HCL Connections – The Future is Bright 

By Milan Matejic | 7/23/19 2:29 AM | Infrastructure - Connections | Added by John Oldenburger

Yesterday I took part of the Webcast, “HCL Connections: The Future is Bright”, it was hosted by “DNUG” (a big thumbs up for that). In this Webcast Danille Baptiste showed us the future plans for HCL Connections. And indeed I do think that the future of the product is bright.

IBM Connections is no more, long live Connections!  

By Femke Goedhart | 7/23/19 2:25 AM | Infrastructure - Connections | Added by John Oldenburger

So anyone who has anything to do with IBM connections will have already heard this and must be fully aware but yes, the sale of the IBM Collaboration portfolio (including IBM Connections) was finalized by the first of this month. This means that from now on IBM Connections is…. Connections.

Thoughts About HCL’s Update 

By Paul Withers | 7/18/19 9:20 AM | Infrastructure - Connections | Added by John Oldenburger

Yesterday Richard Jefts published an update on the acquisition, specifically relating to cloud. Before talking about the content, I want to comment on the approach HCL have taken. Although the blog post points to a tech note, what we have is more than a tech note and more collaborative than a press release.

Community written guides on OpenNTF wiki 

By Roberto Boccadoro | 7/10/19 4:42 AM | Infrastructure - Connections | Added by Oliver Busse

In the collaboration community, a.k.a yellowverse, the need for step-by-step product guides, installation, tuning, etc… has always been present, not because the official documentation is bad, but because if you follow it, you have to jump from a place to another in order to finish the installation of a product. See for example the installation of Connections where the Knowledge Base tells you “install DB2” and points you to the DB2 KB, then “install WAS” and points you to the WAS KB, and so on.