Category Archives: Joe Average vs Modern Technology

MUST TRY: Camtasia video capture & editing software for SharePoint & other training videos

2011 01 13 MV to All: Just recently I was asked to prepare a set of SharePoint 2010 training materials, and recognized it was an excellent time to blog about one of my favorite tools in recent history – Techsmith’s … Continue reading

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HOW TO: Decide when it’s time to leave your current gig…

2011 01 04 MV to All: Every once in a while in a person’s career the job begins to wear them down rather than build them up. The hard part is somehow deciding when enough is enough, and it’s time to … Continue reading

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UNDERSTAFFED? That’s when SharePoint matters MOST…

2011 01 02 MV to All: An interesting & ironic phenomenah I witness regularly is companies initially deploying SharePoint, then all-but-abandoning it “because they’re under-staffed, and need the resources elsewhere.”… 😐 The irony is this: if your organization is under-staffed, that is when you … Continue reading

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BEST PRACTICE: include “Session Purpose”, “Session Goals” and “Preparations” clauses to your meeting invites!

2010 12 09 MV: Ambiguity is the hidden serial killer of productivity in any organization. In organizations which hold lots of meetings with lots of attendees, much time is wasted with poorly-worded invites. Obscure titles, no clear purpose or goals… … Continue reading

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COOL CHRISTMAS GIFT – MARK’S COOL DIY TYVEK WALLET !

Looking for a clever gift for all your boys this Christmas? Running low on finances? Believe in the quality of hand-made over store-bought? This year I’ve devised what I think is the coolest, easiest, most practical Tyvek wallet you’re ever going … Continue reading

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CAN'T run-as the IE7 icon on your task bar? That's because it's the SHORTCUT…

2010 09 13 MV to All: A colleague of mine was recently complaining that he could never get the “Run-as” command to work on his IE7 icon on his desktop. He always got the error message “Directory not found”… After … Continue reading

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DNS Primer: hostname vs subdomain…

Just a little much-needed clarification on a common point of confusion regarding hostnames and subdomains… Continue reading

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