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. Being Effective Lotus

Bayer Material Science Adopts Lotus Connections - An Update on Value and Adoption

Michael Sampson - Currents

Last November, I pointed to the announcement that Bayer Material Science in Germany was implementing Lotus Connections. Lotus Connections followed an earlier attempt using different technology - which was more about knowledge management. Kurt discovered Lotus Connections - which was about "collaboration," not "knowledge management." BMS is currently using Lotus Connections 3.0. Collaboration Collaboration Culture Lotus User Adoption

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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. Busy professionals often feel overwhelmed with the volume of work-related information they have to process and manage.

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

Using IBM Lotus Connections 2.5


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

Lotus Knows IdeaJam Still Under Way!


Yes, indeed, check out Lotus Knows IdeaJam. Either way, Lotus Knows IdeaJam has been enjoying a tremendous success! IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing

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. 25m28s Databases for managing team projects?

The Psychology of Collaboration - Dr Irene Greif for Technology Review

Michael Sampson - Currents

Knowledge management failed; social software does knowledge management as part of work. Irene: I think it is not about the technology per se, but more about finding technologies that are resilient against controls [by management]. 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. Slowly, over time, [IT managers demanded more control].

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The art of managing knowledge management

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The Downside of Twitter Is SharePoint the Lotus Notes of the 21st Century? They are both practical considerations when managing knowledge management programs. Managers just dont get it. They are hearing part of it (the rapid adoption part) but not the self-managed part.

Lotus Connections Widgets But Not OpenSocial

Collaborative Thinking

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? Lotus Connections iWidgets are available on the Lotus Greenhouse catalog for download.

OpenNTF – Bookmark Viewer for IBM Lotus Connections Dogear


And the latest example is coming from one of my favourite social software tools: IBM’s Lotus Connections. Actually, from one of the components I have started to rely very heavily on over the last couple of years: Dogear (Now graciously renamed Bookmarks after Lotus Connections v2.5

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


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


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.

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


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


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


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


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


IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing

Lotusphere 2012 - Opening General Session

Michael Sampson - Currents

Alister Rennie, General Manager. But technology is not all that matters - leadership, change management. -. social business is not an IT project, or a management edict. -. community management (adoption and finding new ways of working). -. Demo by Brian: - Demo of content management for the Web, on iPad. Overall - improving healthcare while managing costs. Conference Notes Lotuslast year IBM introduced social business.

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The Business Case for Enterprise Social Bookmarking: $4.6 Million a Year in Cost Savings!


Personal Knowledge Management by Harold Jarche ( BlueIQ Ambassadors ). Over the last few years we have been using Lotus Connections’ Dogear (Now renamed as Bookmarks ), where we have been storing over 1 million public bookmarks (Over 640k of them unique!),

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. Some service improvements have been added from both the administration/management point of view and also some usability enhancements in LotusLive Notes web. ". Enterprise Mobility LotusToday's service update is notable mainly for the improvements to mobile access for LotusLive Notes.

Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All


In that year, IBM decided to productise all of those wonderful social interactions and create, as a result of it, a single product: IBM Connections , formerly known as Lotus Connections. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Productivity Tools Social Computing

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Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary


Like I have been saying in a good number of occasions, there are a couple of incredibly good use cases for corporate email to still survive nice and dandy: 1) Managing Calendaring & Scheduling events and 2) Hosting 1:1 confidential, or rather sensitive, conversations in a private manner.

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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. Notes Traveler (expanded devices, more management capabilities, more user capabilities, support for Sametime and Connections), XPages, and more. -. talking about the adoption of Notes - has 120,000 IBM Lotus Notes users. -. Conference Notes Lotus


Social Business Begins by Unleashing Your Business Talent


explanation of how Cattail came into existence a few years back, and how it then inspired the launch of the product service known as Lotus Connections Files shortly afterwards. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing

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

Michael Sampson - Currents

Enterprise = projects, and project management. Also document management. 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. My notes on the session: - Bayer - three main business areas: crop science, health care, and material science. Global organization - 113,000 employees, in 291 subsidiaries. Have companies in almost every country.

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.

Enterprise Microblogging Use Cases: Help Reduce Your Inbox Clutter!


IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing Earlier on today, and through my Twitter stream, I bumped into a rather interesting blog post put together by Chelsi Nakano under the heading “? Enterprise 2.0

Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Twitter For Business


Yesterday evening, my time, I attended a rather interesting webcast with Sandy Carter , IBM’s Worldwide Sales Vice President, IBM Social Business, Collaboration, and Lotus Sales and Evangelism, along with Jeremiah Owyang , Industry Analyst at Altimeter Group , on the topic of Why Be Social?

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Notes on ASK102 Ask the Product Managers

Michael Sampson - Currents

In the third-to-last slot at IBM Connect 2013, the Ask the Product Managers session is kicking off. Each product manager is introducing themselves: - Ed Brill - he will be moving to a new role in IBM in the mobility area. Lisa - Sametime (offering manager). Rene - Connections (on Pure, compliance, Content Manager). Sean - IBM Docs, and Lotus Protector. Jane - Domino offering management. Chris Baker - SmartCloud Notes offering manager.

IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 Highlights – Get Social, Do Business!


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Rawn Shah’s Social Networking for Business: A Review

Portals and KM

In this book Rawn brings together patterns and best practices based on his experience managing worldwide online communities at IBM. I was a big fan of Lotus Quickplace as Quickr was called when it first came out and promoted it with a number of clients.

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Notes on "Developing IBM Notes Help Desk Gurus" at AusLUG 2013 - with Karen Hooper

Michael Sampson - Currents

Karen is the author of IBM Lotus Notes 8.5 We don't ever have help desk sessions at Lotus User Groups or Lotusphere. Install on Lotus Notes - how to install the Notes client, and what the various files do. Roaming - simplifies the task of managing users PC's. Conference Notes LotusIn the first session after lunch, Karen Hooper from Dr Notes , is presenting on developing IBM Notes Help Desk Gurus. User Guide. Some notes: 1. This session is an experiment.

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. Harmon.ie has now released a cross-platform suite of enterprise collaboration products designed to boost user adoption of the dominant enterprise collaboration tools.

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

Michael Sampson - Currents

Michael Janz from Priority Management is presenting on the challenges of being effective in getting your work done. Started with time management. Have been focusing on contextualizing their principles within Lotus Notes and other tools of the day. The study was building on the book - A Bias for Action - and found that only 10% of managers were in the purposefulness quadrant.

Lotusphere 2010: Notes from Day 1

Michael Sampson - Currents

From IBM's press release about LotusLive : - IBM created LotusLive Labs, to bring together IBM Research and Lotus around enhancing cloud collaboration services and capabilities. IBM is now accepting requests to participate in the LotusLive Notes managed beta program ".

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 makes awareness and discovery much faster than managing alerts, search queries, or browsing through countless news/blogs/social web sites. 

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.

Lotusphere 2011 - Some Notes from Afar

Michael Sampson - Currents

This week the Lotus faithful are meeting in Orlando for the annual Lotusphere 2011 conference. IBM also announced other things during the conference: - Lotus Symphony, IBM's office productivity suite to compete with Microsoft Office, is expected to be available in 2H2011.