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. harmon.ie

IBM Verse – Email Reimagined

Michael Sampson - Currents

I can’t foresee a wholesale migration in the Microsoft customer ecosystem to IBM Verse, especially given the revitalized Microsoft of the past 6 months. 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)?

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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.

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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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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.

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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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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.

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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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News Updates (May 14, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

From Notes to Google. Hamilton Beach recently migrated its email from Lotus Notes to Google Apps; but has kept applications on Domino. Because of the complexity, we upgrade our Lotus Notes/Domino environment about every five years. Quest on Notes Migrations.

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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. Xobni Plus.

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Lotusphere 2011 Notes: IBM Social Business Partners

Portals and KM

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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Rebooting the iMac. Some Items to Share

Michael Sampson - Currents

Peter looks at the challenges of migrating from one collaboration system to another , in this case away from Lotus Notes. My computer has 105 open tabs in Safari, and I need to restart it (which hasn't happened for. at least two weeks). here's some of those: Thinking about Collaboration Inside. Fredric writes about the emergence of the social intranet , and some of the challenges inside organizations.

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News Updates (July 27, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Notes to Exchange Migration. million people started the migration from Notes to Exchange and SharePoint in the last fiscal year. million people began the switch to Exchange and SharePoint from Notes. Benefits of "Enterprise Twitter".

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News Updates (February 4, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Qantas is dropping Lotus Notes and migrating to Exchange Server. From an executive: " "Subject to satisfactory piloting, we anticipate the migration to be substantially completed by the end of the year." It is expected that around 20,000 staff will be migrated to the Microsoft platform. 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 (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. adds support for Lotus Quickr for Portal, FileNet, and Content Manager, and expands existing support for Lotus Quickr document libraries, standard and custom forms and pages, discussion threads, wikis, and blogs.

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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. Binary Tree and Casahl will release undisclosed migration tools in February.

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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. From Notes to SharePoint with Binary Tree.

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Why Lotusphere 2009 Is Important

Collaborative Thinking

This year's Lotusphere could very well be a make-or-break moment for the Lotus brand and solution portfolio. I don't want this post to be a timeline and reflection on what's gone wrong over the past several years with Lotus but I do want to point out the two major themes that have negatively defined IBM's "thought leadership" and competitive positioning vs. Microsoft: . In 2009, it will be left to the Notes/Domino and Symphony team to carry that torch.

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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. " For the migration itself, it's been a basically five-month process for 500 users. Hamilton Beach had to hire two business partners to handle the migration and coexistence. Could they have upgraded to Notes/Domino 8.x

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News Updates (September 10, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Metalogix Software, a leading provider of migration, restoration, and archiving solutions for Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft SharePoint®, today announced that it is actively building the company’s global channel partner network of systems integrators and distributors for its award-winning product line of solutions for email archiving, SharePoint backup and SharePoint migration. Cisco on TelePresence.

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Is Social Business Ready to Face Internet Traffic Jams?

Elsua

It’s an old concept, I know, coming from groupware, ( Lotus Notes anyone?)

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News Updates (October 14, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Oracle Beehive Session Notes. Mike shares his notes on the Oracle OpenWorld session on Oracle Beehive. The move off Oracle, of course, wasn't trivial -- the majority of the newspaper's databases were under Oracle -- and problems that "could never happen" during the migration happened, but it saved the ailing company more than $100,000. Still, how does a CIO decide when the savings are worth the risk and the time spent researching and migrating of changing technology vendors?

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Coveo Expresso Available as Free Basic Level Enterprise Search Tool

Portals and KM

A subset of these modules forms the core for Expresso and they are the migration points for people who want to move beyond what the free product offers. I want to share this post I did that first appeared in AppGap to make you aware of a free search tool for those in a Microsoft environment.

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Oracle Beehive 1.5: Still A Work-In-Progress

Collaborative Thinking

release notes: Oracle Beehive Extensions for Explorer. Oracle has not articulated an effective migration / co-existence strategy. 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. IBM (Notes, Quickr) and Microsoft (SharePoint), as well as historical players such as EMC (eRoom), are dominant providers of collaborative workspaces.

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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’m part of IBM Lotus Technical Sales, and it is my job to help folks understand what Lotus Connections is and how to use it well.

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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’m part of IBM Lotus Technical Sales, and it is my job to help folks understand what Lotus Connections is and how to use it well.

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