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

Portals and KM

Their new Notes edition now enables Lotus customers, many of whom have deployed SharePoint, to bring SharePoint functionality into the email environment for Notes users, without a costly migration to an all-Microsoft platform. Here is sample Notes screen that shows the harmon.ie

eProductivity for Lotus Notes - New Stand-alone Edition

Michael Sampson - Currents

eProductivity Stand-alone, a GTD-approved add-in for users of Lotus Notes, has officially launched : " eProductivity (www.eproductivity.com) announced today the launch of its new eProductivity Stand-alone app for IBM Lotus Notes users. Like other eProductivity apps, eProductivity Stand-alone helps Lotus Notes users stay successful while managing the flood of information – emails, IMs, voicemails, etc - they have to deal with every day.

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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. This topic is of interest to me as well - see my July 2007 piece called How to Make the Most of Lotus Notes/Domino , and my Lotus Roadmap report from last year - eg., Lotus Notes is different.

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eProductivity for Lotus Notes: New Standalone Editions, New Pricing, and More

Michael Sampson - Currents

Eric Mack and team at eProductivity announced a new a new set of standalone editions for eProductivity , GTD-software for Lotus Notes: " eProductivity, an app for IBM Lotus Notes, provides you with the tools you need to most effectively manage the flood of email and other "stuff" coming at you every day. If you use Lotus Notes and want to improve your productivity, I recommend you take a look at eProductivity.

IBM Verse – Email Reimagined

Michael Sampson - Currents

So what percentage of current Notes / Domino shops will transition (especially when you have a proven / market leading email system immediately available from Microsoft versus the brand new and potentially groundbreaking Verse; one with huge channel support and one … without)? And how much net new business will IBM get from outside the installed base of Notes / Domino? Collaboration - Social IBM Connections IBM Notes / Lotus Notes featured

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harmon.ie Goes Mobile, Bringing SharePoint to the iPad

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Their tools focus on increasing user adoption of collaboration tools include bringing central components of SharePoint into both Outlook and Lotus Notes. in Microsoft Outlook or IBM Lotus Notes. I have written about harmon.ie several times. See for example - Harmon.ie Provides Social Email to Help Drive Enterprise Collaboration Adoption.

Tough Week for IBM Notes

Michael Sampson - Currents

Two long-term Notes customers announced a shift away to something else over the past week. Coca-Cola Bottling Company United (one of 200 Coca-Cola bottlers worldwide) migrated 1,100 users to Microsoft Office 365, and PwC announced a new global alliance with Google and the migration of 45,000 PwC employees from Lotus Notes to Gmail and other Google apps.

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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. When employees received their Office update and especially when they were migrated from Lotus Notes to Outlook, the change agents were there to answer questions. All three strategies from the book are noted.

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Industry Updates -- Special Edition (January 16, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

eProductivity for Lotus Notes Ships. of eProductivity for Lotus Notes, a software application that brings David Allen's GTD methodology to life in Lotus Notes. With eProductivity, users reclaim up to 30 minutes each day by reducing the time it takes to capture ideas and commitments, process e-mail and manage information in Lotus Notes. eProductivity is the ultimate GTD implementation tool for Lotus Notes.

Harmon.ie 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. For Notes users, there is harmon.ie for SharePoint, Notes Edition. They have found that there are many companies that have Notes as email and also SharePoint.

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Introducing the Lotusphere Darwin Edition™

Portals and KM

In my last visit I co-presented a Lotus Notes based knowledge management project with my client, Ryder. This coming week I am excited to be returning to Lotusphere. This year I am coming back as a blogger to report on the event. 

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

Green Chameleon » Sharepoint and Magic

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Sharepoint and Magic In Singapore we’re surrounded by people who are struggling with dense jungles of Lotus Notes databases and Team Rooms which, because they were so easy to use, sucked up vast amounts of wonderful collaboration… but because they had very little governance or structure, grew like Topsy in all directions and eventually became too confusing to use.

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. Harmon.ie now the iPad and iPhone. The team at Harmon.ie created a very creative way of making the announcement.

Lotusphere 2011 Notes: IBM Social Business Partners

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This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2011. 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.

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Complete Listing of My Lotusphere 2011 Notes

Portals and KM

This is listing of my notes on  Lotusphere 2011. I first came to co-present a Lotus Notes based KM project with my client. The posts listed below comprise the complete listing of my notes on Lotusphere and what Darwin is doing related to Lotusphere.

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Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Interviews – Kevin Cavanaugh - Mobile and Social

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This is another a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2011. I first came to co-present a Lotus Notes based KM project with my client. For the past nine years he was the VP of the Notes and Domino business.   It also allows for offline capability as you have with Notes replication. Kevin added that with Lotus Connections there will be a VPN solution.  I am very pleased to be back after ten years.

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Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Press Conference

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This is the second in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2011. I first came to co-present a Lotus Notes based KM project with my client. To the left you can see the sun rise as I went to the first session. I am very pleased to be back after ten years.

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Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Social Business for SMBs

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This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2012. Lotus Notes is their main collaboration tool.   Also, the ability of Notes to be viewed through a browser will be great. I am very pleased to be back again after last year.

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

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This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2011.   Andy McAfee licked it off and you see my notes in the previous post. Charlie said a major part of his role is to make it easy to integrate Lotus technology and add more social to apps. 

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"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. Writing 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.

Changing the world of work: it takes a network

Patti Anklam

After 20+ years working with collaboration tools (beginning with a Lotus Notes precursors) I was seeing, demonstrated, that the future had finally arrived.

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Improving User Adoption of SharePoint By Streamlining Essential Tasks - the Harmon.ie Study Findings

Michael Sampson - Currents

shared the results of its recent challenge about making SharePoint easier to use for business users , and the impact of this on adoption and uptake: " Business users can complete Microsoft SharePoint document sharing and other collaboration tasks six times faster when accessing SharePoint directly from Microsoft Outlook or IBM Lotus Notes, based on the results of the SharePoint User Challenge conducted by social email vendor harmon.ie Harmon.ie

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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. Today'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. Read more: Ed Brill, LotusLive Notes adds Hosted BlackBerry, Android, other new features.

Technology Review Tackles Collaboration Tools

Michael Sampson - Currents

David Kirkpatrick foresaw the impact of tools like Lotus Notes on the office, back in 1992. MIT's Technology Review publication kicked off its new topic for the month: Collaboration Tools. The series is set up with this paragraph: " Powerful software and widespread Internet connectivity are making it easier than ever for people to work together no matter where they happen to be. Throughout March we will look at the latest tools for collaboration within and between organizations.

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. So what do we do with Lotus Notes, and by implication, the other products from Lotus Software? Is there still life left in Lotus? Five Myths About Lotus Notes. Published: January 2010.

My App Gap Posts for February 2012

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Brings Social Email to Lotus Notes. The AppGap posts began toward the end of January 2008.    Here, I am primarily doing product commentaries with a few other things thrown in. Below are the ones for February. There will be more in March. Are Mobile Users Supported on the Enterprise Level? NetBase Partners with SAP to Bring Social Media Analysis Across the Enterprise. Awareness Provides Social Media Command Center. harmon.ie

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.

Social XYZ: Got my answer in 30 minutes. with IBM Connections.

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Twitter Labels lotus-connections (9) demo (4) greenhouse (3) ibm-connections (2) iphone (2) reviewer-guide (2) social-business (2) web-2.0 (2) Lotus Connections 3 Demonstration - On An iPhone Lotus Connections 3 Reviewers Guide Lotus Connections 3 Demonstration - Create New Act.

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Achieving "Eureka!" (Martin White, Intranet Focus) #intranets2012 @intranetfocus

Michael Sampson - Currents

one of Martin's clients - 33,000 employees, have 14,000 Lotus Notes applications, and 45 TB of data. At the start of day two of Intranets 2012, Martin White from Intranet Focus in the UK is talking on the topic of Achieving Eureka. James said "Martin is probably the most experienced intranet consultant in the world.".

Collaborative Note-Taking and Research Patterns - Three Architectural Options

Michael Sampson - Currents

Tim argues that being successful with collaborative note-taking requires mapping the different research patterns : " Previously, we discussed how a resurgence in electronic note-taking application popularity is the latest trend to result from the consumerization of IT: employees are using note-taking apps outside of work, especially on mobile devices, and bringing their desktop counterparts into the organization. Lotus Notes, anyone?

News Updates (July 22, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Make Notes Personal. Eric argues that Lotus Notes needs to be made "personal" for it to work. The solution to making Notes users happy is to find ways to shift their perspective from Notes as an impersonal technology to Notes as personal tool to get things done. Think about the way that Lotus Notes is deployed and used in your organization. Ask yourself what you can do to make Notes personal. SaaS Drivers.

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.

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? Is there still life left in Lotus? Tags: Enterprise Collaboration Lotus

Traction Releases TeamPage Attivio Plus and Social Enterprise Web

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I have covered Traction Software a number of times (for example, Traction Team Page 5.1 Moves Forward with Project Management Capabilities and Traction Introduces New Capabilities and Partners with Team Page 4.2 ). At E2.0 Boston 2011 Traction announced two major new capabilities.

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. CASAHL announced a forthcoming upgrade to its tools for analyzing, integrating and migrating Lotus Notes applications to Microsoft technologies.

Share2011 - On the Exhibition Floor with BA Insight

Michael Sampson - Currents

BA Insight is showing enterprise search for SharePoint, and visual enhancements - such as document preview, federated search, graphic refiners, and content integration from over 30 systems (Lotus Notes, Worksite, Zantaz, SAP, and Salesforce, among others). Conference Notes

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. Recommendation - Michael and other attendees, take a look at what Eric Mack is doing with eProductivity for Lotus Notes. Being Effective Conference Notes

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.

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. This quarter are releasing Lotus Notes Social Edition - with new features like in-line replying, previewing of files, easy notification of new document versions, etc. sharing links to files via Lotus Notes sidebar, instead of sending the file itself. -.