|IBM Connections Mail lets you focus more on your social network, by letting you use your IBM Lotus Notes/iNotes or Microsoft Outlook email and calendar from within IBM Connections. Watch this video to see what else Connections Mail can do for you.
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IBM Connections Mail lets you focus more on your social network, by letting you use your IBM Lotus Notes/iNotes or Microsoft Outlook email and calendar from within IBM Connections. Watch this video to see what else Connections Mail can do for you.
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|1.1||IBM Connections Mail lets you use your IBM Lotus Domino or Microsoft Exchange essential email and calendar tools from within IBM Connections.||The IBM social business animation displays.|
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|1.2||Collaborating. Networking. Sharing. When I got my first job, these were some of the most productive—and rewarding—activities I did during my day.||Posting in an Activity. Adding someone to my network in Profiles. Uploading a File. |
|1.3||But so much of my workday still happened in my inbox. I was pulled between reading email and using my social tools, always having to switch back and forth between the two.||Switch to Notes inbox. Delete several emails. Switch to Connections, upload a File. Switch back to Notes, file a new email in a folder.|
|1.4||And then, IBM Connections Mail arrived, and brought my email and calendar right into my social network.||Fade to Connections 4.0 with IBM Connections Mail. Hover over mail icon to see inbox.|
|2.1||IBM Connections Mail lets me use my Lotus Notes or Microsoft Outlook email and view my calendar, right from within Connections.||Activities home page in Connections 4.0 with Connections Mail. Highlight mail and calendar icons.|
|2.2||It's easy to see when new mail arrives, and my inbox and daily schedule are close by. ||New Mail icon appears. Hover over mail icon to see inbox. Hover over calendar icon to see day-at-a time schedule.|
|2.3||I can review my mail quickly, and reply to, forward, or delete messages,||Show Connections Mail inbox. Hover over message to see preview and reply, forward, and delete actions.|
|2.4||or mark important messages that I want to follow up on later.||In Connections Mail inbox, click follow-up star.|
|2.5||If I need to file an email in a folder, I have all my folders here too.||Click message in inbox. Click folder button. See folders from Notes or Exchange.|
|2.6||It's easy to see what I have scheduled today, which events have already happened, and where I may have a conflict.||Show calendar, with past events in gray, and conflicting events with an orange bar.|
|2.7||Connections Mail even adds other great new features that make email more social, connected, and efficient:||none|
|2.8||I can send files as attachments or share files from Connections Files as links. When I send the email, files are automatically shared with the recipients.|
If a file isn't in My Files yet, I can easily upload and share it.
|While composing an email, click the attach icon, click My|
Files, and select a file. See that a link to the file is added to the email.
Fade to attach window. Upload a file to Connections. See the link added to the email.
|2.9||I can send email to my Connections and email contacts. And finding the right contact is easy, with business cards that even let me open the person's Connections profile.||Click Compose button. In message window, begin typing in the To field. The type-ahead list shows relevant Notes or Exchange contacts, as well as Connections contacts.|
Select a contact, then hover over the name for business card. Click Profiles link and profile opens.
|2.10||And even better: I can work with Connections Files, Profiles, and other apps directly in emails, rather than opening yet another window or tab.||Open an email notification that someone shared a photo file with you. Comment on the file in the email, see it added to the file, then delete the email.|
|2.11||But really, the best part is: All this happens in my social world! And that means more time spent sharing, less time spent sending.||Send the email, and return to working in Connections.|
|3.1||none||IBM Social Business animation displays.|
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