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LS11 Ask the Product Managers - what I want answered
Darren Duke    

Will the session be completely locked down? Who knows. Still after the furore of the last week or so I figured I'd get my questions out in public so as not to appear a "negative Nancy". For the record I think Lotus developers, managers and executives should use the exact same version of Notes that you sell.
  • When will I be able to invite others to a meeting that I'm a participant in? I occasionally have minions others I need with me on trips to client sites, conf calls, etc. Adding them now is a bitch.
  • Quickr Utility Express - or equivalent. Several (now rotated out) executives and PMs have promised this in the past. What is so hard to understand here? Do you guys not want to sell to SMBs? (my definition of SMBs, not IBM)
  • Sametime on a single box.
  • Sametime reflector. When? This is killing you. And I cannot recommend this product to my customers until you fix this long running over-sight.
  • Connections on a single box. I know IBM sells server, but really, should I have to buy all the IBM servers?
  • Foundations......erm......just WTF?  
  • Websphere has socket licensing, why not Domino/Connections/Sametime et al?
  • Come on spill the beans.....Vulcan "is a product" and runs on Websphere right?
  • What is IBM doing to solve the Fubar'd LotusLive ordering process?
 
You never know, some of these may get answered well before the scheduled session on Thursday at 11:15 (ASK102). If not, I consider this fair warning of the types of questions that a PM should be prepared to answer.

Do you have any?

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http://blog.darrenduke.net/darren/ddbz.nsf/dx/ls11-ask-the-product-managers-what-i-want-answered.htm
Jan 23, 2011
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