Something I wish IBM would include in the base install of Lotus Notes is all the excellent plugins for the sidebar that extends the functionality of Notes to work with Connections and Quickr. For those that don’t know, they are all available free of charge from the Catalog on Lotus Greenhouse. However, to save you some time, I have listed and linked below the ones I have found most useful.
- IBM Connections 188.8.131.52 Plug-in for IBM Sametime
- IBM Connections 3.0.1 Files Plug-in for Lotus Notes
- IBM Connections 3.0.1 Plug-in for Microsoft Office and Microsoft Windows
- IBM Connections Desktop Plug-ins for Microsoft Windows
- IBM Connections 3.0.1 Status Updates Plug-in for Lotus Notes
For Mozilla Firefox there’s the very handy Connections toolbar add-on:
If you have an iOS device (Apple iPad/iPod Touch/iPhone), IBM has you covered:
- IBM Connections mobile client
- IBM Sametime mobile client
- IBM SmartCloud meetings client
- IBM Lotus Notes Traveler Companion
And on Android, you’ve got some options too:
You need a free Lotus Greenhouse ID to download these.