Following up on the IBM Mail.Next poll I conducted a few weeks ago, I now want to ask you again to take the same poll, now that you have seen much more about Mail.Next on today’s webinar.
On Friday I created a poll to gauge the IBM ICS communities interest in the forthcoming IBM Mail.Next product/service that was announced at IBM Connect 2014. Here are the results:
I will be conducting a second poll after the April 23rd webinar IBM detailing the progress of the Mail.Next offering. So, what are your thoughts about the poll results?
In just a few weeks IBM will be providing an update on Mail.Next which was announced at IBM Connect 2014. Based on what you know so far about Mail.Next, how interested are you in this new Mail app?
The results of the poll will be shared soon.
Per Henrik Lausten shared this picture on Twitter today which shows the roadmap for IBM Messaging which was shown during one of the keynote addresses:
Wonderful video by Luis Benitez!
Here are the three biggest things that resonated for me most about IBM Connect 2014. Keep in mind that I wasn’t there, but I was watching via the LiveStreams, tweets and other social venues:
- IBM Connections is now the flagship product for IBM Collaboration Solutions (or as it’s now known “Smarter Workforce”). All hail the new king.
- While IBM is still “committed” to Notes, Domino and XPages, I’m thinking that this really means that they will be supplying point releases which address fixes and minor improvements. This will keep existing customers happy.
- Announcing a reinvented email client was a good political and strategic move. The one thing that is truly required for this new client to really be embraced is having an IBM Connections deployment. Not only a vibrant deployment, but one that is really being used by employees.
What are your three takeaways from IBM Connect 2014?