An extensive article covering the "killer app" of instant messaging -- presence.

Rebottaro is using IBM Lotus Instant Messaging and Web Conferencing server, which supports presence capabilities within Nektar's portal of collaborative applications and online training courses. "We use presence to find instructors, authors of documents and in chat rooms for team members," Rebottaro says....
"It's fair to say that presence is a relatively nascent technology, but we see the concept eventually expanding beyond people to servers and applications," says Ken Bisconti, IBM's vice president of messaging products.
Link: Network World: Presence applications poised for takeoff >

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