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T’was ten years ago… (Lotus Connections & Quickr)

Unfortunately I’ve just missed the actual anniversary, but I thought it worth celebrating that this week marks a decade since the announcement (on 22nd January 2007) of two products that have had an immense impact on my working life, Lotus IBM Connections and Lotus Quickr.

Two very interesting new partnerships in the IBM Connections space

Firstly, two extremely well-respected IBM ISVs are forming a strategic alliance: Specialists from all over the world are preparing themselves for Social Connections 10 – the core event for the IBM Connections community. So did Infoware and panagenda, both sponsors at the event, and formed a strategic alliance to jointly market both parties solutions. The […]

Asus Zenbook 3 Announcement

No Steve Jobs…

Or even Tim Cook… Sometimes it takes a really poor performance and presentation style (from ASUS CEO Jerry Shen in this case) to see the excellence elsewhere: However, even looking past the presentation itself, I find the Zenbook 3 announcement to be fascinating. You can’t deny it’s a good looking machine, nor that shoehorning an i7 […]

New Start

Fostering Community

Those that know me well will recognise that I have three true passions and priorities in my life:- My family – my wife and four beautiful children My work – helping individuals, teams and organisations become more productive through the use of online communities Providing a home to foster children – for the past three years we’ve provided short-term […]

Moving On

Moving on…

Originally posted at… Moving on, is a simple thing, what it leaves behind is hard. Dave Mustaine This site (, plus will close today, with all posts migrated to for posterity. Thanks for reading, commenting and contributing over so many years. Stuart