E-Mail, Data-Sharing @nd You

Originating in 1965, a Mr. Ray Tomlinson is accredited with developing the first concept and building blocks of e-mail, locally, nationally, and ultimately internationally world-wide years later. Email started as a University and database specific technology that allowed students, teachers, and staff the ability to share files with one another by accessing disk-data from various …

The Long and Short of Lotus Notes

If you’re a veteran of using Lotus Notes and Domino technology when it comes to developing web-based applications, you’ll certainly agree with the platform’s versatility and it’s indispensability in some specific technical areas. Lotus Notes, that became more popular as IBM Notes-after International Business Machines acquired Lotus Development Corporation in 1995-used to be the most widely …

The evolution and continued existence of Lotus Notes

Back in the late 1990’s and early 2000’s, Lotus Notes, also known as IBM Notes or IBM Domino was a collection of pretty much a server, email database, and application platform for collecting, sharing, and storing data. Ironically, due to it’s common inability to be merged or translated into today’s common server modules and office …

Lotusphere 2012: Is IBM re-branding Lotus Notes to different colors?

No doubt Lotus Notes email lost the battle to others very unfortunately (intentionally not mentioning the competitor names) for being the most popular email system. Perhaps this is the best what can be done in the current situation, start slowly changing yellow colors  to some other colors (I wish it was not black though) which will not …

IBM’s Cloud feature packed offering LotusLive could see Lotus rise to prominence again

It is a long time since Lotus Software, owned by IBM since 1995, dominated a market, their Lotus 123 product though was a great spreadsheet package that led to a step change in spreadsheet software and Lotus Notes later did the same. Lotus missed out though when Microsoft Office came along and dominated a market …