Saturday, May 8, 2021
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How to count only week days in Excel

My students are great at finding me new tips to write. This week I had one who wanted to count the number of days between two dates but without the weekends....

Tips – Using Outline View in PowerPoint

Many times I have been asked what the quickest way to create a simple presentation in PowerPoint is. People sometimes do not have the time to create complicated slide designs and...
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Which should I use, a footnote, endnote or bibliography?

Do you have a large document that you’ve created over the past few weeks or even months? Or you may be writing a Blog. In it you have referred to many...
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Tips – Delay Delivery of emails in Outlook 2016

Have you ever wished you could write a few emails in advance and be sure that they would not get to their destination address until a designated time in the feature?...
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Multiple lines of text in one cell in Excel.

I am amused when I look at people’s spreadsheets where they require lots of text to be in one cell. How they go about creating this effect sometimes causes them great...
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Setting up validation rules in an Excel Spreadsheet

When you have a file with data that has been updated by several people, do you find that the data is not quite what you need? Some fields could hold hold inconsistent...
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The use of footers in PowerPoint

Do you look closely at the slides of a presentation during a meeting? You need to! This will help you create even better presentations yourself. Each presentation you sit through is...
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How to create a Bookmark in Word

When you read a book you probably use some sort of bookmark that will help you find the place you finished reading last. Folding down the corner, a piece pf paper...
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Tips – how to stop distribution lists taking down your company

This week saw the NHS email system grind to a halt. It was caused by someone creating a distribution list that included everyone in the NHS. This is the sort of thing...
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Tips – How to create a Data table in Excel for a loan

I see loads of adverts for all sorts of loans that look so inviting. But wouldn’t you like to see what will be the amount you have to pay back if...


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SUSE seeks 7 billion Euro valuation in IPO listing

SUSE has signalled its intention to IPO as early as Q2, 2021. The company is targeting a valuation of over 7-8 billion Euros. The...
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How to Keep search criteria in Outlook

How to keep a search request so that it will do the search for you automatically. Here is a tip on how to do just that.
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Algolia launches API-first Product Recommendations tool for retailers

Algolia, an API Platform for Dynamic Experiences has launched Algolia Recommend. An Artificial Intelligence (AI)-optimised API that accelerates the creation and implementation of product...
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Pega and Partners aim to crush complexity

At its PegaWorld Inspire conference this week, Carola Cazenave, vice president, global partner ecosystems, Pegasystems, announced the launch of Pega Partners. Before the event,...
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ThinkPHP the most targeted technology in 2020

ThinkPHP was the single most targeted technology in 2020 says Jon Heimerl, Lead Analyst and Senior Manager, Global Threat Intelligence Centre, US for NTT...
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Huntress raises US$40M to expand cybersecurity platform

Huntress has raised US$40M in a successful series B funding round led by JMI Equity. It plans to use the money to expand its cybersecurity...
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Putting the spotlight on great collaboration practices

The Slack Spotlight Awards demonstrated how different organisations have implemented and leveraged Slack in innovative ways during 2020. It was a year in the...
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Five tips to embracing experience content on your digital real estate

5 tips for enterprises to embrace customer content experience to restructuring #digital real estate from Sonja Kotrotsos, @Contentstack #CX #Content
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MACH Alliance hits 30 members milestone in nine months

The MACH Alliance has signed-up more then 30 members since its June 2020 launch. The group's member base now spans North America, Europe and...
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What is technology gap for most Professional services firms?

Most Professional Services Firms are not using the optimal tools within their organisation. This is one of the key findings in a short whitepaper...
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Has Precisely started an acquisition spree?

Precisely has announced the acquisition of Infogix, a leader in the 2020 IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Data Catalog Software report. Infogix was founded in 1982...

iQSTEL prepares MNPA for mobile number portability, using blockchain

iQSTEL has announced it has completed the backend development for a Mobile Number Portability Application (MNPA) using a blockchain platform. The Company says it...
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Aryaka acquires Secucloud and boosts its SASE offering

SD-WAN vendor Aryaka has acquired Secucloud GmbH for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will be integrated with Aryaka’s other products to deliver SASE (Secure...
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Crunchbase sees cybersecurity shaking the money tree

Crunchbase has seen cybersecurity investments soar over the last year. It is reporting that in 2020 over US$7.8 billion was invested into the industry....