InsideLotus - Lotus, Portal and Social Collaborative Software
From archive: November 2007 X
I apologize, it's been a while since I've posted a blog entry. I have been extremely busy as the product manager for Lotus Connections. With Lotus Connections being the newest member to the Lotus family of products, most of the team have been heads down working on the product. The marketing, sales, and development team can't grow as fast as the demand for enterprise ready social software. I am surprised at the number of customers we have deploying Lotus Connections. I will admit, I had some doubts that company's would be so quick to deploy facebook, linkedin or myspace type solution for employee's. Luckily for me I was wrong.
I speak with about 6-10 customers a week. Every customer I speak with is aware of Lotus Connections and are extremely interested in understanding the use cases. I always laugh to myself when I hear that because of the customers I work with that have deployed socials software, just about all of them are using to solve different business problems. However, we have compiled some case studies that I'd like to share.
IBM Product Manager - Lotus Connections
Lotus, Portal, and Collaboration Software
For those of you interested in where IBM is taking social software
IBM Lotus programmers and engineers from IBM's research groups are currently working on ways to employ virtual reality technologies with Lotus Connections social computing software, said Jeff Schick, vice president of social computing for IBM.
Read the full article on eWeek.