Why We Don’t Have Time Off

Why We Don’t Have Time Off

PTO and general time off policies have been in the news increasingly over the past couple of years, with a number of large tech companies making headlines with their generous time off policies. Flexible policies that allow for better life-work balance is not something new at Prominic. After all, we’ve had no time off since the 90s.

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SaaS Email Encryption:  Security and Peace of Mind Without the Hassle

SaaS Email Encryption: Security and Peace of Mind Without the Hassle

Digital security is a hot button issue that is front in center in the media and cannot be ignored. Sending information over the web in an unsecured fashion is a risky proposition for many reasons: an increased threat of identity theft, exfiltration of sensitive business information, and, increasingly, a threat of non-compliance with established standards governing the transmission of PHI and PCI.

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Migrating a Domino Application to Grails using Structure4

Migrating a Domino Application to Grails using Structure4

For the past couple years, Prominic has been working on tools to convert our Domino applications to Grails applications using a PostgresSQL database. We intend to release these tools as the Structure4 project when they are ready. In the meantime, we would like to give you a preview of how it will work.

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Ring Ring: Getting a Phone System that Works For You

Ring Ring: Getting a Phone System that Works For You

Have you tried different phone systems for your company over the years and are left with a somewhat working solution that you’ve now resigned yourself to keep using, for lack of better alternatives? This was the case for us until we have decided to do something about that and set out to build a new system that did exactly what we wanted it to. Here’s what we’ve looked at.

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Cross-Domain Database Migration Using AdminP

Cross-Domain Database Migration Using AdminP

As a follow up to an earlier post on Domino’s AdminP replica creation tool and how it can help you avoid filesystem-level copying or manually replicating databases from server to server when migrating your databases, here is a simple step-by-step guide on how to use AdminP to migrate databases between domains.

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More Questions than Answers in High Profile HIPAA Breach

More Questions than Answers in High Profile HIPAA Breach

HIPAA Questions that need answers In July of 2015 New York Giant’s defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul rushed to the Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami after sustaining a hand injury as a result of an accident involving fireworks. The incident couldn’t have come at a worse time for Pierre-Paul, who was in the midst of a […]

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Coding as a Profession

Coding as a Profession

If you are new to the field of software engineering and programming, nothing beats real-world experience. There are some adjustments you will need to go through in order to fit all your classroom knowledge into the framework of delivering on work projects. Here’s one young software engineer’s take on this process.

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Cloud Security Best Practices: Assessing Your Provider

Cloud Security Best Practices: Assessing Your Provider

Cloud provider’s security has usually been the main concern and reservation for most companies considering moving their organization to the cloud. Here are some steps you can take in evaluating if a cloud provider is a good fit for your organization.

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How we hire at Prominic.NET

How we hire at Prominic.NET

Hiring a new employee is not only expensive but also disruptive in a company like Prominic. This is why we have created a hiring process that helps us hire intelligent, self-sufficient, self-directed and highly coachable employees who bring tremendous value to the company. Because we are very deliberate about selecting candidates who will fit our culture, among other things, we have had a very high employee retention and longevity rates.

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Hyper-V and IBM Domino Server: Comparing Generations for Best Performance

Hyper-V and IBM Domino Server: Comparing Generations for Best Performance

In the continuing quest of the server optimization, let’s take a look at Microsoft’s Hyper-V – and what generation of the virtual server is best to maximize IBM Domino server’s performance.

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Securing Domino against POODLE with NGINX

Securing Domino against POODLE with NGINX

Security is ALL When the latest SSL exploit was announced earlier this week (Oct 14, 2014), we had been hopeful that some of our environments would be protected from the get-go. While all the community eagerly awaits a security patch from IBM for Domino itself– or at least support for IHS securing the traffic on […]

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