[ also titled “So you wanna be a Lotus rock star….just not THE LotusRockstar” 😉 ]
Episode 24, recorded Friday 29th October 2010, discussing the launch of Cognos 10.1 (with Connections integration), VideoFest, LTAP2010, XPages.Info and more…
Stuart McIntyre (blog | twitter | company) & Darren Duke (blog | twitter | company)
Per Henrik Lausten (blog | twitter | company) is a freelance consultant with his own one-man company in Denmark. He is working with Lotus Notes and Domino development and administration based on experience with Lotus Notes/Domino since 1997 (release 3.3). He recently started his own company after having been with IBM for 16 years. He is married and father of two.
Joyce Davis (personal twitter | company twitter | company blog) leads the Lotus Technical Information and Education community. Her goal is to bring together experts from inside and outside of IBM to share knowledge and improve the information that helps people use Lotus products.
Cognos 10 released – now with Connections integration (trying to get IBMers on to discuss this…)
- What’s being shipped?
- What are licence details?
- Connections has already been bundled with Rational Team Concert, now with Cognos. Seems IBM sees that Social should be everywhere… Is this the way ahead?
- Will finance folks appreciate social software?
- Breaking News: New IBM Analytics Software to Help Organizations Gain Faster Insight for Smarter Business Outcomes
- What is it?
- When does it run from/to?
- What kinds of videos are you after?
- Do videos have to be new, or can existing videos be uploaded? (Per, you can ask this one!)
- Where do they get uploaded to?
- What tools can folks use?
- Is there a logo/hashtag/tag that we should use?
- What’s in it for those that take part?
- For more info, listen to Taking Notes podcast
Pretty icons available for Lotus Notes 8.5.x
- May Beth blog post
- OpenNTF project
- New XPages development portal – XPages.info
- More info
- Who’s behind it?
- What difference will it make?
- What did we think?
- Worth repeating?
Yahoo to Discontinue Support for the Sametime Gateway
- Mitch Cohen blog post
- A blow for Sametime Gateway?
- Does anyone actually use Yahoo Messenger or AIM any more?
- Are Skype and Facetime more important for integration purposes now?
- Is internet IM still important? (versus Skype, FB, Twitter)
- Coming soon
- Register if you can make it, unregister if you can’t!
- ILUG 2010 agenda is out!
The Danish Lotus User Group (DanNotes) conference is next week
- What is it?
- When does it meet? What gets discussed?
- How do people join?
This Week in Lotus “expansion”
Sametime book winners
|Darren||MP3 Skype Recorder for Windows allows you to record, well, skype calls. This is what I use on the odd occasion I produce TWiL – http://voipcallrecording.com/|
|Per||Start using social media to broaden your network and interact with peers (social media meaning blogs, podcasts and maybe even Twitter)|
|Joyce||Lotus Learning widget – can access them from www.lotus.com/ldd/learnlotus; bonus tip….mobile wikis beta…www.lotus.com/ldd/mowiki.nsf|
|Stuart||Sony have just released a slimline external USB Blu-Ray recorder – the Sony BDX-S500U. Very very fast (pushing boundaries of USB2.0 actually), lightweight, powered off USB, reads and writes to single- and dual-layer CDs, DVDs and Blu-Ray disks, even does 3D Blu-Rays (assuming you have right screen technology). Pretty good value at 151GBP on Amazon UK, $218 on Amazon US). Great for watching Blu-Ray movies on the road, or for backing up your systems – 50GB disks a|