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Where Did I Put That @^%*#%! File?!

There are few things in life more frustrating that trying to find a file you created a while back for an immediate need. At times like that you really wish you had an organized filing strategy. In this article I … Continue reading

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UPS?!… No, I’m not talking about shipping!

When you mention UPS to non-technical people you often get a quizzical look followed by, “what has shipping got to do with my PC performance?” The answer is nothing what-so-ever, but Uninterrupted Power Supply has a lot to do with … Continue reading

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Tracking Projects in MS EXCEL

There are a number of good Project Management applications. MS Project is probably the most well known application, but there are other applications that will help you plan, schedule, and control projects. The real question one faces when choosing a … Continue reading

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Help MS Windows Restore Function Save You When Catastrophe Strikes

You’re minding your own business, twittering away, and reading E-Mails, or maybe surfing the net checking out some really cool freeware, then you notice your PC is running a little slower. A couple days later it is downright crawling, and/or … Continue reading

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E-Mail as a Filing System, and Other Bad E-Mail Behaviors

In the late 1980s many companies were trying to induce their workforces to become more techno-savvy. As part of this effort there was a real push to get people to use E-Mail more aggressively. One of the arguments that was … Continue reading

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Let’s Have a Meeting… NOT!

There’s an old corporate story about how a major manufacturer of computers used to have a device in their conference rooms that kept track of meeting costs. When the meeting attendees entered the room, they would swipe their employee badges … Continue reading

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Taking your Business to the Internet – Your Business’ First Website

Executive Summary While a business website does not, in most cases, create substantial profits in and of itself (the exception to the rule being firms that are primarily E-Commerce based), a website can be a cost effective way to augment … Continue reading

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Can a Project Manager really control any of the three PM Variables?

Every project manager knows the three variables in a project are:  Schedule, Budget, and Scope (often referred to as Quality). There is an old maxim in the project management field that a project manager can give up control of two … Continue reading

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