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If you are not planning to go or not go to IBM Connect this year, there is going to be two great LUGs within the United States, one of which is MWLUG 2014.
Below is a list of sessions tha tcould be of interest for you. I did not take with me commercial sessions from third party vendors.
Having been sat on the producer’s side of the desk for over a hundred episodes of This Week in Lotus, it was exciting to be asked to partake in an interview with Celia Hamilton of the SocialBiz User Group a few weeks ago.
We're excited to say the IBM Connect 2014 Conference sessions have been finalized and they will cover a range of topics, from thought leadership to keynotes to the technical nuts and bolts. With more than a thousand abstracts submitted, we had plenty of...
My friend and administrator-extraordinaire Chris Miller objects to IBM’s decision to publish the Domino Eclipse Update Site template under the Apache License on OpenNTF.org. We’ll get to the specifics about his objection in a moment, but I wanted to start…
The anticipation for Connect 2014 is growing. The yearly conference in Orlando that brings together the best of our technical IBM community and an opportunity to meet with experts, build or renew friendships and learn about upcoming changes and improvements in the IBM Collaboration Software stack. I’m not planning on being there this year due […]
One place where I spend a lot of my time at IBM Connect is in the Product Showcase. Here are the exhibitors who will be at the show this year: Make sure you get down to the showcase to see the great products and services from these vendors.
IBM has announced the recipients of the 2014 IBM Champions for IBM Collaboration Solutions (ICS). You may know many of the names in the new 87 champions that were selected. Hopefully there are many names you do not know and want to get familiar with....
The agenda for the GRANITE December 9 meeting is all set. Special thanks to all the speakers for help us out at the last minute. The meeting will be held at the IBM Center in Downtown Chicago. See everyone on next Monday.
Yes… Connect 2014 is not far away and details about the technical program is slowly leaking out. The team at Red Pill Development has been closely monitoring the content and offer the following summary of sessions we consider relevant to developers planning on attending next year’s event.
As I mentioned in September , I’ve recently transitioned out of the Community...
This Open Mic Webcast will provide information for planning, implementing, using, and troubleshooting IBM Sametime 9.0 audio and video (A/V) features.
Whether you've already decided to migrate to the new IBM Sametime 9.0 release or you want a bit more information to educate yourself on the process, this will be an educational Open Mic webcast.
Learn how other businesses are using social cloud technologies in the workplace to improve Sales, Product Management, Customer Service, and more.
Now through December 31, if you like the SocialBizUG.org Facebook page , you'll be entered into a drawing to win one of four prizes: A certificate for a free ICS Education course. A free IBM Press Book (your choice of...
Please join me in welcoming IBM’s Oliver Heinz as the new IBM Collaboration Solutions Community Manager: Oliver is also the IBM Champion Manager for ICS. Welcome Oliver!
I wanted to take this opportunity to personally thank IBM’s Joyce Davis for her tenure as the IBM Collaboration Solutions Community Manager. I have learned so many things from Joyce over the years that it would be impossible to list them all however, the one thing that I have learned from her more than anything […]
The next GRANITE Meeting will be on Monday, December 9, 2013. It will be held at the IBM Center in Downtown Chicago. We will be covering Mobile Security as one of the topics, a subject that is increasingly becoming an important topic to be aware of.
DCLUG is very excited to co-host Louis Richardson who will be in Washington DC December 9th to speak about Social collaboration
Spark Ideas and the Great Geek Challenge return For Connect 2014 Gabriella Davis, The Turtle Partnership @GabTurtle On behalf of the Nerd Girls Group We are very happy to announce the...
The 2014 IBM Collaboration Solutions Awards will be presented to IBM PartnerWorld Business Partners that have left their mark on our dynamic industry.
It is an honor and a privilege to have been chosen with my friend and Christoph Stoettner to speak at this years Connect / Lotusphere conference.
Today I received the following email from Jens-B. Augustiny’s son Herbert: Dear Ladies and Gentlemen, Last Saturday my father, Jens Augustiny died. You are entered in his address database and because of this you are receiving this sad news. For details please refer to the attachment. Since we are not sure whether we can address […]
Join us December 13 for a Live Q&A on upgrading to IBM Sametime 9 with expert John Del Pizzo, Head of Product Management for IBM Sametime.
In the theme of giving thanks here in the US this week, we're thankful we can offer so many great sessions at IBM Connect 2014 in January. Here are some more that will be added to the agenda: Influencers and...
IBM Sametime 9 incorporates a software-based video Multipoint Control Unit (MCU), which allows for continuous video without the use of third-party technology, such as those offered by Cisco/Tandberg, Polycom, and LifeSize. IBM Sametime 9 will have parity with Microsoft Lync 2013 so customers can seamlessly move between active speaker and continuous video.
IBM has announced some of the IBM Connect 2014 sessions on the Social Business Insights Blog. Our OpenNTF breakout session has been accepted!
If you submitted an abstract for IBM Connect 2014, Look here to see if yours has already been chosen. If you are attending IBM Connect 2014, this will give you a taste of what to expect at the conference.
Thanks to everyone who registered for this morning’s Live Q&A with Ramsey Pryor. What follows is a transcript of the Live Q&A. You can also check out the original posts in the Key considerations for moving to t...