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. I know Andy was hoping this kind of effect was going to happen as a consequence of providing a way for people to share these kinds of ideas and questions. Collaboration Lotus User Adoption

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

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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. ".

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. Kurt, the CIO at BMS, kindly responded to my blog post and shared more. BMS needed some way of capturing their knowledge and sharing it with the younger employees. Lotus Connections followed an earlier attempt using different technology - which was more about knowledge management. BMS is currently using Lotus Connections 3.0.

Can Using Facebook Within Your Organization Add Value?

Leading Virtually

I often hear from business leaders that while they see some value in using Facebook for business-to-customer interaction, they see little value in using it internally.

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?

IBM Verse – Email Reimagined

Michael Sampson - Currents

Much has been promised on this front, but until the purchase orders start flowing and market share numbers are tallied, we just won’t know. Collaboration - Social IBM Connections IBM Notes / Lotus Notes featured It’s hard to separate fact from fiction on a day like today. Something deeply real from merely smoke and mirrors. Of course I’m talking about the news and announcement from IBM around Mail Next, the code name for what has become IBM Verse.

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Lotus Knows IdeaJam Still Under Way!

Elsua

Yes, indeed, check out Lotus Knows IdeaJam. Yes, the usual 72 hours for these kind of online collaborative events where thousands of people flock into a single online space to share their ideas on how to do things better around a specific set of topics that have been predefined before.

OpenNTF – Bookmark Viewer for IBM Lotus Connections Dogear

Elsua

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

The Psychology of Collaboration - Dr Irene Greif for Technology Review

Michael Sampson - Currents

Why collaboration requires the sharing of pre-finished thinking and artifacts. 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. 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.

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

Elsua

They still play an important role in my day to day knowledge sharing and collaborative activities, whether discussions in real time prime above all, while watching them live, or participating as one of the guests in the various conversations.

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.

Comments on Attending and Speaking at AusLUG 2012 in Melbourne

Michael Sampson - Currents

In terms of the event: - Ed Brill , Ted Stanton, and Stuart Duguid of IBM started the proceedings with a shared keynote. I'll talk about the SharePoint results for the first time at Share 2012 in three weeks. - Conference Notes LotusYesterday I had the privilege of attending and speaking at AusLUG 2012 in Melbourne. I was only able to attend for the day, in light of my other recent and upcoming travel commitments. which made for an awfully long day.

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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

What I’m going to share with you is a story that will explain, very nicely, why its misuse keeps falling short of everyone’s expectations as a powerful collaborative and knowledge sharing tool.

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

Elsua

Funny enough, if you would ask me for the number #1 misuse of email file sharing will be it, by far!; the scenario that we go through every time we share a file through email.

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

Elsua

Being able to tap into a community of several hundred facilitators (Of their own communities, of course) to share experiences, lessons learned, knowhow, community building techniques, and so forth, is a privilege that very few people can get exposed to in a lifetime.

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

Elsua

Here is the trick though that I keep sharing with folks all around; instead of just tagging yourself with tags related to your skills, your current job, etc. Did you share your passion(s) across?)

Notes from INV301 IBM's Social Business Strategy

Michael Sampson - Currents

Social technology is changing the way we live - huge uptake of Facebook and content sharing, more smartphones will ship than PCs in 2012, more informed consumers. 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.

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Lotusphere 2012 - Opening General Session

Michael Sampson - Currents

Collective intelligence - discover and share new ideas, augment skills and distribute workload, and improve forecasting effectiveness. - There is a "share" button across multiple apps - for internal and external postings. - Within communities, there is a shared activity stream. -. Sharing of business card via a QRcode. in WebSphere Portal Next - will enhance with data sharing, people directory, and more. Conference Notes Lotus

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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.

Finding Experts in Your Company … Through Micro-Sharing

Elsua

But then came our internal deployment of Lotus Connections Profiles and its Boards feature that took the whole concept of micro-sharing/-blogging into a new level.

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. And thanks, too, for sharing your perception of what I do. I like what CMS Watch stands for: independent advice for people making decisions about technology.

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

Michael Sampson - Currents

Could not share information, or make things visible. -. 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.

Rebooting the iMac. Some Items to Share

Michael Sampson - Currents

HP shares 25 tips for smarter meetings. 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.

harmon.ie Goes Mobile, Bringing SharePoint to the iPad

Portals and KM

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. They can access the latest version of the document, edit it from wherever they are and share it with the team when they are back online. I have written about harmon.ie several times. See for example - Harmon.ie Provides Social Email to Help Drive Enterprise Collaboration Adoption.

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

Elsua

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!),

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. The goal is to increase user adoption of the broader collaboration platforms now available and stop sharing docs as attachments to email. Harmon.ie

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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.

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Green Chameleon » Cynicism and the Propaganda of KM

Green Chameleon

Bloggers whose views I otherwise respect have been waxing lyrical about a slew of IBM and Lotus videos on KM released onto YouTube. One in particular, made by Lotus in 2000 (back when KM was still chic) particularly gets my goat.

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. start working with the help desk - (a) provide some training, (b) have team meetings where people share a tip for users, (c) ask your team to give tips to end users when they are doing support calls, (d) integrate your training team with the help desk, and more. Install on Lotus Notes - how to install the Notes client, and what the various files do.

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Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Interviews - Doug Heintzman on Social Business

Portals and KM

The first one for me was with Doug Heintzman, Director, Lotus Strategy. In this capacity he is responsible for Lotus’ over all strategic direction. In 2001-2003 I was the Executive Sponsor of the Accenture – Lotus alliance from the Accenture side.   Times have changed and I like the new social direction that IBM/Lotus is taking. You now capture and share experiences remotely. It used to be that information was power so people did not want to share.

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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. desktop users to securely share documents, get real-time document and colleague status update, and connect with colleagues anywhere, anytime. ". Harmon.ie

Can Using Facebook Within Your Organization Add Value?

Leading Virtually

Additionally, this effect of social interaction on knowledge transfer became stronger the more the business units competed with each other for market share. Users can also post photos, create lists to share their thoughts, and organize events.

Social Business Begins by Unleashing Your Business Talent

Elsua

For years, IBM’s IT office had a file-sharing service in place, but hardly anyone used it. 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.

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Enterprise Microblogging Use Cases: Help Reduce Your Inbox Clutter!

Elsua

Roll-up: Businesses Love Microblogging “, which is pretty close to another one shared by her the previous day under the title “? Knowledge Sharing out in the Open.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Google Buzz Labels: ibm-connections , profile , social-business , use-case 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Hi, Im Ron Denham.

IBM Takes the Wraps off Connections 4

Michael Sampson - Currents

In late August I posted about the imminent release of Version 4 of IBM Connections, a suite of applications that supports team collaboration, enterprise community formation, and social sharing in a business context. Collaboration Software Lotus

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.

Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All

Elsua

So since a bunch of folks have asked me to share my thoughts about the overall user experience I thought I would put together this particular blog entry where I could describe a little bit what it is like: well, to me, it’s like being all over 2007, once again!

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