Peter Presnell

About Peter Presnell

CEO at Red Pill NOW. Strategist, technologist, blogger, presenter, and IBM Champion 2011/12. For years many companies have invested heavily in the Notes/Domino platform and I see my role as helping to find paths forward for that investment.
3 02, 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 help but think that IBM Verse is in the process of being totally integrated into Connections, to the point in which I am not sure if it would make

31 01, 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 which I had been participating came to an end. It was an interesting time as my experience with Verse caused me to look very closely at the various email clients

30 01, 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 - Feb), Graph Connect (San Francisco - Oct), js.connect (Atlanta - Oct), and the virtual conference Microsoft Connect(); (Nov). With so many people now having high speed Internet connectivity and larger high

29 01, 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. In their wisdom IBM have decided to make REST services available for all Notes databases using Domino Data Services. Unfortunately to get DDS to run it is necessary to

28 01, 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 of market share has been long debated within the Notes community. It reached a peak just over ten years ago when Exchange first gained a lead over Notes/Domino in

17 11, 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 area please come and join us for the 54th meeting of what is now one of the longest running user groups for social collaboration. Design Matters Bob Kadrie (Creative Director,

16 11, 2015

Give It a REST Nathan

TLCC are conducting another edition of their Ask The XPages Experts experts tomorrow (10:30AM Eastern) . Red Pill Now's own Nathan T Freeman will deliver a mini-talk called Give it a REST in which he will explain how to extend Domino Access Services to build more usable REST models for your now Domino data using the OpenNTF

4 11, 2015

Running Notes Applications on a Tablet

In The Beginning.... Many years ago, shortly after the original iPad was released I was sitting in a meeting. In one corner of the room was my esteemed colleague Tim "XMage" Tripcony. As the meeting progressed Tim started chuckling a number of times as he "tapped" away on his new iPad. Eventually I asked Tim

11 10, 2015

IBM Leadership Alliance 2015

Each year IBM invites a group of customers and business partners to its Leadership Alliance to share its visions for the future and facilitate networking between IBM executives and attendees. Red Pill NOW was fortunate enough to have two invitees at this year's event, Nathan T Freeman and myself. Most of the technical content is

4 10, 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 data being integrated into the Office Graph and then surfaced via Delve. Salesforce Integration with Office Graph and Office Delve: Enabled by the Office Graph, an open ecosystem for