Sametime Announcements on IBM Connecto 2013
Thu, Jan 31st 2013 7:09a Alexey Zimarev It seems that Sametime team thinks in the same direction as me or they read some suggestions somewhere because I was putting it for quite a while in different places.
IBM Connections will get Sametime Advanced chat rooms and Sametime Meetings meeting rooms available for Connections communities plus integration with Connections files. Already now in IBM SmartCloud for Social Business they made possible to access Connections files in Sametime meeting room library. These are integration features th [read] Keywords: connections
Domino 9 Release Date
Fri, Dec 21st 2012 7:11a Alexey Zimarev Some of us are qurious about Domino 9 release date. We were expecting it this year but it was shifted, hopefully for good, considering the number of small and not so small issues we find every day in the public beta.
But still we would like to know when we would get the new Social Edition to be deployed on our production servers. Well, today it seems that we can be quite sure on the planned release date.
As per announced marketing withdrawal for XWorks server 8.5.3 per 14/03/2013, this product w [read] Keywords: domino
No Jitter | Post | Inside Lotusphere
Wed, Jan 18th 2012 4:01a Alexey Zimarev Good article from Irwin Lazar, Vice President and Service Director at Nemertes Research. IBM shows is building a bridge between social collaboration and enterprise unified communication platforms, bringing advantages of both worlds to new enterprise user’s desktop. UC capabilities combined with activity stream, ad hoc sessions with full featured voice and video, adoption of different mobile platform, leverage of higher level of communication pattern on mobile devices – these are tren [read] Keywords: collaboration
Dial M for Skype
Thu, Jun 9th 2011 8:09a Alexey Zimarev Dial M for Skype.
Skype for Asterisk was an anomaly. The Asterisk PBX could actually dial SkypeNames and see presence/status into one of the world’s most closed networks. Killing Skype for Asterisk could only make sense to Skype. Skype Connect became the revised strategy, sell access to the network via VoIP’s lowest common denominator known as SIP. This is a more mainstream and efficient solution for interconnection, but reduces the value to basic voice. Skype rides the popularity of SIP tru [read] Keywords: network
Popular Web Conferencing “Cloud” Solutions « Alexey Zimarev
Wed, May 4th 2011 3:02a Alexey Zimarev Web conferencing solutions are fast becoming popular, with not just large enterprises but small businesses as well. A large number of these solutions are “cloud”; that is, hosted by third party software. This provides a comprehensive solution to businesses and prevents revenue erosion. In fact, a report by AMI-Partners’ revealed that 25 percent of small businesses in the US would opt for a web conferencing solution that is Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) or cloud based.
Popular Web Conferenci [read] Keywords:
Discrediting VoIP: The Case of Skype and Other Major Players « Alexey Zimarev
Sun, May 1st 2011 2:08p Alexey Zimarev Voice communications have undoubtedly become an integral part of most businesses, and VoIP technology has evolved considerably since it was first launched in the market in the 1980s. However, somewhere down-the-line the term “VoIP” began to be associated with poor voice quality and unreliable low cost providers. While this may not be the case with VoIP solutions across the board, the overall perception has encouraged some major players to disassociate themselves from the term, including Skyp [read] Keywords: skype
Social CRM: A Reality Check – Part 3 « Alexey Zimarev
Fri, Apr 29th 2011 12:27a Alexey Zimarev How to Use Social CRM to Your Advantage?
Social networks have significantly amplified the voice of customers in the marketplace. Conversations that happen on virtual communities are unmoderated and uncensored, allowing individuals to freely express their opinions about a product, service or the company itself. Businesses need to realize that these conversations are not useless chatter, but can be used to improve the marketing ROI.
Social CRM: A Reality Check – Part 3 « Alexey Zimarev. [read] Keywords:
Social CRM: A Reality Check – Part 2 « Alexey Zimarev
Wed, Apr 27th 2011 4:31a Alexey Zimarev Social CRM: Is it Real? Does it Work?
Gartner, an independent IT research firm, reported that approximately 30 percent organizations will use some form of Social CRM within the next two years to expand their online community building initiatives. Clearly, businesses are not taking the power of social media lightly. Social CRM, like ‘Social Media’, is real- and here to stay! [read] Keywords: community