Lotusphere 2009 Opening General Session Highlights in 1 minute – Many Announcements January 20, 2009Posted by Glenn Irvine in Blog, Commentary, Events.
Tags: Alloy, Blackberry, Collaborative View, Flickr, Glenn Irvine, IBM Smartmarket, Lotuslive, Lotusphere 2009, OGS
Well at a glance from the Flickr photos and the live blogs, these are the highlights at this year’s Lotusphere Opening General Session…
- Dan Akroyd was a Special Guest Speaker
- Coca-Cola, Netjets, and HSBC all spoke at the OGS
- Blackberry BES Server supported by Domino 8.5 already
- Blackberry now supports all the Lotus Applications incl. Sametime, Quickr, Connections
- Announcing: At 7am US-EST (10pm here in Australia) Lotus Bluehouse became www.lotuslive.com
- Lotus Live will include more from acquistions
- Symphony 1.3 will support Office 2007 Formats
- Announcing: Project Atlantic IBM Lotus/SAP is now called “Alloy”
- Announcing: IBM Smartmarket – an “AppStore” for IBM BP Applications
- IBM Partnering with OpenNTF
- Lotus Foundations will soon be shipping with VMWare Support
- N-Way Conference Calls demonstrated on Sametime 8.5
- Lotus Connections introducing Microblogging & Facebook Wall like functionality
- Lotus Live is for all size companies (from 1+ users)
- Lotus Live announcing partnerships with Salesforce.com, LinkedIn & Skype
- Portal Logo has gone Yellow !!!
- Revamped Lotus Ads are looking better (US)
Have a look at the Flickr Images.
And these screenshots of Lotuslive & Smartmarket.