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The Practical, Complete Guide to Leveraging the Power of Social Networks with Lotus Connections 2.0
IBM® Lotus® Connections 2.0 gives businesses all the tools they need to make the most of social networking—easily, securely, and cost-effectively. Now, a team of IBM Lotus Connections experts thoroughly introduce this breakthrough product and covers every facet of planning, deploying, and using it successfully. IBM Lotus Connections 2.0 covers both business and technical issues and presents proven best practices for every step of the implementation process.
The authors first help you identify your best opportunities to use social networking for competitive advantage and demonstrate how Lotus Connections 2.0 places state-of-the-art social networking tools at your fingertips. Next, they carefully describe each component of the product, including profiles, activities, blogs, communities, “dog-ear” bookmarking, personal home pages, and more. They present practical coverage of administering Lotus Connections as well as detailed guidance on extending and integrating it.
Whether you’re an executive, IT manager, or technical professional, this eBook has all the information you need to put social networking to work—and deliver powerful, quantifiable results.Coverage includes
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About the Authors xxv
Chapter 1: Social Networking Concepts 1
Chapter 2: Introducing Lotus Connections 2.0 21
Chapter 3: Lotus Connections Architecture 47
Chapter 4: Deployment Planning 79
Chapter 5: Install Planning 117
Chapter 6: Using Lotus Connections 163
Chapter 7: Administering Lotus Connections 197
Chapter 8: Extending Lotus Connections to Other Applications 243
Chapter 9: Using the Lotus Connections API 277
Chapter 10: Plug-ins and Widgets 307