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Lotus Notes R5 ~ A Breath of Fresh Air
Lotus Notes has just surpassed the 50,000,000-installed base mark, giving Microsoft’s Exchange server a good “run for the money”.

notes outliner  Notes R5 ~ A Breath of Fresh Air Product Background Lotus Notes first began shipping in 1989, seven years after the release of Microsoft's MS-DOS operating system. Release 1.0 was fully integrated into a Local Area Network (LAN) enabling the first collaborative client/server messaging system. In its first year on the marketplace Notes 1.0 sold over 35,000 client seats, and sales would only escalate from that point on. The second revision of Notes was 1.1 and began shipping in 1990. Release 1.1

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Migrating Lotus Notes Applications to SharePoint and .Net


Due to the increasing popularity of the Microsoft messaging and collaboration environment, companies are looking into migrating their messaging and application infrastructure from other platforms (such as Lotus Notes) to the Microsoft environment. But how can you effectively transition from Lotus Notes to the Microsoft environment while managing the change for all concerned? And what elements need to be considered?

notes outliner  Lotus Notes Applications to SharePoint and .Net Due to the increasing popularity of the Microsoft messaging and collaboration environment, companies are looking into migrating their messaging and application infrastructure from other platforms (such as Lotus Notes) to the Microsoft environment. But how can you effectively transition from Lotus Notes to the Microsoft environment while managing the change for all concerned? And what elements need to be considered? Read More

Messaging: Lotus Notes Domino R5 vs. Microsoft Exchange 5.5


This note compares the two leading collaborative messaging systems, Lotus Notes and Microsoft Exchange, in the areas of functionality, technology, cost, service, support, corporate viability, and corporate strategy.

notes outliner  Lotus Notes Domino R5 vs. Microsoft Exchange 5.5 Overview The subject of this note is the never-ending question within collaborative messaging, What's better, Notes or Exchange? Generally, this question is answered from an emotional perspective, based entirely on the specific administrator's and/or end users comfort level. There is no one correct answer, both messaging servers excel in specific areas and pale in others. The contents of this note will pit the two systems against each other in Read More

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notes outliner  Notes for the Resource Management MBA Since human capital makes up the majority of costs for service providers, effective management of resources truly is the high water mark in the services industry. With a strategic focus on the right resource skills, training and availability, services organizations can improve project quality, timeliness, and cost-effectiveness while managing human capital and resource management more holistically. Download this white paper to learn more. Read More

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notes outliner  solutions for the Lotus Notes Domino Platform and automates sales processes. Prior to the acquisition, IntellAgent had an installed base of greater than 18,000 seats. Kasten is one of the premier Lotus partners in EMEA, with five locations in Germany. Kasten produces a wide variety of Lotus Notes based products and continues to acquire other Notes based organizations in order to continue its growth. User Recommendations On the surface, this looks like a good marriage for organizations utilizing Lotus Read More

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notes outliner  class operation into a Notes section of the class operation dictionary entry. Within the MacA&D class model editor, the captured code can be viewed or edited within the Notes panel of the Operation Details dialog. During Java code generation, MacA&D can emit this Notes section into the body of each generated class operation. The automated process of capturing function code with MacTranslator, editing it with MacA&D and generating it into the new Java code can save the programmer a significant amount of Read More

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Active Voice’s Unity ~ In Pursuit of the Perfect Unified Messaging Solution


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notes outliner  who is constantly sending notes to the shipping department asking when it is going to ship his/her orders could actually be counterproductive to the department. In a less social ERP system, the sales rep had no avenue other than to mail the “shipping dept” or call the department to get a status update. A savvy shipping department would be able to ignore the known offenders and keep doing its work in the more asocial system environment. Now, the shipping department could be flooded with messages Read More