And when I say "Learn", I dont mean "read the IBM slideware". I mean "get my hands dirty", and "talk to people with actual experience". People like Rob Novak of Snapps , Chris Miller of Connectria & The Turtle Partnership .
Check out the Collaboration University.. In July - just weeks after Quickr and Connections are released - there are events in London and in Kansas City focused on Quickr, Connections and Sametime .
And in September - hopefully after it's released - events focusing on Notes 8 .
Go to Collaboration University for more information.