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IBM Project Hawthorn Today & Tomrrow at ICON US 2016 replay!


Luis Guirigay of IBM to presented IBM Project Hawthorn: Today, Tomorrow, On Prem and Cloud at ICON US 2016. He covered the following in his ICON US 2016 session:
Since IBM introduced “Project Hawthorn” (aka IBM mail support for MS Outlook) many customers have been taking advantage of this new deployment option to provide Mail to users using their client of preference. Project Hawthorn provides the unique capability of “Bring Your Own Client (BYOC)” by allowing them to use MS Outlook without having to replace the IBM Domino platform. Use this in conjunction with the Notes Browser Plugin and XPages and provide a unique experience. Come to this session and walk away with a clear understanding of IBM’s strategy, Best Practices and tons of tips from the field.

This session was sponsored by Teamcentric Technologies

See all of the IdoNotes articles on IBM Project Hawthown and watch the replay above.
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    On Tuesday, May 17th, 2016   by Chris Miller        

ICON US 2016 keynote replay is available


ICON US 2016 completed last week and the keynote was from Rob Koplowitz of IBM. The replay is online and he did a fantastic job conveying:
..a vision for unleashing cognitive capabilities and advanced analytics to create a more intelligent collaboration environment that assists employees and proactively surfaces experts and insights. See IBM's vision on the role of AI based Personal Assistants and cognitive Expert sources that will drive breakthrough results and move your organization and those you serve into the Cognitive Era.

Look for replays and online recording of the sessions from all of the speakers shortly.
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ICON US wants to thank Teamstudio as the Premier sponsor for this keynote session.
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    On Monday, May 16th, 2016   by Chris Miller        

IBM announces the IBM Collaboration Solutions 2016 Developer Competition at ICON US


IBM has announced their 2016 ICS Developer Competition at ICON US with solutions leveraging Bluemix. Registration for the competition open may 13th with the competition running from Jun 9-Sep 9,2016. Did we mention prizes?
We're looking for you to work together with colleagues in your company, or even better, in other companies to take an IBM Domino or IBM Connections system and leverage IBM Bluemix and the many services like IBM Watson, Box, Internet of Things, to deliver an engaging experience for mobile, web or Notes 9 client.

Make sure you head over to http://ibm.biz/ics-dev-comp after May 13, 2016 with your team members to sign up.

Prizes will include:
  • IBM developerWorks Premium subscriptions for all members of the winning and runner-up teams
  • A cash bonus to have a party
  • A trophy for the team members
  • Recognition at IBM Connect 2017 in San Francisco

Solutions will be added to OpenNTF for the community to access the source code.

Seats are still open for day 2 in registration for ICON US !!! Hurry though before it fills and closes
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    On Monday, May 9th, 2016   by Chris Miller        

You are missing the ICON US 2016 keynote? People are still registering

ICON US 2016 went live at 8am CST this morning with Rob Koplowitz of IBM presenting on cognitive. Why not see the full agenda and still register and join in?
The keynote is covering:
The pace of work is accelerating and the volume of information is overwhelming. Join Rob Koplowitz as he conveys a vision for unleashing cognitive capabilities and advanced analytics to create a more intelligent collaboration environment that assists employees and proactively surfaces experts and insights. See IBM's vision on the role of AI based Personal Assistants and cognitive Expert sources that will drive breakthrough results and move your organization and those you serve into the Cognitive Era.

Seats are still open in registration for ICON US !!! Hurry though before it fills and closes
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    On Monday, May 9th, 2016   by Chris Miller        

ChargeTech 27000mAh Portable Battery Pack review

ChargeTech has raised the bar offering a 27000mAh portable battery solution with AC outlet and two USB ports. The unit comes in both black and white offerings.  See my review video on the Amazon page linked below
ChargeTech 27000mAh Portable Battery Pack
Finally a single power solution for long no power outlet days **see video**. I anticipated this arriving and made sure I put it to the test more than once before posting a review. At over 2 pounds it is not made for you pocket. This is definitely something you want to plan on having for portable power.
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    On Friday, May 6th, 2016   by Chris Miller