There is a very powerful, little-known secret to buying technology that insiders use to maximize bang for their techno-bucks. For the first time, I'm going to reveal my own personal secrets to buying technology at exactly the right time, and also exactly what to buy, to make sure you get the best deal possible.
The promise of technology has been seductive. Tiny slivers of silvery metallic material known as silicon wafers artfully injected into the bowels of businesses are supposed to increase efficiency and improve the bottom line. And make the world better.
But have they?
Let's take a look.
This will not be another basket of babble about the usefulness of the iPod or the iPad. No, we're not even going to discuss their features or benefits. Instead, we're going to take a look at the sociological ramifications of a culture gone technology mad, at the world that the children of tomorrow are creating today, where information isn't even stored locally anymore but in mysterious "clouds." We're going take a look at what people become when they are plugged from birth into the information superhighway, at what will surely be termed the iPad Generation.
It seems like everyone’s got their hands out these days. Everywhere you turn we hear stories of greater and greater giveaways, and lots of us end up feeling like the house Ed McMahon just passed on his way to the lucky wiener. What’s a business owner to do? Buck-up, buttercup. Read on for some tough love.
Are you getting the results you need from your email communications? Are your recipients even reading them? In this sensational information-packed article, we'll look at some of the most powerful techniques you can use to get results with your emails. As an added bonus, we'll also explore 7 easy writing techniques that will make your communications clearer, more powerful, and effective in getting what you want. Sound good? Let's go!
Did you inherit a slow dinosaur of a computer from your last cubicle-dweller, complete with taco-stains in the keyboard and a mouse that has lost its ball? Feel like you’ll never get a fast computer, and envious of the new-hire who somehow lucked into a new system that you suspect is the hare to your tortoise? Well, relax, in this humorous but depressing little piece we’re going to take a look at why you (and your coworkers) will never, I repeat, never, have a fast computer! Even if it came out of a Dell box yesterday! So pull up a chair, pop some corn and let’s dig in!
During these troubled financial times, “no trainer is a no-brainer,” right? The answer may not be as straight-forward as you think. In this follow-up article to our first installment in the series, Computer Training in a Troubled Economy, we’ll look at the critical factors that will help you to determine why now may be the best time to invest in computer and soft-skills training.
Why your most important IT skills may be people skills. 6 ideas to get you going understanding those strange, organic entities known as people, and how to better interface with them to your benefit.
"The Future Ain't What It Used To Be," proclaimed an ad on the wall of a computer facility. Well students ain't what they used to be. They are sharper, quicker, and more easily bored. In short, they are part of Generation Y, and in this article we will explore 7 powerful teaching techniques that you or your trainers can use to effectively train GenY students in any subject.
We are constantly bombarded with email, print ads, and even TV and Internet ads exhorting us to upgrade our systems and software to the latest/greatest. The temptation can be strong, yet how can we make a solid decision that makes business and financial sense? In this article we explore the key factors you need to consider before upgrading.