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We are the Champions
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How to See All Notifications on Facebook
Tue, Nov 7th 2017 19
Connect 2016 Day 3: Future of Domino, Connections and Hogsmeade
Wed, Feb 3rd 2016 11
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Wed, Sep 21st 2016 9
IBM Connections Tip #4: Save Connections Posting for Later
Fri, Sep 23rd 2016 8
IBM Notes and Domino Version 10 – A Glowing Saphire?
Wed, Oct 25th 2017 8
IBM Connections Tip #3: IBM Connections Plugins for IBM Notes
Fri, Sep 16th 2016 7
Jean-Michel Jarre: – I Want to Surprise Myself, As Well As My Audience
Sat, Dec 10th 2016 7
Using IBM Verse (and Notes) to Keep Track of My Traveling Plans
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IBM Connections tip #1: Search from your news stream
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Hogne B. Pettersen
Blog Title The Domino Elf ? Hogne B. Pettersen's Social Biz Blog
Blog Description Domino, Notes and videotape
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How to See All Notifications on Facebook
Tue, Nov 7th 2017 12:12p   Hogne B. Pettersen
Facebook is slowly rolling out a new algorithm for how it will give you notifications. Every time you post something, and someone comments on it or likes it, you get a notification. If you have commented something, and others comment on it, likes your comment or replies to it, you also get a notification. There are also other notifications, like if you manage a Facebook page, if someone posts something on a page or event you like and so on. The notifications are shown in the form of a small red
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We are the Champions
Wed, Nov 1st 2017 9:43p   Hogne B. Pettersen
Last year I was fortunate enough to be named IBM Champion for 2017 by my peers in the IBM Collaboration Solutions community. It has been great. I have made even more friends in the community, I gotten my foot inside the door of places that were closed to me and I’ve been allowed to partake in various IBM stuff. In addition, you sometimes get news and announcements before everybody else. You are also given access to people and resources that you normally wouldn’t be able to reach, and that is
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Social Connections in Vienna
Fri, Oct 27th 2017 10:17a   Hogne B. Pettersen
Last week I attended the Social Connections conference in Vienna. This conference is put together by a group of users and IBM partners, and they alternate between North-America and Europe. This was the twelfth conference, but it was my first. Not only did I attend, I also did a presentation myself. Since I’ve become Mr. IBM Connections plugins over the last two years, I naturally gave a presentation on those. Again. Vienna is a beautiful city, with a huge legacy of culture, architecture and hi
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IBM Notes and Domino Version 10 – A Glowing Saphire?
Wed, Oct 25th 2017 6:54p   Hogne B. Pettersen
IBM made some pretty big announcements tonight. First of all, Notes and Domino will have a version 10 released in 2018. Yeah, I know. I am as shocked as you. Secondly, IBM is now leaving all the development of the platform to their partner HCL. IBM has already a partnership with them on several other products in their portfolio. So what does this mean? It means that the platform is not dead, something which we’ve heard since around 2002 from people. It also means that for the customers, there
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Hide Postings from Selected People on Facebook
Thu, Oct 12th 2017 8:43p   Hogne B. Pettersen
Aren’t there times when you where you are itching to post a scatching status posting about something or someone? But you can’t do it, because you don’t want any persons involved to read your posting. Luckily Facebook has a function not many people know about that lets you do just that: Post something and then tell what people should not be allowed to read neither the posting itself, or any likes or comments either. This is how you do it: Write your posting: To the left of the Post butto
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How to Comment and Reply to them on Facebook
Thu, Oct 5th 2017 2:32p   Hogne B. Pettersen
I’m sure you many times have replied to a comment someone has made on a posting on Facebook. But the well formed and well placed comment that you are so satisfied with suddenly becomes a small nightmare. You are constant bothered by notifications when people comment on the original posting. Well, I got news for you. Because you have most likely done the same thing. And by that I mean you have probably replied to a comment in the wrong way more than once. This is how you comment on postings on
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Join Me in Vienna
Fri, Sep 22nd 2017 9:17a   Hogne B. Pettersen
Quite a few Norwegian ICS customers and partners ahve signed up for the Social Connections conference in Vienna. Why don’t you join us? Social Connections is an international user group. They set up meetings twice a year, and they alternate between Europe and North-America. The conferences usually last for two days, and a lot of the most famous faces in the ICS community are there to give sessions and presentations. Yours truly will this year present his talk about plugins for IBM Connecti
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IBM Domino is Not Dead – It’s Just Gone into the Clouds
Thu, Sep 21st 2017 3:02p   Hogne B. Pettersen
I’ve heard since 2002 that IBM Notes and Domino was dead. And while the platform is certainly an endangered species these days, there’s still stuff happening on the Domino front that companies and organisations contemplating on leaving the platform really should pay attention to. IBM has now launched a service that makes it possible for you to upload and run your IBM Notes applications in the cloud. This will become a very important addition to IBM Connections Cloud and SmartCloud No
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Magic, pink and Star Wars – The ISBG Spring Seminar 2017
Fri, Jul 7th 2017 5:51p   Hogne B. Pettersen
The Norwegian IBM Collaboration Solutions User Group’s (ISBG) spring meeting was held at PwC in Oslo on June 7th and 8th. Around 60 ISBG members, presenters, IBM-partners and people from IBM were there during the course of those two days. Wednesday started with Roger Johannessen wishing everyone welcome for the very last time as leader of ISBG. From there we moved straight on to Mac Guidera’s keynote. His focus was on how employees today are flooded with too much information. It all just tur
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IBM Connect 2017 #6: A Recap of the Conference
Tue, Mar 14th 2017 7:00p   Hogne B. Pettersen
At the bottom of this blog posting I’m linking to all the blogs I’ve written about IBM Connect. It’s now 15 days since I came home from San Francisco, and on Thursday it’s three whole weeks since the conference was over. I’ve been pretty busy with following up on stuff after the conference. Especially on stuff I learned about, as well as on deals and alliances that might come to fruition after several meetings I had. I’ve also contacted a lot of people who we
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IBM Connect 2017 #5: The Social Bit
Tue, Mar 7th 2017 4:44p   Hogne B. Pettersen
First of all: A huge apology for my mistake in my third blog posting from Connect 2017. In this I wrote that Domino for iSeries would not be supported in the future. This is not true! I had misunderstood and the blog posting is now corrected. Sorry to IBM and all IBM partners and customers who have contacted me in the past few days (some in panic). So to sum up: You will still be able to use Domino, as well as get all new feature packs, on iSeries. Ok? With that cleared up I would like to talk a
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IBM Connect 2017 #4: Start Thinking and Get Pinking!
Fri, Mar 3rd 2017 6:29p   Hogne B. Pettersen
Sorry for being late with following up on the Connect 2017 conference, but the last days in San Francisco just flew by like a whirlwind. And after I got home I was stuck on the couch with flu like symptoms. But now I’m ready to talk to you about the future of IBM Connections, which is pink! IBM Connections 6.0 is soon ready to be unleashed on the world. And I think it looks very promising. In fact, I was grinning when I was told about some of the new functionality. Here are the highlights
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IBM Connect 2017 #3: I’ve Seen The Future of Domino and it is Sapho
Fri, Feb 24th 2017 7:08a   Hogne B. Pettersen
I promised a summary of the second part of the Opening General Session. And I will include it here, but this posting is mostly about the future of IBM Notes and Domino. It’s based around four separate sessions and lectures about the strategy around and development on the Notes and Domino platform. First things first: Yes, IBM will continue support and come up with upgrades and new functionality for the IBM Notes client. Yes, IBM will continue supporting Domino but forget what you know abo
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IBM Connect 2017 #2: Cognitive Cognitive Cognitive
Thu, Feb 23rd 2017 1:24a   Hogne B. Pettersen
Last year I was quoted on Twitter saying “If you hated the word social, get ready to hate the word ‘cognitive’.” Boy is that word thrown out a lot by IBM these days. Not least the opening general session at Connect 2017 here at Moscone West in San Francisco. This year the OGS was split in two. A wise decision, since they used to be too long at previous conferences. The session started with a DJ/singer who mixed music, both on her own and with Watson. She then invited the
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IBM Connect 2017 #1: Moving your Notes Applications to the Cloud
Wed, Feb 22nd 2017 9:31p   Hogne B. Pettersen
Still in the US, but in a new city, on a new date and with a lot of new things you normally don’t associate with Lotusphere, now known as IBM Connect. The city is San Francisco and the location is Moscone West, a gigantic conference center in downtown San Francisco. As Roxette said: – Don’t bore us, get to the chorus. So, I’ll get right to it. The first session I attended was the brilliantly named session “Your Mail is in the Cloud, What About Your Apps?” This is a question that a lo
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Using IBM Verse (and Notes) to Keep Track of My Traveling Plans
Mon, Feb 6th 2017 11:54a   Hogne B. Pettersen
Don’t let the headline fool you. I also show you how you can do this in Outlook, Gmail, Yahoo and other email and calendar clients as well! I’m a pretty disorganized person who had to force myself to become organized. And I have succeeded pretty well with it, even if I do have a few relapses now and then. In the past keeping track of my traveling plans, tickets and hotel reservations was pure hell. Especially in the days with printed tickets. For the past 5 years I’ve been using my cell ph
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I Became an IBM Champion
Thu, Dec 15th 2016 12:57p   Hogne B. Pettersen
Yesterday I was told that I’m among those in the IBM community who are named as an IBM Champion. The definition of an IBM Champion is this: An IBM Champion is someone who makes exceptional contributions to the technical community. Contributions can come in a variety of forms, and popular contributions include blogging, speaking at conferences or events, moderating forums, leading user groups, and authoring books or magazines. Educators can also become IBM Champions; for example, academic f
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Jean-Michel Jarre: – I Want to Surprise Myself, As Well As My Audience
Sat, Dec 10th 2016 11:54p   Hogne B. Pettersen
This is an English translation of a big interview I did for one of Norway’s largest newspapers, Dagbladet. In addition to translating the interview, I’ve also included all the content I had to cut out of the Norwegian version for space reasons. I’ve also included more photos, which you can click on to see in high res versions. Enjoy, and please, let me know what you think. Jean-Michel Jarre was the first western artist to perform in China, four years before Wham did it. Here he
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The Norwegian User Group ISBG’s autumn meeting 2016 – A Report
Fri, Dec 9th 2016 2:45p   Hogne B. Pettersen
The 2016 autumn meeting in the Norwegian IBM User group (ISBG) was held on November 30th at BI (Norwegian school of finance) in Oslo. Even if I wasn’t second in command for the user group I still would say this: It was a very strong and varied agenda! Here’s a summary: Salesforce App Cloud and IBM Domino – same, same, but different First one out was René Winkelmeyer from Salesforce.com. He’s a former star in the Domino environment, but left for Salesforce last spring. He works there as




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