December 2012

I'm not sure I know anyone at Resemble Systems, an Indian and Saudi Arabian business partner, but I like their marketing department. In my inbox this morning was an email from Resemble Systems promoting the public beta of IBM Notes and Domino 9.0 Social Edition: Of course, marketing IBM's produc...

This morning, a somewhat-confusing channel announcement letter on IBM XWork Server appeared:Effective on the date listed below, IBM® will withdraw from marketing, part number from the following product release licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement: 5725-E32 8.5.3 03/14/1...

Now that we are in public beta, I thought it was a good time to publish an updated copy of the IBM Messaging and Collaboration Roadmap presentation which I have been using on the road at user groups and events. Some highlights from IBM Notes and Domino 9.0 Social Edition beta and other updates are i...

It's the holiday season, and I brought you a present a little early. This morning, we posted the public release of IBM Notes and Domino 9.0 Social Edition beta. I've been running this build for a couple of weeks, and it's singing to me. According to a survey of our Design Partner Program, two-th...

This morning, IBM has released Lotus Notes Traveler 8.5.3 Upgrade Pack 2. The new release includes some fixes, especially for Android "Jelly Bean" and a rollup of fixes since UP1. There is also an update to the version of DB2 that is entitled as part of the Traveler HA configuration. The new server...

This might be the last blog post on the topic of the book prior to its release! Earlier this week, I finished up edits on the "proof" copy of Opting In: Lessons in Social Business from a Fortune 500 Product Manager. One final look coming on December 17, and then it's off to print/ebook production....

For the last couple of weeks, my inbox has been flooded with copies of an email that salesforce.com sent to IBM customers depicting how one organization moved their Domino applications to force.com and supposedly benefitted from the move. I rarely comment on the specifics of such examples, as there...

This morning, IBM SmartCloud for Social Business offers a number of new enhancements. The service now offers blogs, including ideation blogs, and wikis. SmartCloud Notes has some administrative updates. The overall service now has Safe Harbor certification, both for the European Union and for Switze...