IBM is pleased to announce that the IBM Notes and Domino 9.0 Social Edition Public Beta isNOW AVAILABLE as of 13 December, 2012
IBM Notes and Domino 9.0 Social Edition Public Beta isa preview of the next release of Notes, iNotes, Domino Designer, Domino and Notes Traveler. IBM Notes and Domino software puts you on a solid path to becoming a social business. IBM Notes and Domino 9.0 Social Edition Public Beta provides significant new social capabilities including :
Activity streams: allow you to view and take action quickly on content and events
Embedded Experiences: allow you to access business critical actions from other applications without leaving your email. This brings collaboration in-context and results in tighter integration across iNotes, Connections, Notes, app dev (XPages), and 3rd-party products and services
Contemporary user interface, simpler navigation, easier to locate information both in Notes and iNotes
IBM Notes Browser Plug-in: allows rapid delivery of IBM Notes Social Edition applications to the web
Incorporation of a social application container, based on the OpenSocial standard, which provides for development of a reusable set of “gadgets” from both IBM and third parties
Inclusion of the XPages Extension Library which greatly improves developer productivity when building collaborative workflow driven applications for web, mobile web and Notes
Enhancements to Domino REST services and new Calendaring and Scheduling APIs
Domino integration: SAML, OAuth
Notes Traveler: Windows Phone 7.5/8; BlackBerry 10 BES support; IBM i Server
IBM Forms Experience 8.5 Is Available
Mon, Jun 3rd 2013 3:15p Alexey Zimarev On 16/05/2013 IBM has published the availability note for IBM Forms Experience 8.5.
This product enables, along other things, creating forms within IBM Connections, including integration with Activity Stream as it is shown in Luis Benitez blog post.
IBM Forms Experience Builder v8.5 for Windows
IBM Forms Experience Builder v8.5 for Linux
IBM Forms Experience Builder v8.5 for AIX
IBM Forms Experience Builder v8.5 for Linux on System z
Product documentat [read] Keywords: connections
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