Lotus Connections Update from Lowe's Companies — "Valuable"

Michael Sampson - Currents

Lowe's , a major home improvement chain in the United States, implemented Lotus Connections in 2010 to support an enterprise collaboration strategy. Susan recently changed that, by posting about some of the value gained from Connections at Lowe's : " During beta tests, an enterprising Paint Department employee decided to try something new to demonstrate the ease of cleaning a Teflon paint tray. Collaboration Lotus User Adoption

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

Portals and KM

provides a cross-platform suite of enterprise collaboration products designed to boost user adoption of dominant enterprise collaboration tools. Provides Social Email to Help Drive Enterprise Collaboration Adoption ). harmon.ie

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Bayer Material Science to Implement Lotus Connections

Michael Sampson - Currents

Bayer Material Science is implementing Lotus Connections. The company, which is part of the Bayer Group headquartered in Germany, chose IBM Lotus Connections to help improve collaboration and information sharing among its 14,300 employees worldwide. With Lotus Connections, employees can more easily find experts in specific areas of the business and can collaborate on projects with coworkers who are located in different parts of the world, according to IBM. ".

IBM Support for Collaboration on Mobile Devices: An Update

Michael Sampson - Currents

I had the opportunity today to present a slide showing our current and planned future device support for IBM collaboration and Lotus solutions on the relevant enterprise mobile platforms -- Apple, Android, Blackberry, and Nokia. ". Enterprise Mobility Lotus

Harmon.ie Provides Social Email to Push Enterprise Collaboration Adoption

Portals and KM

has now released a cross-platform suite of enterprise collaboration products designed to boost user adoption of the dominant enterprise collaboration tools.   These include bringing central components of SharePoint into both Outlook and Lotus Notes. Harmon.ie

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IBM Lotus Connections, in plain English " Connected

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Connected Search Archives IBM Lotus Connections, in plain English Edit: I used to be the IBM Lotus Connections Technical Evangelist. I am now the Social Enterprise Evangelist at Jive Software. So, what is Lotus Connections?

Using IBM Lotus Connections 2.5

Elsua

IBM’s Lotus Connections v2.5 My fellow colleague, and good friend, Luis Benitez , has already been sharing some details over at Lotus Connections 2.5 And relevant information resources are starting to become available for everyone as well, like the Lotus Connections v2.5

Working Smarter … (IBM Lotus Software)

Elsua

Remember that short video clip I shared not long ago under the title " Smarter Collaboration Your Way (Video from IBM) " that reminded us all of how social software, and its enterprise adoption, is all about making us work smarter, but not necessarily harder?

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. but perhaps that's the cost of growing up and becoming an enterprise platform. Collaboration Culture Enterprise Collaboration Lotus SharePointAs part of their series on collaboration, Jodi from Technology Review interviewed Irene Greif at IBM about the psychology of collaboration.

Lotus Knows IdeaJam Still Under Way!

Elsua

Yes, indeed, check out Lotus Knows IdeaJam. Either way, Lotus Knows IdeaJam has been enjoying a tremendous success!

Lotus Connections Widgets But Not OpenSocial

Collaborative Thinking

Which leads to a question - will people be comfortable providing their employer/enterprise applications with personal passwords for accounts they use on a personal basis? What happens if the Twiiter account is hacked - does the employer bear some risk if the passwords are vulnerable (not managed as peers with enterprise passwords). Do you like the widgets that are available on Lotus Connections in the Greenhouse, like the Facebook, Flickr, MySpace and Twitter widgets?

Interview with David Allen on Lotus Notes

Michael Sampson - Currents

The main focus of our conversation was his use of Lotus Notes as a tool to support his work and life. In other words, while we did speak about the power of Lotus Notes for group and organizational collaboration, my conversation with David was oriented around the power of Lotus Notes to enable individual effectiveness and efficiency. . PART ONE: The Power of Lotus Notes. 04m10s What David finds great about Lotus Notes. PART TWO: eProductivity for Lotus Notes.

User Adoption Strategies for Lotus Connections

Michael Sampson - Currents

Earlier this week, The UC View published my article on Lotus Connections, with a focus on end user adoption strategies. It's called From Intermittent to Connected — Help Your Users Embrace Lotus Connections , and is available to subscribers to The UC View. Here's the overview: " Convincing end users to adopt new social software tools such as IBM Lotus Connections can be challenging. Tags: Enterprise Collaboration lotus connections

The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections — Communities: The Driving Force of Enterprise 2.0

Elsua

That one of having strong and healthy communities that can help accelerate, tremendously, the adoption rate of social software within the enterprise. They will be the ones that will make your Enterprise 2.0

OpenNTF – Bookmark Viewer for IBM Lotus Connections Dogear

Elsua

I am sure you would agree with me that Social Computing, and, in particular, social software tools, still have got plenty of different challenges within the enterprise in order to provoke that massive cultural shift most of us have been looking forward to for a long while.

Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary

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They have also been rather instrumental in helping understand the new kind of leadership that’s emerging with social networking, the Future of Collaborative Enterprise and its rather complex environment and how we all start to fit in together in such ever changing landscape of Social Business.

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Request for Interviews: End-User Training for Lotus Connections

Michael Sampson - Currents

I'm working on a research report on end-user training approaches for Lotus Connections, and am looking to speak with people that are using Connections at their place of work. Tags: Enterprise Collaboration lotus connections I'm looking for insight into the end-user training approaches embraced at your firm. I'm looking to draw general trend statements, rather than to quote specific experiences. Please get in touch if we can speak soon. My thanks.

Traction Releases TeamPage Attivio Plus and Social Enterprise Web

Portals and KM

Social Enterprise Web allows you to discover, discuss, tag, task and use external documents or database records discovered by search or selected with a TeamPage badge (a "Like" button for collaboration). Social Enterprise Web is an integrated search and badging capability.

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

Collaborative Thinking

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. If Connections is allowed to run fast and not be overly concerned with bootstrapping other Lotus products - it has the opportunity to get IBM into "Microsoft shops" and go on the offensive rather than merely trying to protect the install base. Microsoft announced a flurry of partnerships last summer around the time of the Enterprise 2.0

IBM Lotusphere and CONNECT 2012 – Here We Go Again! #ls12 #IBMConnect

Elsua

IBM Innovation Learning Social Enterprise TravellingYesterday was my last vacation day and today, once again, to kick off another exciting year ahead of living social , and a few other things, I am sure!,

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[Podcast] This Week in Lotus 018: A World Without Email? Or Blackberries?

Elsua

This Week in Lotus 018 – A world without email? Taking Notes Episode 121: 2010.09.17 – Evangelizing Lotus Connections “, and over the course of 37 minutes, you will be able to listen to co-hosts Bruce Elgort and ?

The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections – Innovate or Die

Elsua

If yesterday I talked about the latest adventures of Molly exploring social software within the enterprise with IBM’s own Lotus Connections , today I thought I would go and check out what " The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections " has been up to lately.

IBM adds New Mobility Options to LotusLive Notes

Michael Sampson - Currents

IBM announced the addition of new mobility capabilities to its hosted edition of Lotus Notes - LotusLive Notes. Enterprise Mobility LotusToday's service update is notable mainly for the improvements to mobile access for LotusLive Notes. A new service, IBM LotusLive Notes Hosted BlackBerry, offers a fixed-price, pay as you go full BES capability listing at US$10/user/month.

The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections – On the Business Case for Corporate Blogging

Elsua

Well, it looks like Jean Francois decided to tap into this very same thing as well and the second episode of " The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections " is now based on blogging and the many benefits of having a corporate blog.

The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections — Collaborating Effectively through Wikis

Elsua

Like I said, I will be responding to Andy’s blog post with a bit more detail later on this week… for now let’s go and enjoy " The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections " — episode #3 and see how much you could relate to the story shared… Or not.).

The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections – On the Misuse of Email

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In this particular example, it showcases IBM’s Lotus Connections (The Files component, to be more precise, which is by now one of my favourite social software tools behind the IBM firewall!

The Man Who Should The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections – Tag, You’re It!

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Top 10 Use Cases Enterprise Microsharing Will Help You Get Less Email

Elsua

And that’s why I decided to put together this blog post over here today sharing my list of the Top 10 Reasons Enterprise Microsharing Will Help You Get Less Email. And that’s exactly what enterprise microsharing enables knowledge workers to do, specially when working virtually.

Notes from INV301 IBM's Social Business Strategy

Michael Sampson - Currents

But in the enterprise, we have old/outdated systems. Collaboration Conference Notes LotusAt Lotusphere 2012, Douglas Heintzman (Director of Strategy, IBM Collaboration Solutions) and Andrew Warzecha (VP of Strategy, IBM Solutions Group) are presenting on IBM's social business strategy. Here's my notes: - Will be talking about some of the thinking within IBM about the forces that are changing the marketplace, and what IBM should do to help customers succeed.

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There's Product Announcements and There's Creative Product Announcements - Harmon.ie for iPad Fits into the Latter #sharepoint #ipad

Michael Sampson - Currents

provides a way of integrating SharePoint documents, data, and people information into Outlook, Lotus Notes, Google, and. Enterprise Mobility SharePointHarmon.ie now the iPad and iPhone. The team at Harmon.ie created a very creative way of making the announcement.

Lotusphere 2012 - Opening General Session

Michael Sampson - Currents

Organizations can do a partial wipe of data - for enterprise BYOD programs. 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". guest speaker for today. - "don't play the result - act in the moment." If you are about to get hit in the face with a pie, don't act like you know what's coming next.

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

Michael Sampson - Currents

To answer this, we need first to compare SharePoint to the other options out there for enterprise collaboration, i.e., best-of-breed, purpose-built social computing platforms, like Jive, Lotus Connections or Socialtext. I like the diagrammatical way of stating Enterprise 2.0 In other words, if you only have SharePoint you'll "fail" in this area, but most enterprise customers who put SharePoint in have Exchange, and some have Lync.

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

Michael Sampson - Currents

Last week, Adriian Bloem, an Analyst at CMS Watch, wrote a blog post on the difference between SharePoint and Lotus Notes. If you have a Microsoft-centric developer, then obviously Visual Studio will be easier to work with compared to being a Microsoft-centric developer and trying to get your head around Lotus Notes. Just for fun, if you want some more reading, head over and see my July 2007 blog post, on How to Make the Most of Lotus Notes/Domino.

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Lotusphere 2011 Notes: IBM Social Business Partners

Portals and KM

I first came to co-present a Lotus Notes based KM project with my client. They make it easier for experts or others to both create and then publish video into such environments as Lotus Cionnections. This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2011.

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harmon.ie Goes Mobile, Bringing SharePoint to the iPad

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Provides Social Email to Help Drive Enterprise Collaboration Adoption. Their tools focus on increasing user adoption of collaboration tools include bringing central components of SharePoint into both Outlook and Lotus Notes. for iPad, greatly extending then reach of collaboration capabilities for the enterprise.  For the iPad to realize its potential it must have the ability to bring in enterprise apps such as SharePoint. in Microsoft Outlook or IBM Lotus Notes.

Connected - IBM Lotus Connections, in plain English

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Connected Search Archives IBM Lotus Connections, in plain English Edit: I used to be the IBM Lotus Connections Technical Evangelist. I am now the Social Enterprise Evangelist at Jive Software. So, what is Lotus Connections?

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

Michael Sampson - Currents

See my How to Make the Most of Lotus Notes/Domino blog post, for more on this idea. Collaboration Enterprise Collaboration User AdoptionWriting for CMSWire, Oscar from Sweden advocates focusing on improving practices via collaboration technology : " The key question is not if people have adopted a certain technology, but rather how they are using it and how new and improved practices are being adopted.

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

Michael Sampson - Currents

draw a distinction between social cooperation and enterprise collaboration. Enterprise = projects, and project management. The social cooperation is handled by Connections; SharePoint does the Enterprise Collaboration. Conference Notes Lotus SharePoint User AdoptionBert Oberholz and Cindy Schlebusch from BMS are talking about BMS's implementation of Connections, and the integration with Microsoft technologies.

Enterprise Social Messaging: Vendor Replies

Collaborative Thinking

Yammer, despite multiple requests, did not respond to my earlier post on the need for tools in this category to support policy, integration, security and other capabilities expected by enterprise decision-makers. We have been providing software as a service to enterprise clients for almost four years now in a variety of sectors including government, entertainment, retail, and media. Socialcast's Google Gadget can be integrated into Gmail, iGoogle, or Lotus Notes 8.

UC And Web 2.0 / Enterprise 2.0

Collaborative Thinking

Over on the Enterprise 2.0 Web 2.0 / Enterprise 2.0. IM will replace direct messaging in enterprise social messaging tools. The obvious opportunity for UC vendors is to augment Web 2.0 / Enterprise 2.0 IBM is trying to keep Sametime relevant in a traditional collaboration and UC market - Lotus Connections is IBM's social play. in an enterprise UC architecture. Enterprise 2.0 Tags: Enterprise 2.0