Despite having been around for more than two decades, it’s surprising how many IT professionals struggle to explain exactly what is (or isn't) IBM Notes -- formerly known as Lotus Notes. If your business is one of the many that rely on the IBM Notes and Domino platform, you're apt to hear a range of commentary in the hallways. Everything from an exasperated, "We're still using that?" to a proud, "Yes, we use Notes and it’s integral to the success of our company."
IBM Notes and Domino has been a driving force in the computer-world for many decades now, and with good reason. The program and its concept have been around longer than personal computers have been commercialized, and it has stood the test of time by impacting and being impacted by the changes and developments in the computer industry. Below are the highlights of this software’s rich history.