Business Partner Enablement Roadmap for IBM Sametime

Table of Contents
Sametime Enablement Roadmap...............................................................................................1 Overview.................................................................................................................................2 UCC Software Positioning......................................................................................................2 Sametime Foundational Skills................................................................................................3 Architecture/Design and Implementation................................................................................4 Application Development........................................................................................................5 Certifications and Training Links.............................................................................................6

Overview
ISSL has created this IBM Sametime Road Map to aid with foundation and core product enablement. Skills have been divided into:

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UCC Software Positioning Foundation Skills- Designed for all ISSL personnel to be able to interact with customers and each other in regards to Lotus Connections Architectural Design and Implementation- Designed to focus on the underpinning technology that runs Lotus Connections Application Development - Designed to focus on advanced development skills related to Lotus Connections Certifications and Training links

Note that all technical resources should have the following core skills from project delivery experience with:

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WebSphere Directory Servers (LDAP) Relevant platforms (Windows, Linux, AIX)

UCC Software Positioning
Topic General Fundamental Skills Enablement Objective Notes and Links Audience

IBM Unified Communications and Collaboration IBM Sametime features and capabilities IBM Sametime Unified Telephony Whitepaper

Document describing IBM UCC Strategy Sametime provides users a unified user experience across a broad range of integrated real-time communications services—voice, data and video. Document providing a deep dive technical overview of Sametime Unified Telephony

DeveloperWorks Whitepaper/Link

ALL

ALL Product Feature documentation/Link

DeveloperWorks Whitepaper/Link

ALL

IBM Sametime Foundational Skills
Topic Foundational Skills Enablement Objective Notes and Links Audience

WebSphere Application Server concepts

A document explaining the following IBM WebSphere Application Server concepts in the context of IBM Lotus Sametime is now available: • Architectural terminology • Common admin commands • Servers involved in a Lotus Sametime deployment One Hour Course to This course is designed to introduce you Demystify WAS for Lotus to WebSphere Application Server, explain Administrators its characteristics and benefits, and show how it relates to Lotus products that run on it: * Lotus Sametime * Lotus Connections * WebSphere Portal Sametime Proxy Web 2.0 platform that provides a world class browser-based IM and presence experience. The session will give an overview of the platform, introduce the rich set of features available in the Lotus Sametime Proxy, including the web client and the extensive capabilities of the SDK Sametime Meetings Demo of the IBM Lotus Sametime 8.5 meeting capabilities, then jump into a preview of upcoming features, and then show you preliminary ideas for future innovations. Sametime Advanced This video shows how to use the broadcast chat tools in Lotus Sametime Advanced 8 Sametime Advanced Sametime Advanced This video shows how to use the broadcast chat tools in Lotus Sametime Advanced 8 Overview of Sametime Advanced

Sametime Wiki PDF Solution architects self-study course Infrastructure 1 Hour/Link architects

Sametime Wiki PDF Solution architects self-study course Infrastructure 1 Hour/Link architects

Lotus Education video 6 Minutes/Video Transcript

Solution architects Infrastructure architects Developers

Lotus Education video 7 Minutes/Video

Solution architects Infrastructure architects

Transcript
Lotus Education video 8 Minutes/Link Lotus Education video 7 Minutes/Link Lotus Education whitepaper 1 Hour/Link Solution architects Infrastructure architects Solution architects Infrastructure architects Solution architects Infrastructure architects

Architecture/Design and Implementation
Topic Enablement Objective Notes and Links Audience

Skills Topic

From Zero to Hero Next Generation: IBM Lotus Sametime 8.5.1 Installation

In this session, our goal is to prove that it is possible to create a clustered "Proof-OfConcept" 120 minutes is all it takes

DeveloperWorks tutorial 1 Hour/Link

Solution architects Infrastructure architects

Installing and clustering servers with the Sametime System Console

This video demonstrates how to use the System Console to connect to DB2, configure LDAP, deploy and install a Sametime Meeting server, administer policies, and create a cluster of servers.

Sametime Wiki Video 50 Minutes/Link

Solution architects Infrastructure architects

Troubleshooting Sametime 8.5 using WebSphere Application Server config files & logs

Describes several WebSphere Application Server configuration files and logs for determining the current configuration and troubleshooting issues

Lotus Education PDF 45 Minutes/Link

Solution architects Infrastructure architects

Deploying and Administering IBM Lotus Sametime 8.5.1

Deploying a scalable IBM Lotus Sametime 8.5.1 environment for small-tomedium businesses

DeveloperWorks Whitepaper 2 Hours/Link

Solution architects Infrastructure architects

Configuring and troubleshooting SPNEGO authentication with Lotus Sametime 8.5.x

Define single-sign on Describe how Simple and Protected GSS-API Negotiation (SPNEGO) is used to authenticate a user. Configure Lotus Sametime for single sign-on using SPNEGO.

Sametime Wiki article 90 Minutes/Link

Solution architects Infrastructure architects

Installing Sametime Advanced

Three-part series demonstrating the installation of Sametime Advanced

Sametime Wiki video 3 part series/Link

Solution architects Infrastructure architect

Application Development
Skills Topic

Lotus Expeditor 6.2 client and toolkit

This workshop covers Lotus Expeditor fundamentals for the client, server, toolkit and device runtime env.

IDR classroom, self-paced, and virtual at no charge. 1 Day/Link

Developers

Lotus Expeditor Wiki

Scenarios and documentation is available at the Lotus Expeditor Wiki.

DeveloperWorks tutorial style articles

Developers

Building solutions for the communications and collaboration platform

Learn how to extend Sametime with Eclipse plugin development and deployment, and how to integrate with other Lotus products

IDR self-paced or instructor led workshop. 3 Days/Link

Developers

Sametime SDK

The Sametime Standard Development kit contains documentation for each of the individual Sametime toolkits

SDK download including tutorials, JavaDoc and sample code/Link

Developers

DeveloperWorks Tutorials

A large number of tutorials have been written that demonstrate how to use the various Sametime Toolkits

DeveloperWorks tutorial style articles. 1-2 Hours/Link

Developers

Working with Sametime 8.5.2 and widgets

Learn basics about working with widgets in Sametime Connect

Sametime Wiki PDF self-study course/Link

Developers

Certifications and Training Links
Sametime Learning Center Education offerings for IBM Lotus Sametime Certification for IBM Sametime 8.5 System Administration Certification for IBM Sametime Unified Telephony Certification for System Administrator - IBM Lotus Sametime 8.0 Websphere Application Server System Administration Course Guide Sametime 8.5.1 Multimedia Library End-user Training Lotus Training & Certification website

SUT Technical Certification
Technical Skill Test Entry TSM (M41) Basic TSM (M42) Intermediate TSM (M43) Material Test to qualify for SUT basic workshop Test to qualify for SUT intermediate workshop Test to qualify for SUT advanced workshop Links
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