Google Drive is an amazing cloud storage platform, and currently the best platform for collaborating on documents. Evernote should be your second brain. Evernote stores information and lets you find it fast! Once you get into the habit of storing documents on Google Drive, it can get crowded and (if you are like me, chaotic). […]
Where to store your files in the cloud? The 2 big boys are Google Drive and Dropbox; there are others, of course, but we’ll just look at these two today. The best solution is to use both, but you need to know the strengths of each, so you can decide what to store where. They […]
“With the evolution of open ecosystems, apps that would have previously competed, now integrate and work together. This comes as a result of the expectation that data will flow in and out of their apps, fostering collaboration and communication. Gone are the days where software was kept on servers, inside operations on lockdown from your potential competitors. Today, refusing to collaborate in marketplaces fuelled by open APIs holds the potential to withhold a world of opportunity.”
The businesses that will thrive in today (and tomorrow’s) world are the ones that embrace these open ecosystems.
Late last week Facebook was attacked – this exposed nearly 50 million user accounts. Make your account more secure now. You should change your password as a good security measure anyway, but also set up two-factor authentication. Google Authenticator works on Android and iPhones. It is also essential to add a backup – just follow […]
Passwords are an ongoing nightmare for most people: we have so many, and the paradox is – if you can remember them they are not secure enough, and if they are secure enough you can’t remember them! Do you: Have too many passwords? Forget your passwords Use the same password (with slight variations) over and […]
Making video calls and sharing screens is extremely handy. Luckily there are plenty of apps that can do that for you. The original software was Skype, but that has been overtaken by other better software. The best known is Zoom: Free version available 40 mins group calls with free version unlimited calls with free version can […]
Remote Work Software is software (or an app) that allows people to work together, collaboratively and remotely on documents or projects. The software lives on the cloud (remotely eg Google or Dropbox) and so is accessible to multiple people at the same time).
Loom is one of my favourite bits of software It’s a really quick and easy way to make screencast videos I use it: to show clients how software works and how to setup software to explain to software manufacturers my issues or problems to showcase website progress on my website Its beauty lies in its […]
Slack is one of my favourite tools – it’s a messaging app (but on steroids). One of the hidden features is the ability to set yourself recurring reminders within slack using everyday English. Very easy and very quick.
I ran an Evernote workshop with Startup Tablelands (of which I am a founding member) at The Table in Atherton on Tuesday 29th Aug 2017. We had 12 attendees from small businesses and the local council in The Tablelands. They were a great crowd and very interested in Evernote and its capabilities.