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SalesForce.com
David N Schaffer    

We're launching a pilot of SalesForce.com to potentially replace our Notes-based CRM. It's definitely a "devil in the details" kind of project. SalesForce.com has desktop integration for Lotus Notes ...

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http://bloginprogress.us/blog/BlogInPr.nsf/dx/salesforce.htm
Mar 20, 2011
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The Adventure Begins…
Wed, Sep 3rd 2014 10:11a   David Schaffer
It appears I will be moving an organization of about 30 users from IBM to Google Apps. What’s in use now is Domino/Notes/Traveler/Sametime/Quickr/SmartCloud Meetings. The target is Google Apps for Business: mail, drive, contacts, calendar, hangouts. CRM will move from a system implemented as Notes databases and email template customization (iExtensions from iEnterprises) to Zoho CRM. Google and Zoho both have their own iOS apps and there is also native support on most mobile platforms for [read] Keywords: domino ibm notes quickr sametime traveler email google microsoft mobile office
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New 959 Area Code in Connecticut
Sat, Aug 2nd 2014 1:15p   David Schaffer
The northern half of the state is getting a new overlay area code, 959 And we’re keeping our rather quaint dialing rules: “customers will continue to dial area code + telephone number for local calls, and 1 + area code + telephone number for long distance calls” Do other states still do that? Is anyone charged for in-state or “intra LATA” long distance any more?   [read] Keywords:
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Travel broadens the mind; is there an adapter for that?
Tue, Apr 29th 2014 12:12p   David Schaffer
One of my many hats is to support consultants who travel the world: wireless roaming plans, plug adapters, etc. I find that whenever I travel myself, either for vacation or work, I learn something about what’s out in the world that I never seem to pick up from reading or from reports from the field. I will be in London and Paris in the coming days for personal travel but I will be tuned in to what new mischief is possible in the world of portable electronics, as well as what new indignitie [read] Keywords: admin notes roaming blackberry laptop mobile wifi wireless
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Blackberry 10.2.1
Fri, Apr 18th 2014 7:11a   David Schaffer
Weeks after Blackberry release 10.2.1 AT&T has finally made it available to Blackberry 10 users. I know there were lots of reviews when it first came out but I thought I would make a couple of observations here. First, leave some time for the upgrade. It’s a 630MB download and it took about an hour after the download finished before my Q10 was fully upgraded and restarted. Blackberry recommends leaving the unit connected to power the entire time and to be on WiFi. I unplugged the power [read] Keywords: blackberry office security wifi
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Always something to learn – IBM Notes
Mon, Apr 14th 2014 12:10p   David Schaffer
I’ve been supporting Notes since 1995, but I got several user requests in the past week where I had to dig a bit for the resolution: 1. Calendar. User complained that when she rescheduled a meeting the outside invitee didn’t get the change. Scratched our heads a bit until we realized that he had already declined and therefore wasn’t getting any updates. We’ve been spoiled by internal folks using the “decline but keep me informed” option. 2. How to save an emai [read] Keywords: ibm notes desktop email mac microsoft
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Looking for old blog posts?
Mon, Mar 24th 2014 10:10a   David Schaffer
The old Domino site for BlogInProgress.us is going away. If you’re looking for something in particular please let me know and I can send it to you or provide an alternate url. You may also want to search this site as many entries were cross-posted here. Sorry for the inconvenience. David Schaffer [read] Keywords: domino




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Mac Presentation Gurus – Your help needed
Mon, Jan 6th 2014 10:10a   David Schaffer
We have a Samsung 63″ Plasma TV on the wall of a conference room. For over three years it has worked with PCs, Macs, cable TV and DVD players. Suddenly, in the last few weeks, it won’t display properly for our MacBook Airs (using Apple’s Mini DisplayPort to VGA adapter). The Mac recognizes there is a VGA display but nothing appears on the screen. It continues to display properly for all other video sources. I suspected it was an issue with OS 10.9 Mavericks, but I also tested w [read] Keywords: apple firefox google mac macbook
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iPad Mini — some initial reactions
Fri, Dec 27th 2013 10:10a   David Schaffer
I was recently awarded an iPad Mini in recognition of completing an unreasonable number of years with my employer. While I have set up and done troubleshooting on various iOS devices for my colleagues this was my first personal iOS device and my first tablet. My expectations are therefore influenced by my prior experience with Blackberry phones and with laptop computers. Here are some observations: The Hardware and Interface This is a very slick device – very light, very slim, very crisp displ [read] Keywords: notes traveler apple blackberry email interface laptop linux network password wifi
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IBM Notes Traveler 9.0.1 Update
Fri, Nov 15th 2013 7:16a   David Schaffer
I recently updated a Domino server running Traveler on Linux 64 to 9.0.1. The Domino upgrade went off without a hitch. After much trying and searching for answers I couldn’t get the Traveler installer to run in either console or GUI mode. Finally opened a PMR to be told it was a known issue and would only install in silent mode. One problem solved and another created. It turns out there are a few glitches in Traveler 9.0.1. I discovered them when I tried to add a user to the Traveler serve [read] Keywords: domino ibm notes traveler desktop linux server
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BBM (Blackberry Messenger) now out for iPhone and Android
Wed, Oct 23rd 2013 10:10a   David Schaffer
After some false starts Blackberry is now rolling out BBM for iPhone and Android. Chris Miller did a good post on the details: http://www.idonotes.com/IdoNotes/idonotes.nsf/dx/setting-up-blackberry-bbm-for-ios-devices.htm The good news: If you had BBM contacts who have switched to the dark side other devices you can now reach them again. The bad news: If you use multiple devices you can still only have one device associated to BBM at a time. You register the non-BB device using email address or [read] Keywords: blackberry email iphone




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