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#2 <ul><ul><li>ComputaCenter, Hatfield </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>26 th  September 2007 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Neil Bu...
Me + You = Us + Him
IBM Lotus Connections Special Interest Group . . . <ul><li>I.L.C.S.I.G? </li></ul>
Why  ?
New thinking, new language
W.I.I.  F.M <ul><li>Why </li></ul><ul><li>What </li></ul><ul><li>How </li></ul>
 
Lotus Connections in action <ul><li>See the video at  http://demos.dfw.ibm.com/brands/lotus/ </li></ul>
Mini Knowledge Cafe <ul><li>David Gurteen talks for 5 mins about Social Tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sow some seeds </li></...
Powerful, personal, knowledge sharing tools
Benefits . . .  <ul><li>Puts control in the hands of the users </li></ul><ul><li>Enables the everyday informal sharing of ...
Have evolved in Internet space but now moving to Intranet space
What are the obstacles?
Misunderstood . . . <ul><li>The ill-informed twitterings of the masses </li></ul><ul><li>No place in the business world </...
Time Wasting . . . <ul><li>Social Networking tools such as FaceBook have being banned in some organizations </li></ul>
Unstructured/Messy . . . <ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Tagging/folksonomies </li></ul>
Subversive . . . <ul><li>Loss of control </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Anyone can write about anything </l...
Lack of authentication . . . <ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Un-quality assured data! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Wikis </l...
Lack of value . . . <ul><li>Managers do not necessarily see the business value </li></ul><ul><li>Not all employees see wha...
You really need social tools! Why the f*** do I need social tools?
Overcoming the obstacles
 
How to find out more <ul><li>The web </li></ul><ul><li>F2F events </li></ul>http://lotusconnectionsblog.com
What next? <ul><li>More events in planning </li></ul><ul><li>Use your social networks </li></ul>
Questions?
Thank you
Without whom . . . With thanks to . . . <ul><li>Ian “Guru” McNairn, IBM </li></ul><ul><li>David Gurteen, Gurteen.com </li>...
 
Lotus Connections Roadmap 2H ‘07 1H ’08 <ul><li>Focus is to provide a maintenance release with Group 1 language support & ...
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UK Lotus User Group - Connectr Presentation

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Some minor updates to the presentation material used to stimulate debate at the UK Lotus User Group session 26/09/2007

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UK Lotus User Group - Connectr Presentation

  1. 1. #2 <ul><ul><li>ComputaCenter, Hatfield </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>26 th September 2007 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Neil Burston + David Gurteen </li></ul></ul>Social Networking Using Lotus & WebSphere Unleashing Social Networking with Lotus
  2. 2. Me + You = Us + Him
  3. 3. IBM Lotus Connections Special Interest Group . . . <ul><li>I.L.C.S.I.G? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Why ?
  5. 5. New thinking, new language
  6. 6. W.I.I. F.M <ul><li>Why </li></ul><ul><li>What </li></ul><ul><li>How </li></ul>
  7. 8. Lotus Connections in action <ul><li>See the video at http://demos.dfw.ibm.com/brands/lotus/ </li></ul>
  8. 9. Mini Knowledge Cafe <ul><li>David Gurteen talks for 5 mins about Social Tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sow some seeds </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The audience discuss in small groups for 10 mins </li></ul><ul><li>Whole group conversation 10 mins </li></ul>
  9. 10. Powerful, personal, knowledge sharing tools
  10. 11. Benefits . . . <ul><li>Puts control in the hands of the users </li></ul><ul><li>Enables the everyday informal sharing of information and knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Supports collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Helps create a sense of community </li></ul><ul><li>Helps users find experts or needed information </li></ul><ul><li>Improves openness and transparency </li></ul>
  11. 12. Have evolved in Internet space but now moving to Intranet space
  12. 13. What are the obstacles?
  13. 14. Misunderstood . . . <ul><li>The ill-informed twitterings of the masses </li></ul><ul><li>No place in the business world </li></ul><ul><li>Irrational fear … </li></ul>
  14. 15. Time Wasting . . . <ul><li>Social Networking tools such as FaceBook have being banned in some organizations </li></ul>
  15. 16. Unstructured/Messy . . . <ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Tagging/folksonomies </li></ul>
  16. 17. Subversive . . . <ul><li>Loss of control </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Anyone can write about anything </li></ul></ul>
  17. 18. Lack of authentication . . . <ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Un-quality assured data! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul>
  18. 19. Lack of value . . . <ul><li>Managers do not necessarily see the business value </li></ul><ul><li>Not all employees see what is in it for them </li></ul>
  19. 20. You really need social tools! Why the f*** do I need social tools?
  20. 21. Overcoming the obstacles
  21. 23. How to find out more <ul><li>The web </li></ul><ul><li>F2F events </li></ul>http://lotusconnectionsblog.com
  22. 24. What next? <ul><li>More events in planning </li></ul><ul><li>Use your social networks </li></ul>
  23. 25. Questions?
  24. 26. Thank you
  25. 27. Without whom . . . With thanks to . . . <ul><li>Ian “Guru” McNairn, IBM </li></ul><ul><li>David Gurteen, Gurteen.com </li></ul><ul><li>Stuart McIntyre, Morpheus.co.uk </li></ul><ul><li>Brendan Tutt, IBM </li></ul><ul><li>Rob Thatcher, IBM </li></ul><ul><li>Mac Guidera, IBM </li></ul><ul><li>Jon Mell, Trovus.co.uk </li></ul><ul><li>WebSphere User Group </li></ul><ul><li>UK Lotus User Group </li></ul>
  26. 29. Lotus Connections Roadmap 2H ‘07 1H ’08 <ul><li>Focus is to provide a maintenance release with Group 1 language support & critical bug fixes. </li></ul><ul><li>Group 1 languages: Chinese (simplified & traditional), Japanese, Korean, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese </li></ul><ul><li>eGA Summer 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>IBM’s first social software offering includes 5 key services (Profiles, Activities, Blogs, Communities & Dogear) </li></ul><ul><li>eGA June 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Focus is to provide a maintenance release with critical bugs fixes & additional directory & client / server platforms </li></ul><ul><li>Server Platforms - AIX, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, IBM iSeries </li></ul><ul><li>Client Platforms / browsers – Macintosh (Safari) </li></ul><ul><li>Directories - IBM Lotus Domino 7.0 & Sun ONE </li></ul><ul><li>eGA Fall 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Focus is to provide a major feature release based these are some of the initial theme’s / concepts: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enhance value of communities to become focal points for collaborating & sharing information with others </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enhance the integration of Lotus Connections in existing applications (e.g. Lotus products - Quickr, Notes, Sametime, Portal, and competitive products - Microsoft Office) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Feature enhancements to existing services (e.g. increased extensibility for Profiles, etc) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bolster activities to enable people to leverage social capital to execute ideas faster and increase their productivity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>And more … </li></ul></ul><ul><li>eGA 1H 2008 </li></ul>1H ‘07 This product roadmap is directional in nature and does not imply any product plan commitment on the part of IBM. Plans are subject to change at any time without notice. Lotus Connections R1 Lotus Connections R1.0.1 Lotus Connections R1.0.2 Lotus Connections R2

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