Enterprise Atom/RSS Information
distribution with IBM Lotus Notes/Domino




Going Beyond Information
Topics
 What is Atom/RSS?

 RSS Reader

 Enterprise RSS

 Benefits to Individual Users and Organizations

 Conclusion and ...
What is Atom/RSS?
 RSS is a short term for „Really Simple Syndication“

 Atom (Syndication Format) is a further developmen...
Atom/RSS Formats
 Atom and RSS is based on XML

 Available formats:
   RSS 0.91 (published in 2000)
   RSS 1.0 (published ...
RSS Readers
 RSS Readers read contents of feeds and display information to the
 user

 Many RSS Readers are available:
   ...
Example: Feed Reader (IBM Lotus Notes 8.x)
 Eclipse-based RSS Reader for
 the Notes 8 sidebar

 Single-user RSS Reader

 D...
Example: PAVONE NewsReader 9
 IBM Lotus Notes/Domino-based RSS Reader


 First released in 2004


 Manual and automatic co...
Example: PAVONE NewsReader 9
 Components
   NewsReader application
   NewsReader plugin (since Version 9)

 System require...
Example: PAVONE NewsReader 9
 NewsReader Application:
   Collects news from the feeds
   User can define feeds and filters...
News with Preview (in Application)
News with Preview (in Plugin)




News




Preview
Plugin Features
 Automatically refresh




 Use local applications




 Right click menu
News Feed
Features
 Reads RSS- or Atom-based contents
 Scheduled retrieval
 Administration of feeds (channels)
 Categorization of ne...
Installation & Deployment
 Installation
     Put application on client or server
     Install plugin by click




 Deploym...
Enterprise RSS
 Company-wide approach to use RSS technology to distribute
 information in the company


 Reduce overall ba...
(Traditional) Individual Usage


                          …                        …
                                 RSS...
Enterprise Approach



                          …                        …
                                 RSS Feed 2
  ...
Comparison
                                          Individual
                                         Feed Reader      ...
Part of Knowledge Management
 Transfer important news
 from the RSS reader into
 other personal or
 company applications,
...
Easy transfer to Enterprise applications
with PAVONE KnowledgeGateway


                                           Step 2:...
Benefits
 Complete integration within IBM Lotus Notes client reduces learning
 curve
 Internal feeds lead to greater trans...
Conclusion & Outlook
 RSS readers are becoming a corporate standard

 Integrate your RSS reader into the knowledge managem...
About the Company

                    PAVONE AG
              Founded in 1994 as ltd. company



      PAVONE Ltd.       ...
Contact
  PAVONE Ltd, UK               PAVONE AG
  School House, Hackforth      Technologiepark 9
  BEDALE, N. Yorks. DL8 ...
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RSS Reader: Complete integration within IBM Lotus Notes client

  1. 1. Enterprise Atom/RSS Information distribution with IBM Lotus Notes/Domino Going Beyond Information
  2. 2. Topics What is Atom/RSS? RSS Reader Enterprise RSS Benefits to Individual Users and Organizations Conclusion and Outlook About PAVONE AG Questions
  3. 3. What is Atom/RSS? RSS is a short term for „Really Simple Syndication“ Atom (Syndication Format) is a further development of RSS. Enables access to web contents from a variety of sources: News sites Online publications Discussion forums, Blogs Provided by feeds (channels) Example sites offer Atom and/or RSS services: vowe.net, edbrill.com (Blogs) cnn.com, computerwoche.de (News Provider) pavone.com (Company Information)
  4. 4. Atom/RSS Formats Atom and RSS is based on XML Available formats: RSS 0.91 (published in 2000) RSS 1.0 (published in 2000) RSS 2.0 (published in 2002) Atom (published in 2005) Formats to exchange feeds (channels): OPML Some icons represented RSS:
  5. 5. RSS Readers RSS Readers read contents of feeds and display information to the user Many RSS Readers are available: Google Reader NewsGator Online, FeedDemon Feed Reader integrated in IBM Lotus Notes 8.x PAVONE NewsReader Integrated in browsers (e. g. Microsoft Internet Explorer, Firefox) Integrated in Microsoft Outlook Content: Text Websites Podcasts (audio, video)
  6. 6. Example: Feed Reader (IBM Lotus Notes 8.x) Eclipse-based RSS Reader for the Notes 8 sidebar Single-user RSS Reader Data will be stored in an IBM Lotus Notes application (= Offline content) New feeds can be subscripted View to manage feeds
  7. 7. Example: PAVONE NewsReader 9 IBM Lotus Notes/Domino-based RSS Reader First released in 2004 Manual and automatic collection of news items from websites or from IBM Lotus Notes/Domino applications Multitude of functions to administrate channels and news Filters and email notification Local installation or server installation Central administration of channels and access control
  8. 8. Example: PAVONE NewsReader 9 Components NewsReader application NewsReader plugin (since Version 9) System requirements (Server): IBM Lotus Domino 6.x (or higher) For usage of plugin: IBM Lotus Domino 7.x (or higher) System requirements (Client): IBM Lotus Notes 6.x (or higher) For usage of plugin: IBM Lotus Notes 8.x or IBM Lotus Sametime 7.5.1 (or higher) Freeware for personal usage
  9. 9. Example: PAVONE NewsReader 9 NewsReader Application: Collects news from the feeds User can define feeds and filters Different views for feeds and news Newspaper mode NewsReader Plugin: Optional Shows news in IBM Lotus Notes sidebar or IBM Lotus Sametime client Collects news from the NewsReader Application (not from the feeds) Different views to sorting the news Html-based Preview area Shows last news in offline mode
  10. 10. News with Preview (in Application)
  11. 11. News with Preview (in Plugin) News Preview
  12. 12. Plugin Features Automatically refresh Use local applications Right click menu
  13. 13. News Feed
  14. 14. Features Reads RSS- or Atom-based contents Scheduled retrieval Administration of feeds (channels) Categorization of news and feeds Display of news summaries Search functions Import and export of OPML files Access to individual channels can be restricted Retrieves HTML pages Retrieves podcasts Filtering of news by using keywords Automatic email notification Deletion marks More than 20 Events for programmable add-ons
  15. 15. Installation & Deployment Installation Put application on client or server Install plugin by click Deployment Put application on server Create policy to distribute plugin to several clients
  16. 16. Enterprise RSS Company-wide approach to use RSS technology to distribute information in the company Reduce overall bandwidth usage Reduce e-mail volume through information distribution with RSS Reduce time spent searching for information Improve employee collaboration and knowledge sharing Central administration of feeds and access
  17. 17. (Traditional) Individual Usage … … RSS Feed 2 RSS Feed 1 IBM Lotus Notes Intra-/Internet Client Stored locally with IBM Lotus Notes Client
  18. 18. Enterprise Approach … … RSS Feed 2 IBM Lotus Notes RSS Feed 1 Intra-/Internet IBM Lotus Domino Server (Stored centrally) … … User Bailey Forqum User Tracy Monroe User Will Barber
  19. 19. Comparison Individual Feed Reader Enterprise RSS Installation Installation by the user Central installation, sometimes customization by the user. Feeds User has to add or Feeds will be provided by an delete feeds manually. administrator. News Each user has collect News will only collected once, the news from the on the server. feeds. Security Company has no Company can determine impact which feeds are which feeds should be used. used by the users. Tagging Tagging is only visible Tagging is visible for all for the user. users. Administration Each user has to Central administration. administer his client. Compare: http://www.computerwoche.de/knowledge_center/software/594339/index.html
  20. 20. Part of Knowledge Management Transfer important news from the RSS reader into other personal or company applications, such as: news database CRM project management discussion forum -> You can use PAVONE KnowledgeGateway for this. Use tools to automate email notifications of important news. -> You can use PAVONE nsfWatch for this.
  21. 21. Easy transfer to Enterprise applications with PAVONE KnowledgeGateway Step 2: Click on ‚Transfer…‘ Step 3: Step 1: Select target application Open news from plugin Result: All users can read and discuss the news User User Bailey Forqum Will Barber
  22. 22. Benefits Complete integration within IBM Lotus Notes client reduces learning curve Internal feeds lead to greater transparency and greater exchange of ideas Time savings through reduced search effort Central administration of feeds and access Reduced extranet network traffic through server installation Control over the distribution of information and news News can be replicated and read offline User-friendly plugin for an IBM Lotus Notes client or IBM Sametime client
  23. 23. Conclusion & Outlook RSS readers are becoming a corporate standard Integrate your RSS reader into the knowledge management of your company PAVONE NewsReader is available as an OEM solution (Interface to the NewsGator Enterprise Server) Additional information: http://www.pavone.com/newsreader_en
  24. 24. About the Company PAVONE AG Founded in 1994 as ltd. company PAVONE Ltd. PAVONE Inc. PAVONE GmbH We are: What qualifies us: Independent Software Vendor Successful and long-term partnerships Consultancy with customers Headquartered in Paderborn, Low staff fluctuation Germany Current software research projects Operate internationally 150,000 installations 1,500 projects experience
  25. 25. Contact PAVONE Ltd, UK PAVONE AG School House, Hackforth Technologiepark 9 BEDALE, N. Yorks. DL8 33100 Paderborn 1PE Germany United Kingdom Phone: +49 5251 3102-0 Phone: +44 1748 811527 Fax: +49 5251 3102-99 E-Mail: info@pavone.com E-Mail: info@pavone.de PAVONE Inc. PAVONE GmbH 915 SE 35th Avenue, #206 Schickardstraße 60 Portland, OR 97214 USA 71034 Böblingen Phone: +1.503.754.3144 Germany E-Mail: info@pavone.com Phone.: +49 7031 4997-10 Fax: +49 7031 4997-97 E-Mail: info@pavone.de For more information please visit: http://www.pavone.com http://www.pavonelive.com

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