Lotus Notes is one of a breed of software referred to as GroupWare. GroupWare is used to manage shared databases, such as policy manuals, training material and client data. GroupWare is also used to create bulletin boards and set up messaging. The Lotus Notes 5.0 test for users is designed to identify knowledge of the basic tools and functions common to many installations of Lotus Notes. As Lotus Notes is a highly customisable application, the test is tailored to the most common uses of the application. This test is not appropriate for developers or administrators.