Episode 36, recorded Thursday 28th January 2011, discussing why Notes is definitely not dead, IBM’s exceptional web experience, LotusLive’s pre-Lotusphere announcements, working at IBM, Lotus advertising, Domino on SSDs and even a few mentions of Lotusphere 2011!


Stuart McIntyre (blog | twitter | company) & Darren Duke (blog | twitter | company)


Notes is definitely not dead!

Does IBM Practice what it preaches?

Lotuslive announcements

Working at IBM

Will we ever see another ad campaign like this?

  • Lots of discussion about advertising vs. marketing
  • Product vs. Brand etc
  • Is it time for a new Lotus Notes/Domino ad campaign?

James Governor: Lotus Gears Up To Embrace The Web, Rebuild its Developer Story, pwn Social Business

  • Is James right?  Is the appdev story the key to IBM success with ‘platforms’like Connections, LotusLive and Quickr?

Domino on SSDs – Erik Brooks marvels at speed of Domino solid state disk

  • NSF versus transaction logging
  • Notes client on SSD

SametimeGuide.com launched by Chris Miller. Sametime admin tutorial videos

  • $199 – special promo offer of $49.99

Connections Files plug-in for Notes released

IBM Social Business Jam, Feb 8-11

Lotusphere 2011

  • People Vowe will miss at LS11
  • The passing of the torch or the end of an era? Great topic!
  • What’s the one standout session?
  • What are we looking forward to?



If you’re not going to #LS11, (or even if you are) start working on your boss/significant other/dog/cat to get to #LS12


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