Yes this has happened…

A few months ago I quietly relaunched my consulting services and have have had several productive engagements. Having stepped away from the day-to-day world of all things IBM Collaboration Solutions, I can now say that I have a very clear and objective viewpoint on what companies should be doing with their Notes/Domino/XPages/Connections apps and deployments.Continue reading “Yes this has happened…”

And the Mail.Next Poll Results are in and I Think IBM will be….

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 thoughtsContinue reading “And the Mail.Next Poll Results are in and I Think IBM will be….”

More changes on the horizon

Back in April I notified the OpenNTF Board that come this October I will be stepping down as Chairman of OpenNTF – The Open Source Community for IBM Collaboration Solutions. October is when my term as Chairman would normally end. You might have seen on the OpenNTF blog that nominations for eight board seats areContinue reading “More changes on the horizon”

Podcast: Getting started with IBM Connections application development

In this episode of The Taking Notes Podcast¬†(@takingnotespod) we talked about developing applications for IBM’s Connections social software platform. We were joined by three very special guests: Luis Benitez – IBM Product Manager (@lbenitez) Adam Brown – ISW Director (@adambrownaus) Niklas Heidloff – IBM (@nheidloff) Topics covered during the show included: Overview of the optionsContinue reading “Podcast: Getting started with IBM Connections application development”

So what’s there to complain about here?

On the Harvard Business Review Blog: and when you click through: If you then click through the various tabs you will learn that IBM isn’t only trying to market a single product and/or service (say IBM Connections) but offers some substantive services (and products) that in my humble opinion show the business and technical breadthContinue reading “So what’s there to complain about here?”

Infectious enthusiasm

Martin Davies left this comment on the Taking Notes podcast site for the show we did with Paul Mooney and Gabriella Davis. On the show we talked about IBM Connections and more specifically, the new Connections101.net site that Paul and Gab created: This has to be one of the best ICS podcasts I have listenedContinue reading “Infectious enthusiasm”