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

23 02, 2014

A History of Lotusphere

My presentation at the ATLUG Day of Champions seeks to predict the future for Lotus/IBM Notes based upon trends observed for other computer-based technologies. In order to get a more complete picture I decided to research the history of Notes itself and the annual event we all best know as Lotusphere. The following slide deck

17 02, 2014

ATLUG Winter Meeting – Feb 20

The next meeting of the Atlanta User Group for IBM Collaboration Technologies (ATLUG)  will be held on Thursday February 20. IBM Connect 2014 This week's meeting will feature a discussions about IBM Connect 2014. Red Pill Development's Peter Presnell will provide a brief summary if some of the key announcements. This will be followed by

24 01, 2014

Lunch Scrum: Monday 12:30

Members of Red Pill Development have made it a tradition to meet for lunch at 12:30 each Monday to get away from the office and talk abut various topics related to Notes Development, Mobile Development, Web Development, playing Fantasy IBM etc. Its a tradition that first started back when we worked at GBS. Other members