,

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News Updates (January 16, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Coexistence for Notes and Exchange. 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. Migrating from Notes to Google.

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News Updates (December 10, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Employees can use these groups as mailing lists, but they can also share documents, spreadsheets, presentations, calendars, videos and sites with groups, instead of many individual recipients. Lotus Notes More than Email. With the most recent version of Lotus Notes (8.5)

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Notes on "Spend 60 Minutes to Save 60 Hours" at AusLUG 2013 - with Karen Hooper from Dr Notes

Michael Sampson - Currents

Karen from Dr Notes is giving a talk the return on investment from working effectively. She is talking about how to save hours by investing minutes in learning some of the features and capabilities of the Lotus Notes client - and how to use them effectively: 1. Learn some of the most common keyboard shortcuts - Ctrl-M creates a new mail from anywhere in Notes, Esc closes the current window, and more. Use the Copy into New - Message, Calendar Entry, or To Do.

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Mobile and Wireless Access to Collaboration Systems

Michael Sampson - Currents

The more established enterprise collaboration platforms -- Lotus Notes, Lotus Quickr, SharePoint -- still seem to be on the back foot. Lotus Notes Traveler is for email, calendaring, contacts, journal and to do, NOT Notes or Domino applications. Lotus Quickr offers team spaces, and while Research In Motion are working on mobile integration, it's not here yet.

News Updates (January 21, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

BlueTie Collaboration is a business-class suite of applications including email with virus and spam protection, shared contacts, calendars, and files, instant messaging, and mobile access. Mainsoft previewed the SharePoint Integrator for Lotus Notes 8.5 The product also introduces support for federating SharePoint team appointments into the Notes calendar enabling business users to overlay their personal and team calendars. BlueTie for Mac.

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News Updates (June 9, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

In order to evaluate Eric Mack's eProductivity for Notes application, you need Lotus Notes. Unfortunately, as many people have learned, the IBM web site can be an overwhelming experience for an individual user that simply wants to download and try or buy Lotus Notes. Here's some information which you may find helpful: You can evaluate Lotus Notes for free, with the Lotus Notes 90-day Test Drive. Notes to Exchange in Europe.

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Notes on INV101 Strategy in Action: Messaging and Collaboration

Michael Sampson - Currents

Ed Brill, Director, Product Line Management at IBM Collaboration Solutions (Notes and Domino, IBM Docs, SmartCloud Notes, and more), is presenting the messaging and collaboration strategy session. Here are my notes: - 2011 in review - notable growth areas (Domino Express, Domino Servers, and deployments of Notes/Domino >100,000 seats), high adoption rate of 8.5.2, shipped Notes/Domino 8.5.3 - improvements in mail, calendar, designer, and Traveler.

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

Michael Sampson - Currents

Actually, I argued a similar line in my January 2006 article entitled Whose Fault Is It When Collaboration Software Sucks (mainly about Lotus Notes). can be implemented at a tooling level with Lotus Notes or Microsoft SharePoint, or one of the new fancy products. Pillar 4 (team-aware calendaring). This is the same essential argument that I’ve always held about Lotus Notes: if you purchased Lotus Notes just for email and calendaring, you made the wrong choice.

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News Updates (June 19, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

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. introduces new features that enable users to: (1) Manage SharePoint team events from the Lotus Notes 8.5 Mainsoft SharePoint Integrator 2.0.

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News Updates (May 14, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

And, traditional means for meeting coordination dominate the situation in today's businesses: email, electronic calendars and meeting requests, telephone and online calendars. From Notes to Google. Quest on Notes Migrations. In Notes Migrator for SharePoint 5.2

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News Updates (July 15, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Notes Migration to Google. Google released a new tool to help users migrate from Lotus Notes to Google Apps for the Enterprise. Google Tuesday set its sights on IBM, unveiling a tool to migrate Lotus Notes users to Google Apps and releasing a whitepaper laying out how to migrate Notes applications to Google's online infrastructure. Google Apps Migration for Lotus Notes lets users migrate mail, calendar and contacts from Lotus Notes to Google Apps.

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Novell GroupWise 8 Brings Enterprise 2.0 Capability to Personal Productivity Functions

Portals and KM

I spoke with Wendy Steinle – Director of Product Marketing at Novell, Alex Evans – Product Manager, Groupwise, and Travis Grandpre – Product Marketing Manager about GroupWise® 8, their cross-platform e-mail and calendaring solution.

Industry Updates (January 15, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

IBM Lotus Notes 8.5 At Macworld last week, IBM released the final edition of Lotus Notes 8.5 A big emphasis is on the "social" aspects: " Social characteristics include new integration with Google, Yahoo, and hundreds of other public Internet calendars -- blending the work and personal lives of busy professionals. Collaborative Drivers.

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News Updates (January 30, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

So, all of you Google Notebook users can now easily bring your notes, labels, and sections right into Evernote. Tungle and Lotus Notes. IBM and Tungle announced planned integration between the Tungle online calendaring service and IBM Lotus Notes. This new release also supports the migration of security access control (ACL) information between Lotus Notes, Lotus Quickr, and SharePoint (WSS, SPS 2003, and MOSS).

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News Updates (January 15, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

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. Alfresco for Lotus. Alfresco announced an integration with Lotus software. Alfresco Content Services for Lotus will be unveiled at Lotusphere. Microsoft: Move from Lotus. TimeBridge and Google Calendar. Panasonic to IBM.

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News Updates (October 21, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

IBM Lotus Symphony is the office productivity suite. Lotus Notes or hosted iNotes is for email, tasks and calendaring. Four options for integrating iCal events and to-dos with maps, including "Smart Calendar To Dos". Jive Gets $12 Million.

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News Updates (February 4, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Oracle Beehive is a unified collaboration solution providing a complete range of integrated collaboration services including conferencing, instant messaging, email, calendar, and team workspaces that can be deployed either on premise or as a hosted service. Qantas is dropping Lotus Notes and migrating to Exchange Server. Note to all: having small children makes sleep difficult. Oracle Beehive 2.0. Oracle posted version 2.0 of Oracle Beehive for download.

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News Updates (July 7, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

CSC, which already manages 700,000 Exchange and Lotus Notes e-mail accounts, will now have a trio of offerings, according to Brian Boruff, vice president of cloud computing for CSC: BPOS hosted by Microsoft; BPOS hosted in CSC's "Trusted Cloud," which will offer better security and will cost 20% to 40% more; and CSC's existing outsourced e-mail management services. More , Google Calendar Add-on. CSC Does BPOS. Computer Sciences Corp.

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Tech Talk: The “Gist” of Connecting Your Inbox with Your Social Network

Ant's Eyeview Blog

In today’s business world, the average working professional sends and receives about 160 e-mails a day and costs companies around $650 billion per year in wasted productivity.

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News Updates (October 8, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Lotus and iPhone. The new features, which include push e-mail, contacts, and calendar, enable iPhone users to work off-line, while allowing confidential data to be erased remotely if an iPhone is lost or stolen. IBM changed its pricing strategy for Domino Designer, offering a free edition for building Notes applications (as long as those apps are not connected to a Domino Server, eg, are run locally). Windows Phone.

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Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Opening Session

Portals and KM

This is the first in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2011. I first came to co-present a Lotus Notes based KM project with my client.   He noted that Lotus has always been about social connections. You can use Lotus apps natively.

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Collaborating Externally with Your Customers: The Final Frontier of Enterprise 2.0

Elsua

That’s when we start talking about how they could make use of Lotus Connections on the ibm.com Web site, or My developerWorks , or the Lotus Greenhouse.

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News Updates (October 16, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The Storm 2 retains all the enterprise-friendly features of its predecessor, which means it can receive push over-the-air e-mail, calendar, and contact information from companies with Microsoft Exchange, Lotus Domino, and Novell GroupWise setups. Tandberg Says No to Cisco.

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News Updates (June 26, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Scalix announced a new integration for the BlackBerry Enterprise Server, for wireless email and calendaring. What's Notes Good For? Eric wants to know what Lotus Notes is good for. " Still, many people think of Notes as email and they may not think of it well at that.

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News Updates (February 18, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Marc (Salesforce CEO) positions Chatter as follows : " The end of legacy collaboration software like Microsoft SharePoint and IBM Lotus Notes is here. ". BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express works with Microsoft Exchange 2010, 2007 and 2003 and Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008 and 2003 to provide users with secure, push-based, wireless access to email, calendar, contacts, notes and tasks, as well as other business applications and enterprise systems behind the firewall.

2010 117

My Top 5 iPad Apps of the Week – Week #4

Elsua

We use Lotus Traveler as the core platform to integrate with our messaging collaboration system, Lotus Notes — and users have full access to our VPN infrastructure “ Indeed, I can relate, very much, to what John ?Prusnick

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News Updates (May 21, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

That is because tools like Notes quickly went out of control and created a sprawling mess of information. Ed (from IBM) attended the webinar about Hamilton Beach switching from Lotus Notes to Google, and found much to be perplexed about. " Oh, and the Domino directory is *still* used as the master directory, somehow syncs up with Google, and of course means that they are still running Domino servers for mail (and "we're still going to have Notes applications").

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News Updates (May 13, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Notes and Domino 8.5.1. IBM announced the beta of Notes and Domino 8.5.1, IBM designed Lotus Notes 8.5.1 They include enhancements to the way people edit messages, work with widgets and calendars, and new options for customizing search. with new mobile device support, eg, the iPhone. " with agile development practices using social media such as blogs and Twitter to collect and make hundreds of refinements suggested by people who want to work smarter.

2009 89

Oracle Beehive 1.5: Still A Work-In-Progress

Collaborative Thinking

release notes: Oracle Beehive Extensions for Explorer. Enterprise Messaging (e-mail, calendar, tasks, contacts). Team Collaboration (document library, wiki, team calendar, micro-blogging, search, RSS, workflow, etc). Also, the focus is on Exchange exclusively yet there remains a large amount of Lotus Notes customers that also might be reconsidering their enterprise messaging direction.

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

Michael Sampson - Currents

a collaboration tool that supports team projects, with all project artifacts in one place (documents, timeline, team profiles, tasks, calendar meetings and events, etc.), inhouse variants (Lotus Notes, Lotus Quickr, Microsoft SharePoint, Jive Clearspace, etc.) 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).

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Green Chameleon » Building Information Neighbourhoods

Green Chameleon

They have a proliferation of repositories, including hundreds of Lotus Notes databases, not to mention document management systems, document supported workflow applications, intranets and other databases. Eg calendars, templates, planning documents.

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SocialText Putting A Little Social Into.Enterprise Wikis

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Other widgets are for productivity, like a calendar, or just for fun, like a YouTube widget. That said, I saw a demo of what IBM is doing with Lotus Notes 8, and it is the closest thing I have actually seen to the supposed ideal of Facebook for the enterprise.

Column 2 : Enterprise 2.0: Group Intelligence Panel

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Skip to content Home Calendar About Me Presentations BPM Events Disclosure { 2007 06 21 } Enterprise 2.0: His example was about when he upgraded to a new version of Lotus Notes and his Blackberry no longer worked, and he wanted to find out what to do (I resisted the urge to shout out “Buy Microsoft Outlook&# ); he pinged the internal Blackberry group and was soon in an interactive text chat with others who either had the same problem or who had a solution.

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