Tools for Moving to a Microsoft Collaboration Platform

Blogs about the tools and solutions used in moving to a Microsoft collaboration platform.

February, 2006

  • Application Analysis Framework Overview

    There has been a great deal of interest on how to conduct an application analysis, with the goals of considering either a migration or enabling an application coexistence model. Generally, we can think of four main phases of an application analysis. ...
  • Scott Andersen, Program Manager

    Hi! My name is Scott Andersen with the Exchange Product Group, working for Todd Wanke. I joined the team in August 2005 after spending 9 years in Microsoft’s Consulting Services. For the past two years I was the senior infrastructure architect for...
  • Quadrant Categorization for Lotus Domino Applications

    In order to understand and make recommendations when considering integration and migration options for Lotus Domino applications, it is important to group together applications that share common criteria. Microsoft Application Analyzer 2006 for Lotus...
  • Introduction to Amy

    My name is Amy Blumenfield and I am a former (and current) Lotus Notes user/administrator/developer. My first introduction to Lotus Notes was in May, 1991 (version 2.0) when I was handed a bunch of floppy disks (about 16 I think) and told to figure it...
  • Microsoft's Methodology and Framework for Notes Coexistence & Migration

    Here is some background on our Methodology & Framework for how we think about coexistence & migration between Microsoft & Lotus. Methodology: As many of you know, one of the first things you do with any large project is insure you have...
  • Great opportunity for Notes developers

    The Visual Studio Express editions are free and can be accessed from http://msdn.microsoft.com/vstudio/express . They're free for one year, which should give you a chance to play and learn. VS is very similar to LotusScript, so if you're comfortable writing...
  • Edward Wu, Program Manager, Development Team

    I wanted to introduce myself as the one of the Program Managers working on Todd Wanke’s team, focused on solutions for Lotus Notes customers. While I may not have the most number of years at Microsoft (5+ years) compared to most of my colleagues, I do...
  • PPCM - The Transition Phases

    Over the past seven+ years I have been directly involved with deployments and transitions for a variety of Microsoft technologies (Exchange, Active Directory, Windows 2000/2003, MIIS, and more). During these years I have met with literally hundreds of...
  • Todd Wanke, Technical Director Development Team

    As part of our new Collaboration blog I wanted to introduce myself as the Technical Director responsible for Microsoft’s Notes Migration development team. I have had an exciting 10+yrs career here at Microsoft: from the mid 90’s as an early architect...
  • 9 Months of Labor...

    Erik Ashby, Lead PM at Microsoft providing a short introduction about himself OK, now that the initial welcome and an initial post, I felt introductions were in order. As team members post they should also do similar and post a short introduction...
  • Confusion Around the Application Analyzer Beta

    Posted by Erik Ashby discussing recent comments about the Application Analyzer beta. Ever since the announcement of the application tools mid January, there have been a number of articles and blogs in the different communities about these tools...
  • Welcome to 'The CollabTools' Blog

    Let me officially welcome you to ‘CollabTools’ the official blog location to discuss the tools used in moving to Microsoft’s collaboration software.