Today's knowledge workers must be agile and creative in the face of rapidly evolving market opportunities. Business acumen can be accelerated with the ability to quickly assemble the right information, documents, and expertise.
The Lotus Web 2.0 platform delivers that flexibility and responsiveness for business users by allowing them to select from a rich palette of data and collaborative services in order to assemble new and unique applications. Lotus Connections, Lotus Quickr, and the new Lotus Mashups are the foundation of this platform.
Announcing Lotus Mashups
Easily assemble new applications with interoperability across the entire span of business applications and the internet. IBM Lotus Mashups is a lightweight mashup environment for rapidly assembling Internet and enterprise content into simple, flexible, and dynamic web applications. With Lotus Mashups, web-savvy business users can easily create and share new web applications that address their immediate business needs.
IBM Lotus Connections
IBM® Lotus® Connections is social software built for business. Scalable and secure, it provides an interactive Web 2.0 style user experience for collaborating with your professional networks inside and outside the enterprise. The five integrated services of Lotus® Connections, profiles, blogs, Dogear (shared bookmarks), communities and activities, support community-wide collaboration and knowledge sharing across and beyond the enterprise. Flexible and open in its architecture, Lotus® Connections can also be integrated for use within the office productivity tools, e-mail, instant messaging and portal software that you may already have. Broaden the existing collaboration tools of your business into the world of web 2.0 today with Lotus Connections.
IBM Lotus Quickr
IBM® Lotus® Quickr™ is Web 2.0-based team collaboration and content management software that can help you access and interact with the people, information and project materials you need to get your work done. Lotus Quickr has a rich set of features such as content libraries to share everyday business files, team discussion forums and blogs to facilitate communications, wikis that let you author and edit content in place together, and connectors that help make sharing easier than ever right from your favourite desktop software such as Lotus Notes, Lotus Sametime, and Microsoft Office. The software supports teams inside or outside the company firewall -- making it simple to use with customer, partner or supplier teams as well as internal department or project teams.