Thursday, April 20, 2017

IBM Connections 5.5 CR3 available for download

Today  IBM has released over fixcentral the new IBM Connections 5.5 CR3 with an interesting number of fixes included.

For CR3 the following upgrade will not be required:
  • dbs schema
  • Filenet 
  • WAS FixPack level
  • Cognos
A new TDISol package (LO90611) is required and a new  Ephox editor version is recommended.

Some useful links :

Friday, April 14, 2017

Open Mic Webcast: What Is New and What Is Coming with IBM Connections

IBM Connections 6.0 was released at the end of March, if you are interested to see the new features introduced and what will be introduced in the future, you cannot miss this webinar:

  • Topic: What Is New and What Is Coming with IBM Connections
  • Date: Wednesday, April 19, 2017
  • Time: 11:00 AM EDT (15:00 UTC/GMT, UTC-4 hours) for 60 minutes

Note: The session talks about Connections 6.0 which is On-Premises, but the three key features of C6 will also come to the Cloud. Some with the May release, one with the June release. So even though this session may or may not be specific to On-Premises, the features apply to both.

Following this link you will find the related technote with webcast link, and the ics file for your calendar. Slides will be uploaded to same technote after the event.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Panagenda ApplicationInsights available for download ! Find the optimal strategy for IBM Domino Applications!

One of the most important announcements made during IBM Connect 2017 was the IBM Domino modernization strategy by IBM, and ApplicationInsights by Panagenda will be a masterpiece on this way.

Starting from today ApplicationInsights  is available for customers who are current on IBM Software Subscription and Support (S&S) for Domino Enterprise Server, Utility Server, or Dual Entitlement with Applications.

ApplicationInsights using Panagenda's technology will transforms Domino application usage and design complexity metrics into actionable data to help build the path towards application modernization.
In other words AI could translate the complexity of your last 20 years of apps into reports that will allows you to plan the best application modernization path for your Company and drives your Domino application to the future .

AI is delivered as software appliance, currently available to download as VMWare vSphere image (an  .ova file of 3gb  soon available also as Hyper-V format) build on Panagenda , IBM and opensource technologies that provides you  a considerable info and metrics about your Domino apps inside an easy and intuitive GUI  (if you have already used Panagenda Connections Expert you will not be disappointed ;-) )

Reading this page you will find some useful information about AI and the limits of the free licence (50 dbs ) and at this page if you have a valid maintenance you could find the info to download setup and use the sw.
Here the official page on Panagenda site .

AI system requirements are starting from Minimum of 4 cores, 8 GB RAM and 120 GB of disk space.

In my opinion AI is a great appliance and could provide you a lot of critical info about your Domino applications so dont' wait, download and setup your appliance now ! 

Friday, March 31, 2017

Webinar: Notes/Domino Roadmap and a Deep Dive into Feature Pack 8 from TLCC and Teamstudio replay available !

The replay of the webinar about Notes/Domino Roadmap and a Deep Dive into Feature Pack 8  from TLCC and Teamstudio is available !

Thanks Teamstudio and TLCC !
If you are a customer or a consultant you cannot miss this webinar

Monday, March 27, 2017

TLCC Webinar : Notes/Domino Roadmap and a Deep Dive into Feature Pack 8

TLCC have organized another great webinar with following IBMer:

This will be the agenda:

Adam Kesner and Barry Rosen will review the latest updates on Notes/Domino and discuss the future directions and support for Notes and Domino and deliverables over the coming 12-18 months, as IBM moves to a continuous delivery model. Then Martin Donnelly and Brian Gleeson will take a deep dive into the key features delivered in Fix Pack 8 including how to use the new encryption capabilities, improvements to Domino Designer, and more!

If you are a customer or an IBM Business program involved in Domino and Notes you can't miss this webinar !

The webinar is scheduled for  28th March starting 10:30 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. Eastern U.S. time.
Follow this link to find more datail and registration link .

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

IBM Connections 6.0 will be available starting 28 th March 2017

IBM has announced Connections 6.0 will be available starting from 28th  March !
This will be some features available:

  • Orient me, the new homepage with notification center will be the first IBM Connections Pink pieces build on new technologies (node js, mongoDB, ngix, docker , etc) 
  • New APIs
  • Desktop files sync
  • IBM Cloud Object Storage support 
  • Onboarding tool to make easy introduction and adoption of new users
  • Clone existing communities as template to generate new one with same layout

Here at this address you could find the complete press release with all details available.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

ICON UK - Around the table :Lifetime IBM Champions review IBM Connect and give their opinions

Today starting 16 GMT there will be another interesting webcast organized by ICON UK with following best topic : Lifetime IBM Champions review IBM Connect and give their opinions.

If you have missed IBM Connect 2017 and you needs a recap this will be a great occasion to hear the opinion from our 3 IBM lifetime IBM Champions: Gab DavisTheo HeselmansJulian Robineau   !

This will be the complete agenda:

  • What’s new in the world of IBM Collaboration?
  • Topic of the Month - Lifetime IBM Champions review IBM Connect and give their opoinions
    Gabriela Davis, Theo Heselmans and the new 2017 Lifetime Champion
  • Q&A

I strongly suggest to not miss this webinar, so go ahead follow this link and make the registration !