IBM Collaboration Solutions Technical Enablement
A Sametime technical enablement roadmap has been posted to the
When working with partners, I find customizing is almost imperative. Invariably the customer has this feature, this product and many other things which must be tied together to make the ultimate install.
You might find these links helpful when you customize Lotus Symphony.
This article list the benefits of upgrading to Lotus Symphony 3 in the Lotus Notes client and provides a link to the detailed instructions.
Preference Customization is a new capability added in Lotus Symphony 3.0 . Preference Customization can help a System Administrator customize Lotus Symphony before deploying it to the enterprise. This article shows how to do preference customization by updating the Symphony installation package.
Installing Symphony on a USB drive
These are in addition to the great links already in the Enablement Roadmap
The Lotus Enablement teams have recently posted a new site
We highly recommend you use this as your feed to the information that is important.
We are particularly pleased to highlight the Enablement Roadmaps.
Good luck, and let us know your feedback.
TECH-D23 - Empowering your Exceptional Web Experience with the IBM Social Business Toolkit
Join us at the Conference to learn more about the IBM Social Business Toolkit and Portal.
2011 introduces a new business imperative: Be Social! The IBM Social Business Toolkit introduces an expanded set of techniques and tools to make your applications social. Learn to leverage the IBM Social Business Toolkit to create custom applications for WebSphere Portal which that deliver exceptional web experience. Use the IBM Social Business Toolkit to consume and use open standards, such as ActivityStrea.ms and OpenSocial to add collaboration into your WebSphere Portal.
The timeline for the session is:
Overview – 15 Minutes
Demo – 5 Minutes
Lab – 40-50 Minutes
Questions – 5 Minutes
Paul Bastide is a Software Engineer with the IBM Collaboration Solutions Business Partner Enablement team in IBM Software Solutions Group. In his current role he collaborates with business partners and customers developing and deploying solutions that leverage IBM Social Business Toolkit, as well as to provide guidance to partners and customers highlighting the capabilities of IBM portfolio.
Paul may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Mike Taylor is a Software Engineer with the IBM Collaboration Solutions Business Partner Enablement team in IBM Software Solutions Group. In his current role he collaborates with business partners and customers developing and deploying solutions that leverage IBM Portal and IBM Forms, as well as to provide guidance to partners and customers highlighting the capabilities of IBM portfolio.
Mike may be reached at email@example.com
Come talk to Mike and I about enablement.
We'll also be in the Portal Zone on Tuesday.
Here is the Roadmap for IBM Lotus Notes and Domino, with links to the IBM Education offerings, as well as a wealth of information found in the greater IBM Community.
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A few updates you might want to know about...
IBM Social Business Toolkit Enablement Roadmap
The roadmap is assembled from the resources which you should use to develop skills with IBM Social Business Toolkit.
This roadmap is targeted at Developers and Architects who should be somewhat familiar with all content, and pick and choose the content which rapidly enables them with the skills to use the IBM Social Business Toolkit.
The IBM Social Business Toolkit API Explorer
Are you a developer interested in social business? Would you like to
quickly understand IBM social business product APIs for building and
integrating with your application? Then check out the IBM Social
Business API Explorer on Lotus Greenhouse (htt
From the API Explorer, you compose API calls, see the response of those
calls, and access the documentation for those APIs - all within a
single interface. Additional APIs and features are coming soon! See our
wiki for more information (htt
The IBM Collaboration QuickStart for Social Business is now available on the IBM SmartCloud Enterprise!
There is a detailed blog entry on the QuickStart
The Social Business Toolkit team would like to further understand how you work. We are conducting a brief survey to best enable you as a community. The survey should take just a few moments of your time. (no more than two minutes) https://greenhouse.lotus.com/turbo/open/route/view/start?formName=z0BeRch2jk7wAYt21312387957380
The latest information is always available in the community https://greenhouse.lotus.com/communities/community/ibmsocialbusinesstoolkit
Best of Luck, Paul
For mobile access to ICS offerings:
IBM Connections Mobile apps - offered at no charge to licensed Connections users
IBM Sametime Mobile apps - offered at no additional charge to licensed Sametime users.
1. Download the Sametime mobile app from the respective appstore:
The OpenSocial board recently voted in favor of the final 2.0 specification.
If you have a few minutes and you want to learn about new technologies and standards, visit the http://sandbox.opensocial2.org:8080/collabapp/index.html
You can see the Activity Stream and Inbox, you'll be able to see what embedded experiences is all about.
You can reference the getting started section and about to learn more about the OpenSocial Spec.
You can also build a gadget based on the demo site.
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If you are looking to integrate with ICS Software, here some easy steps to get started:
Have a great time developing, If there are any further questions, please reach Prabu Ayyagari at Ayyagari@us.ibm.com.
ICS business development team
*Updated Nov 2014
Technical enablement roadmaps have been posted to the WebSphere Portal Family wiki.
The enablement roadmaps will provide a road map for someone looking to develop their skills in IBM Web Content Manager and WebSphere Portal. The documents are organized as chapters, each chapter describing a particular skill-set (Inroduction, Underlying Technologies. Administration, Development, Troubleshooting, etc.)
Each chapter consists of links to education on that skill-set. Education can be for fee classes, workshops, manual pages, tutorials, or in-depth descriptions on that topic.
The roadmaps are skills and role based. It guides system administrators and application developers to technical education resources based on their current skill level. Each item will indicate the skill level for that item:
5 - Domain experts
4 - Highly skilled
3 - Can perform independently
2 - Basic experience with enterprise grade implementations
1 - Beginner
The WebSphere Portal 7 roadmap can be found here.
The IBM Web Content Manager roadmap can be found here.