They are the Champions: Part 1

Last week IBM announced a new class of champions for 2014. This blog post is the first in a series highlighting the great work of some of them. Here I go: David Leedy I first met David in New York City in October 2009 at the Tri-LUG user group meeting. While we had perviously metContinue reading “They are the Champions: Part 1”

Podcast: Online Learning with Lynda.com

Today we interviewed Lynda.com author Jess Stratton. Jess has been a member of the IBM Collaboration Solutions Community for over decade. She has spoken at Lotusphere and other industry events. Jess now works for the online learning company Lynda.com where she helps author video training for Lotus Notes, Microsoft Office and other products and technologies.Continue reading “Podcast: Online Learning with Lynda.com”

Podcast: The IBM 2012 Tech Trends Report

On this episode we interviewed IBM’s Paul Brunet, Vice President ISVs, startups and academic relations, IBM about the recent release of the IBM 2012 Tech Trends Report. During the interview we talked about: Paul’s role at IBM What exactly does the Tech Trends Report covers What surprised Paul in the report The growing skill gapsContinue reading “Podcast: The IBM 2012 Tech Trends Report”

Podcast: Learning XPages with NotesIn9

Today we had the pleasure of interviewing the creator of the awesome NotesIn9 screencast – David Leedy (@notesin9). We were also joined by special guests Paul Calhoun and Dr. Mark Roden. We talked about: How and why David got started with NotesIn9 Where the name for the show came from What goes into producing aContinue reading “Podcast: Learning XPages with NotesIn9”

Podcast: There’s Gold in Them XPages

We talked with XPages developers Jesse Gallagher (@Gidgerby) and Dr. Mark Roden (@markyroden) about: How Jesse got started with Notes/Domino How Jesse’s interest in Ruby on Rails spilled over into XPages How a Notes/Domino programmer like Jesse has approached and been successful with XPages How to approach XPages app development What about Lotusscript? How toContinue reading “Podcast: There’s Gold in Them XPages”

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”

Podcast: What’s new in IBM Connections 4

IBM Connections product managers Suzanne Livingston, Mac Guidera, Baan Slavens, and Luis Benitez fill us in on the new features of the Connections 4 (IC4) release, including: Embedded experiences and activity streams Improvements to the home page Easily sharing information from any context with the Sharebox What’s coming in the Connections mobile apps Reporting andContinue reading “Podcast: What’s new in IBM Connections 4”

Podcast: The Evolution of XPages

Russ Maher of QDiligence (@russelmaher) and Paul Calhoun (@ptcalhoun) of NetNotes Solutions talk to us about the evolution of IBM’s XPages rapid application development platform. Russ and Paul are also the instructors of The View’s popular XPages Bootcamp which is taking place in Las Vegas and Chicago this Fall. We would like to thank TheContinue reading “Podcast: The Evolution of XPages”

Podcast: IBM Connections, Social Recognition, and TemboSocial

Steven Green, CEO of TemboSocial (@TemboSocial), tells us all about The Hive. It’s peer-to-peer social recognition software that integrates with IBM Connections to help share knowledge, stories, and corporate culture among employees. Topics we covered included: The importance of awards, achievements, and peer recognition How all this ties into corporate culture and values 400,000+ storiesContinue reading “Podcast: IBM Connections, Social Recognition, and TemboSocial”

Podcast: What’s New in IBM Mobile Apps, with Chris Reckling and Rob Ingram

We spoke with Chris Reckling (Program Manager, Mobile UX at IBM) and Rob Ingram (Manager of Mobile Strategy, Social Business at IBM) to get the inside scoop on what’s new with IBM mobile apps. Topics we cover included: Mobile app rebranding (it’s blue!) Principles for mobile interface design Mobile OneUI and consistency across apps CoolContinue reading “Podcast: What’s New in IBM Mobile Apps, with Chris Reckling and Rob Ingram”