15 05, 2017

Polymer and Material Design – A Roundtable Discussion from Engage 2017

Red Pill Now’s Peter Presnell, Bob Kadrie, Keith Strickland, and Kito Mann host a roundtable discussion with attendees of Engage 2017 regarding Polymer and Material Design.   Download Podcast

12 05, 2017

What We Learned at Engage

Being one of the major events in the ICS community, Engage provides a chance for IBM, Customers and Business Partners  to get important updates on the platform and exchange thoughts and views about what the future holds. This year's event was no exception. Business Partners During the OGS we heard IBM outline how important business

8 05, 2017

Let’s Talk About Better Designed Apps at Engage 2017

I can't think of a more appropriate place than Antwerp, Belgium to discuss design thinking, user experience, and UI design. For those of you who have not had the opportunity to visit Antwerp, the city is safe, the architecture designed to be beautiful and functional, built on a historically reliable foundation, and connected by an

8 05, 2017

Taking The Red Pill @Engage2017

Red Pill Now is pleased it will again be represented at Engage. This year's event is being held in Antwerp, Belgium May 8-9. This will be the third year. Without doubt this is one of the best User Groups for IBM Collaboration Software.. Organizer Theo Hesslmans does an amazing job, and usually finds some way to

28 02, 2017

Our Views On Connect 2017

Last week Devin Olson and myself had the chance to attend IBM Connect 2017 in San Francisco. It was a new venue in a new location combining some of the traditions of the past along with a few things new and different. I had the chance to hear IBM's message, discuss the events with a

24 02, 2017

Wrapping Up IBM Connect 2017 with Bob, Peter and Devin

Red Pill Now’s Peter Presnell, Bob Kadrie and Devin Olson discuss Connect 2017 in our first ever, “conference wrap-up by podcast.” From the OGS, to the final celebration, here’s (almost) everything you need to know about the conference, and why Peter and Devin think the future looks bright for the Notes community. Download Podcast

20 02, 2017

Connecting With Graphs At IBM Connect

Over the past 12 months Red Pill Now has continue to explore new and exciting ways in which we can exploit the potential of Graph Databases. The unique characteristics of Graph databases combined with REST APIs and the awesomeness that comes from Web Components and Material Design (via Polymer) is allowing us to transform Notes

16 12, 2016

Red Pill Now’s Champions

Since its formation in 2013 Red Pill Now has actively encourage its team members to be active members of the community. Whether it be through participation in technical forums, presenting at conferences and user groups, writing blog articles that share knowledge and insight, or contribution code to open source foundations such as OpenNTF, almost every

9 11, 2016

Installing and Configuring IBM Domino 9 on CentOS 6 Enterprise Linux

A few years ago, shortly after the release of Domino 9,  I wrote an instructional guide (along with some videos posted to YouTube) on how to install and configure IBM Domino on CentOS and posted it to dropbox.   The response was overwhelmingly positive, I had no idea so many people needed this type of

19 08, 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, but there were some new faces as the mid-west slowly expands further south and further west each year to arrive in the center of Texas. This was my first