Article archive for 2006 – Page 3

Saturday, July 1, 2006

Inside a Notes consultancy

We continue our series of interviews with Lotus Business Partners. The DominoPower Interview series has become very popular, in part because it really gives Lotus professionals out there a deep and personal insight into many of the companies (and, more important, the people) that make up the Lotus professional community. Over the past year, we’ve gotten to know the team at Teamstudio and this week, we’re able to learn more about what’s going on with the company and some of the changes that have taken place recently.

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Saturday, July 1, 2006

More resources for LSI_Info

A few weeks ago, we ran Mick Moignard’s "LSI_Info: obscure but useful information in LotusScript", a neat little article explaining how to get additional status information in Notes. Reader Julian Robichaux sent us a message that adds a little more information to LSI_Info.

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Saturday, July 1, 2006

A customer’s perspective on Portal 6

We continue our popular series of interviews. This week, rather than interviewing a Business Partner, we had the opportunity to talk with an actual customer using Lotus technologies. Bill Jenkins is the Senior Director of Information Technology for UNICCO Service Company. UNICCO’s a 19,000 employee, privately held services firm that uses Lotus technologies heavily within it’s IT organization. We had a chance to talk to Bill about his impressions of Portal 6 and how UNICCO’s using Portal and Lotus tech throughout the organization.

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Saturday, July 1, 2006

Does Ray Ozzie really hold the future of Microsoft in his hands?

The recent announcement, that of Ray Ozzie replacing Bill Gates as Chief Technology Officer, made mainstream TV news programs and newspaper articles around the world. What does it mean for the tech industry? Senior Technical Editor Mick Moignard has the long view.

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Thursday, June 1, 2006

How to set Notes 7 to open in the Workspace

Are you an old school Notes user? Are you someone who’s used Notes since Notes 3 or Notes 4 and has grown to love the traditional Workspace? Notes has certainly improved over the releases, but one of the things I’ve missed most about the newer releases was the Workspace. Oh, sure, it’s in there (and so’s pretty much everything else). But how do you set up Notes so the Workspace loads as your default screen, just like in the good ol’ days? In this article, Editor-in-Chief David Gewirtz tells you how.

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Thursday, June 1, 2006

Spam blocking, Frank, and giggles over the cubicle wall

Spam was becoming a big problem everywhere, not just at work. Some users only got one or two spam messages a day while others got dozens. People wanted a solution. This article is another in Nancy Hand’s popular Those Amazing Users series and it’s worth a giggle or two.

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Thursday, June 1, 2006

Keep track of your backups with BackupTracker

This month, we spotlight a free, OpenNTF application called BackupTracker. If you want to keep track of your backups, this is a simple database you can download for free.

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Thursday, June 1, 2006

LSI_Info: obscure but useful information in LotusScript

There’s an obscure LotusScript reserved variable called lsi_info. If you’re not sure what it can do for you (and it can do a lot), read this article by Senior Technical Editor Mick Moignard.

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Monday, May 1, 2006

Save yourself some tech support hassles with DominoPower

It’s a holiday weekend here in the U.S. We all know what that means: extra work doing family tech support. Mom and Dad, Grandma and Aunt Lucy have all saved up their dumbest and most annoying tech support problems, just waiting for you to arrive and fix them. But, in the spirit of the Memorial Day, we’ll take pity on all our readers who are in the trenches of the tech support war. For a short time, we’ll waive our usual site-license fee and sign up your company, group, school, or organization en mass to DominoPower at no charge.

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Monday, May 1, 2006

Runaway agent

What happens when Phil writes an agent? Fifteen minutes later, he’s used up several gigabytes of server space, Nancy Hand is on her way to the office at 4:00am, and Phil’s no longer allowed to write agents. What did he do? Read the article to find out.

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