OpenNTF – 10 years old

On December 14th, 2011 OpenNTF, The Open Source Community turned 10 years old. It seems like just yesterday we were celebrating it’s 5th birthday. Today I raise a glass to all of the project and code contributors, to the community and organizations who use them, and to all those involved in helping OpenNTF to continueContinue reading “OpenNTF – 10 years old”

What is IBM Connect 2012 and why you need to pay attention to this event

On Episode 145 of the Taking Notes podcast Julian Robichaux and I spoke with three members of the IBM Collaboration Solutions (ICS) division about the brand new IBM Connect 2012 event being held in parallel with Lotusphere 2012. Our guests were Susan Collins, Marketing Manager, IBM Collaboration Solutions and Social Business, Dan Hauenstein, Manager, SocialContinue reading “What is IBM Connect 2012 and why you need to pay attention to this event”

Podcast: Are You Ready For Lotusphere? With Andy, Paul, and Stuart.

With only 46 days until Lotusphere 2012 we thought we would pull together a show with community luminaries Andy Donaldson, Paul Mooney and Stuart McIntyre. Topics included: Will this be the year of the “big change” (It’s the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine) Tips for Lotusphere newbites WhyContinue reading “Podcast: Are You Ready For Lotusphere? With Andy, Paul, and Stuart.”

Podcast: IBM’s SmartCamp Program for Entrepreneurs with Mike Riegel

On Episode 143 of Taking Notes we interview IBM’s Mike Riegel (@mikeriegel, LinkedIn, Blog), Vice President – ISVs, Startups, Developers, and Academic Programs. We talked about IBM’s SmartCamp program and what it’s all about. Topics included: When people think about Big Blue, start up companies isn’t something that comes to mind. So when I heardContinue reading “Podcast: IBM’s SmartCamp Program for Entrepreneurs with Mike Riegel”

Taking Notes: The start of year 7

It’s hard to believe that Julian and I have been producing Taking Notes for six years now. Geez, it’s hard to imagine doing anything for 6 years nowadays! During 2011 we produced 14 shows, not nearly the number we have produced in prior years however, the shows we have done have had commendable download stats.Continue reading “Taking Notes: The start of year 7”