Lotus Software has been a staple of my collaboration and productivity toolkit for over 20 years. I frequently evaluate alternative products for my personal information management and team collaboration needs but I've yet to find a comprehensive solution that can touch Lotus Notes & Domino across so many areas. In fact, when I set out to build my own ultimate GTD implementation tool, I chose to use Lotus Notes as the core foundation for my development

20080811LotusYe11owDay.gifIt's with a happy smile that I celebrate the news that Lotus Software continues to thrive, even outgrowing Microsoft, by winning millions of customer seats worldwide. To celebrate this achievement, fellow productivity blogger Alan Lepofsky proposed that we designate August 11 as “Ye11ow Day.” I've decided to celebrate by keeping SameTimeGuy next to my ThinkPad.


Thank you IBM/Lotus!  Keep up the good work!

Cite: IBM press release from 31 July 2008, “IBM Growth in Emerging Markets Fuels Lotus Momentum”

Discussion/Comments (3):

Alan Lepofsky (http://www.alanlepofsky.net): 8/11/2008 7:49:46 PM
Lotus Ye11ow Day 2008 - Reason to Celebrate!

Nice smilie.

Steven Freedman (): 8/13/2008 7:09:26 AM
Lotus Ye11ow Day 2008 - Reason to Celebrate!

Why specifically 8/11? Am I missing something?

Eric Mack (www.ica.com): 8/13/2008 10:27:35 AM
re: Lotus Ye11ow Day 2008 - Reason to Celebrate!

That was the say that Alan chose for the event. You may want to follow the link (above) to Alan's blog where you will find more of the history.

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