ND8.5 Upgrade class added for Salt Lake City – November 11th and 12th 2009

nd pot sept 09

INTRODUCTION

Presentations and Hands-on Lab Exercises for a 1 or 2 day Proof of Technology (PoT), with materials focusing on Notes ® End User, Domino® Administration, and Domino Application Development enhancements in version 8.5.

OBJECTIVE

The Notes & Domino 8.5 Upgrade PoT is intended to provide the customer with an in-depth examination of the new capabilities of version 8.5 of the products. For existing customers, this exploration will help them assess the additional value and potential impact to their existing environment. For new customers, this exploration will not only give them a hands-on experience with a product new to them but it will also reinforce our advantages over the competition, such as the power of applications. At the conclusion of the Proof of Technology, the customer will leave with an excitement about the business problems this new version can help solve.

AUDIENCE

This Proof of Technology is targeted for IT Managers, Application Developers, System Administrators and Architects evaluating IBM Lotus Notes / Domino. No prerequisite knowledge of Notes or Domino is required; however, it is recommended that participants have an understanding of their business needs and current IT technologies.

nd pot sept 09a

COST

This session is offered free of charge. Complimentary refreshments including continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. However, participants

are responsible for their own business travel expenses.

SCHEDULE

For your convenience, registration and continental breakfast will begin at 8:00 AM. The session on day 1 will start at 8:30 AM and end at approximately

6:00 PM. On day 2, breakfast will start at 8:30 AM, the session will start at 9:00 AM and end at approximately 5:00 PM.

CONTACT FOR INFORMATION

This Proof of Technology is on a nomination process, please send johnny_smith@us.ibm.com an email to register by November 1st 2009.

NEW CLASSES ADDED!! Notes/Domino 8.5 Upgrade Class – Beaverton OR Oct 6th and 7th and Seattle WA Oct 14th and 15th

 nd pot sept 09

INTRODUCTION

Presentations and Hands-on Lab Exercises for a 1 or 2 day Proof of Technology (PoT), with materials focusing on Notes ® End User, Domino® Administration, and Domino Application Development enhancements in version 8.5.

OBJECTIVE

The Notes & Domino 8.5 Upgrade PoT is intended to provide the customer with an in-depth examination of the new capabilities of version 8.5 of the products. For existing customers, this exploration will help them assess the additional value and potential impact to their existing environment. For new customers, this exploration will not only give them a hands-on experience with a product new to them but it will also reinforce our advantages over the competition, such as the power of applications. At the conclusion of the Proof of Technology, the customer will leave with an excitement about the business problems this new version can help solve.

AUDIENCE

This Proof of Technology is targeted for IT Managers, Application Developers, System Administrators and Architects evaluating IBM Lotus Notes / Domino. No prerequisite knowledge of Notes or Domino is required; however, it is recommended that participants have an understanding of their business needs and current IT technologies.

nd pot sept 09a

 

COST

This session is offered free of charge. Complimentary refreshments including continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. However, participants

are responsible for their own business travel expenses.

 

SCHEDULE

For your convenience, registration and continental breakfast will begin at 8:00 AM. The session on day 1 will start at 8:30 AM and end at approximately

6:00 PM. On day 2, breakfast will start at 8:30 AM, the session will start at 9:00 AM and end at approximately 5:00 PM.

 

CONTACT FOR INFORMATION

 

This Proof of Technology is on a nomination process, please send me an email to register.

Open Mic: Upgrading to Lotus Domino 8.5 – August 27, 2009

The IBM Open Mic calls are intended to provide you the opportunity to interact directly with the IBM Lab developing IBM software products, On Thursday August 27th 2009, at 10 am eastern US time, the Notes & Domino team will host an Open Mic call on “Upgrading to Lotus Domino 8.5”. Open Mic calls are Question & Answer sessions with a panel of subject matter experts from the Development & Technical Support teams.

For details about the Open Mic call, please see the invitation document:

Title:      Open Mic: Upgrading to Lotus Domino 8.5 – August 27, 2009

Dial-in numbers and the pass code are listed in both the document above and in the forum document below. NOTE: You will need a touch tone phone to be able to ask questions.  You can submit your question in advance via our Notes/Domino 8 forum:

Title:      Open Mic call Aug 27th 2009 on Upgrading to Lotus Domino 8.5   [please post questions as responses to this document]

You can keep up to date with other upcoming Open Mic conference calls on our Lotus Technical Exchange landing page:

Title:      Lotus Support Technical Exchange Events

During the Open Mic session August 27th, we will answer questions about upgrading your Domino server to release 8.5. Questions should be of general interest and by their nature help you install, configure, manage or optimize your software. We will collect questions, which have been posted to the forum and address as many as possible on the call. We will also take questions on the call, which have not been submitted in advance.

For this upcoming call, you may find it beneficial to review in advance some of the following materials:

Title:      Knowledge Collection:  Upgrading to Lotus Notes/Domino 8.5

Title:      Domino Configuration Tuner (DCT)   [obtain a free copy here]

Title:      Replay and Questions/Answers from Domino Configuration Tuner Open Mic calls on June 9 and 10, 2009

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

The IBM Lotus Domino team

Get Smart with Hot Technologies, Cool Solutions: WEBCAST Series

This is an exciting opportunity to join IBM and hear about our innovations and visioning around our solutions… please join us it will be well worth it!

 Get Smart Series

Lotus Software has long been synonymous with collaboration— and leading the pack in helping individuals and teams create, innovate and become the visionaries they aspire to be. And today, we’re continuing to pioneer the way, shaping how organizations around the world collaborate ‘smarter’ every day.

Announcing a new series of webinar events aimed at helping you and your company ‘Get Smart’, regardless of where you are in the process, or which Lotus software products you’ve embraced.

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Get Smart. Start the conversation. Be the visionary. Shape the future. ibm.com/software/lotus/events/smarter-collaboration/

Register now for Get Smart with Hot Technologies, Cool Solutions:

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IBM Multimedia Library for Lotus Notes

A comprehensive collection of more than 1,000 Lotus tutorials and video clips showing users how to perform essential tasks.

 Benefits:

  • Affordable solution for Lotus customers
  • Support for 11 languages
  • Reduced tech support calls and costs
  • Individual clips can be “drip fed” to employees via e-mail to prepare for a product rollout or upgrade.
  • Clips include step-by-step text instructions
  • Can be embedded right into the Notes client

Lotususergroup.org Virtual Meeting on Blackberry

BlackBerry Enterprise Server Performance Enhancements and Tuning Best Practices

Date: Thursday, July 16, 2009
Time: 12:00 PM EDT
Duration: 60 minutes (including Q&A)

TO REGISTER

 

Hosted by LotusUserGroup.org, presented by BlackBerry

In this technical deep dive session we will discuss key performance improvements within the BlackBerry Enterprise Server and how those improvements will positively impact your BlackBerry solution environment. During the second half of the session, we will discuss how the improvements made can be leveraged to establish best practices for scaling and tuning your BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

 
Pavel Shkolnikov, Development Manager,
BlackBerry Enterprise Server for IBM Lotus Domino, Research In Motion

About the Presenter:

Pavel Shkolnikov graduated from Hunter College, City University of New York, in 1999. Pavel worked with Lotus Notes and Domino since 1997, first as a co-op with Binary Tree Inc., where he created mail and PIM migration tools to help customer migrate data from legacy platforms to Lotus Notes and Domino. He joined IBM/Lotus as a Software Developer in 2000 and worked on R6 release, creating Active Directory synchronization tools (ADSync et al), Domino License Tracking feature, and other things.

In 2002 Pavel joined Research In Motion, first as a Software Developer on BES Domino Team, and later became a manager of that team. Pavel lead his team through many successful BES releases, starting with BES 4.0. He and members of his team are working hard every day to ensure that BES Domino product integrates exceptionally well with all versions of Notes and Domino, that the product is feature rich, secure, scalable and reliable and that the BlackBerry Solution remains the top mobile solution for Lotus Notes and Domino platform.

The presentation is free to LotusUserGroup.org members, but requires pre-registration.

 

Domino and Domino Designer Wikis and more!!!

A Must Have… and thank you Dave…. virtually replaces Redbooks (but not completely!!)

Here are some great examples of content found in the wiki… sign up, read, participate, join in!! Learn!

Domino Wiki

Introduction to Lotus Notes
Learning Lotus Notes Client
Daos Best Practices

Domino Designer Wiki

Introduction to xPages
Learning Domino Development
Redbook Wiki: Domino Designer Best Practices

Other Great Wikis available

Sametime Wiki
Connections Wiki