IBM Messaging and Collaboration Roadmap - Notes and Domino update - December 2012


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IBM Messaging and Collaboration Roadmap - Notes and Domino update - December 2012

  1. Messaging and Collaboration RoadmapEd Brill | Director, Product Line Management © 2012 IBM Corporation
  2. IBM’s statements regarding its plans, directions, and intent are subject to change or withdrawal without notice atIBM’s sole discretion. Information regarding potential future products is intended to outline our general productdirection and it should not be relied on in making a purchasing decision.The information mentioned regarding potential future products is not a commitment, promise, or legalobligation to deliver any material, code or functionality. Information about potential future products maynot be incorporated into any contract. The development, release, and timing of any future features orfunctionality described for our products remains at our sole discretion. © 2012 IBM Corporation
  3. Agenda● 2012 Messaging and Collaboration Marketplace● IBM Connections Mail● Productivity Tools Strategy and Update● SmartCloud Notes 2012-2013● Notes/Domino Social Edition● Roadmap © 2012 IBM Corporation
  4. IBM Leadership in Messaging and Collaboration today 50,000 organizations Over 75% adoption 10,000+ XPages worldwide, with 1151 of 8.5.2+ releases developers reinstatements YTD #2 market share (IDC); Gartner New features every # of PVUs on S&S “Positive” rating year since 2007 exceeds 2009 levels © 2012 IBM Corporation
  5. 2012 highlights (so far)● Great adoption of Notes/Domino 8.5.3, including Connections Files | Profiles entitlement● Traveler 8.5.3 Upgrade Pack 1● SmartCloud Notes GA6● XWork Server ASL deals● IBM Docs betas on Greenhouse● Apache OpenOffice project © 2012 IBM Corporation
  6. Trust Factory DNA Lite● Domino deployment analysis tool that measures: – User demand and usage patterns – Resources and capacity utilization – Overall system health and performance bottlenecks● Deliverables – Analysis charts and graphs – Findings, conclusions, recommendations – Spreadsheets/pivot tables – Actionable facts for follow-up activities © 2012 IBM Corporation
  7. Notes Traveler 8.5.3 Upgrade Pack 1 Android Client:  Server High Availability (HA)Month view for Calendar Multiple Traveler servers in a pool for continuous serviceNew Mail & Calendar UI for Android Tablets  Administration Enhanced Android security settings: Web based administration UI (multi servers)Application password support Client manager (assign client versions to groups)Password type Filter limitsDisable local password storage (tight security)Prohibit copy to clipboard, export attachments Scheduled sync settings (as part of default)Prohibit camera (OS 4+ only) Locking of individual default settings (no mod by user)Password expiration period, history count (OS 3+ only)Prohibit unencrypted devices (OS 3+ only)  Configuration Configuration settings consolidation General client enhancements: Trace and log settingsImproved handling of Notes documents (possible to view Notes links that point to web address of application Server URI (simplified to /traveler) server. Some limitation) ManagementSent folder save options High Availability Pool-aware console commandsAttachments for Draft mail options Additional contributors to status condition (red/yellow/green) Z 7 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  8. Notes Traveler 8.5.3 Upgrade Pack 2ToDo support for Android and iOS available (December 10) Similar implementation on Android phones and tablets8 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  9. IBM Mobile Connect 6.1.5 New Features – Shipped!● Full Android (V4) VPN client● 64 Bit OS support for Gateway on Linux and AIX● Intelligence for load balancing between Traveler HA server pools● IBM Connections Mobile and IBM Sametime Mobile awareness and intergration IMC IBM Domino With IBM Notes Traveler service Notes Domino Mail servers (7.0.2)9 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  10. App Dev Community – Putting the Best Foot Forward● OpenNTF – 77K Registered users – 670K visits in 12 – 221 Contributions & 132K Downloads in 12 – >100K video views on YouTube – Reaching out – Stack Overflow & GitHub● OpenNTF Contests – 3 contests complete; 73 contributors & 102 contributions – 4th Contest underway – XPages integration with Connections – Quicktstart Domino & Connections image● Collaboration Today – Compilation of current and relevant news for IBM Collaboration Solutions – Community curated content – Community developed XPages app – REST API for embedding in your own site – Template source coming to OpenNTF soon10 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  11. Agenda● 2012 Messaging and Collaboration Marketplace● IBM Connections Mail● Productivity Tools Strategy and Update● SmartCloud Notes 2012-2013● Notes/Domino Social Edition● Roadmap © 2012 IBM Corporation
  12. The future of mail is more social. Result: happier, more engaged users. Simple Integrated Social Security-rich ● Collaborate through a ● Find what and who you need ● Collaborate socially from ● Rest assured that security comprehensive service —in one place where you already work. risks are mitigated ● Interactions ● Unlock the inbox: more ● Rely on a dedicated —anytime, anywhere ● Content easily share information that security organization that ● Learn and use intuitively ● Applications may be useful to others provides security and easily ● Work from intuitive user management interfaces customized for popular devices Social mail: where social networking, email and work meet12 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  13. A more social mail environment saves time and improves bottom line results —Nicrometal The need to increase productivity, that is, get more from the Growth: employees you kept, added to employees insisting on new, 5x increase in suppliers managed per employee, collaborative ways of working, is forcing investment in a supporting growth without adding more staff variety of internal social tools. Our research at IDC shows that social tools can increase productivity by as much as —Interhandler 11-30%.(1) Customer satisfaction: 30% faster delivery times to customers 90% of respondents report measurable business benefits from Web 2.0 tools, including better access to knowledge, lower costs of doing business and higher revenues.(2) —Intelligent Data Services Efficiency: 6x improvement in the ratio of administrative assistants to outbound callers1 Source:, “Software Spending and the Economy”, October 2011.2 Source: “The Networked Enterprise Holds Steady”, McKinsey Global Survey Results, 2011, 13 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  14. Social mail is the evolution of messaging into a social capability, delivered in context to where you work Access social tools from your inboxAccess messaging from social homepage Access from your mobile devices Add value with workflow and social applications © 2012 IBM Corporation
  15. IBM Connections Mail – Initial delivery plans● Delivered September 2012, for use with IBM Connections 4● Functionality primarily focused on messaging capabilities: – View and compose mail message (including rich text editing, spell check, etc.) – Signatures, addressing, and directory search – Mail badge provides visual indication of new content – IBM Connections files integration – Embedded Experiences – View one-day calendar and view individual entries – Security features – Ability to launch “primary” messaging client – iNotes only● Back-ends supported: Domino 8.5.3 FP2+, Exchange 2007 / 2010 – IBM SmartCloud and other back-end systems targeted for future releases © 2012 IBM Corporation
  16. IBM Connections Mail Being in mail without being in mail Distinguish unread email messages Click “star” to mark for follow-upKey triage actions and additionalline of snippet information revealson hover: Reply, Reply to All,Forward or Delete © 2012 IBM Corporation
  17. IBM Connections Mail Mail compose... “Objectized” names Progressive disclosure for “Cc” and “Bcc” fieldsIntegrated mail contacts andsocial network in type-ahead(including Profile pictures) Spell-checking content Rich text editor Append signature © 2012 IBM Corporation
  18. Connections Mail – beyond the first release● Further integration with Connections functionality● Additional capabilities from the palette of existing email features, delivered in the social mail context● Social analytics – display and interact with only relevant content● Support for additional email environments © 2012 IBM Corporation
  19. Agenda● 2012 Messaging and Collaboration Marketplace● IBM Connections Mail● Productivity Tools Strategy and Update● SmartCloud Notes 2012-2013● Notes/Domino Social Edition● Roadmap © 2012 IBM Corporation
  20. IBM Lotus Symphony 3.0.1● Symphony 3.0.1 includes all fixpacks since Symphony 3.0 was released – 1 Million row support added to spreadsheets – Home page design with active content – recent files – Chart types – Speaker notes view – IBM Connections plugin – Updated LotusLive plugin – Symphony 3.0.1 FP1 available today – Symphony 3.0.1 update planned for EOY • Adds support for Mountain Lion © 2012 IBM Corporation
  21. Apache OpenOffice● IBM resources and Symphony source code contributed to the Community● Common Extension model for 3rd parties● Removes Symphony as competitor to OpenOffice● Focus on Enterprise customer requirements● Code Licensed under Apache V2 open source● Work progressing on graduating to an Apache Top Level Project● Integration of Symphony features and next major release being worked by the community © 2012 IBM Corporation
  22. Apache OpenOffice 3.4.1 Release● Apache Community announce on August 23● Over 5 million downloads of AOO 3.4.1. from over 200 countries● Top countries : US, Germany, Russia, UK, Spain, Canada, Italy, Netherlands, Japan, India● IBM Smartcloud Extension and IBM Connections Extension available for Apache OpenOffice 3.4.1 – Posted to OpenOffice Extensions website IBM Connections Extension IBM SmartCloud Extension 22 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  23. Extending the IBM Portfolio with IBM DocsWeb-based collaborative editors for creating, sharing and collaboratively authoring wordprocessor documents, spreadsheets and presentations. More than editors through a browser ✔ Extends IBM Connections and IBM SmartCloud for Social Business ✔ Real-time co-editing ✔ Author presence awareness ✔ Commenting & discussions ✔ Revision management ✔ Attention management ✔ Pre-req Connections FilesDesigned to support both SaaS offerings through IBM Commercial offerings, like SmartCloudfor Social Business as well as private cloud implementation in customers data centers.23 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  24. IBM Docs Mobile - Quickly add and share comments via touch-screen interface © 2012 IBM Corporation
  25. Agenda● 2012 Messaging and Collaboration Marketplace● IBM Connections Mail● Productivity Tools Strategy and Update● SmartCloud Notes 2012-2013● Notes/Domino Social Edition● Roadmap © 2012 IBM Corporation
  26. IBM SmartCloud Notes Offerings What is included SmartCloud Notes SmartCloud Notes SmartCloud Notes SmartCloud Engage Advanced Entry Step Up Mail Browser Only Browser, Notes and IMAP Browser, Notes and IMAP Browser, Notes and IMAP Calendar Browser Only Browser and Notes Browser and Notes Browser and Notes Storage 1GB 25GB 25GB 5GB Engage, 25GB Mail Client License Browser Only Included Separate S&S Required Notes Included Notes Included Entitlements IM IM IM Notes, IM and Traveler Requires ISSC or Requires ISSC or Requires ISSC or Move Mail Data Not Available BP contract BP contract BP contractDisaster Recovery Included Included Included Included Archive Essentials Optional forArchive Offerings Archive Essentials Optional Archive Essentials Optional Archive Essentials Optional mail only Mobile Offerings Traveler Optional Traveler, BlackBerry Optional Traveler, BlackBerry Optional BlackBerry Optional © 2012 IBM Corporation
  27. SCNotes BP Onboarding Certification ProgramAccomplishments ● Creation of a new Business Partner program ● Incorporated feedback from the SmartCloud Notes Onboarding Design Partner program ● Developed IBM enablement course component (pre-reqs Domino Admin 8.5 cert) BP Company Practitioner Geo ● Developed an IBM certification exam (pre-reqs the course) IIUI US● Developed Onboarding Tools code enhancements Cooperteam UK/France● Delivered two pilot phase enablement classes, May & June RockTeam US CDW US● Delivered two BP Onboarding TechTalks, June& August Sogeti France Applicable UK● Delivered two for a fee enablement classes in September ASI Informatique France● Executing the “apprenticeship engagement” plan Factor-y Italy TeamCentric US● BP practitioner fee enablement classes planned for October ● 10-11Oct in the UK time zone Workflow Studios US ● 24-25Oct in the US Central time zone Citent US● Targeting 50+ certified BP practitioners by Connect 2013 Gemini Systems US● Considering new Domino license terms specific to SmartCloud Notes service use © 2012 IBM Corporation
  28. Offering – SmartCloud Notes Entry >>> NEW <<<A full-featured, browser-based messaging option at a lower cost Lightweight edition for mail, calendar and contacts with seamless dashboard integration across SmartCloud for Social Business ● SmartCloud Notes Entry includes ● all of the base functionality available in SmartCloud Notes web experience ● 1GB mailbox (non-customized template) ● integrated Sametime instant messaging ● anti-spam / anti-virus ● SmartCloud Notes Entry does not include ● offline access ● IMAP-based access ● ability to contract optional services for migration of existing mail into the service ● Add-on for additional charge ● Mobile support available via Notes Traveler ● IBM Archiving Essentials ● 99.5% SLO ● Secure © 2012 IBM Corporation
  29. Offering – SmartCloud Archive EssentialsIBM SmartCloud Archive Essentials*As clients face regulatory pressures and rising costs for on-premises email archiving solutions, this offering provides a way tostore e-mail securely while making data accessible for quick and easy insight in the IBM SmartCloud •Every email sent and received can be forever stored, searched and access with no hardware or software installation •Streamlines compliance; unlimited storage; fully scalable and reduces IT tasks, saving time and moneyValue for Clients: •Manage retention/deletion of all email in SmartCloud •Search, filter, tag, and retrieve email across users •Assign /delegate roles for discoverySpecific capabilities of initial release - Released June 20 in US Data Center● Supports SmartCloud Notes● Supports email ingestion/archiving● Supports search/discovery use cases● Available for US-based SmartCloud Notes users ● Future geographic rollout under consideration * Subscription required for access to archive © 2012 IBM Corporation
  30. SmartCloud Notes GA7 and 2013 considerations● GA7 plans for Q4 2012: – API support for 3rd-party MDM (Mobile Device Management) access – Protector customization for SC Notes (e.g., enhanced SPAM management)● 2013 possibilities and declaratives: – SmartCloud Notes web update to OneUI/iNotes Social Edition look and feel – Password reset synchronization – Support for extended Japanese directory attribute navigation – Build-out of remaining features in hosted-only configuration – Further onboarding and migration improvements – Integration with Connections Mail © 2012 IBM Corporation
  31. Agenda● 2012 Messaging and Collaboration Marketplace● IBM Connections Mail● Productivity Tools Strategy and Update● SmartCloud Notes 2012-2013● Notes/Domino Social Edition● Roadmap © 2012 IBM Corporation
  32. IBM Notes & Domino Social Edition – planned for Q1 2013Notes 9.0 Social Edition beta and Domino 9.0 Social Edition beta coming in Q4● “Social Business” means leveraging the combination of social and business information to engage expertise, share and gather information, and make better decisions, faster● Providing the union of social collaboration and business information in-context for the end user increases productivity● How Notes/Domino will be extended to provide modern, in-context social collaboration capabilities: – Incorporation of a social application container, based on the OpenSocial standard – The OpenSocial container is a standards-based platform for development of a reusable set of “gadgets” from both IBM and third parties (e.g., social mail, activity stream, embedded experiences) – Common container APIs to give gadgets access to data and integration points to run in-context – “Embedded Experiences” – bringing collaboration in-context results in tighter integration across iNotes, Connections, Notes, app dev (XPages), and 3rd-party products and services © 2012 IBM Corporation
  33. Notes/Domino Social Edition – Application Development● Domino Designer 9.0 Social Edition beta – Server-Side JavaScript debugger – XPages source editor Content Assist – New Home Page/Welcome Experience – New XSP Properties editor – Xpage source editor Hyperlink navigation with CTRL key – XSP source editor hover help● XPages runtime in 9.0 Social Edition beta – 8.5.3 Upgrade Pack 1 plus more integrated to Notes/Domino 8.5.4 – Dojo 1.7.2 with improved support for mobile web applications – CKEditor 3.6.3 includes support for iOS 5 – XPages in Notes client (XpiNC) performance enhancements33 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  34. Domino 9.0 Social Edition beta objectives ● Reduce TCO – Database Management Tool – NSD monitor for Unix – Quality of Service probe – Simplified Notes ID management via SAML support ● Enhance Security – SHA-2 support for encryption – Transport Layer Security(TLS) delivered via IBM his – OAUTH credential store to support Embedded Experiences ● Platform expansion – Continued focus on virtualization and 64bit platform support ● Infrastructure for Social Business – SSO via SAML support for both web and Notes access34 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  35. Notes Traveler upcoming key features Future Traveler upgrade pack considerations Notes Traveler 9.0 beta● Support for Traveler running in IBM I ● Mobile device management APIs for on Premise deployments● Support for Windows Phone 7.5, ● Enhanced attachment security policies Windows Phone 8 and Windows ● Sametime online meetings integration Surface Tablets ● Sending and receiving encrypted mail with Internet users● Support for BlackBerry 10 Devices connecting to Traveler through ● Enable Syncing of Trash folder BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 (BES 10) ● Smart Forward/Reply ● Certificate based authentication ● Integration with IBM Connections Mobile and Sametime Mobile35 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  36. Notes 9 Social Edition beta consumability enhancements● Click on URLs in edit mode● Categorize inbox by date (“Today,” “Yesterday,” “Last Week”)● Single-click access to Mail, Calendar, Contacts and more● “Rolling Calendar” view (additive weeks)● “Weekly Planner” view● Mac Cocoa support● IBM Connections support with IBM Connections “Next”● Notes Application Player Plug-in © 2012 IBM Corporation
  37. New “Updates” page for rendering Activity Stream © 2012 IBM Corporation
  38. Embedded Experiences Enables you to work faster and smarter by avoiding context switching and infusing socially oriented collaboration capabilities Download or preview the file directly from your mail See latest and add additional comments No longer need to open a message and click on a link to get the actual document orCategorization by date helps updatesmake email eaisier to manage © 2012 IBM Corporation
  39. Embedded Experiences (cont.) Embedded Experiences ease transient interactions within mail and other applications © 2012 IBM Corporation
  40. iNotes 9 Social Edition beta enhancements● Tighter portfolio integration● Simplified calendar entry● Improved scheduler● OpenSocial gadgets integration● Sidebar extensibility● Live Text● Relocate folders● Secure attachment viewing using IBM Docs! © 2012 IBM Corporation
  41. IBM Notes Browser Plug-inPart of Notes 9 Social Edition beta● Designed to extend reach of applications previously available only to Notes users● Provides a powerful compliment to existing XPages capabilities● Allows applications to run in a browser with no modification!● Lightweight install, similar to other plug-ins in size, deployment, configuration● Minimal limitations: – Windows only (for now, at least!) – Not designed to support mail template, rather, to work in conjunction with iNotes – Firefox and Internet Explorer along with Citrix, in first release● Licensing plans: Enterprise CAL, CEO Communications, Collaboration Express © 2012 IBM Corporation
  42. IBM Notes Browser Plug-in © 2012 IBM Corporation
  43. IBM Notes Browser Plug-in © 2012 IBM Corporation
  44. Agenda● 2012 Messaging and Collaboration Marketplace● IBM Connections Mail● Productivity Tools Strategy and Update● SmartCloud Notes 2012-2013● Notes/Domino Social Edition● Roadmap © 2012 IBM Corporation
  45. Roadmap beyond the Social Edition release● Feature release again intended 12-18 months beyond Notes/Domino “Social Edition” – Server and user interface focus – Harvesting additional key features from SmartCloud Notes into on-premises product – Increased integration across IBM portfolio – Domino opportunities to improve historical product bottlenecks● Continued evolution of the web/client interface – Convergence of unified “Social Mail” experience with iNotes experience – More client-like features in a web environment – More adaptation of the latest HTML and web UI constructs – Notes client focus on ease of deployment © 2012 IBM Corporation
  46. Summary● Strong and continued marketplace evolution – thank you for your continued support!● Connections Mail – defining a new social mail experience category and vision● Symphony, Apache OpenOffice, IBM Docs – a continuum of offerings for productivity● SmartCloud Notes – part of best-in-class cloud collaboration offering● Notes/Domino Social Edition – a major release which firmly establishes the IBM roadmap for future messaging and collaboration● 2013+ - even more leadership across these markets © 2012 IBM Corporation
  47. Leadership Alliance 2012 Coming in Q1 2013 from IBM Press— Opting In: Lessons in Social Business from a Fortune 500 Product Manager Available for preorder on and other book distributor websites © 2012 IBM Corporation
  48. Thank you! Ed Brill Twitter: @edbrill 48 © 2012 IBM Corporation
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