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How To Add an Email Signature in Lotus Notes 8.5

By Rob

One of the top 5 “How to … on Lotus Notes” searches on Google is “How to add an email signature in Lotus Notes”. However, if you click “search”, the majority of the results are out-dated and not of much use. So here is a step-by-step tutorial to add that individual signature you’ve always wanted for your personal emails in Lotus Notes 8.5: Continue reading >>

IBM Connect 2014 Review

By Rob

Another year, another IBM Connect. Or indeed, another Lotusphere, as the majority of the Notes/Domino contingent still prefer to name it. The year 2014 will go down as a success in my books. I must admit that, as exhibitors, we did have our concerns leading up to this conference. We have heard so much talk of migration away from Lotus/IBM Notes over the past couple of years and of course we have seen the 10,000 strong IT crowd of Lotusphere reduce to a mixed crowd of a few thousand for IBM Connect – now a “Social Business” event. Despite this shift, IBM Connect 2014 proved its worth as a must-attend event this year to promote Crossware Mail Signature and we have already signed on for a booth in 2015. Here is a short overview of the conference a fortnight ago as seen through my eyes: Continue reading >>

iNotes Made Easier With Mobile Searching

By Peter

In a native iNotes environment, Smartphone Clients (using Mobile or Ultralite mode) have no search functionality at all.

Therefore to find an email you sent or received at some time in the past (to read it, reply, forward, whatever), you can only scroll backwards through your email until you get to it. That’s not practical in a normal environment, and means your historical mail data is largely out of reach.

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Good Netiquette: Knowing the Difference Among Inference, Assumption and Presumption.

By Paul

Practicing good Netiquette involves deliberate thought. Some of the most common causes of negative results derived from both creating/sending or reacting to emails are from inferring, assuming or presuming.  To reduce or hopefully eliminate a large part of these and improve Netiquette, it is necessary to have a fundamental understanding of inferences, assumptions or presumptions and how they can contribute to “bad” emails. Continue reading >>

6 Email Best Practices to get Your Message Opened and Read

By Paul

It takes practice and thoughtfulness to improve Netiquette (email etiquette).  Because email offers the least amount of personal interaction, every single aspect of the email can have an effect on how both sender and receiver perceive each other.  Here are 6 email best practices to maximize the optimal goal of having your email opened, read and responded to… Continue reading >>

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