Lisa Duke (twitter | company) is Business Development Manager for Simplified Technology Solutions, Inc. (also known as STS), an IBM Lotus business partner specializing in collaboration, mobility, and virtualization. STS also resells IBM System X hardware and related storage.
Topics: This Week in Lotus is a year old:
Have we enjoyed it?
What have been the main topics:
May 2010: LUGs and the launch of the iPad
June: decline of RIM, Radicati - Notes/Domino to have 266m seats by 2015, Notes App Store
July: IBM Named Worldwide Marketshare Leader in Social Platforms Software, Lotus Protector, Project Northstar
August: Death of Google Wave, Directory Independence, Notes/Domino 8.5.2
September: Quickr 8.5, NLLUG, IBM Customer Experience Suite, a world without email, XPages Extension Library
October: ExtST, new LotusLive, Symphony 3, virtual conferences, Cognos integration
December: Social (inside firewall and Twitter), leadup to Lotusphere, Higher Education
January: Live show, lots of Lotusphere! Sandy Carter
February: Lotus rebranding, Social Business, Mastering XPages, DDE on the Mac, Design process
March: Analysts and developers, User Groups (Australia), Business Inteligence and Social software, RAD
April: WCM renaming, RAD again, IBM Champions, Connections 3.0.1, iWildfire
May: ISVs, Management of Connections, LotusLive new release
Highlights of the year:
Episode 7 - Darren admits to enjoying being Rick Rolled (I think I said I liked Rick Astley).....
Episode 6 - Michael Sampson & User Adoption - this is only going to be more important as social software comes into business - I would love to see IT take a lead in bringing in technology and be seen as thought leaders, not as “server janitors”
Live show at Lotusphere
What did you learn from a year of doing the podcast?
Lisa - found out about Dogear Nation & have been keeping up on robot news
Stuart - how many great people there are in this community
Stuart - how tough it is to keep audio quality high
Stuart - how many IBMers are willing to reach out
What surprised you most?
Stuart & Darren still in shock they got the location of the Lotusphere Party
Stuart & Lisa presenting end of day Monday at UKLUG on social business - if there are no chairs left in Mary Beth and Mat’s session come see us
Sametime 8.5.2 released, loses IBM moniker, solves NAT traversal issues
New Sametime Unified Telephony Lite
Exceptional Web Experience conference in Orlando
Shocked at how small compared to Lotusphere
No major announcements
Previews of Portal 8
Ed just announced new XPages Application Server license at DNUG, coming later in the year...
Lisa: If there are managers & line of business people in your office who don’t “get” social, let them know about the Get Social Do Business podcast I host - fairly non-technical discussion of how people are using social tools to transform business Darren: Matrox M9120 Plus LP graphics card. You can never have enough monitors, this puppy drives 4! Stuart: Audio Hijack Pro for the Mac $32, free trial available. ‘Record any audio - three simple words to explain Audio Hijack Pro. Record from applications like iTunes, Skype or DVD Player. Record from microphones, Radiosharks and other hardware. If you hear it, you can record it.’ Used on This Week in Lotus!
TWiL - The show must go on!
Sun, Mar 16th 2014 11:51p Stuart McIntyre In response to lots of kind words from our listeners, Darren and I are continuing to produce This Week in Lotus on an occasional basis... Whilst there are really no IBM products left that enjoy the 'Lotus' moniker, there is definitely a 'Lotus community' that survives. Given the closeness of the friendships and the enduring sense of kindred spirit, I have a feeling that we'll still be gathering in person and online many years after all installs of Notes and Domino have long since been r [read] Keywords: collaboration
This Week in Lotus 113 - IBM Connect After Dark
Mon, Feb 17th 2014 6:09a This Week in Lotus Recorded during the early hours of 31st January 2014, live from the Dolphin Lobby at IBM Connect. Darren and I meet with Mat Newman, Mitch Cohen, Colleen Burns, Andreas Ponte, Bill Buchan and many others to discuss the conference, the agenda, the keynotes, the social events and much more.... This isn't a return of TWiL (or even 'This Week in IBM Collaboration Solutions'), just a one-off as we loved getting together again in Orlando. It's definitely an informal kinda' show, but we hope [read] Keywords: collaboration
This Week in Lotus Live - The Finale!
Wed, Jan 30th 2013 7:04a This Week in Lotus Come to the final ever This Week in Lotus, recorded live at IBM Connect! Thursday lunchtime, 12:30-13:15, Dolphin Europe 8. So, come out of Ask the Product Managers, go grab your box lunch, and head to Europe 8 to hear from Darren, Stuart and a panel of very special guests. We'll discuss the conference, the announcements, the OGS, the social activities and anything else we think happens to be relevant at the time! It will be our 112th and very final show, so come along for some grea [read] Keywords: ibm