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IBM Notes Agent Management Activities: Stability and Security

BY Teamstudio  /  0 RESPONSES

May 27, 2015

One of the most valuable programmatic assets an organization can employ in an IBM Notes application is an agent. An agent can be written in numerous programming languages and can add a variety of robust functionality to any Notes application. However, agents can also present security loopholes, be a source for potential application bugs, and create a drain on server resources if not scheduled or managed correctly. The proactive Notes organization will deploy processes, procedures, or sometimes tools to help the administrators alleviate issues with agents before they get out of hand.

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Tags: IBM Notes and Domino

Our Top 7 Blog Posts about the Mobile Enterprise

BY Teamstudio  /  0 RESPONSES

May 22, 2015

By now, your business has probably defined its approach to mobile. Some companies have found that using mobile devices for work and mobile apps sparingly works best for them, while others have a more in-depth mobile strategy.

No matter your approach, mobile business apps provide business benefits both internally for employees and externally for customers. The content we’ve curated below about the mobile enterprise can help you refine your mobile strategy around relevant statistics, and answer questions you may not know you have.

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Tags: Mobile

XControls v1.4: XPages Controls with Better Search and Image Uploads

BY Teamstudio  /  0 RESPONSES

May 20, 2015

This week we have released version 1.4 of the XControls project that allows developers to quickly build XPages applications for desktop and mobile devices.

In this release, we’ve focused on implementing suggested improvements from other developers. These enhancements include several really useful new features such as supporting remote servers, better search, and more modern image upload support.

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Tags: new release, Guest Blogger, XFoundations

3 Causes of IBM Notes Data Integrity Issues

BY Teamstudio  /  0 RESPONSES

May 20, 2015

Within the IBM Notes and Domino environment, general threats can occur as well as Notes-specific problems such as save/replication errors, poor replication strategies, broken links to documents or Lookup Views, or users simply in the wrong application. Here are a few common causes of data integrity issues, and a way to prevent these issues from occurring in the first place.

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Tags: IBM Notes and Domino

How an IBM Notes Data Management Policy Promotes Data Integrity

BY Teamstudio  /  0 RESPONSES

May 15, 2015

Once an IBM Notes application has been deployed, the data it stores must be properly managed. This includes the usage of the data as well as the data’s integrity. The application data must be managed in an ongoing fashion to ensure it’s relevant, accurate, and secure. 

Your company’s data, especially as it pertains to customers, is your most valuable asset. The costs of unreliable data are derived from a number of events. Some of those events include; incorrect conclusions drawn from data analysis exercises, increased costs through a trial and error method to sift through data for accuracy, and providing customers with incomplete or incorrect information based on faulty data. Additionally, unreliable data will encourage your customers, vendors, management, and anyone else who has a stake in your enterprise to question your credibility.

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Tags: IBM Notes and Domino

IBM Notes Upgrade Filters Smooth the Upgrade Process

BY Teamstudio  /  0 RESPONSES

May 13, 2015

It’s been used to identify potential upgrade issues and catch regression issues. It’s been used to demonstrate Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance. See why so many have used Upgrade Filters in their IBM Notes upgrade process.

Manually upgrading applications from one version of IBM Notes to another can expose an organization to multiple functional and compatibility issues. In a typical IBM Notes upgrade process, administrators or developers begin by examining a sample application to benchmark the time and resources required to complete the analysis across the server or enterprise and make the necessary design changes per application. Before this analysis can begin, however, someone must research all the possible areas where compatibility could be an issue, and then manually scan the relevant areas of the design for non-compliance.

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Tags: NotesTools

A Policy for IBM Notes Application and Usage Management

BY Teamstudio  /  0 RESPONSES

May 8, 2015

An IBM Notes application and usage management policy requires keeping track of the number of applications in production, how they’re being used, and by whom.

Without proper management of software assets in the production environment, it’s easy for applications to proliferate, for systems to become insecure, and for databases to grow uncontrollably. This will result in escalating infrastructure costs, management costs, and application integrity issues.

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Tags: IBM Notes and Domino

A Detailed Look at Enterprise Mobility [Infographic]

BY Teamstudio  /  0 RESPONSES

May 6, 2015

With global smartphone shipments in the billions and mobile business applications continuing to improve employee productivity and collaboration, enterprises are long overdue to build their mobile strategy.

What was once a “nice to have” policy is now a global phenomenon, and one of the most important ways enterprises are preparing themselves for the future. Having a mobile strategy in place is an important first step, but even more important is to craft that strategy around current enterprise mobilization data. A mobile strategy will save time and money, improve communication and collaboration among team members, and transform the way your enterprise works.

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A Tool for IBM Notes Database Auditing and Reporting

BY Teamstudio  /  0 RESPONSES

May 1, 2015

IBM Notes database problems can reveal themselves in many ways: a surge in support calls, noticeably sluggish application performance, or a loss of data integrity or quality. If you’re the type who prefers to discover and address problems while they’re fresh, before they’ve had a chance to wreak havoc out in production, Teamstudio Validator is for you.

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Tags: NotesTools

Our Top 5 Blog Posts about Enterprise Mobile Application Development

BY Teamstudio  /  0 RESPONSES

April 29, 2015

We’ve gathered our most read blog posts about enterprise mobile application development here. These posts guide developers through deciding on an application architecture, they explore a popular toolkit, provide UI and performance tips, and even deliver advice on how to develop on a budget. Take a look below to see content other developers have found to be useful.

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Tags: Developer