Rawn Shah’s Social Networking for Business: A Review

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and social tools such as IBM’s Quickr that enable community based work. 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. Quickr), visible workgroup (e.g.,

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IBM Connections Conversations 1: Review of 3.0

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The document library services are provided through Quickr for Websphere Portal. This allows security setting, users, and groups to be synchronized between Quickr and Connections. This is the first of a three part series on IBM Connections , their collaboration platform for social business. I recently had an extended conversation with Suzanne Livingston, Senior Product Manager for Connections.

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Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Social Business ROI Panel

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and are using SameTine and Quickr. Although they are using Quickr less now that they have Connections 3.0. This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2011. To the the left is another great sunset over the event. I attended a session on social business ROI. This session hosted by IBM VP Sandy Carter, Social Business and Sales, Collaboration Solutions. The panel featured clients discussing the business value received from their social software investments.

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Collaboration on Mobile Devices - Only for Viewing Documents?

Michael Sampson - Currents

Lotus Quickr, a team collaboration service from IBM, there's an App for that. David looks at the challenges of supporting people using mobile devices (smartphones and tablets) for business collaboration: " With the explosion of newly-available mobile computing options, many companies now support their employees’ smartphones and tablet computers. With employees increasingly ‘always on,’ new opportunities abound for better and more efficient collaboration.

Notes on ID225 Setting Up Communities to Solve Your Biggest Challenges

Michael Sampson - Currents

using Quickr Document Library integration, place catalog, and calendar. It shows the Quickr document library within the Connectinos page. Results are security trimmed - the user gains access to the documents in Quickr that they are permmitted to see. 5) Socializing Enterprise Content - the ability to link to Quickr and SharePoint documents. Suzanne Livingston and Michael Wanderski are presenting on communities in Connections.

News Updates (January 21, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

MessageSolution Archiving for Quickr. MessageSolution introduced an archiving solution for Lotus Quickr. MessageSolution Enterprise Archive Suite allows single-instance storage of a document transversely from Lotus Domino servers, Lotus Quickr servers, (or Microsoft Exchange & SharePoint) and from file servers. MessageSolution Enterprise Quickr Archive also coincides with contributing to litigation support and electronic discovery for legal counsels and HR managers.

Notes on ASK102 Ask the Product Managers

Michael Sampson - Currents

Paul - Can we please have Quickr upgrade packs more frequently? A business partner in Germany, with lots of customers with Quickr on Domino. Quickr will be supported for a long time. With Connections Content Manager, will provide a migration tool for moving documents from Quickr (on Domino/Portal) to Connections. For the other Quickr services - it depends a little. Darren - When will Quickr support Office 2013? - (Luis B) Will take this back.

Mobile and Wireless Access to Collaboration Systems

Michael Sampson - Currents

The more established enterprise collaboration platforms -- Lotus Notes, Lotus Quickr, SharePoint -- still seem to be on the back foot. Lotus Quickr offers team spaces, and while Research In Motion are working on mobile integration, it's not here yet. I've been thinking about mobile and wireless access to collaboration systems, and how it has matured during the past three years. In terms of key themes, my top-of-mind sense is that: It's gotten a lot better.

Messaging News (November 2009): Archiving and eDiscovery for Collaboration Systems

Michael Sampson - Currents

Life is a bit more complex when it comes to collaboration systems though, and for our purposes, that means systems like SharePoint, Lotus Quickr, Lotus Connections, Oracle Beehive, Central Desktop, Socialtext, and many, many more.

Collaborative Thinking: Lotusphere 2008: Social Computing Keynote

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Quickr and Connections introduced last year. defense contractor, security very important, Quickr, Connections etc. Other Quickr/Connections clients: Colgate-Palmolive and Bank Of New York Mellon Client: Teach For America. pilot underway for Quickr and Connections.

News Updates (February 22, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

IBM and SNAPP for Quickr on iPhone. IBM and SNAPP announced SnappFiles, an iPhone application for accessing files stored in Lotus Quickr and FileNet P8. " The first offering, SnappFiles, demonstrated by IBM at MacWorld in San Francisco last week, is a free app available on the Apple App Store that delivers secure access to and collaboration on corporate documents stored in IBM Lotus Quickr or Filenet P8 ECM systems. NewsGator for iPhone and iPad.

7 Pillars Analysis of IBM

Michael Sampson - Currents

Should it be a Quickr place, and with what constructs? It is incumbent on IBM to simply the range of options, whether that is through technology rationalization, very clear guidelines on when to use what constructs vs another, or through offering seamless migration capabilities from one offering to another … so that what starts as a Sametime persistent chat can be transformed into a Quickr place; or what starts as an Activity in Connections can become a shared Notes database.

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Lotusphere 2010: Notes from Day 1

Michael Sampson - Currents

Capabilities from Project Vulcan will be integrated into future editions of products, eg, LotusLive, Notes and Domino, Connections, Quickr, and WebSphere Portal. With Quickr on RIM, people can work on collaborative team projects.

Collaborative Thinking: Lotusphere 2008: Social Computing Chess Match

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Yes, IBM has wiki technology and you can integrate Notes, QuickR and Sametime with Connections - but for purposes of this post, Im looking at Connections in a turnkey way.

Request for Interviews: Securing Collaboration Platforms

Michael Sampson - Currents

Examples could include: - Purposeful extraction of data from a SharePoint site and disclosure of that to external parties or competitors; - Documents with viruses being uploaded into a Lotus Quickr place; - Access privileges being set wrong on collaborative spaces, inadvertently giving others access to what's held inside, eg, to the Management Team's confidential Strategy site; - Collaboration systems that don't support encryption of traffic; or.

Notes on ECE402 The Liebe Company: Social Business Collaboration in Mid-Sized Manufacturing

Michael Sampson - Currents

using Quickr for sharing artwork. Jimmy Liebe fand a couple of people from IBM are talking about their social business collaboration journey. Some notes: 1. Been in business for 90 years. Jimmy's grandfather started the company. Company is all about lettering and garment manufacturing for sport uniforms and lifestyle garments. Don't do a lot of marketing. -. 6-7 years ago, clients got tired of managing the complexity of the supply chain. Needed to simplify.

What Difference A Year Doesn't Make: Lotus Connections & SharePoint

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If IBM can achieve that position (social computing as the strategic direction vs. traditional collaboration and content platforms), then it can then work over time to erode a SharePoint collaboration/content commitment by introducing Quickr and Sametime for instance. It can gain a foothold and work on introducing other products in its portfolio (namely Quickr) over time - hoping for some 2010 buyer's remorse on the part of SharePoint shops.

Kevin Cavanaugh: Read Pillar 4 of the 7 Pillars!

Michael Sampson - Currents

while I applaud the relationship between Tungle and IBM for calendaring in Lotus Notes, I want to see much tighter cross-product calendaring integration within the IBM Lotus suite of products, especially Notes and Quickr, with follow-through to BlackBerry, iPhone and Android. Kevin Cavanaugh, a Vice President at IBM, was one of the keynote speakers at the recent Lotusphere 2010 conference.

News Updates (January 13, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

BlackBerry for Connections and Quickr. IBM announced the availability of Lotus Connections and Lotus Quickr clients for the BlackBerry. " The BlackBerry Client for IBM Lotus Connections and BlackBerry Client for IBM Lotus Quickr allows people to collaborate in real time with their colleagues, maintain their productivity while away from their desk, and speed up decision making while "on the go".

IBM Lotus Connections, in plain English " Connected

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

For example, you could add a sixth link at the top to a person’s shared files wherever they are (Lotus Quickr, SharePoint, whatever), or perhaps you want to add a link to a person’s teamsites. From does quickr need programming on April 29th, 2008 at 1:10 pm Gia- Great post!

News Updates (May 12, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Rheinmetall is featured in an IBM case study on Lotus Quickr and Connections. Rheinmetall integrated IBM Lotus Quickr software for team-oriented departments and document management, IBM Lotus Sametime software for realtime collaboration and IBM Lotus Connections software for social networking into a highly standardized and flexible collaboration suite. CubeTree Launch. CubeTree released its enterprise collaboration suite, with collaboration and social networking capabilities.

Collaborative Thinking: Lotusphere 2008: Opening Session

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take search results and drag onto a form to populate fields); customized forms, web based designer; dashboard framework makes it easier to build dashboard applications; Jeff Schick Quickr and Connections discussion; Quickr 8.1

News Updates (January 21, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

EditLive for Quickr. Ephox announced the integration of its online content authoring tool with Lotus Quickr, providing a Word-like interface for editing content. BlueTie for Mac. BlueTie added Apple Safari support to its messaging and collaboration service. BlueTie Collaboration is a business-class suite of applications including email with virus and spam protection, shared contacts, calendars, and files, instant messaging, and mobile access.

News Updates (January 30, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

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. This new release also supports the migration of security access control (ACL) information between Lotus Notes, Lotus Quickr, and SharePoint (WSS, SPS 2003, and MOSS). EverNote and Google Notebook. EverNote added an option to import entries from Google Notebook.

News Updates (January 18, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

This product supports drag and drop migration of multiple application types (Notes/Domino, QuickPlace, Dom.Doc, Quickr for Domino, Quickr for Websphere, FileNet, Content Manager, file Systems, etc.) Gmail 2010 vs Lotus Notes 1995.

IBM Connect 2013: Ed Brill on Reinventing the Inbox

Portals and KM

Helps you quickly locate the people and content you need through integrated access to social tools from IBM Connections and IBM Lotus Quickr® software, including profiles, activities, team places, and content libraries. This is another in a series of my notes on IBM Connect 2013.

News Updates (June 8, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Kevin talks about the Lotus upgrade going on at his firm , including Notes 8.5 ("going quite well"), Quickr, and Sametime ("on the fence for us"). AT&T on Telepresence. AT&T said that its recent semi-annual AT&T Asia Pacific Group meeting was conducted entirely through Cisco Telepresence equipment. The meeting brought " 21 customers from 15 countries together virtually.

News Updates (April 24, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The dates for Collaboration University 2009 were announced; CU is a three-day event focused on Lotus Quickr and Sametime. With a focus on Quickr, Sametime and a few Connections sessions concentrated in one place, you get the most in-depth training possible, with unprecedented access to well-known industry experts. GroupSwim Webinar. GroupSwim is hosting a Webinar on May 5 about using social software to solve business problems.

Email is the Enemy of Collaboration?

Michael Sampson - Currents

Managing projects in Quickr or SharePoint. In his August 18 article for CMS Wire, Laurence Hart argues that email is the reason that new collaboration technology adoption is slow in the enterprise. He offers a number of reasons for the dominance of email: - Ubiquity. Everyone has email, and the email system you use works with the email system I use. Integrated calendaring, for planning and scheduling meetings. Task and contact management.

IBM’s Lotusphere 2010: What About BlueIQ?

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Notes on "Social Business: Moving the Business Needle Forward" at AusLUG 2013 - Chris Crummey, IBM

Michael Sampson - Currents

For Quickr customers, this is your migration plan to Connections. Chris Crummey from IBM is presenting the opening general session at AusLUG 2013 in Brisbane. Some notes: 1. The big picture - from liking to leading. Trying to take the success of what we see in social media and apply the ideas into the organization. Trying to influence the tippers (from Malcolm Gladwell). Two key ideas: (a) create a smarter workforce, and (b) create exceptional and smarter web experiences.

News Updates (March 23, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Enter Quickr, in the guise of a web application that automated the entire process from uploads to presentation slide viewing (without PowerPoint, BTW) to commenting, voting, data capture, and the organization of an agenda designed to maximize the meeting's effectiveness. Requirements for SharePoint. Dux argues that proper requirements gathering (and stating) is essential to the success of SharePoint. " You see, in some instances, SharePoint is deployed without rhyme or reason.

News Updates -- Lotusphere 2009 Special (January 20, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

IBM and Research In Motion announced new integration points between IBM's software and the RIM BlackBerry, including access to Lotus Symphony documents from the BlackBerry, IBM Lotus Quickr access from the BlackBerry, and extended support for IBM Connections by the BlackBerry. IBM's annual user conference -- Lotusphere 2009 -- is on this week in Orlando FL. Here's the breaking news from the first day. IBM and RIM Work Closer.

Cisco WebEx Connect Questions

Collaborative Thinking

What about integration with Lotus Connections, Lotus Notes/Domino, Lotus Quickr? Recommendation: People should be examining Cisco's announcements this week more broadly that just a SaaS Collaboration/Web 2.0 play and/or as an update on its UC/video/telepresence efforts. The evolving puzzle pieces will lead to an maturing SaaS, PaaS (Platform as a Service), and Cloud play. Compare/contrast Cisco with those trends in the market.

Why Lotusphere 2009 Is Important

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Quickr remains the one product that still seems to be a work-in-progress (perhaps it will be ready to be positioned as "the SharePoint alternative" and ready for prime time in 2010). This year's Lotusphere could very well be a make-or-break moment for the Lotus brand and solution portfolio. I know that's pretty dramatic - but if you look at this through the lens of history and into the crystal ball of the future, I think it's a pretty accurate statement.

News Updates (February 25, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

TimeBridge meetwith.me. TimeBridge released a new service to simplify meeting scheduling. MeetWith.Me works great for one-on-one meetings, and acts like a public calendar, but hides private details. This personalized URL lets colleagues and friends see busy and available time-blocks on users' schedules so they know when the user is free to meet. Visitors can propose up to five potential times to meet and the calendar owner can confirm whichever time works best.

News Updates (January 15, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

today announced the availability of Alfresco Content Services for Lotus social collaboration products, an integration between the Alfresco open source enterprise content management (ECM) system and IBM Lotus Quickr, Lotus Notes, Lotus Connections and WebSphere Portal. Panasonic to IBM. IBM announced that Panasonic is embracing IBM LotusLive for its collaboration services.

CMS Watch on SharePoint, and on Lotus Notes, and on Various Reactions to the Same

Michael Sampson - Currents

Anyway, he lists 5 differences , and here's my response: - difference 1, agreed , although once you add other products from IBM -- Connections and Quickr -- it becomes just as competitive on the IBM side. I like what CMS Watch stands for: independent advice for people making decisions about technology. Last year, Anthony Byrne of CMS Watch asked if I would review and comment on their SharePoint Report.

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News Updates (September 16, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

US Bank is rolling out Lotus Quickr and Connections to its 58,000 employees, and removing SharePoint. US Bank Dumps SharePoint for Lotus. More than 5,000 sites running Microsoft Sharepoint will be converted to Lotus, according to US Bank. Redmond was IBM's rival bidder for handling the bank's social tools. US Bank will also upgrade all staff systems to Lotus Notes 8.5 - from a mishmash of older versions of Notes and Domino it had accumulated through acquisitions over the years. More. -

Collaborative Thinking: Social Software Vendor Roundup

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