CIO Tips

Tips – CIO tips on budgeting

CIO Tips – budgeting It’s coming around: budgeting time. For some people it comes as an annual surprise but it shouldn’t really. If you are not able to keep the pulse on...
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Tips – Adding up numbers in Excel

So you want to add up some numbers in Excel.  I have too frequently overlooks people typing laboriously into Excel log hand to get a total set of values “5+3+2+10”, there...
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Tips – Cloud acronyms: DaaS, DaaS and HPC

The second set of acronyms shows that just because you think you know the answer you might not. The problem with *aaS acronyms is that companies are always making new ones...
Tips for Chairing meetings

Tips – What to do, and not do in business meetings

I have sat in meetings where few people knew how to act appropriately.  Often people fail to pay attention, become bored and fail to participate when they should. If everyone actually...
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Tips – Start up companies to watch-PersistIQ

Tips for (Tuesday) Start up Tech companies to watch - PersistIQ Tuesday tips will be around Start up companies that you may not have heard of but have recently received funding to...
CIO Tips

Tips – CIO Tips for the first hundred days

So you’ve landed a new role as head of IT, possibly even CIO, congratulations.  Now however the hard work begins.  The question is what you need to do next.  There are...
Tips Keyboard Shortcuts in MS Office

Tips – Using Software MSOffice

Todays tip is around keyboard shortcuts within MSOffice, specifically Microsoft Word, in particular three symbols that some documents need frequently. If you have ever been frustrated by having to use the...
Tips for Cloud acronyms

Tips – Cloud Acronyms

Basic Cloud acronyms There are three basic forms of cloud computing services. This set of tips delivers a brief definition for these and later tips will provide definitions of some of the rarer...
Tips for Chairing meetings

Tips – How to Prepare for a Business Meeting

Here are three tips on how one should prepare for any business meeting. If you do these you will find that meetings will rarely throw up surprises. 1. Check your action points...

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