Posts tagged with ‘Connections’

Report reveals time wasted on e-mail

Posted by Darren on April 28th, 2011 / 2 comments

I’m getting old and my memory is failing – and ironically it was an e-mail containing a summary of our press coverage that reminded me that I’d commented on a YouGov survey (something I’d forgotten). The comments were distributed by … [more]

IBM Connections 3.0.1

Posted by Darren on April 8th, 2011 / No comments

Back in November 2010 I blogged about the release of IBM Lotus Connections 3. Hot on it’s heels (just four months later) comes version 3.0.1 – looking at the version number, you’d think that’s not much more than a … [more]

Connections 3.0 Files plug-in for Notes

Posted by Darren on January 25th, 2011 / 10 comments

Here’s something that’s been in the works for a while internally and has now seen the light of day. I’m a big advocate of IBM Lotus Connections Files for sharing content. I like to see the look on peoples’ faces … [more]

A simple Connections story

Posted by Darren on January 25th, 2011 / No comments

Here in IBM-land we use Connections every day, often without thinking about it. I’ve got so used to it being there that it’s become second nature, but every now and again I stop to appreciate its value. And here’s a … [more]

2011 – the year that e-mail dies?

Posted by Darren on January 18th, 2011 / 8 comments

I doubt it. But an interesting article from the London Evening Standard kicks off this idea.

Before we know it, email will seem as quaint as the fax machine and dial-up accounts.

The article starts with the thoughts of Jack … [more]

Quickr or Connections?

Posted by Darren on December 29th, 2010 / 1 comment

Something we’re often asked… when would you use [IBM Lotus] Quickr and when would you use Connections? My frolleague Louis Richardson, who just so happens to be our Worldwide Sales Executive for Social Software, has provided some thoughts on this … [more]

IBM Lotus Connections 3 is available

Posted by Darren on November 25th, 2010 / 2 comments

A couple of weeks ago we announced Lotus Connections 3, and today it became generally available. This is a substantial update with many improvements and some major new capabilities – so, it’s a good time to provide a quick overview … [more]

I hate you for e-mailing me

Posted by Darren on October 2nd, 2009 / 3 comments

I was perusing PlanetLotus today and an interesting blog post from Vaughan Rivett caught my eye – what’s the worst email in-box that you have ever seen? Vaughan tells the tale of a user with a mail box weighing in … [more]

Butler Group talks Lotus Connections

Posted by Darren on August 25th, 2009 / 2 comments

Butler Group have published an in-depth report on IBM Lotus Connections. One important thing to note is that the report was based on Connections 2.0.1 so some of the comments are not up-to-date – for example, the lack of a … [more]

Collaborating with the outside world

Posted by Darren on August 19th, 2009 / No comments

In September, the Lotus team in Sweden will be holding their Gold Club event – a meeting (with dinner thrown in) for their most valued customers. Our Swedish country manager Kristoffer invited me (in my new capacity) to come over … [more]