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September 8, 2016

And Its Still Only Wednesday

It seems to be getting harder and harder for technologists to stay on top of all the announcements, especially as they relate to the collaboration space. […]
August 31, 2016

JavaOne

Earlier this month Red Pill Now had the chance to introduce Kito Mann to the Lotus community when he co-presented with Keith Strickland at MWLUG – […]
August 22, 2016

Why Web Components Matter

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August 19, 2016

MWLUG Recap

The Event As always MWLUG has been an awesome event thanks to the amazing efforts of Richard Moy and his team. There were many familiar faces, […]
August 16, 2016

The Lotus Position

Over the years I have had the chance to attend a lot of LUGs around the world including Engage (BLUG), Inform (AUSLUG), and of course there […]
August 14, 2016

Pete Janzen: Lotus Legend

Many years ago I launched a web site called Lotus Legends that recognized the contributions made by many people inside and outside IBM to the Lotus […]
August 14, 2016
Hands on Graph

Getting Your Hands On Graphs

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August 2, 2016

Reading The IBM Tea Leaves

Last week I read an interesting statement from an IBMer outlining a pending announcement in September of an updated policy on the Support Lifecycle for Notes/Domino. The standard IBM […]
July 27, 2016

Rethinking Notes

Red Pill Now has the distinct pleasure of being a Platinum sponsor for this year’s MWLUG, being held in Austin, TX on August 17-19. We are […]
July 25, 2016

Co-Existence With Notes

In my last post I covered some of Red Pill’s thinking as to why we recommend to our customers not to rush to migrate. Ultimately organizations will move […]
July 18, 2016

The Pitfalls of Migration

With IBM Notes and XPages having reached an apparent end of life most companies are now giving serious thought to what they do with their Notes […]
June 6, 2016

Beyond XPages

Early last year I did a presentation at several User Groups entitled “Beyond XPages”. The presentation outlined an approach for building modern Web applications for Notes data that […]
April 4, 2016

Engage: A New Direction?

The Journey The team from Red Pill Now had an “interesting” journey to Engage when the plane carrying three of us was involved in the bombings […]
March 14, 2016

Red Pill Now Sponsoring Engage, Eindhoven, NL – Mar 23/24, 2016

Red Pill Now is pleased to be a Platinum sponsor at this year’s Engage event. Engage has grown to be the largest user group event for […]
February 3, 2016

IBM Verse: Next Impressions

At IBM Connect this week IBM largely focused on its vision for its social collaboration platform Connections. Connections Next While IBM didn’t say it, I couldn’t […]
January 31, 2016

IBM Verse: Final Impressions

Back in May of last year I shared my first impressions in using IBM’s new e-mail client Verse. After using Verse for seven months the trial in […]
January 30, 2016

Connect, Connect, Connect

In 2015 it seemed like every other conference had Connect in its name. The year started with IBM ConnectEd (Orlando – Jan). This was followed by IBM InterConnect (Las Vegas – […]
January 29, 2016

Automating REST Services For Notes Data

At Red Pill Now, we have a strong belief that the future for Notes data lies in the ability to access the data via REST services. […]
January 28, 2016

Lotus Notes Market Share

“An approximate answer to the right problem is worth a good deal more than an exact answer to an approximate problem.” — John Tukey The issue […]
November 17, 2015

Red Pill Is Presenting at ATLUG

Red Pill is pleased to be presenting at the week’s ATLanta User Group for IBM Social Collaboration Products aka ATLUG. If you are in the Atlanta […]