Reward people for posting answers to forum questions in a manner similar to (or integrated with) the developerWorks Autho Achievement Recognition Program.
Even better, users could vote on forum answers, helping readers when there are multiple answers, and authors getting a certain number of votes get recognition for ...
In the Domino 6 & 7 forums, we're always redirecting newbies back to existing questions. It would be cool to have a repository for routines with some sort of structure.
Example of structure....
- To Microsoft Excel
- To Lotus 1-2-3
- To MS Word via ...
It would also be nice if I could see all of my posts across the different forums & community, etc.
Add a big button to the home pages of the product forums and wikis that people can use to submit design suggestions or to report problems. The wikis have a feedback link now, but it's at the bottom of the page and is easy to miss. Make the button the same in both spaces for ease of use.
Allow registered users to chat with the authors of wiki and forum posts. Show when authors are online. Provide a profile setting to allow authors to control whether they are available by chat.
Make the forums easier to search by adding a checkbox in the post area for:
This would be especially useful for end users, so they could have an easy way to find Notes client solutions without having to be scared away by posts about actual ...