IBM has showcased the next generation Notes Client at the IBM Lotus Technical Forum in Hannover, Germany on tuesday. Apart from presence awareness in the inbox and calender it has an impressive spectrum of features including a lot of Workplace client technology.
The goal of this release, which may end up being called Notes 7.5, is “all about moving from an e-mail-centric to activity-centric [model],” said Art Fontaine, marketing manager for the Workplace Managed Client at IBM. ” Full article here
One of the features that is critical from a collaboration/community/KM perspective is the activity explorer. The ability to store “knowledge assets” around activities seems to be profound. These assets could be documents,chat logs,related activities,people who worked/work on this activity etc.,
Screenshots are available at EdBrill’s blog