Lotus Notes Application Development
Lotus Notes is a client-server application developed by IBM Software Group. It is an integrated desktop client option used for accessing e-mails, calendars and applications on an IBM Lotus Domino server.
It enables geographically separated users to share and transform content in real time. An intelligent e-mail environment integrates Internet, and business data together to streamline the work. It prioritizes tasks, and prompts the user to take action by connecting to different information sources.
It provides an enhanced desktop experience by allowing a single point access to emails, contacts, calendars, instant messaging, documents, tools and other business applications. The various features of text search, filtering, sorting, flags etc. help the user to manage the mailbox effectively. The advanced replication technology even helps the user to be productive when not connected to the network.
The Notes client can also be used as a platform for interacting with collaborative applications. Earlier the most common applications were simple contact management or threaded discussions. Today it also provides blogs, RSS aggregators, and many other custom applications that can be built using Domino Designer.There are many lotus notes applications including web enabled applications, notes client applications, java applications, applications for mobile and wireless clients etc.
Lotus Notes Application Development can be useful in a number of functional areas like eCommerce, HR Applications, Intranets, Portals, Relationship management applications like CRM/ERM/PRM, Content Management solutions, Wireless applications and many more. These applications can help you do business in a much easier way. It is known to increase internal efficiency, increase productivity and improve relationships with customers, suppliers and vendors.
Develop a Lotus application of any complexity to manage your:
While our specialists can develop Lotus tools for any industry, including yours, we do have experience in the following fields:
Built-in Lotus Notes/Domino Applications
Built-in Lotus Notes/Domino applications is the most common type of software used to automate business processes, often related to software development, which include:
To automate business process and workflow, you can use the following applications:
Lotus applications work particularly well for managing any workflow processes that involve document management. For example, with these applications, you can:
Each of these applications can be used in combination to address initial requirements for an intranet. Each application can be configured to allow your workers to create and store any documents and discuss with others. And while all of this is true, each application is designed to perform a specific function, and thus may not completely meet your organization's needs. Each application has its own strengths as well as its weaknesses as part of an intranet solution.
To get an extra edge at customizing and optimizing your business and improving team communication with Lotus applications, you can always have us develop any Lotus software for you.
Let's examine each of the built-in Lotus Notes/Domino applications in more detail.
The Discussion Database application allows you and your company to not only operate with uptodate information, but to understand how and why any decisions were made. You can share, categorize and overview historical changes to data. With this application, you can:
While Discussion Database doesn't provide everything at once, you can create grounds for effective communication with it, especially, when used in conjunction with the document library and other applications.
In addition to easy discussion, you can use the Document Library application to share files with your team. You can use it to:
Though using discussion and document applications is good enough, you can also use TeamRoom to further improve your team coordination.
A TeamRoom database is a structured discussion application that captures the most important collaborative operations of a workgroup. These operations include: With the TeamRoom application, you can capture the most important collaborative actions of a workgroup. For example, you can:
Though the TeamRoom application combines the features of discussion and document library applications, it also captures the flow of group activities, ideas and reference documentation. It will allow you to manage your team knowledge effectively, regardless of whether the team members are located.
The Microsoft Office library application allows you to create and save documents using MS Word, Excel or PowerPoint without leaving Lotus Notes. Also, you can store electronic documents in it, making it easy for you and your team to locate, update and print desired documents.
Quickr is a team collaboration software that you can use to access and interact with people, information and project materials to get your work done. In general, with Quickr, you can:
By using Quickr, you help your business, because you:
In version 8, you can get 11 free Lotus templates and use them for:
The templates ("placetypes", as they are called in Quickr) are open-source and free under the Apache open source license, version 2.0. They encompass a variety of functions you might want to perform with web-based team collaboration.Sametime
You can use the Sametime platform for unified communication and collaboration technologies, such as:
Lotus Sametime can help your organization to:
To gain more advantages by using Lotus software, you can get us to create any kind of application for your type of business to have your employees work more efficiently and make more money for you using the same resources.