"To Chat or Not to Chat: Lotus Sametime - Free 22 Page Sample Chapter"
A free sample chapter from Packt Enterprise's book: IBM Lotus Notes 8.5 User Guide
Lotus Notes is quite a number of "things" including email, calendar, To Dos (tasks), chat, RSS Feeder, an applications platform, and more. To be able to master all these aspects is made simple with this exciting user guide. Many of us will use Lotus Notes for a majority of our working day, being able to use it more efficiently is a gain in our hectic work life. Many of us want to use tools and features to save time, but often we are unsure of how to master those tools and features. This book guides us through with explanations and clear instructions with explicit screenshots. In this chapter, Packt Enterprise will cover the benefits and features of Lotus Sametime, which is a built-in chat and presence awareness tool.
With the advancement of technology and social networking, they can see certain forms of communication growing at a rapid rate, one of these being online chat, also known as instant messaging. There are various types of applications such as Yahoo Messenger, AOL Instant Messenger, Google Talk, and so on that enable us to chat with people far and near. Within Lotus Notes there is an inbuilt chat application called Lotus Sametime. For its employees to take advantage of the features of Sametime within the Lotus Notes client, an organization will need to install Sametime.
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