Nov 142014
 

From Business Wire…

Survey Reveals the iGeneration Wants Personalized Communications on Multiple Platforms during the College Admissions and Enrollment Process to Make Informed Decisions

via Class of 2020 Wants Colleges and Universities to Ditch Email, Viewbooks and Non-Personalized Communications | Business Wire.

 Posted by at 8:19 am
Oct 122014
 

I’m a big fan of Microsoft and Windows.  Their products are usually solid and make a good enterprise computing solution.  Windows 8 is their first OS where I have agreed with critics that the UI is just too problematic.  Andrew Cunningham at ArsTechnica offers an accurate picture of Windows 10 and its relationship to Windows 8.  From ArsTechnica.com…

The desktop environment in Windows 8.1 is pretty good.

This was not the message that Microsoft conveyed at its Windows 10 launch event last week, a presentation that had Microsoft’s historically change-averse but financially important business customers in mind. Whether the company was looking forward to multiple desktops and Continuum or backward to the Start menu and the command prompt, Microsoft’s message was clear: we have finished undoing all that stuff you didn’t like.

via Windows 10 doesn’t fix the desktop—it fixes Windows 8’s reputation | Ars Technica.

 Posted by at 6:46 pm
Sep 192014
 

A very useful article and “how-to” by Saikat Basu at MakeUseOf.com…

Thankfully, when it comes to logic, the right tools can help simplify any process. Flowcharts are among those visual thinking tools that go grossly ignored for non-technical tasks. Maybe because flowcharting started purely as an engineering skill and didn’t go beyond the draft boards of industrial planners. With its leap towards computer algorithms it became more mainstream.

via How To Create Stunning Flowcharts With Microsoft Word.

 Posted by at 3:45 pm