WebSphere

User Group UK

Title:
Customer implementation of integrated Social Portal.
Stream:
Portal 1 (1)
Speakers:
Andrew Tomlinson; Dave Strachan
Abstract:
In 2010 IBM services were engaged with a large organisation to deliver a collaborative Portal solution based upon IBM Portal, IBM Lotus Connections and Microsoft OCS (Instand Messaging) technologies.

Attend this session to hear lessons learned and practical feedback on:

What we did - what our solution looks like

Why we did it - business context and problem : creating a collaborative organisation

Who we worked with - multi-vendor project approach: minimal engagement, maximum speed

How we did it -
Architectural highlights and challenges: authentication/authorisation, persistence, virtualisation.

The Lotus Connections 3 implementation : better, faster, stronger!

Integrating IBM Portal v7 and IBM Lotus Connections v3

Integration with OCS in the IBM Lotus Connections business card : how we did it, and how you might too

Delivering themes using the new PageBuilder2 architecture

Using Portlet Factory to enhance the supplied Lotus Connections portlets
Dojo wizardry to create an engaging UI, and how IE held us back

Lessons learned, questions
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Bio:

Andrew Tomlinson:

Andrew Tomlinson is an I/T Specialist with IBM Software Services for Lotus. He has experience with large and small WebSphere Portal deployments from both a development and an infrastructure perspective. Also he has been performing early adopter customer deployments of IBM Lotus Connections since February 2007. Andrew joined IBM Software Services for Lotus in June 2006 from IBM Global Business Services where he worked as a J2EE developer on numerous large application delivery projects.

Andrew Tomlinson

Dave Strachan:

David Strachan is a services specialist on secondment at IBM specialising in all things IBM Portal, IBM Web Content Management, Collaboration and Process orientated.

In this role David advises all kinds of customers about how to get the best from IBM solutions, particularly IBM Portal and IBM WebSphere Process Server, with a particular focus on portals, collaboration and infrastructure automation.

Dave Strachan

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