IBM Lotus Notes/Domino makes the news with BIG NUMBERS

With a fresh face, integrated collaboration and enterprise applications, multi platform including Apple client, federated calendaring, open security, RAD capabilities stronger than ever, open standards, social awareness, open documents, heavy focus on Green initative with virtualization and tight integration with the web and the desktop, who can blame people for choosing Lotus Notes and Domino for their Collaborative Desktop… see the article below from CNN Money…

 

CNN Money “Global Businesses Choosing Lotus Software”

 

Hands on Tutorials and Trial Softwares for Self Education

Did you know that IBM offers resources for Self Education?  These tutorials offer you walk thru lab exercises that step you thru creation and understanding of the topic.  Links are available to download trial software if you are not currently using the required software for the exercises. 

Most of these are targeted to Developers.  But my moto is “Administrators must know something about developement and Develepors must know about Administration…” so Admins don’t be afraid to try these out…. there is huge value in explanding your knowledge to understanding how the applications work.

Here is the latest posted lab

XPages, Themes, and Mashups in IBM Lotus Domino Web application development

For more information see the Technical Library for Lotus…. but you should also know that there are tons of tutorials for all of the IBM Software brands…. so interested in Tivoli Monitoring for transaction Performance… it is there!

Happy Learning …Holli

Read Ed Brill’s “IBM Lotus announces availability of Notes 8.5 and Symphony 1.2.1 at Macworld Expo”

The wonderful and amazing Ed Brill has announced at the MAC World and on his blog the official release of the IBM Lotus Notes and Domino 8.5 version. 

What a great time this is to have the announcement made in this venue with the official version release for the Mac OS X Leopard-powered computers!

If you do not have Ed in your feedreader by now, you really should have him listed…. he is a wealth of information and one of the oldest blogs I follow!