Benefits of Using a Modern Intranet in the Workplace

For most modern digital workers today, there are two key elements that help them to remain productive throughout the workday: • Being able to easily navigate and access all business applications and digital assets in a timely manner • Being able to seamlessly communicate and converse with any member of the organization or team, regardless of their physical location. For Read More

DominoV10: One last time….

Since the late 1990’s, I have made a trek to Lotusphere/Think as a way to boost knowledge and interact with colleagues in the Domino space. Knowing that this will most likely be my last IBM sponsored conference made Think 2019 bittersweet. Having the opportunity to present a session definitely enhanced the experience. The quality of the collaborative solutions sessions were Read More

Thinkin’ about IBM Think 2019

I am proud to announce that I, Heather Hottenstein , will be presenting a session on Domino V10 next month at IBM Think 2019. In my session I will be covering some of the most impactful enhancements that will come along with Domino v10 as well as successful migration strategies that will reduce disruption of business workflows. You can learn Read More

The Future of Domino

IBM Domino has been making headlines recently, and rightfully so. Last month it was announced that IBM had sold the final components of their 1995 acquisition of Lotus to HCL for $1.8 billion. At first many business partners and users were a bit skeptical, but it truly seems that HCL is going to continue to build and enhance the platform. Read More

MWLUG/CollabSphere 2018 is Right Around the Corner

I am honored to have been chosen as one of speakers at this years MWLUG/CollabSphere conference in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The conference is scheduled for July 23rd – 25th. Sessions cover a large range of interesting topics to include updates on Domino 10. My session is going to cover the Domino HTTP server, where I will be discussing best practices Read More

Domino V10: The First Major Update in 5 Years!

Domino V10: The First Major Update in 5 Years! In recent news regarding Domino V10, Bob Schultz, General Manager of Collaboration Solutions at IBM, published a letter announcing the launch of DestinationDomino. In Bob’s letter he describes DestinationDomino to be “intended as your go-to place for everything you need to know about what’s happening with Domino V10 and the future Read More

My Top Ten Favorites from DominoV10

IBM Think turned out to be a great week.  There was lots of information around security, cryptology, blockchain, quantum computing, and most exciting to me Notes DominoV10.  Notes 10 is real – not just a vision, not just marked up Visio documents, not just vapor ware.  It is being developed, compiled and tested. Can I be real a second?  When Read More

IBM Think has been a blast so far!!

IBM Think has thus far proven to be a successful venture. Sunday was the IBM Champion Day. I cannot say enough great things to Libby Ingrassia for all she and her team are doing to make this program reach great heights. Caught up with old friends, made some new ones and learned some good information in the break outs. Monday Read More

Notes IDs – The Backbone of the Domino Security Model

The Domino and Notes security model is rooted in its ID files, formidable keys that are unique to each Domino installation. The loss or compromise of any Notes ID results in a recovery process, especially time consuming if that ID happens to be an Organization or Organizational Unit certificate. Properly storing and maintaining your Notes certifier, user and server IDs Read More

The Stuff Outside of IBM Domino That Keeps Me Up at Night

The security of the Domino system is influenced by the physical location of the Domino server, Operating System configuration and network access points. It is important to understand how these can impact Domino. Physical Security Common security sense says that the servers of any application should be stored in a data center that has some type of controlled access. While Read More