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Sometimes, it’s the little things

As we're getting closer to availability of Lotus Sametime 7.5.1, I'm going to start blogging about some of the new features you can expect to see in the release - the types of things that we've been previewing at Lotusphere and Lotusphere Comes to You events.  And once the product ships, I'll continue to post new features, because there's a lot coming in this release.

But I thought I'd start not by highlighting one of the big new features, but rather with one of the dozens (or more) of little improvements made to the product.  And I have to say, as excited as I am about things like the point-to-point video or Linux server, it's seeing the continued refinement and enhancements that the amazing people on our design and development teams have made from a UI and usability standpoint between Sametime 7.5 and Sametime 7.5.1 that really make me proud about this release.

Case in point - the new icons on the Windows taskbar and alt-tab task switcher: