Lotus Notes 8 is the latest release of IBM's messaging and collaboration software. Included for the first time in Lotus Notes are word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation applications called Productivity Tools. These tools support the Open Document Format (ODF), which allows users to open and work with office documents from many major vendors. This course concentrates on the basics of the Productivity Tools such as interface navigation, opening and creating new documents, as well as formatting and editing text. Also discussed is Domino Web Access, and an exploration of creating replicas and replication schedules.
Individuals using, or planning to use, Lotus Notes Version 7 for messaging, communication, information services, and collaboration.