IBM Exceptional Web Experience Conference 2011

Bringing IBM expertise to a global forum

Every year, IBM brings together leading-edge thinkers, technology gurus and business experts for more than 30 technical universities and seminars worldwide.

These events provide a forum where IT professionals can explore current and emerging technical topics, meet respected industry leaders and network with peers from around the globe.

  • Upgrade your IT skills. The key to success is training; get it quickly at an IBM Technical Universities.
  • Test-drive the latest technologies through hands-on labs. Roll up your sleeves and get involved with the latest systems and software.
  • Hear breaking news from the original source. Get up to speed on the latest product releases, trends, tips and techniques – direct from IBM.
  • Network with experts and colleagues from a variety of industries.
  • Load up on great information. Get the background you need to make quick, intelligent business decisions.
  • Explore a wide selection of topics. Expand your skills in the area of your choice with a variety of elective sessions for every level, from new user to expert.
  • Certify your skills onsite with testing at many events.
  • Get the most out of your training experience. We’ve designed cost-saving programs to meet your needs and your schedule. There are even classes on Sunday at many events.

For more information and registration

IBM Open Mic Invitation: All about Lotus Notes databases – 16 March 2011

Please join us for an Open Mic Q&A discussion on "All about Notes databases". You’ll have an opportunity to ask questions directly of IBM Lotus Developers and Support Engineers.

When Date: Wednesday, March 16
Time: 11:00 AM Eastern US time (3:00 PM UTC/GMT), for 60 minutes
Q&A and transcript You may submit questions in advance as a response to this entry in the Notes/Domino 8.5 forum. A transcript of all questions and answers will be posted to the following technote: Technote #1457446 – Open Mic Q&A: All about Notes databases – 16 March 2011
Web Conference URL
Phone Information Dial-in passcode: 4297643

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Please book your calendar for this call. We look forward to talking with you!

The IBM Lotus Notes & Domino team

Can’t attend Lotusphere 2011 in person! Social pays off!


We know how hard it is sometimes to get to these conference, we really do wish that you all could be here, but if you can’t…. IBM is offering some great options to plug into the conference and stay on top of all the great announcements, excitement and buzz around the conference.  Here are some great links to keep you connected.

The Lotusphere Blog

The Lotusphere LIVESTREAM schedule

Lotusphere Social Aggregate

The Lotusphere on LinkedIn

And if you want to spend some time doing some hands on with Lotus Technologies – here are some other Links for Live Lotus Products:

LotusLive Get an account now!

Lotus Greenhouse Demo live all of the Lotus Technologies! (if you are are just joining now – you can add Holli Wagner as your rep in the sign up!)

We will miss you – but we want you here and in the loop!  Thank goodness for social business!!


Super Woman’s Group @ Lotusphere 2011

These events are great.  It is a great opportunity to meet other woman in the business and to network.  I find it especially valuable to hear about how woman are succeeding in the corporate world, offer mentoring and share our experiences.

Please join us in this excellent event!

Don’t go alone! Lotusphere meetup for the Wed nite park adventure…

Going to Lotusphere for the first time?  Going by yourself or just a few people?  Want to meet up with a gang and go with them?  9 years running and we always have a great time, and we never know what we are going to end up doing after the park…. please join us!

This is open to customers, partners and IBM’ers alike!

The party starts @ 7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Lotusphere 2011 Party (PLEASE NOTE: Attendees must wear their badge in its badge holder for admittance. Guest tickets for adults and children may be purchased at Conference Registration. Security will be at the park to inspect all bags upon arrival.)

Lotusphere 2011 Agenda

Sheila Green                Holli Wagner

Sheila and I will be at the Dolphin Fountain at 6:30pm to gather people up to join us…  no reservations necessary!

We will leave for the bus @ 7pm…

Don’t be surprised if we are carrying surprises!!  And you never know who might show up!

Hope to see you there!

Corrected Link: The Value of Notes/Domino and Platform Savings

Value of Notes/Domino

TCO with N/D 8.5 has decreased costs by 30% or more with sophisticated compression technologies, administration improvements, and End User functions. Consulting and free tools are provided to help customers determine their own potential For example, Forrester Consulting calculated a three-year, risk-adjusted ROI of 147% for an organization with a payback period within twelve months of deployment. See link below….

  • Free and embedded functions within the Notes/Domino platform providing more value for your IT staff and End Users
  • Embedded Instant Messaging
  • File Sharing and social networking
  • Full featured Browser based email
  • Push to Mobile devices (including Blackberry, iPhone/pad/pod, Windows Mobile, and Android)
  • VPN connectivity
  • Web 2.0 and client-based Designer tools
  • Personal Open Document Format Productivity – documents, spreadsheets, & presentations
  • Personal secure (drag and drop) document repository for team sharing
  • APIs to key industry tools – SAP, Siebel

Platform Savings

TCO of update to 8.5.x is less than 12 months, 30% fewer servers, 40% to 60% in disk savings, >50% I/O consumption, ~50% in Network bandwidth and extensive integration via Eclipse & Web Services

Free – SW Entitlements with Notes & Domino (live links here)

Why IBM for your integrated desktop client

Easy to use, integrated desktop client that brings you the people, business applications, and information you need from across the enterprise and the Internet to help you get your work done fast.

Learning resources

Customer References

TCO Tools

We have a few tools that can help the customers realize cost savings.  If you would like assistance with any of these tools, IBM can help you plan for your upgrade, cost out the savings as well as assist in your own value proposition for your upgrade.   If you do not know your IBM Lotus Rep or technical lead – please contact me directly and I would be glad to get someone to assist you immediately!

EVENT: November 17, 2010 Time: 9am PST – Instantly Convert Your Apps to XPages with New “Transformer Technology”

Date: November 17, 2010
Time: 12:00 pm Eastern U.S. Time
Hosted by, Sponsored by GROUP


XPages technology enhances your ability to create world-class Notes and Domino applications and leverage your Domino investments to deliver modern, scalable, high performance Web 2.0 style applications. But, until now, learning a new development skill and applying it to a drawn-out and cumbersome platform migration has been a task many developers have been putting off. Fortunately, this presentation will introduce you to a new tool that lets you modernize your legacy Notes applications by converting them to XPages with GROUP’s revolutionary tool, Evolution Transformer.
Join Jennifer Meade, CTO at GROUP, and Nathan Freeman, GROUP Frameworks VP Research & Development, for this brief online presentation and learn the ins and outs of this new tool that transforms Domino applications with XPages for you:

  • Learn how to rapidly modernize legacy Domino applications at half the cost of moving to another platform
  • Extend applications to private and public clouds with no lock-in
  • Leverage existing infrastructures (hardware, middleware, directory services)
  • Standardize application appearance across your organization
  • See a demonstration of the Evolution Transformer solution in action

Don’t miss the presentation that will show you the easiest and best way to leverage your Domino investments by converting to XPages and delivering modern, scalable, high performance Web 2.0 style applications with ease.

This presentation is free to members but requires pre-registration.


This Virtual User Group Meeting is hosted by

Hands On Event: LotusLive Costa Mesa – Nov 2nd and SF – Nov 9th

click for lotuslive seminar invitation – nov2010

Communicate and Collaborate in the cloud with the IBM LotusLive online collaboration suite

Nov 2, 2010
9:30 AM – 1PM
IBM Office
600 Anton, 2nd Floor
Costa Mesa CA, 92626

Nov 9, 2010
9:30 AM – 1PM
IBM Office
425 Market Street,
Room 20-240
San Francisco CA, 94105

Join us to get the details on how cloud-based solutions from IBM can help your organization work smarter and reduce costs.

Lunch will be provided.

You’re invited to attend this FREE seminar to discuss IBM’s cloud initiatives for collaboration. Cloud computing platforms provide flexibility, speed and cost reductions. IBM’s suite of collaboration tools strengthen communications internally and externally, while aiding in the coordination of resources for teams and projects.

E-mail Collaboration Web Conferencing

  • LotusLive Engage
  • LotusLive Connections
  • LotusLive Meetings
  • LotusLive Events

Learn how IBM LotusLive services can help you:

  • Host online meetings, build communities, communicate in real time and share files in one simple place, virtually anytime, from anywhere
  • Provide collaboration solutions in a security-rich environment without the hassles of firewalls
  • Deliver these services through an online delivery model, reducing cost and startup time, eliminating complicated installations and reducing
  • the need for on site IT support
  • IBM offers this solution for organizations who want to migrate to a fullcloud based collaboration platform, and for firms who need a hybrid cloud environment

At this session, you will get the opportunity to have hands-on experience with the IBM software suite. We will also show the newly unveiled LotusLive Notes and the latest enhancement to IBM LotusLive.
For companies evaluating a hybrid model, we will show how easy it is to integrate your on-premises Domino infrastructure with LotusLive. This
capability puts LotusLive Notes way ahead of the alternatives from both Google and Microsoft.

Open Mic Invitation: Customizing the Notes Install Kit – July 21, 2010

Please join us for an Open Mic Q&A discussion on "Customizing the Notes Install Kit​". You’ll have an opportunity to ask questions directly of IBM Lotus Developers and Support Engineers.

Date: Wednesday, July 21st, 2010
Time: 10:00 AM Eastern US timefor 60 minutes

Register and RSVP on-line

Once you’ve registered, you’ll receive an email message containing the dial in number and access PIN.
1. Click this RSVP link
2. Provide your name and email address
3. Click Proceed.

Note: The system will stop accepting RSVPs 90 minutes before the start of the call.

Web Conference URL:

Q&A and transcript
In addition to asking questions live during the call, you may submit questions in advance as a response to this thread in the Notes/Domino 8.5 forum. A transcript of all questions and answers will be posted to the following technote:

Open Mic Invitation: Notes 8.5.1 Upgrade & Deployment Best Practices

Please join us for an Open Mic Q&A discusson on "Notes 8.5.1 Upgrade & Deployment Best Practices​". You’ll have an opportunity to ask questions directly to IBM Lotus Developers and Support Engineers.

Date: Thursday, July 15th, 2010
Time: 10:00 AM Eastern US timefor 60-75 minutes (depending on number of questions)

Register and RSVP on-line

Once you’ve registered, you’ll receive an email message containing the dial in number and access PIN.
1. Click this direct link
2. Provide your name and email address
3. Click Proceed.

Web Conference URL:

Q&A and transcript
In addition to asking questions live during the call, you may submit questions in advance as a response to this thread in the Notes/Domino 8.5 forum. A transcript of all questions and answers will be posted to the following technote:

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