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IBM Lotus Quickr 8.5 for Domino Administration

Keith Brooks , David Byrd, Mark Harper, Olusola Omosaiye

Ensure effective and efficient team collaboration by building a solid social infrastructure with IBM Lotus Quickr 8.5 with this book and eBook
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Book Details

ISBN 139781849680523
Paperback252 pages

About This Book

  • Gain a thorough understanding of IBM Lotus Quickr 8.5 Team Collaboration, Repository, and Connectors
  • Recommended best practices to upgrade to the latest version of IBM Lotus Quickr 8.5
  • Customize logos, colors, templates, and more to your designs without much effort
  • A combination of technical insights, step-by-step instructions, and guidelines to successfully enable team collaboration within your enterprise

Who This Book Is For

This is a step-by-step manual for System Administrators and Business Analysts who need to facilitate the effective and efficient performance of diverse teams in an interconnected world. It can also be read by Management to gain a high-level understanding of the new features and capabilities offered by the product. You don't require any knowledge of IBM Lotus Quickr 8.5. This book will teach you everything you need to know.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Team Collaboration with IBM Lotus Quickr
The evolution of IBM Lotus Quickr
IBM Lotus Quickr delivers Enterprise 2.0
Team collaboration beyond document management
Adopting social collaboration in the Enterprise
Chapter 2: IBM Lotus Quickr Services Overview
IBM Lotus Quickr services architectures
IBM Lotus Quickr connectors
Interaction with IBM Lotus Connections
Interaction with Enterprise Content Management products
Chapter 3: IBM Lotus Quickr Domino Architecture
Product components
Server architecture
Browser architecture
Desktop connector architecture
Product deployment architectures
Chapter 4: Installation of IBM Lotus Quickr
Before you get started
Start with an IBM Lotus Domino server
Setting up an IBM Lotus Domino server
Offline settings for notes.ini
Web page cache settings for notes.ini
Other settings for notes.ini
Client logging notes.ini settings
Server logging settings for notes.ini
Chapter 5: Clustering IBM Lotus Quickr
IBM Lotus Quickr clustering concepts
IBM Lotus Quickr cluster installation
IBM Lotus Quickr cluster configuration
IBM Lotus Quickr cluster management
Chapter 6: Managing IBM Lotus Quickr Servers
Using the site administration tools
AdminP and Quickr
Managing place members
Using the qptool command
Chapter 7: Upgrading and Migrating to IBM Lotus Quickr 8.5
The process of upgrading
Upgrading IBM Lotus Domino
Which version are you running today?
Upgrading the IBM Lotus Domino server
Unlocking the places
Let's talk about DAOS
Version 6.5.1 or 7.0 of QuickPlace
Are offline services enabled?
Chapter 8: Managing Places in IBM Lotus Quickr
Creating a place
Place Catalog
Place Statistics
Managing places
Managing PlaceTypes
Chapter 9: Customizing IBM Lotus Quickr
You bought it, now brand it
Changing the logo
Creating a place
Customizing your place
Chapter 10: IBM Lotus Quickr Connectors
Overview of connectors
Connector deployment
Leveraging policies with the connectors
Implementing desktop single sign-on
Implementing other authentication services
Chapter 11: Leveraging IBM Lotus Quickr APIs
Interacting with IBM Lotus Quickr services
Chapter 12: Integrating IBM Lotus Quickr with Other IBM Products
Enabling LDAP for integrating applications with IBM Lotus Quickr
Integrating IBM Lotus Sametime with Quickr 8.5
IBM Lotus Connections and Quickr integration
Integration of IBM Lotus Quickr to ECM(IBM Filenet P8 and IBM Content Manager)

What You Will Learn

  • Integrate social networking tools such as blogs, wikis, social bookmarking, and talent profiles seamlessly through Lotus Quickr
  • Discover the foundational concepts around Team Collaboration in an enterprise
  • Explore the product architecture of Lotus Quickr Services for Lotus Domino and some potential deployment topologies that can be leveraged
  • Install, configure, maintain, and troubleshoot a clustered environment with Lotus Quickr
  • Understand some of the most used administrative functions of Lotus Quickr for Domino
  • Upgrade your IBM Lotus Quickplace and Quickr services to the new version 8.5
  • Manage Quickr place and placetypes in a Lotus Quickr Domino environment
  • Provide your organization with themes for its projects and clients through customizations
  • Manage collaborative content directly from inside your traditional desktop products with Lotus Quickr Connectors

In Detail

When the IT strategy calls for maximizing the value of social software for building effective teams, neither social networking nor team collaboration is sufficient on its own. Lotus Quickr Team Collaboration software delivers the promise of social software; but ensuring that a business's social networking site is compliant can be daunting. This book will help you ensure effective and efficient team collaboration by building a solid social infrastructure with IBM Lotus Quickr 8.5.

The book will familiarize system administrators with all the information they need to install, upgrade, and manage IBM Lotus Quickr 8.5. You will also learn to leverage social software principles to foster diverse teams in an interconnected world. This book will help you break virtual boundaries and remove the impediments to the development of high-performance teams through the use of IBM Lotus Quickr 8.5.

This practical book starts off by providing you with a clear, detailed walkthrough of key concepts including collaboration beyond document management, and adopting social collaboration in an enterprise.

We then examine the product architecture of Lotus Quickr services and provide a walkthrough of deployment aspects of Lotus Quickr to provide a scalable environment through clustering. We cover some of the basic tools used to set up and manage the IBM Lotus Quickr server along with unique methods for upgrading to the latest 8.5 version. We provide you with an in-depth look at the concepts of Lotus Quickr Connectors deployment, management, and a new capability around Windows-based single sign-on to solve a variety of problems.

By the end of this book, you will be able to build a well-executed social collaboration platform that delivers the productivity edge needed to succeed in the digitally interconnected business world of today.


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