Social is ‘the new intelligence for business’: A Q&A with Scott Hebner, IBM

Natalie Miller | 1 day ago | -

Today, just about every organization embraces social media as a driver of success. But the true value of social goes well beyond these platforms alone, says Scott Hebner, Vice President, Social Business Solutions at IBM.* The social mindset is evolving, and the successful business of the future is a social business.

5 Tips to Encourage User Adoption of Social Business Tools

SocialBiz User Group | 2 days ago | Business - Social Business

Simply having tools available within your enterprise for Social Business is not enough to ensure adoption. You need to help the users see the value they will gain through their use. Once value has been demonstrated you need to nurture their learning for ongoing exploration.

Testing your Java code in XPages (part 1)

Martin Pradny | 3 days ago | App Dev - XPages

This topic will lead to a series of articles. It depends how deep I will get, but I will try to stay as much general as possible and avoid solutions that work just in my current case.

Shared folders – potential security issue

Femke Goedhart | 4 days ago | Business - Social Business

IBM Connections allows users to share personal folders with groups, communities and users. An ideal option to share sets of documents/files with multiple target audiences at the same time. There are however some caveats. Especially in situations where Shared Folders are used to share potentially sensitive information with Restricted (secured) communities.

Register Now for the OpenNTF Annual General Meeting

OpenNTF | 4 days ago | Community - Events / People

On Thursday, April 17, 2013 from 11am-12pm EDT, OpenNTF will host its Annual General Meeting. This is an opportunity for anyone interested in the activities and direction of OpenNTF to participate in discussions on the future of OpenNTF.

Add email snooze to your IBM Notes Mail

Thomas Adrian | 4 days ago | App Dev - Social

The mailbox app in appstore have a really nice feature, it let's you snooze your email for a custom time and bring it back as a new mail when the time is reached. So I did a quick test to see if I could do something similar in IBM Notes mail, and this is what I came up with.

Recycling in Java, or The importance of not cutting the branch you sit on

Fredrik Malmborg | 1 week ago | App Dev - XPages

I have been coding rather advanced Java applications a couple of years ago. It was then totally out of the Domino sphere. Recently I have began to code some Java agents for Domino, and the basic principles are not that hard to get. Anyway I did hit an issue with recycle and response documents.

Adding Event Handlers to Font Awesome Icons in XPages

Brad Balassaitis | 1 week ago | App Dev - XPages

In the previous two posts, I showed how to implement Font Awesome in XPages and two options for adding icons to your page. In this post, I’ll show how you can add event handlers so that you can trigger an action when a user clicks on an icon.

Using Font Awesome Icons in XPages

Brad Balassaitis | 1 week ago | App Dev - XPages

In the last post, I showed how to implement Font Awesome in your XPages application. In this post, I’ll show two ways to display Font Awesome icons on your pages.

Adding Bootswatch Themes to Bootstrap4XPages

Paul Withers | 1 week ago | App Dev - XPages

Last week I started playing with Bootstrap4XPages. It’s been around for a few months now and is part of OpenNTF Essentials. But I finally got round to playing with it. Although having lots of whitespace seems in vogue for websites, personally I don’t like that. So one of my first steps was to change the theme. Fortunately, Bootswatch allows a host of themes to just lay on top of Bootstrap, in the same kind of way versions of OneUI have various themes.

Debugging Asynchronous JavaScript with Chrome DevTools

Pearl Chen | 1 week ago | App Dev - Web

Up your JavaScript debugging kung fu with asynchronous call stack traces in the Chrome DevTools.

ATLUG Day of Champions Presentations

SocialBiz User Group | 1 week ago | Business - Social Business

We are pleased to announce the presentations given at our ATLUG Day of Champions event on Monday April 7 are now available online. Look in the Files section of this community.

Automated build with Jenkins / Some progress | guedebyte

Christian Guedemann | 1 week ago | App Dev - Open Source

This saturday was dedicated to do some tests with automated build and Jenkins / Maven. Jenkins is a brilliant tool to let a server do some automated tasks. Maven is the tool which delivers a configuration language to describe how to build something. The goal of maven is to do the same thing always in…

PHP and the Social Business Toolkit: Some Newsworthy Updates

IBM Social Business Toolkit | 1 week ago | App Dev - Social Business Toolkit

Last week we released PHP support for the Social Business Toolkit.

New API for IBM SmartCloud for Social Business Resellers to manage Customers

IBM Social Business Toolkit | 1 week ago | App Dev - Social Business Toolkit

For resellers IBM provides the IBM SmartCloud Business Support System (BSS) which is a platform for managing and administering processes that support SaaS services. BSS provides REST services (using JSON) to create organizations, customers, users and more.

Cloud and Bluemix heading into 200 Cities!

Sandy Carter | 1 week ago | App Dev - Cloud

Bluemix Days are all over the world!   Register here: Filed under: adoption, Blogs, IBM, Marketing 2.0, Marketing 2.0, Social Business, social marketing, social media, Web 2.0

On OpenNTF: Agendas for Meeting Rooms displayed in front of the Rooms

OpenNTF | 1 week ago | App Dev - XPages

Itay Cohen, Boaz Mizrachi, Yaniv Agam and Asher Chen have contributed a new project, called Resource Agenda Presenter. Here is their description: "The RAP application is a system which works in collaboration with the Rooms & Resources ...

Video how to set up a Hello World Sample against IBM SmartCloud Connections

Niklas Heidloff | 2 weeks ago | App Dev - Social Business Toolkit

The video outlines how to set up the Eclipse IDE and configure a simple hello world sample to work against IBM SmartCloud for Social Business.

NotesIn9 142: Adding a Please Wait to XPages

David Leedy | 2 weeks ago | App Dev - XPages

In this show it’s back to XPages and demos! I will do a quick recap on the last show as 141 seemed REALLY popular but then it’s back to work. In this show I demo a quick tip on how you can use CLIENT SIDE JavaScript to show the user the server is processing.

Implementing Font Awesome 4.0.3 in XPages

Brad Balassaitis | 2 weeks ago | App Dev - XPages

Font Awesome is a great library of icons (implemented as a font) that you can use in your applications. Russ Maher wrote a great post and provided a sample application to make it very easy to get up and running with Font Awesome quickly.

Selling XPages - what matters?

John Head | 2 weeks ago | Business - Social Business

Selling XPages isn't actually selling XPages for me. I rarely sell technology. I focus on selling a solution to a business problem, using technology.

Fixing an “Object has been removed or recycled” error when searching a view data source

Brad Balassaitis | 2 weeks ago | App Dev - XPages

I troubleshot a maddening issue in an XPages application recently, so I’m documenting it in case anyone else comes across it (or has a better solution). The Problem In a pretty straightforward application, I have repeat controls with view data sources. The search property of each data source is set to read from a scope […]

Interview with Pete Janzen: Cloud, mobile, and Domino applications

New England Lotus User Group | 2 weeks ago | Business - Social Business

The New England Lotus User Group (NELUG) is meeting next week , and Pete Janzen was kind enough to give us a preview of what he'll be presenting on.

MWLUG 2014 - What we bring and what we are

Richard Moy | 2 weeks ago | Community - Events / People

Each year we create a new theme for MWLUG and is always a challenge. But this year it was easy. I took a hard look of what is a LUG and what do we do. It is not just about the collaboration technology that we are so fond of, it is all about us.

A lesson on scoped managed beans in XPages

John Dalsgaard | 2 weeks ago | App Dev - XPages

I learned a lesson on working with scoped managed beans yesterday.

NotesIn9 141: Java vs JavaScript Throwdown

David Leedy | 3 weeks ago | App Dev - XPages

This is a VERY DIFFERENT NotesIn9. It’s less of a normal show and more if a response to a recent blog post regarding one persons opinion on the value of Java in XPages and the Value of the UI vs the backend. Actually this show is more of a really long “rant”.

My First Contribution to

Shean McManus | 3 weeks ago | App Dev - XPages

I created the xGroupToolbox that has a couple tools that can be deployed and accessed by anyone in your organization. The tools provide a drop down list of applications and returns the groups listed in the ACL, group adminstrator(s), and links to both the group and administrator.

Life without xPages # 3 – a little more JAVA please

Jeff Byrd | 3 weeks ago | App Dev - XPages

This week, after reading the tempest of comments generated by Marky Roden’s post, I though “Wow, what a perfect time to write a post entirely focused on JAVA”. And just to contribute my measly 2 pence, I believe you need to learn BOTH Java and JavaScript, and you do need a working knowledge of xPages and a solid understanding of Domino, and that’s just to set up your REST Services!

Dojo in XPages – 18: Event Delegation

Brad Balassaitis | 3 weeks ago | App Dev - XPages

We recently saw how to dynamically attach event handlers to DOM elements with dojo.on(). In this post, we’ll see how to use event delegation to set up event handlers that will work on DOM elements that don’t even exist on the page yet. This is powerful logic that is well worth learning.

Read values from a CSV file attached to a Document and present it in XPages

Thomas Adrian | 3 weeks ago | App Dev - XPages

This simple server side javascript code read the content of a file stored in a rich text field Scenario: Read a csv file attached to a notes document and present it in Xpages without detaching the file to disc