Notes databases can serve many different requirements..

More than mail and calendaring, (outlook and exchange) the Domino/Notes offering brings significant value to any business seeking to improve efficiency. Many Fortune 500 corporations have seen productivity improve by 400% when using Domino and Notes.

Domino delivers mail, calendar and database services to notes clients, mobile phones and web browsers. Combined with add-on features such as Sametime instant messaging or Notes based Document Manager for document management, Domino delivers more value than any competitive offering.

Domino runs on Windows and Linux so it can grow with your business. Out of the box domino services include HTTP Web Server w/SSL, LDAP server, and POP/IMAP server.

Application support request tracking General discussions Public Relations Tracking
Applications that are updated frequently Group Information Manager Group Scheduling Publishing Information onto the WWW
Customer Support Help Desk Purchase order systems
New account/customer setup and tracking Hotel Lists Rapid delivery of applications and iterative prototypes
Applications where access security is important Human Resources/Employee Tracking Knowledgebases
Audits Insurance Claim Processing Resume and Applicant tracking
Bulletin boards* Problem/Incident Tracking Procedures* Rolodex
Business placement in brokerage firms Internet Mail Gateway Surveys coupled with an internal discussion area
Business Redesign Discussions Investment Applications Securities Agent Licensing
Controlled Interchange with Internet Usenet Newsgroups IP address tracking (easier to manage IP addresses than using Domain Naming Services) Sales and Lead Tracking Sales and Marketing databases
Change Management IS tip sharing Sick leave tracking
Combining information from various sources to aid in Job requisition submission and tracking Simple-Moderate Workflow applications
Communication and work across timezone Electronic Forms and Forms routing Skills matching and succession management
Decision making Legal Case Tracking Software documentation
investment Library catalog Software Inventory
Presentation databases Library Periodical Tracking Time Sheet Reporting
Compensation and Benefits management Loan Approval Standards*
Call Reporting Medical Record Imaging Status Reports
Corporate Phone Directory Medical/Patient Case Management Stock purchase request tracking
Directories* Meeting Minutes Supply order tracking

News warehouses Technology discussions
Data Warehousing (mid-size organizations) Executive Information Systems Training management and registration
Disaster planning and recovery Performance Management To-Do lists 
Distributing any unstructured information that can't be defined easily ahead of time Personal Information Manager Planning Discussions Tracking sales activity
Documentation/reference checkout tracking Police Tracking of Criminals Tracking staff availability
Electronic job postings Fax: Outbound/Inbound/Fax Back Travel Itineraries
Electronic Mail within an Organization Product and service catalogs Underwriter evaluation for assessing the quality of risks
Employee reference guides* Product Development  Underwriting
Empowering the mobile worker Project Management Underwriting guidelines
Outside counsel (including direct exchange via Notes with those providers) Speech tracking (The Met  keeps all of the executive's speeches in Notes) Underwriting inspection report requests, delivered directly to the service via Notes 
Expense Reporting External provider information  Company-wide announcements* Vacation tracking
Inter-organization Applications and Mail Exchange Correspondence Management  Applications that need to be deployed on a variety of hardware or operating system clients or servers  Applications that need to store and mix rich text, graphics, sound, video, other OLE objects
Flexible Benefits Enrollment (also done using Phone  Real Time desktop-desktop collaboration using Sametime Instant messaging  Sales brochure ordering (Minnesota Mutual uses this to let agents order marketing materials)