Productivity

One of the easiest ways to add structure and organization to your workspace, files and more is to use color-coding. This typically applies more to paper files than digital files. However, many programs and task management tools allow you to add category colors so you can carry them over to your digital file management.
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Is it time to get serious about killing your inbox clutter—not just deleting unwanted email messages but setting up ways of working that don’t create the clutter in the first place? Here are five tips to get you started.

Get your disaster procedures in order

April 7, 2021 Categorized in: Organizing

Whether you’re writing a procedure for how to route the mail or safely evacuate the building in the event of a fire, the process remains the same. A procedure is a procedure, no matter how big or small. Here are some sample disaster procedures you may want to include in your manual.

2 questions about sharing files

April 7, 2021 Categorized in: Project Management

Protecting shared Google Drive files … Transferring Dropbox files

Pet-proof that home office!

March 3, 2021 Categorized in: Organizing

With so many more of us telecommuting now, we’re having to adjust to some new co-workers: our pets. Here are some considerations that will make the workday more harmonious for you and your littlest colleagues.
As fast as technology changes, you may find yourself searching for instructional videos on how to use new applications and new features on old applications. In fact, you may spend just as much time searching and sampling information as you do using your tools. Here are some time-savers.

OneNote (or many?)

February 3, 2021 Categorized in: OrganizingProject Management

Restricting access in OneNote notebooks … The best way to support multiple people with OneNote
Learn the latest tech from these short 2020 videos.

G Suite gets a new name

November 2, 2020 Categorized in: Project Management

When Google introduced its paid version in 2016, as a suite of productivity tools designed with additional functionality to serve the business community, it presented a challenge to the behemoth that is Microsoft Office. Though Microsoft is still the primary market shareholder, G Suite, now known as Google Workspace, is gaining momentum among business users.

No more passwords! (Maybe)

November 2, 2020 Categorized in: Organizing

This might seem like a dream come true, especially for devices on which typing a password is a challenge for fingers that are bigger than the touchscreen keyboard. However, the development of biometrics to authenticate access has some drawbacks.
In the technology field, dealing with change is nonnegotiable. But how did we get here? And what can we learn about the history that will help us today?
The proliferation of cybersecurity attacks can be measured in incidents per minute. These resources can help you stay on top of it all.