I've received some interesting requests for eProductivity but none as original as the one I received this morning:
Re: eProductivity for Lotus Notes and GTD

Hello from Denmark :-)

I have told Santa that I would really really like to have a copy of eProductivity for Lotus Notes.

He said that I have been a good boy so I should contact you directly to request a preview....

I've had people contact me directly or via a friend to get into the eProductivity preview program, but this is the first request that I know of that solicited Santa's help.  A novel approach to be sure.

So, I responded:
You got my attention. Mrs. Mack told me to tell you to ask Santa to stop by and pick up the copies on his way to your house. ;-)

As you know, we are in the last stages of beta. Please tell me a little about yourself and your organization's use of GTD & Notes and we'll see what we can do.


PS. May I turn your email into a blog post? It was great.

We exchanged emails today and, as a result, I've learned a little more. Apparently, this person owns several businesses and recently made the decision to switch from Outlook/exchange to Lotus Notes. He's a big GTD fan and hopes to transform his companies by encouraging his managers and employees to use Notes and GTD for collaboration and productivity.

I couldn't have described a more ideal candidate for eProductivity.

Needless to say, I invited him to participate in the eProductivity preview program.

Perhaps I should send a thank-you note to Santa?

Discussion/Comments (2):

Pascal Venier (http://pascalvenier.com/blog/): 12/23/2007 2:54:25 PM
People are asking Santa for eProductivity for Lotus Notes

I have not been a good boy, therefore I should probably expect a bag of coal! ;^)

Eric Mack (www.ica.com): 12/24/2007 5:23:00 PM
re: People are asking Santa for eProductivity for Lotus Notes

Pascal, I don't know if you were a good boy or not - only Santa knows that - but if you do deserve a bag of coal, you'll probably find it next to your Mac.

As for me, this year will probably be the year I find a Mac next to my bag of coal.

Warm regards,


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