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We are very proud to announce that our own Alan Forbes was named a 2017 IBM Champion for Collaboration Solutions. This is a great honor given to only a select number of thought leaders in the technical community. VitalSigns, an innovative monitoring solution for existing ICS environments, helped Alan to achieve the prestige status of..

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This week was the 32nd anniversary of the start of Lotus Notes. What is amazing is the context. In December 1984 the IBM PC was only 3 years old. No GUI. No real networking.  I remember my first job with a Lotus Business partner we had to bring network cards that plugged into the parallel..

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Monitoring the Social Business Network of the Future Organizations that are serious about leveraging social business networking software need to look long and hard at what IBM is doing with Connections. Deploying a robust Social software solution such as IBM Connections is a big commitment for many organizations. With a commitment, this large it becomes..

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IBM Commits to the Future of Notes and Domino: Stay Ahead with VitalSigns Monitoring Join our free webinar to learn how IBM is encouraging customers to stick with Domino. IBM recently announced the latest roadmap that extends the future of Domino and Notes. Follow along with industry experts Alan Forbes and Heather Hottenstein, as they..

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  Going forward VitalSigns monitoring will focus on reporting, and ultimately assuring a high level of data quality with a long range goal of assuring successful business performances.  In that vein, the list of reports that VitalSigns can produce related to IBM Connections continues to expand.   Critical investments usually require monitoring to assure a..

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  We are showing off a number of new reports designed to give insight into the user adaption and activity level of IBM Connections.  If you happen to be in Toronto, be sure to come by and meet/greet with Alan Forbes and Jim Engle  

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  I’m happy report that both Alan Forbes and Jim Engle will be manning the RPR Wyatt booth at Social Connections 10.  This is a great show for those of you rolling out or supporting IBM Connections in your organization.  We’ll be showing off all the latest monitoring and usage reporting for IBM Connections recently..

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Discover a resolution for the most unstable Exchange server environments. Increasing productivity and cost effectiveness. Learn more about the new era of Hybrid monitoring for Domino and Exchange . Discover how to procure manageability with one single interface. Date and time of webinar: Thursday, March 31st 10 AM Pacific Time – 12 PM Central Time –..

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I spent last week in Hyderabad, India where I was able to meet (in person, finally) and work with our off-shore team.  We have  developers based in Arizon, Texas, and New Jersey in the states and we have both QA and developers in Hyderabad.   Until you really meet the people and see their world, you..

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I’m super excited to announce that I’ll be speaking at IBM Connect 2016. Alan Forbes Session: 1593 = The Top 10 Things That Can Go Wrong with an IBM Traveler Server, Plus How to Detect and Fix Them   Incredibly, I’ve attended Lotusphere/Connect over 20 times and I’m really looking forward to the new venue.