There’s still time to "Get The XP Out"

One of our clients set up our technical consultant, Chuck Barry, with an assembly line at their office to roll out 6 of 20 new machines that will be replacing their aging Windows XP machines. By proactively replacing their Windows XP machines before April 8th, they are avoiding potential down time and ensuring compliance standards that their clients require.

Save Time in Outlook, SimplyFile

At our last Lunch'n'Learn, we heard some great strategies to improve our productivity with Outlook.  Here's one more: 

I've been using an Outlook add-in called SimplyFile for several years and simply can't live without it.  It watches your email filing habits and learns where would typically file an email message from a particular person or with a common subject line.

5 Quick and Easy Outlook tips

I'm always looking for ways to use my software, especially Outlook, more effectively.  Here's a few of my favorites:

Outlook Tip #1: Was an important message sent to the Junk E-mail folder? If an item gets moved to your Junk E-mail folder by mistake, select the message, and then press CTRL+ ALT+J.

Outlook Tip #2: Keep track of messages that require action.

Adding an Extra Hour to Your Day

Don’t we all wish there were more hours in our day?  Don’t you find that there’s never enough time to get everything done?  Do you ever look back at the end of the day and wonder what in the world you’ve accomplished that day?If any of the above scenarios ring true to you, you’re not alone!  However, there are some small, time-saving technologies you can use to automate or speed up what you get done to save an hour (or MORE) to your day.

I'm thankful for IT

I have a gratitude journal that I keep by my bedside that I reach for on nights when I’ve had a hard day.  Sometimes I add to the list, sometimes I simply review old entries as it reminds of all the good things in my life.

As I’m preparing for Thanksgiving, it struck me that I should add technology to my list and here are my reasons why:

IT has opened my world to so many places and people.

Email Management – Automate IT!

I don't know about you but keeping up with my email is a daunting task. On an average day, I receive somewhere between 200-400 emails. Sifting through the noise to pinpoint the important messages can be a real challenge. I've always been on a quest to effectively manage my email and am fortunate to have two clients who I feel are shining examples of effective email management.