The IBM Collaboration Solutions and WebSphere Portal Business Solutions Catalog on IBM Greenhouse is a rich, web 2.0 style catalog designed to dynamically deliver widgets, plug-ins, portlets, and sample applications across the entire IBM Collaboration Solutions and WebSphere Portal software portfolio. The catalog contains a robust array of IBM, Business Partner, and individually created solutions. Whether you are looking for an industry solution for your enterprise or something to customize your end-user experience, you can find it in this catalog.
IBM Business Partners, individuals, and IBM employees can all submit solutions to be included in the catalog. With over 1600 solutions and 10,000 downloads at the time of writing, the catalog is a no-charge resource sortable by solution area, product, or industry. You can also search across industry, product, solutions tags and titles to find a listing.
What can I find in the catalog?
Containing an initial 30 widgets designed to customize and enhance your IBM Notes experience, the catalog evolves quickly to include value-add and business solutions that span the entire IBM Collaboration Solutions and WebSphere Portal portfolio. Check back often to find new widgets, plug-ins, portlets, sample applications, and more.
What browsers are compatible
The catalog is tested for compatibility with Firefox 2.x, Firefox 3.x, Internet Explorer 6.x, Internet Explorer 7.x, Internet Explorer 8.x, and IBM Notes embedded browsers (IE6, IE7 & IE8).
Enabling the "My Widgets" sidebar panel in IBM Notes 8.x
By default, IBM Notes 8.x users do not see the My Widgets sidebar panel. To display this panel, select File -> Preferences -> Widgets
and enable the "Show Widget Toolbar and the My Widgets Sidebar panel" option. This brief video
demonstrates how to enable this functionality.
Video to demonstrate "drag & drop" installation
To install widgets that are listed in the catalog, after accepting the license agreement, you can drag the install icon to the "My widgets" sidebar panel in IBM Notes. This brief video
demonstrates drag & drop widget installation.