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The Red Pill Now blog and podcast.

April 7, 2018
IBM Think 2018

Thoughts on Think 2018

Red Pill Now’s Bob Kadrie discusses IBM Think 2018 with CEO, Peter Presnell, Viktor Krantz and Turk Ergun. Topics include the newly anticipated future of the […]
March 27, 2018

Time to reTHINK

Last Week’s IBM Think conference was very different to recent Lotusphere and Connect conferences for a wide range of reasons. In fact for me, having attended […]
March 2, 2018

The Three Sides of Domino Development

We often refer to Domino development as if it is a craft that is practiced by a single homogenous group of developers when in reality Domino […]
March 1, 2018

Domino 2025: Get on Board or Get out of the Way!

The winds of change are blowing through the world of Lotus. The breeze first started in October 2017 with the announcement that HCL had acquired the […]
February 2, 2018

On The Value of Design Thinking

For this months’ Red Pill Now Webinar we have paired two of the best known thought leaders in our community on the important policy matters related […]
January 9, 2018

Red Pill Now Welcomes Viktor Krantz

Red Pill Now is pleased to announce that it has engaged the services of Viktor Krantz as Director – Modernization Solutions. Viktor’s responsibilities include the coordination […]
December 21, 2017

My First Jam

I had the chance to participate in my first Domino Jam 2025 event this week. Due to travel commitments, I had to settle for a virtual […]
December 18, 2017

Domino Developers 2025

Just as we have many types of Domino customers, so to is there many types of Domino developers. Building an application development platform for a generic […]
December 17, 2017

Domino Customers 2025

There are many ways to look at the market for the Domino family of products (Notes, Sametime, and Verse). One of them is to see the […]
November 30, 2017

New Webinar Series for Application Modernization

How many IBM Champions does it take to change a lightbulb? Red Pill Now is please to announce that it is launching a new series of […]
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 […]
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 […]
October 4, 2015

Is This Also A Dream of Notes’ Future?

At Dreamforce 2015 Salesforce.com and Microsoft came together to announce a number of initiatives to integrate their products and services.  This included a demonstration of SalesForce […]
April 19, 2014

Modern Notes: Future Proofing Notes Client Applications

  Of the estimated 10 million IBM Notes applications presently it is likely that the Notes client still acts as the primary interface for over 90% […]
April 17, 2014

Lotus Notes WILL Live Long And Prosper

At last week’s ATLUG Day of Champions event my presentation was Lotus Notes: Live Long and Prosper. I chose the topic because I was seeing a […]
February 27, 2014

Notes RNext

As we all know, it has become standard practice for IBM to refer to the next release of Notes as RNext. As engineers we usually know […]
February 24, 2014

The History Of Lotus Notes

As mentioned in my last blog post, I have invested a lot of time recently building a clearer picture for myself of the history behind Lotus […]