April 2012

Next week, my team and I will be in our labs in Littleton, Massachusetts US, working with our engineering team leadership on plans for the Lotus Notes and Domino roadmap for 2013 and beyond. The Mass Labs, as they are known, house many of the top architects, engineers, and developers who work on Not...

Last week, a couple of IBM business partners posted interesting new Sametime-related videos on YouTube. The first, from BelsoftAG, shows how to use the new Sametime Meetings for iPad client, just released last week! It highlights the interactive nature of the app, the ability to participate in mee...

My colleagues in development and support are hosting an open mic call next week to discuss the latest developments with Lotus Notes Traveler....IBM will host an Open Mic webcast with Lotus Development and Support Engineers on 24 April 2012. The topic will be "What's the Latest with Notes Traveler?."...

Earlier today, we distributed the first external beta code drop of Notes/Domino Social Edition to our Design Partners. This is also the third code drop of the Notes/Domino 8.5.4 beta release, but the first to start adding the key new Social Edition features. Design Partners are still covered by a n...

This plug-in, which was demonstrated at Lotusphere 2012, is now available. As announced on the download page...The IBM Connections plug-in lets you add Lotus Symphony files to an activity or a files, create To Dos for activity users, post a Symphony document to a blog or a wiki, or search IBM Connec...

Bali

April 8 2012

My first trip to Asia in five years was basically a return to the last place I had spent any time - Bali. Bali served as a convenient side trip weekend between the intensity of the Australian Lotus User Group and a few days of business meetings in Jakarta. Nonstop flights to/from made it a no-braine...

I survived 34 hours of transit between hotel room in Jakarta, Indonesia, and walking in the door of my home again "yesterday". Thank you to Andi and Chris and Gunawan for being great hosts in Jakarta. Among the top hotels I've ever stayed in for IBM travel, excellent meals of local cuisine, and t...

Information Week's David Carr reports on Alistair Rennie's keynote from last week's Enterprise Connect conference....As someone who writes a lot about enterprise social software, I kept waiting to hear more about how it fits with unified communications while attending UBM's Enterprise Connect show i...