Article archive for 2008

Monday, December 1, 2008

So long 2008, and thanks for all the phish

Reaching out and picking and choosing cultural references with abandon, Editor-in-Chief David Gewirtz wishes everyone a happy 2009. Even though this is an end-of-year blessings article, it’s also important. David lists 10 important online safety tips that could help you make 2009 a safe and successful year.

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Monday, December 1, 2008

Is English-only a viable mail management strategy?

In this important article, Contributing Editor Nancy Hand discusses the question of whether it’s a good policy to filter non-English email if your company does business internationally.

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Monday, December 1, 2008

Little known traps about Lotus Notes fields

Fields would seem to be simple things, places to put data items. But like much else in Notes, they’re traps for the unwary. They’re traps for more experienced developers too, just when you’re looking somewhere else. In this helpful article, Senior Technical Editor Mick Moignard helps you avoid those traps.

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Monday, December 1, 2008

Exploring VMWare Workstation

Contributing Editor Nancy Hand digs into a Beta of VMWare Workstation and shares some of her early impressions.

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Saturday, November 1, 2008

How to stay in business in 2009 (and some new site features)

What are the strategies and tactics you can begin to deploy NOW that will help keep you afloat in these incredibly uncertain times? What are ten things you can begin to do right now, this month, this week, even this morning that will combat the financial crisis blues and ensure that your bottom line is more line than bottom? Editor-in-Chief David Gewirtz discusses an upcoming webinar that’ll answer these questions, introduces two new site features, and even shows you how you can find ten tips for staying safe online.

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Saturday, November 1, 2008

It’s still a small world

I originally published "It’s a small world" in DominoPower back in 1998. It was the story of a female Notes administrator who was most unfairly treated, late one night at Newark airport on the eve of Thanksgiving. I’m reprinting it now, exactly 10 years later, in honor of Thanksgiving, that woman, Notes and Domino people everywhere, our new President-elect, and the American people. It may still be a small world, but maybe – just maybe – we’re growing up.

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Saturday, November 1, 2008

Lotus Awards deadline extended one week

Winning a Lotus award is a big thing. It could be just the boost your business is looking for, and it’s a point of pride for those companies that win. If you’ve been thinking about submitting your solution for the 2009 Lotus Awards, you’re in luck. The deadline for the awards has been extended by one week.

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Saturday, November 1, 2008

Exploring Domino Web Access Lite: the new low-bandwidth option in Lotus Domino 8.01

Do you have users who are still on modems or travel to areas with less then optimal bandwidth? When Lotus Domino 8.01 was released in February, there were several new features added. One of them was Domino Web Access Lite. This low-bandwidth option is optimal for traveling users, users logging in from kiosks, dial-up users, or anyone with constrained bandwidth. This excellent article, by IBMer Barry Rosen, not only explains DWA Lite, but showcases some of the admin configuration options.

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Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Integrating a Notes Connector database with Google Enterprise Search

If you read Colin Neale’s previous article, you now know a little bit about how the Domino connector for the Google Search Appliance (GSA) came about. This week, he covers a couple of the connector’s key features, and you’ll see how the system interacts with the GSA to respect Notes database and document level security in search results.

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Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Integrating Notes content with Google Enterprise Search

Developer Colin Neale has figured out how to adapt the Google Search Appliance to work with Notes databases, even those that aren’t Web enabled. To learn how, read this fascinating article.

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