Nyheter i Domino 10, Domino 11 och lite om Connections

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Sista veckan i februari höll HCL öppet hus i Milano och pratade om vad de planerar att göra med IBM Collaboration produkterna, som de håller på att köpa från IBM. Precis innan det var det IBM Think 2019 i San Francisco, där också en hel del nytt presenterades för framförallt Domino. Beträffande själva köpet så vet vi inte så mycket mer än att allt tyder på att det verkar bli av och att HCL tänker ge Domino en nystart.

 

Några spännande grejor som ser ut att komma med Domino 11 under Q4 2019.

 

  1. Domino som Elastic Search provider. Elastic Search kommer äntligen att kunna ersätta Dominos fulltextindex, som i mina ögon överlevt sig själv med många år. För att inte störa bakåtkompabiliteten kan Elastic aktiveras applikation för applikation.

 

  1. HTTP-autentisering mot ID Vault vilket bl.a. förenklar lösenordshantering. ID Vault blir i allt bättre med APIer etc., vilket i sig fått Dominos katalog att fungera lite mer som t.ex. Active Directory. som t.ex. inte haft Dominos problem med t.ex dubbla lösenord och klientberoenden.

 

  1. Apropå Active Directory så kommer också en helt ny AD synk.

 

  1. Ny installerare – InstallAnywhere 2018 ersätter InstallShield som gick ur tiden för länge sedan

 

  1. Domino Publisher – Snärtigare eventhanterare för både publicering- och prenumerationer knutna till databasevents och document events.

 

To be continued…. Jag skall försöka uppdatera den här posten efterhand som mer information släpps från HCL och IBM

 

Nya Domino 10 funktioner som redan släppts eller släpps efterhand

 

  1. En app (Domino Mobile Apps, kodnamn Nomad) som kör traditionella Notes-applikationer direkt från Ipads sluttestas just nu och efter den kommer även Nomad för iPhone, Android och ChromeOS. Apple versionerna av Nomad verkar distribueras via Apples B2B app store. Infoware har testat Nomad med gott resultat och vi följer utvecklingen.

 

  1. Notes-applikationsstöd som WebAssembly komponent. Nomad är också byggd för att kunna kompileras enligt WebAssembly-standarden. WebAssembly är en ny standard för att köra binärer på webb oavsett webbläsare. Web browser pluginen verkar alltså komma tillbaka, men betydligt tunnare och mer standardbaserad än tidigare. Tillsammans med ID-Vault för både Notes och http så kan det nog bli riktigt smidigt att köra både webb- och traditionella Notes applikationer från både webbläsare och mobiler https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WebAssembly

 

  1. Domino Query Language

 

DQL – Domino Query Language släpptes i december 2018 med Domino 10.0.1. DQL är ett nytt blixtsnabbt sätt/API/Språk för att hämta data från Domino. Om jag förstått det rätt så kommer DQL t.ex. att kunna ersätta t.ex. sök och NoteCollections i Domino applikationer.

 

  1. Domino Query Language Explorer är en Notes databas byggd för att testa DQL och få frågorna översatta till java, lotusscript eller javascript.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJNqjfML9-I

Presentationen är 11 minuter. Riktigt snyggt.

 

  1. Domino AppDev Pack 1.0 har släpptes tillsammans med Domino 10.0.1 och nu siktar HCL på att följa upp det med en ny release varje kvartal. Målet med Domino AppDev pack är att möjliggöra modernare Domino utveckling baserat på Node.js, javascript tillsammans med Domino Query Language.

 

Connections framtid, vad händer där?

HCL verkar satsa lika hårt här, även om planerna inte verkar lika klara som för Domino. Några saker har dock sipprat ut

  1. Release-tempot ökas upp till ett nytt Feature pack per kvartal och paketen utlovas att innehålla mer nytt. Senast nu under Q1 släpptes IC6 CR4 med bland annat en funktion för att dela enskilda filer externt m.h.a. direktlänkar som sedan inte kräver inloggning. Den funktionen har iallafall jag längtat efter. Infoware släpper förresten DomainPatrol Social support för IC6 CR4 nu i dagarna.
  2. IBM Connections kund-Jams för att samla input framåt är igång nu i stil med HCLs Jams inför Domino 10 och senast Domino 11

 

Länkar till mina viktigaste källor

 

Bra sammanfattning om IBM Collaboration på IBM Think nu under februari 2019

http://domino.elfworld.org/this-is-what-happened-at-ibm-think-2019/

 

Bra sammanfattning från HCLs konferens i Milano nu sista veckan i februari 2019

http://www.c3ug.ca/c3ug-blog/2019/3/1/hcl-factory-tour-episode-2-a-new-base-a-new-hope-a-new-beginning

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Picture copyright and cudos belongs to colleague and photographer Tony Andersson

https://500px.com/tonyandersson

 

 

 

 

 

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DomainPatrol Social with support for IBM Connections 6

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You know IBM Connections right? What you might not know is, that we make it even more powerful, useful, better, tidier with DomainPatrol Social

And now it’s soon available for IBM Connections 6.

We can in 4 clicks merge two whole Communities. With everything in it! Neat and tidy. With the same function you can move and merge almost all content, like Wikis, Files, Communities, Activities, Users etc. All solving complex questions and issues from users and admins.

In our session we show real life examples how our customers have used DomainPatrol Social to:

  • use IBM Connections more. Sometimes users are afraid of submitting content as they don’t know where to put it
  • to upgrade their environment
  • to merge in companies they bought – with lots of new users and content
  • to handle movements of staff in the organisation
  • to handle unused and orphan content that clogs up the environment

Detach your content from the predefined places, and go social!

Contact us for more details

 

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DomainPatrol Social 10 – beyond Merge Communities

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DomainPatrol Social for IBM Connections is all about content and people. An application packed with intelligent functions shaping IBM Connections to maximum performance. We help our customers every day with communities that needs merging, files that needs moving, profiles that needs merging and not to forget our rising star Manage Access Control where you can copy one user's access rights to another one.

The newly released DomainPatrol Social 9 with Community Templates received great praise by our customers. We are glad to be able to offer project managers a way of repeating successful project communities with just a few clicks. Save and re use your valued results of your project instead of inventing the wheel time and time again.

Therefore we are likewise excited to announce that we today are releasing yet another pack of functions. DomainPatrol Social 10; with focus on small but very effective settings and commands for the day to day use.

DomainPatrol Social 10 supports IBM Connections 5.5 CR1. Contact Maria Enderstam for free trials, demos, prices and if you have question regarding the product.

The new functions in a nutshell:


Manage Search Index

Create search indexes for the different IBM Connections Applications.

 

Scheduled Task Management

Puse or Resume scheduled system tasks.

 

Manage User Roles

Set profiles as active or inactive. You can also reset Homepage Welcome page settings.

 

Synchronize Users

Synchronize Profile information to all IBM Connections applications.

 

Add User Tags / Add Community Tags

Add tags to one or multiple user profiles or Communities.

 

Remove User Tags / Remove Community Tags

Remove selected tags from a user's profile or from a community.

 

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Fantastic Social Connections 10 in Toronto

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We are back in Stockholm after a fantastic Social Connections conference in Toronto. Infoware was silver sponsor and on our laptops we had a steaming fresh release of DomainPatrol Social. The atmosphere of the conference was vibrant! Over 200 attendees from all over the world, 70 speakers and 64 sessions, all in a conference center on the 16th floor in a skyscraper overlooking Toronto financial district.

 

All focus on IBM Connections, for example solutions around IBM Connections, use cases and best practices.

We enjoyed talking to customers that just had implemented a social workplace and customers that were long into the game and who was searching for solutions to trim and shape their way of work.

Many issues or queries that comes up when using IBM Connections can easily be solved with DomainPatrol Social, and we are always glad to be able to present such a quality product to the market.

 

This time around we were extra pleased since we got to meet our friends at panagenda in person! Ever since we formed the strategic alliance between panagenda and Infoware we have had meetings and discussions about how to best share our IBM Connections knowledge between one another. So to finally get to sit down at a dinner, or crack some jokes over a beer was well sought after! We are convinced that with our combined knowledge about IBM Connections and how to meet our customers' needs this will bring out many good things for all involved!

 

Infoware's DomainPatrol Social and pangagenda's ConnectionsExpert makes a complete set of tools for your environment!

 

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DomainPatrol Social and Social Connections

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Let us present to you the perfect way to keep your IBM Connections environment in shape!

DomainPatrol Social is a very competent product which solves most challenges both IT and Business experience. Certainly when it comes to Content and User Administration in IBM Connections.

For example if you have several communities, with similar purpose or content, you can use the function Merge Communities to merge them into one Community. Or Move Communities in and out of one another. The same applies to all kinds of content including Files, Blogs, Wikis, Libraries and Activities.

New projects starts, others end. The organization is constantly changing and consequently your needs.

Other situations we can solve is when people get new roles in your organization or leaves the organization. Orphan content is a common problem and DomainPatrol Social has several ways to solve it. One is Complete User Management for Files, Blogs, Wikis. Another is Copy User Access to transfer all, or some of the access that user A had to user B and/or user C. Problem solved!

Sometimes one user ends up with two profiles in IBM Connections. Perhaps they started off as a consultant or external user and now they are permanent employees. No worries. Use the function Merge Profiles. All content from both profiles are merged into one. Phew! No more unhappy users that can't access their stuff.

Make sure your users trust IBM Connections with their highly valued business content.

Contact us for more information, or meet us at Social Connections in Toronto!

 


 

Infoware is proud sponsor of Social Connections!

THE place to be to learn about all things IBM Connections.

Check out some of the great sessions by speakers from across the globe! The agenda can be found here

A selection of some the great sessions you need to come and listen to:

  1. 10+ user case studies focused on their implemention of IBM Connections!
  2. Great sessions by IBM Champions (18 IBM champions are currently attending the event)
  3. A peak into the future with sessions on Toscana, Future of work and What is coming to IBM Connections

Register here and meet Maria, Fredrik and Ulla in the Infoware booth!

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Community Templates by DomainPatrol Social

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first: Happy Prosperous New Year! We hope you had a couple of relaxing days around Christmas and now are ready for new adventures in 2016!

This is just a short newsflash with two interesting topics we think you'll like:

New release of DomainPatrol Social for IBM Connections. This will put a smile on all of you Community Managers. We have seen for a long time that a key focus for companies today is to seek to minimize the time and effort they waste on creating something that already exist. To stop reinvent the wheel for good, and instead focus on developing new inventions.

The new function we're talking about is Community Templates. This will let you re-use your perfectly good and working Communities over and over again, with modifications if you like. Find the Community you would like to clone, select which parts of it you want to copy and click OK. Simple as that.

The release is ready to ship, so email us right away for more information, quotes, evaluation license or anything else.

And remember, DomainPatrol Social solves the most difficult tasks in IBM Connections concerning contents and users, such as Merge Communities, Move Communities, Move and Merge Blogs, Activities, Files, Wikis etc. We also handle Complete User Management for Files, Blogs, Wikis etc. Merge Profiles or Copy User Access. Take care of your orphan content today.

New project starts, others end. The organization is constantly changing and consequently your needs.

 

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