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Tips – how to make an email into an appointment in Outlook

I was floor walking round one of the Companies that do training at, the other day. I do this after I have delivered some training as a way of allowing my...
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Tips – Hide and Seek slides in PowerPoint.

I was playing Hide and Seek with the kids and dog the other day when it came to me that I do the same with my presentations in PowerPoint. That is...
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Tips – Navigate and select text in Word using the keyboard

Yes the mouse is a great tool but sometimes it is much quicker to use the keyboard. Here are a few ways to navigate around the document quickly or selecting text...
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Tips – Save time with Autotext in documents

When writing a letter we usually finish with a salutation, our name and title in the company along with telephone information and the like. Having to type this out every time...
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Tips – How to collect information from a data file and create a sentence...

You may work with data files all the time and get frustrated that the information you need to produce a report is held in several different cells. You need to write...
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Tips – Using Conditional Formatting to colour a whole row.

Many of us use conditional formatting which changes the colour of a cell where a calculation result sits. This is to easily identify items that meet certain criteria we set. Sometimes...
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Tips – PKI

This week's tip is a brief look at the basics of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) is a set of technologies, process and practices that create a secure infrastructure that...
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Tips – Phantom Cyber gets funding

This week the start up tip features PhantomCyber, a company that has developed an automation and orchestration platform to connect disparate security solutions for the benefit of enterprises. It solution is to...
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Tips – How to separate two words into two separate columns in Excel

There are many of us who have large complicated database lists in Excel where the information has been brought in by others or by different software. Sometimes this information is not...
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Tips – Morphick Cyber Security

For a Startup to raise $10 million in funding barely six months into its life is impressive. While Morphick Cyber Security may have been founded in March 2015 its actual history...

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HPE buys Cray for $1.3 billion

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Alexis Richardson on why the CNCF is growing so fast

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation is holding its annual European conference in Barcelona this week. Alongside the CNCF conference is KubeCon, a project that...
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A recent tip of mine showed how to calculate the number of working days there are between two dates. Also where there are bank...
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