IBM Lotus Connections consists of a set of J2EE-based social collaboration services, in the form of applications to support the needs of the enterprise. It consists of five lightweight, independent features designed to allow for incremental implementation and adoption by the business, it provides a simple and extensible integration framework that allows the individual features to interact when they are deployed together in an organization. Lotus Connections provides services like profiles, communities, blogs and activities. These services can be configured and extended to interact with other such services. These services can be administrated and configured as deployed applications using Administrative console called 'Integrated Solutions Console'. In short it provides social networking tools for businesses.
Lotus Connections services include following,