November 2011

It's been a long day of watching air traffic control in Chicago, but if all goes well, in a few hours I'm headed to San Francisco for the Enterprise MobileNext Forum, taking place tomorrow and Thursday. Enterprise MobileNext is a new conference, bringing together a few hundred key senior IT strateg...

While this news probably doesn't affect anyone outside of Germany directly, I do think it's useful to highlight for two reasons -- 1) the importance of integration between Notes/Domino and other messaging-related technologies/implementations and 2) the speed with which IBM was able to do this (notab...

As regular readers know, we've made a lot of adjustments to Domino Express in exactly the last twelve months -- adding 2-way clustering, ending other technical restrictions, changing the definition of an Express-eligible organization for Messaging/Collaboration Express to 1000 users per Domino domai...

It's been a while since I wrote much of anything personal here; a little bit of travel here and there but otherwise, it's been all business. A lot of my "personal" writing has been going elsewhere; I write a weekly column for my local Patch.com hyperlocal news site, and I've been talking foodie with...

A shout-out to UK partner Portal for a creative effort, reminiscent of one of the first Notes Dennis Leary commercials, to explain in simple terms some surprising innovations of Lotus Notes today... Full details on their website's "New Fangled Notes" page...

Hot off the presses this morning is IBM's 2011 Tech Trends report. More than 4000 IT professionals from all over the world -- 93 countries -- participated in the survey. The results cover a wide range of topics, including analytics, mobile, cloud, and social -- a buzzword bingo! In mobility, I was...

This is a good use of a wiki...Lotus Notes Traveler provides mobile support for Lotus Notes and Lotus iNotes users, including real-time replication of e-mail, calendar, address book, journal, and to-do lists. This Cookbook serves as a deployment guide for Domino administrators to help you get the mo...

It's been no secret that we are working on an installed IBM Sametime application for iOS, just as we have recently shipped one for Android. I had the opportunity earlier this week to spend a full day working from the internal pilot of Sametime on iOS. Short summary -- great app, well-designed. A...

Ten languages announced as available this morning: • Catalan • German • Korean • Simplified Chinese • Spanish • French • Traditional Chinese R...

IBM's services team has taken a bold step this week -- posting the courseware for Introduction to IBM Lotus Domino 8.5 XPages (D8L55) on the IBM Lotus Greenhouse at no charge. Yes, free as in free beer! Why free? As part of the OpenCourseWare movement, pioneered at MIT a decade ago. The IBM Educ...