3 05, 2015

//Build/ Makes An Impact

At last week's Build conference in San Francisco we saw Microsoft create a vision of how it sees Modern Application Development . And I have to say it was a pretty compelling story. I have been critical of Microsoft in the past. I have long felt Microsoft trapped organizations into using a closed proprietary stack

21 01, 2015

Lotusphere Legends

Yes, its that time of year again when the Lotus communities prepares for its annual pilgrimage to Orlando. Sadly, this is likely to be the last time anything closely resembling “Lotusphere” will be held. It is my understanding that the only reason the event is taking place at all in 2015 was a

20 08, 2014

ATLUG Summer Meeting this Thursday

The Atlanta User Group for IBM Collaboration Solutions has in next quarterly meeting on Thurday August 21 from 11:30AM to 1:30PM. This will be the 52nd meeting of ATLUG with the venue being the IBM Facility at 6303 Barfield Rd, Atlanta. The agenda for the meeting (as provided by Chairman Randy Davison) is as follows....

17 04, 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 growing number of companies questioning their investment in Notes as a strategic platform. I was curious about why some technology products and brands seemed to last forever while others

27 03, 2014

Announcing ATLUG Tack-It-On

Red Pill Development is pleased to announce it is sponsoring a second day for the ATLUG Day of Champions. The Tack-It-On is being held on Tuesday April 8 and will cover a range of 16 topics for Notes Developers grouped into Modern Notes and Modern Domino. The day is specifically targeted at experienced Notes Client

26 03, 2014

Yes We Have LotusScript!

No stone is being left unturned as we look at every aspect of ATLUG's Day of Champions on April 7. To kick off the day we will be having a 1-Hour Speed-Roaring session in which attendees will be split up into 12 small groups and rotate round the room to meet each of the day's

19 03, 2014

The Rise Of The Graph

At ATLUG's Day of Champions event on April 7 Keith Strickland from Red Pill Development will talk about the Rise of the Graph. As the number of devices collecting data grows the amount of data being processed by organizations is exploding exponentially. Graph databases are emerging as the preferred (and some would say only) way

13 03, 2014

Lotus Notes: Live Long And Prosper

  I am very excited about the "Champ Talk" section we have included in our ATLUG Day of Champions being held in Atlanta on April 7. We are hoping to stimulate the ideas of attendees with a series of short presentations from many of the thought leaders in our local community. Given the idea is

12 03, 2014

Where’s Domino?

In recent weeks IBM has  been a key participant in a number of events and product launches. These are the perfect opportunity for IBM to showcase the wide range of solutions in its portfolio. Notes has been doing Groupware long before the term Social was adopted. XPages Mobile Controls provide a typical Notes RAD approach

7 03, 2014

ATLUG Registration Now Open

ATLUG's Day of Champions event is being held on Monday April 7 in Atlanta. Registrations are now open for an event that provides the unique opportunity to attend 26 separate presentations in a single stream all on the one day. That's right, 26 separate presentations from a wide range of experts, almost all of whom