IBM Lotus Notes 8.5 User Guide

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Learn
  • Become more productive by customizing Lotus Notes preferences
  • Explore Sametime features and start using them instantly
  • Set up, read, and manage RSS Feeds in Lotus Notes
  • Quickly access and customize Widgets to your preferences
  • Ease your way to efficient mail management by using new and advanced features
  • Organize, add, import, export, and manage contacts and groups
  • Effectively co-ordinate with co workers and even find a meeting room using the calendar
  • Master Lotus Notes applications with real-world examples
  • Discover tips to work remotely with Lotus Notes
  • Wow your colleagues by using the office suite—Symphony
About

IBM Lotus Notes is an integrated desktop client option providing security-rich e-mail and calendar capabilities with a powerful platform for collaborative business applications. Lotus Notes enables you to take your business communications to a new level efficiently, quickly and productively. Many of us use Lotus Notes in our work on a daily basis and being able to use it more efficiently and smartly will benefit our hectic work lives. This exciting user guide enables business users to master all these aspects simply and effectively.

This book provides comprehensive coverage of Lotus Notes in its entirety. It is easy to follow the instructions as they come with clear explanations and screenshots. This book will introduce the important features of Lotus Notes and at the same time give business users a deeper and clearer understanding of basic functionality, providing the answers to many questions that are encountered while sending mails, using calendars, and working with Lotus Notes applications.

This practical, hands-on user guide shows you how to master all of the new features of Lotus Notes 8.5. This book begins by exploring the client interface of Lotus Notes including the Open List, the Home Page, the Side Bar, as well as many other options. You will see how Sametime facilitates instant communication, and how to get the most out of it. Widgets— small applications that you can install in the Lotus Notes side bar— such as LinkedIn, Google Maps, World clocks, Wikipedia search, and more are discussed at length, enabling you to access valuable information and also customize the widgets quickly.

Messaging is covered in detail, with many time saving features explored. You will learn how to manage your Contacts, and even offer access to others as required. Moving ahead, you will see how calendars can be used to manage time effectively, especially with meetings. Next you will explore Notes applications, and how to work remotely with Lotus Notes. Finally, we introduce Symphony, which is an office suite that is included in Lotus Notes. By following the practical, real-world examples, you will successfully master Lotus Notes and be able to get the most out of this diverse application.

Features
  • Understand and master the features of Lotus Notes and put them to work in your business quickly
  • Contains comprehensive coverage of new Lotus Notes 8.5 features
  • Includes easy-to-follow real-world examples with plenty of screenshots to clearly demonstrate how to get the most out of Lotus Notes
  • Packed with expert tips and best practices, for using business e-mail, calendars and other Lotus Notes applications for efficient business communication
Page Count 296
Course Length 8 hours 52 minutes
ISBN 9781849680202
Date Of Publication 21 Aug 2010

Authors

Karen Hooper

Karen Hooper is a member of the Dr Notes Solutions team and is an IBM Certified Instructor and Lotus Notes consultant. Karen has over 13 years experience with Lotus Notes and Domino. In that time Karen has been involved in several major upgrade projects and company wide training initiatives. She is responsible for customizing and producing training material for several organizations. Karen is also a technical trainer in both Domino System Administration and Development. Her passion is to empower people to be more productive and she has seen thousands of people benefit from her style of training. Karen lives in Melbourne, Australia with her husband Steve. They are blessed with two children Zac and Zoe and two Cavoodles, Jess and Bella.