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RIM Roll Out IBM Lotus Quickr and Connections

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RIM are rolling out two new apps for the enterprise market including IBM’s Lotus Quickr and Connections. These apps are intended to foster greater collaboration in an organization and do so by connecting users in a variety of ways.

Lotus Quickr brings the organization together by making libraries, folders and content easier to download. Lotus Connections allows users to build a community, share bookmarks and blog from their device. Combined, the apps should help foster a great sense of community in an organization.
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IBM and RIM Partner to Expand IBM Solutions on BlackBerry

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IBM LogoStraight-up press release copying in frantic mid-session post… This is essentially what Rob Picciano was invited to talk about today during the Keynote. It’s a huge partnership for RIM and shows that they’re really delivering on their claims to move beyond email. We’ll certainly have more coverage on this in the coming weeks.

"Today IBM and Research In Motion (RIM) announced that they have joined together to mobilize Web 2.0 capabilities and expand IBM’s managed wireless services for BlackBerry. The first joint initiative delivers the full line of Web 2.0-powered IBM Lotus® collaboration software and information on demand on the BlackBerry® platform to mainstream business professionals. The joint initiative enables customers to securely manage their communications, contacts and schedules and collaborate and network through social software, all from within the familiar, intuitive interface of their BlackBerry smartphones. This includes the general availability of the new BlackBerry Client for IBM Lotus Connections, IBM’s social software for business."

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Lotus Connections client due mid-year

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LotusphereJust when we thought RIM was just rehashing the same old promises at Lotusphere, it turns out they’re previewing a BlackBerry Client for Lotus Connections. Lotus Connections is social software for business, kind of like an enterprise Facebook. It lets you share bookmarks, set up profiles, and organize projects and communities, but for now the handheld will just let you access profiles and shared bookmarks. Still, it’s some pretty impressive software, and anyone cruising around Lotusphere today or tomorrow should swing by booth 516 to check out the new app in action. For more info, head over here.