Productivity

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.
Is there any way to get Gmail to apply different colored stars? … Can I label an email with more than one label? … Can I create custom categories?

6 ways to optimize home Wi-Fi

October 7, 2020 Categorized in: Organizing

Working from home offers many conveniences—as long as the internet connection remains stable. The competition for connectivity is critical in this age of teleworking and homeschooling, considering all the wireless devices being engaged and their overload risk. These DIY tips can improve coverage for every device.

Never leave customers wondering

September 23, 2020 Categorized in: Problem Solving

For customers, time spent waiting for help is anxious time. Train your employees to take these steps when responding to customers.