Rebranding – to the faintly ridiculous…

Early in 2012, IBM announced rebranding of our service, from LotusLive to IBM SmartCloud for Social Business. This quarter, we are announcing the next phase of the rebranding — changing the service domain itself. From: *.lotuslive.com To: *.collabserv.com

Smarter Knowledge Sharing: Quantitative research into the perceived usefulness of Lotus Live as knowledge sharing system by Dutch healthcare professionals

Well this is a find! Smarter Knowledge Sharing – Quantitative research into the perceived usefulness of Lotus Live as knowledge sharing system by Dutch healthcare professionals Master Thesis Strategic Management Tilburg University December 12, 2011 Student Sjoerd Bouma (962256) S.Bouma@uvt.nl An organization’s ability to learn and share knowledge has emerged as a key factor influencing […]

Web Conferencing Services: LotusLive vs. WebEx

Business2community.com reviews two of the web-conferencing heavyweights: Beyond initial connectivity, LotusLive is the easier product to use and is less expensive. Our reviewer found the variety of features offered by LotusLive Meetings to be best in class compared to others reviewed, as well as among the easiest to use, and at a lower price point. WebEx, on the other […]

Another LotusLive case study – Newly Weds Foods

You wait for ages, then two come along at once! 😉 I really like this reference, this food products organisation (Newly Weds Foods) show significant travel cost reductions as a result of using IBM LotusLive and becoming a more Social Business.

Beginning 18 July – Ordering LotusLive becomes easier

IBM is changing the ordering process for LotusLive Collaboration, Email, and Web meeting services, making it easier for you to order. IBM Online Collaboration will now be part of the new International Passport Advantage Agreement. As of 18 July 2011, LotusLive orders entered through the IBM Passport Advantage System no longer require a signed Fixed […]

LotusLive Meetings app now released for the iPad

The excellent LotusLive Meetings app has been available for the iPhone/iPod Touch for a year or so now, but has just been released for the iPad as well: I’ve already used it for 4 or 5 meetings and it is now my preferred access point – continue to get work done on the laptop whilst […]

Why Signature Mortgage chooses LotusLive

Signature Mortgage explain why they chose IBM LotusLive to speed their loan application process. My comments: A great reference for both LotusLive and Silanis e-SignLive – this shows the benefits of IBM’s campaign to sign SaaS partners for the LotusLIve suite. $35,000 of additional revenue per month – that’s real ROI. I’m guessing that Signature […]

TeamPoint – now a LotusLive application

As part of the Sping release, IBM has added integration with yet another third-party application, Teampoint. Heres what Teampoint does: TeamPoint makes the management of your policies and procedures easier than ever. TeamPoint tracks and manages the creation of your controlled documents, helping you remain compliant with employment law, health and safety regulations and standards […]

LotusLive client for Android hits the market place

Just launched: MobileLive Android client for IBM’s LotusLive cloud collaboration services. Rich client version of IBM’s LotusLive, the enterprise cloud based collaboration service. Gives you offline access to your Contacts, Activities, Communities, as well as Sametime instant messaging. Requires an existing LotusLive subscription or active trial account. Developed by Madibasoft and costing $9.99, this looks […]

LotusLive gains 99 new features in the new Spring release

As of last Sunday we have a new release inside LotusLive Engage. A release that both Erik and Stuart have been testing as LotusLive Design Partners for a couple of weeks. To make clear what has changed, we have used the functionality inside LotusLive Charts which creates different charts based on data/spreadsheet: Communities As you […]

IBM Japan offers free use of LotusLive during Earthquake/Tsunami recovery

Announcement from IBM Japan, here’s the translated version: Northeastern Pacific Ocean earthquake countermeasures provide free LotusLive March 14, 2011 Japan IBM (Hashimoto Takashi President, NYSE: IBM) is to support the rebuilding of northeastern Pacific Ocean Earthquake, “Earthquake Preparedness Program LotusLive northeastern Pacific Ocean off the free offer” to announce. The activities in the affected areas, organizations […]

IBM announces new LotusLive customer wins

IBM is also announcing the widespread adoption of LotusLive with the following new clients benefiting from IBM’s Cloud initiatives including the Australian Bureau of Statistics, C&D Foods,Crawford & Company, FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, General Milling Corporation, General Motors Components Holdings and the Zoo and Aquarium Association of Australia. Great to see a good number of new client wins (and therefore […]

LotusLive.com gets a makeover – a model for other Lotus product sites?

Now, it’s entirely possibly that I just didn’t spot this before, but LotusLive.com (the product/services site rather than the applications themselves) has had a nifty makeover leading up to Lotusphere (#ls11): With elements of social media integration, links to podcasts and videos, list of applications available, mobile apps and more, this is a really impressive […]

New partner solutions available on LotusLive – SugarCRM and Ariba

The Lotusphere (#ls11) news blitz has started 😉 First up, LotusLIve announces new partnerships: By adding business partner integrations, LotusLive delivers more cloud-based options to simplify and improve everyday business activities. IBM LotusLive offers integrated applications from business partners that are designed to help companies of all sizes, in every industry, work more efficiently and […]

New Redguide: IBM LotusLive: A Social Networking and Collaboration Platform for the Midmarket

A 10-page overview of the LotusLive services portfolio for business leaders: IBM LotusLive is a portfolio of online services that deliver scalable, security-rich email, web conferencing, and collaboration solutions, enabling you to interact with your employees and business network without in-house IT resource requirements. It is a cost-effective way to communicate better with your employees […]

IBM LotusLive wins prestigious ’2010 PilotHouse Award for Cloud Computing’

Nemertes Research Announces 2010 PilotHouse Awards   IT Decision-Makers Rate Their Technology Providers New York, NY – Sept. 14, 2010 Nemertes Research recognized 18 Information Technology providers that received top ratings from IT leaders and provided details behind the scores at today’s 2010 PilotHouse Awards Webinar. More than 2,000 IT executives rated their providers and […]

CRN: IBM Offers Low-Cost LotusLive Cloud Software Package

Rick Whiting reports on CRN.com: IBM this week will offer for the first time an on-demand version of its Lotus Notes messaging and collaboration application. The move is one of several additions IBM is making to its LotusLive cloud collaboration services. The company is also debuting a low-cost bundle of LotusLive applications and adding new […]

LotusLive Vondle Live integration – a demonstration

Taken from the new LotusLive page ‘Integrated Apps Demo: Vondle Live‘: See how Vondle Live lets you view and annotate nearly any document type within LotusLive – without ever having to download it. No software necessary. flowplayer(“player”, “http://lotusliveblog.com/video/flowplayer-3.2.5.swf”, { clip: { autoPlay: false, autoBuffering: true }, plugins: { // load one or more plugins controls: […]