In a recent migration from Exchange to Domino one of our customers complained that they thought Outlook was a much better tool because – and this was apparently the only reason – they could color-code diary appointments depending on the category they chose for the appointment.
Well, the good news is that IBM Notes Social Edition does that too!, behold:
You can also vary the colors of standard, uncategorized diary entries now too.
When you are creating an appointment, you merely choose the category for the entry and the calendar does the rest:
Download the public beta of IBM Notes for yourself and take a look for yourself!