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CollabSphere 2020 (online)

October 26, 2020 | 11:00 pm (CET)–October 28, 2020 | 11:00 pm (CET)

AMER (North, Central and South America)
United States
Start: October 26, 2020 | 11:00 pm (CET)
End:  October 28, 2020 | 11:00 pm (CET)

About this Event

Collaboration and IT professionals, come join us on October 27-29, 2020 for the twelfth annual CollabSphere conference. This three-day conference focuses on HCL B2B application and HCL Digital Solutions technology and this year will be an online conference. Learn from your fellow IT and business professionals and share your experiences and best practices.

The global pandemic affected everyone throughout the world. Rather than an in-person conference, CollabSphere’s team have decided to host an online event for 2020. As with the 2020 theme “On the Rise Together,” the conference is bringing everyone together to learn and network. We look forward to being a part of the continued growth of the community by sharing knowledge and expanding awareness in collaboration technology.

Who to expect on-stage, at our booth & on the showfloor

Our sessions

October 27, 2020

10:00 am – 10:45 am

INF105 – HCL Notes 11.0.1 FP1 – Performance Boost Re-Reloaded

In this session (re-reloaded and remastered for HCL Notes 11.0.1 FP1), you will learn how easy it can be to maximize Notes client performance. Let Christoph show you, what can be tuned and how to resolve the best possible performance for your HCL Notes client infrastructure. Discover tips and tweaks – how to debug your Notes client, deal with outdated ODS, network latency and application performance issues and the measurable benefit that provides to your users. You’ll discover the current best practices for streamlining location and connection documents and why the catalog.nsf is still so important. You will leave the session with the knowledge you need to improve your HCL Notes 11.0.1 FP1 client installations and to provide a better experience for happier administration and happier end-users!

Christoph Adler

12:00 pm – 12:45 pm

INF101 – 80% less helpdesk tickets with Notes Client Management 

Come join Florian Vogler for a fast paced session on how customers reduce their Notes helpdesk tickets by 80% and more. Learn what panagenda MarvelClient has to offer and how it helps companies around the world! Plus, we will definitely cover what to best manage with the FREE MarvelClient Essentials and the FREE MarvelClient for HCL Nomad. This session will help you optimize your total cost of ownership and become a Notes Client superhero!

Florian Vogler

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

INF111 – Virtual, Faster, Better! How to deploy HCL Notes 11.0.1 FP1 for Citrix/VDI

Virtualizing HCL Notes 11.0.1 FP1 (incl. Language Packs, Fix Packs, Connections Plugins for Notes and more) is an effective way to standardize your Notes client infrastructure, reduce costs for workstation hardware and give your users a consistent experience. In this session, you will learn how to implement, configure and tune HCL Notes 11.0.1 FP1 on platforms like Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop and get the most out of it by dramatically reducing start-up times (up to 70%), bringing a much better performance and increasing the stability into the Notes client. Beside a live demo on what we call “The Workspace (folder) Improvement” you’ll also get some worst practices stories as Chris shares his experiences from real-world client virtualization projects, how these stories can help you and a detailed recipe on ”How to run the Installation and initial configuration of Notes in the best possible way for your very own infrastructure”.

Christoph Adler

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

INF103 – DeepDive Workshop – HCL Notes Client upgrades/deployments using MarvelClient

In this Workshop Florian Vogler & Christoph Adler will show you detailed how you can use MarvelClient Upgrade to configure, prepare and run the best HCL Notes installations ever. You will learn how easy it is to get all users upgraded to the latest and greatest version of HCL Notes in lightspeed, seamlessly and without any disruptions for users. Additionally to “upgrades” they will show how to create “initial” installation packages for HCL Notes being able to deploy this on new computers AND the fully automatic way to create an HCL Notes installation for virtual platforms like Citrix and VDI including all needed optimizations and performance tweaks.

Florian Vogler Christoph Adler

October 28, 2020

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

COL111 – How having a Guides program is making HCL Connections successful within Heitkamp & Thumann Group

A successful HCL Connections platform requires engaged users. How can Gudies support this in a medium-sized company with highly-qualified and motivated employees and lean structures? When you have multiple divisions, product groups and locations spanning three continents and multiple languages and cultures, it’s a challenge. HCL Connections was introduced into the Heitkamp & Thumann Group to support and improve collaboration. Guides (local super-users) are the main success factor that makes this possible and continuously improves it. Meet with the program managers and learn how they maintain, nurture, train and encourage this group of guides and what the challenges and successes are. Hear what lessons they have learned and what their vision is. Hopefully this will inspire you and maybe you can even become a part of it!

Femke Goedhart Jörg Rafflenbeul

October 29, 2020

9:00 am – 9:45 am

INF106 – HCL Notes 11.0.1 FP1 Upgrades: Easy – Fast – Seamless

Join this session and learn how you can take the worst Notes client deployments (simulated multi-user, copied data directories, outdated templates, misconfigured workspace folders, dramatically grown data directories, very slow clients, clients with crashes, etc.) and clean it, upgrade it and deliver it without disruption! No matter how much you try, you will always find Notes clients out there that do not behave or participate! Gain access to the best and latest Notes client management knowledge, combined with more than 16 years of experience with Notes client upgrades to get the fastest and most stable IBM Notes 11.0.1 FP1 client ever.

Christoph Adler

12:00 pm – 12:45 pm

ANA101 – Domino Application Strategy: Key insights for successful modernization and migration projects

panagenda reached out to 750+ professionals to share their company’s Domino application strategy. Join this session to find out what was most important to your peers and what challenges they had to overcome to make their project a success. Find out about the critical questions everybody should ask and have answers to throughout their project. Franz Walder presents the exciting results of the survey and explains what role analytics can play when tackling these challenges.

Franz Walder

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