Episode 68, recorded on Friday 9th September 2011. We discuss memories of 9/11, MWLUG, Social Connections II, the loss of the Lotusphere CULT shirts, two significant departures (Steve Jobs from Apple and Mary Beth Raven from IBM) and more…
|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. IBM Champion and friend of Mat Newman.|
|Sharon Bellamy (blog | twitter | company) is soon to be a Consultant at Applicable, working with Portal/WCM, Quickr, Sametime and Connections implementations. IBM Champion, iSeries fan girl and friend of Mat Newman.|
9/11 – Memories from 10 years ago?
Social Connections II announced
- Cardiff Uni, Glamorgan Building
- 9th December
- Speakers from IBM, partners and customers, plus special guests
Lotusphere just 4 months away…
- No more CULT shirts
- Will it still be Lotusphere?
- What are our hopes for the conference?
- Is the atmosphere changing over time as Andrew Pollack suggests?
- Can Lotusphere serve both technical and business interests?
Steve Jobs leaving Apple
- What’s the impact going to be?
- What has MBR done for IBM/Lotus?
- Will she be missed?
- What do others need to step forward now she has moved on?
- Does it put even more pressure of Ed and Joyce?
MIB Browser help make sense of SNMP MIB files and find the OID you need. Great free tool.
IBM innovation centres – all over the world, 2 in the UK for use via business partners or ISVs
Other podcasts: Taking Notes, the 1352 Report, Dogear Nation, Social Geeks and Get Social Do Business. Also STS events.
LotusLive meetings app for iOS – works great. But IBM must retire the old 7-digit Sametime Unyte meetings that are incompatible. Also, needs to offer audio through the app too.