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Upcoming Sessions at Conferences – ICON UK and Social Connections

Its going to be a busy time over the next couple of months, wth three brand new sessions to present. ICON UK Do You Wanna Build A Chatbot, Thursday September 13th, 4:15pm, Room 4 First up is ICON UK in less than a month’s time. My session will focus on Watson Assistant (formerly Watson Conversation) …

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Domino and Connections Ideas: Revolutionise the Platforms

Over the last week two new sites have been launched. We were told they were coming at DNUG last month. The first is for Domino ideas and the second is for Connections ideas. I’ve deliberately worded this blog post and I’ve been meaning to write it for a while. Along with the jams, this is …

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Engage Debrief

The last few days at Engage have been very interesting and extremely useful. The event began on Monday for me, with Red Pill Now’s Take-5 Modernization workshop. The event was very well received, reinforcing my experiences from the face-to-face Domino Jam and since, namely that design thinking is a powerful and effective approach for engaging …

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Big News for Domino, Connections and OpenNTF

There are signs you can tell summer is over. For us in the northern hemisphere, the weather starts feeling chillier (although it’s been very changeable in UK most of the “summer”). And things start ramping up as people get back from holidays and Q3 comes to an end. We’ve already seen Domino FP9 or Zircon …

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developerWorks and Connections Mobile App

developerWorks has become the de facto site for a lot of IBM community content. For some time it has been the portal to Digital Experience projects uploaded to OpenNTF. It has become the source for Bluemix-related blog posts and forums. And more and more (Connections) communities are being managed via developerWorks rather than (Lotus) Greenhouse. …

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IBM Connections 5 Cumulative Refresh 2 New Functions and Fixes

The following information was published by IBM on 24th February 2015. The information is only available in a restricted wiki, so we’re reproducing it here. Abstract IBM Connections 5.0 CR2 includes new functions that may be optionally used or enabled by making changes to the configuration files. Content IBM Connections 5.0 CR2 includes new functions …

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Domino Server + Connections + Sametime VM Image

Niklas Heidloff’s session with Henning Schmen at IBM Connect – AD206: Build Apps Rapidly by Leveraging Services from IBM Collaboration Solutions on Wednesday 5:30 – was very interesting from a number of aspects. I’ve long believed that part of the barrier to Connections development is that many developers not to mention end users can’t envisage …

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New(ish) XPages Content Types and a Plea to IBM

Some have noticed that Computed Text controls provide additional content types. The XPages Extension Library book covers the Profiles VCard content type (pp474-7) and the IBM Sametime LiveNames content type (pp471-474). But there are two other content types. Google Search (xs:GoogleSearch) The first to cover is the Google Search content type (xs:GoogleSearch). Paul Hannan explained …

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