IBM Notes and Domino: State of the Union – Part 1

This article has been in draft mode for several months and I thought the timing was right to publish it. First let me state that my love affair and relationship with IBM Notes and Domino is now in it’s twenty-first year. So much of my identity as an adult has been tied to the peopleContinue reading “IBM Notes and Domino: State of the Union – Part 1”

Help Define the Future of Open Source for IBM Collaboration Solutions

It’s no secret that OpenNTF has helped shape the IBM Collaboration Solutions app dev ecosystem over the last thirteen years.  At IBM Connect you have an opportunity and in some way an obligation to attend the OpenNTF Birds-of-a-Feather session at IBM Connect. It will be an hour of well spent discussion, strategy and relationship building.Continue reading “Help Define the Future of Open Source for IBM Collaboration Solutions”

The One Product to Go and See at IBM Connect 2014

If your company is using or plans to use IBM Connections I highly recommend that you go and visit the Kudos booth at IBM Connect to see a demo of their Kudos Boards app. We love Activities in Connections. They are awesome! Working together on projects and leveraging Social Tools is a very powerful wayContinue reading “The One Product to Go and See at IBM Connect 2014”

IBM Connect 2014: Meet the Show Sponsors and Product Showcase Exhibitors

One place where I spend a lot of my time at IBM Connect is in the Product Showcase. Here are the exhibitors who will be at the show this year: Make sure you get down to the showcase to see the great products and services from these vendors.

Our community mourns the loss of Jens-B. Augustiny

Today I received the following email from Jens-B. Augustiny’s son Herbert: Dear Ladies and Gentlemen, Last Saturday my father, Jens Augustiny died. You are entered in his address database and because of this you are receiving this sad news. For details please refer to the attachment. Since we are not sure whether we can addressContinue reading “Our community mourns the loss of Jens-B. Augustiny”

Connect 2014 Call for Abstracts is Now Open

The Connect 2014 conference agenda is built with one objective in mind: offering value to each individual attendee. Our mission is to have you walk away having learned something you cannot learn anywhere else AND having learned something that you can put to use in your business setting immediately. Last year over 350 top-notch speakers—clients,Continue reading “Connect 2014 Call for Abstracts is Now Open”

Podcast: Opting In – Ed Brill talks about his new book

Today we spoke with Ed Brill (http://edbrill.com), Director of Social Business and Collaboration Solutions at IBM, about his new book. It’s called Opting In: Lessons in Social Business from a Fortune 500 Product Manager, and it’s available both on Amazon.com (http://www.amazon.com/Opting-In-Lessons-Business-Fortune/dp/0133258939) and directly from IBM Press (http://www.ibmpressbooks.com/store/opting-in-lessons-in-social-business-from-a-fortune-9780133258936). We discussed: Why did you write this book?Continue reading “Podcast: Opting In – Ed Brill talks about his new book”

A change of seasons

Starting on January 7th, 2013 and going through June, 2013 I will be an instructor in the Computer Technology program at Vancouver’s Clark College. The four classes are: Winter 2013 Quarter Introduction to Programming and Problem Solving (CTEC 121) HTML Essentials (CTEC 122 – two classes) Introduction to PHP (CTEC 127) Spring 2013 Quarter IntroductionContinue reading “A change of seasons”

Podcast: What’s New with IBM Wikis

We talked to IBM User Experience Development team members Amanda Bauman, Craig Lordan, Kevin Giles, and Mike Stewart about what’s going on these days with the IBM Wikis. Topics included: History of the IBM wikis Types of content on the wikis (it’s not just random information spread across various pages) New features in the latestContinue reading “Podcast: What’s New with IBM Wikis”