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Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All


It’s been my single, most important social networking tool of them all! But let’s get started with things properly. Even for us. 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.

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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 ( announced today the launch of its new eProductivity Stand-alone app for IBM Lotus Notes users. Being Effective LotusSee my earlier blog post about the new edition.

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Bayer Material Science to Implement Lotus Connections

Michael Sampson - Currents

Bayer Material Science is implementing Lotus Connections. The intent is to provide tools to support people to collaborate better. 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.

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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. This was of particular interest to me since I frequently hear about how the "privacy laws" in Germany make the adoption of collaboration and social tools inside organizations difficult. This was 2 years ago.

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Technology Review Tackles Collaboration Tools

Michael Sampson - Currents

MIT's Technology Review publication kicked off its new topic for the month: Collaboration Tools. Throughout March we will look at the latest tools for collaboration within and between organizations. We'll explain why some collaboration tools have failed to prove useful to the employees meant to benefit from them. keep it real.

Using IBM Lotus Connections 2.5


IBM’s Lotus Connections v2.5 And of the 90% of interactions a good chunk, around 70%, perhaps, happen through Lotus Connections v2.5

Can Using Facebook Within Your Organization Add Value?

Leading Virtually

I believe that these business leaders are not seeing the value of the social interaction that is facilitated by a tool such as Facebook.

Working Smarter … (IBM Lotus Software)


trying to solve those problems that perhaps other traditional collaboration and knowledge sharing tools haven’t been able to address accordingly.

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.

IBM Verse – Email Reimagined

Michael Sampson - Currents

Given what I know about it, with my analyst hat on, it is perfectly reasonable to give the following official line (which I did give to IBM yesterday when they asked for a quote): Email remains a critical communication channel for organizations, and has an ongoing role to play alongside new communication and collaboration tools. Not email.

Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary


IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Enterprise #lawwe A-World-Without-Email

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Lotus Knows IdeaJam Still Under Way!


Yes, indeed, check out Lotus Knows IdeaJam. Either way, Lotus Knows IdeaJam has been enjoying a tremendous success! No, not yet. TODAY!!!

Blog>> The Technology Question in KM Tools

Green Chameleon

In order to enable knowledge sharing, we require tools and platforms. One of a repeating topic regarding tools is the choice of technology: which provider has the best tools; on which technology platform shall we build our applications. The user needs to be clear which tool to use for which purpose. Limit Choices.

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


IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing adoption strategy. Yes, $4.6

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. went GA). Just GONE!

Social Business Begins by Unleashing Your Business Talent


the huge amount of hidden talent of your workforce by empowering them to make best use of social software tools! That’s right!

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


Will social networking tools become our next Pandora’s Box, just like email is today for most of us? first came about. … No?

A Call to Organizations with IBM Connections - How Are You Approaching User Adoption? #connections #useradoption

Michael Sampson - Currents

I am currently running a survey on how organizations approach user adoption for collaboration tools. Lotus User AdoptionMany people have filled out the survey in the past couple of months, but I only have 25 responses from organizations using IBM Connections. I know there are a lot more of you out there. So, if you use IBM Connections.

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Green Chameleon » The Technology Question in KM Tools

Green Chameleon blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about The Technology Question in KM Tools In my recent posts I was rather focusing on some soft factors of implementing knowledge related activities, like suggestions for organising your knowledge or on how to promote knowledge management initiatives. RSS2.

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


This Week in Lotus 018 – A world without email? here we go, once again, getting immersed on that regular blogging schedule. Me, too!

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. .

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. Tags: Enterprise Collaboration lotus connections

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


But this time around he actually touches base on a use case related to one of my favourite services within Lotus Connections: Activities.

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. Collaboration Culture Enterprise Collaboration Lotus SharePointThe system can't see what people can see. Dogear gave better search results on the IBM intranet than intranet search. -

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


There is probably no better tool than that one, to be honest. My preferred and default Personal Knowledge Management tool. For all of us!

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


It will make you think twice about how you may have viewed email as a collaboration tool all along. I tell you, a very worthy read. Yes, a wiki.

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 There is always a profile!

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


In fact, I still think it’s probably one of the best tools out there for 1:1 communications. Really? Do you think so? Well done!

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


IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing Far too hectic, for sure.

Enterprise Microblogging Use Cases: Help Reduce Your Inbox Clutter!


IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing Enterprise 2.0 Find Experts.

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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. IBM has to do superior and native integration between Connections and Microsoft productivity tools and integrate with SharePoint as well. So why is this important? This isn't rocket science.

Notes from INV301 IBM's Social Business Strategy

Michael Sampson - Currents

driven by analytic tools. -. 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. The big changes in the industry: -. talent as a cloud. -. Insight.

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Lotusphere 2012 - Opening General Session

Michael Sampson - Currents

various Internet tools and services are linking people with PD to resources to help them. Social - "the application of social tools and culture to business processes and activities.". Social business is not limited to the deployment of new tools. Great tools like email and mobile devices have been abused. IBM Docs.

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


social software tools and their adoption; and, eventually, the new buzzword: Social Business. What an amazing couple of months so far!!

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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.

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. To propose ".


Coveo Expresso Available as Free Basic Level Enterprise Search Tool

Portals and KM

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.

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

Michael Sampson - Currents

When looking at Connections vs. SharePoint, Documentum, and BMS's KM tool, Connections supported most of the requirements. Some things that SharePoint, Documentum, or the KM tool were particularly strong in, Connections could do in a "lite" way, and this was often enough for most people. -. Have companies in almost every country.

More IBM Research on Enterprise 2.0 – Activities and Other Tools

Portals and KM

tools. I was especially interested in Activities, as have I have written on it before in Looking Closely at Lotus Connection and, under an older name - Activity Explorer: New Collaborative Tool from IBM , and an even earlier precursor, Unified Activity Management. collaboration tools. tools to publicize their tutorials.