Adventures in Understanding Directory Assistance Setup

tl;dr Node-RED is great for quick setup of polling, Directory Assistance document path separators are platform-specific and adding a correct new Directory Assistance makes any new directories immediately available. I’ve made no secret of my passion for Node-RED. I’m also someone who will find out how something works rather than just go for the nuclear …

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The Future of Collaboration Solutions Under HCL – Replay and Additional Questions

A couple of weeks ago we presented an excellent webinar with Uffe Sorensen titled “The Future of Collaboration Solutions Under HCL”. Obviously there were topics that were off-limits until the acquisition closes. But it was useful to see some of the visions and the themes of the Digital Solutions portfolio. You can access the replay …

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Want MarvelClient Upgrade for FP2? Act Quickly!

Panagenda have long been a great supporter of Notes and Domino and the community. With free entitlements like ApplicationInsights, MarvelClient Essentials and MarvelClient Upgrade Free they have continued to support IBM’s and HCL’s investment in the platform. MarvelClient Upgrade’s free edition allows upgrade to 10.0.1 FP1 so. But last week FP2 was released. Isn’t it …

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Domino App Dev Pack: Understanding Scopes

One of the aspects of the app dev pack yet to fully coalesce is the concept of scopes. But I think it will be key to the future, as an app dev and admin tool. It’s certainly something that will not be familiar to those who have never stepped beyond Domino. First off, if all …

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Modernising Domino Applications: Technical Deep Dive Part Two

Last time I covered Notes Client and XPages modernisations. In this blog post I’ll cover Domino Mobile Apps enhancements. DMA is already available on iPad, with Android and iPhone to follow. You can use a Notes Client application on mobile with no changes. My personal view is that if you just hand it over, without …

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Modernising Domino Applications: Technical Dive

Last week I did a session on modernising Domino and XPages applications. Filling an hour seemed daunting when the session was accepted. So I went to the Oxford English Dictionary definition of modernisation: The process of adapting something to modern needs or habits Using that as a starting point gave me a very broad canvas, …

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Engage 2019: My Sessions

Engage 2019 was even busier than normal for me, so I’m going to split out the debrief of my sessions from a blog post about the conference itself. Similarly, I’ll cover the OpenNTF round table on the OpenNTF blog. There is some overlap, particularly as the OpenNTF round table reinforced personal views, had some synergy …

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Preparing for HCL’s Domino: What The Community Needs to Know

Following on from my last blog post it’s also a good time to assess the readiness of the community for the future. I blogged last year about the importance of community to the product, and I reiterate that importance. But that didn’t make any value judgement on the health of the community. It’s worth highlighting …

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Preparing for HCL’s Domino: What Managers and Technical Need To Know

With Engage around the corner and the acquisition of Domino, Connections and more expected to close soon after, followed by build up to Domino V11 it’s a good time to assess readiness for the future. A few facts are clear: The pace of delivery of new features for Domino has increased significantly. That pace shows …

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Intec and OpenNTF At Engage

It’s less than two weeks until Engage and it’s going to be even busier than usual for me. It’s an increasingly interesting time with the products, with an explosion of opportunities and challenges, as business partners and community members. The build-up to completion of the acquisition of Domino, Connections and more may leave a lot …

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