QR Codes

QR Codes are those square bar codes you see popping up on billboards and advertising.   If you have a smart phone and download a QR reader application, you can take a picture of the QR code.  The QR code will be converted to text.  This might be a web page.

Read more

Controversal Facebook Change

With Google trying to break into the mainstream social networking market with Google Plus, Facebook has been busy with a number of changes of their own.    One of the most controversal is a new feature in the top right side of the screen which allows you to eavesdrop on your friends and see things they […]

Read more

Small business owners. Do you have an IT plan?

In speaking with small business owners on a daily basis I have found that many of them have not put together either a short or long term plan for their company’s technology needs. Most times you’ll hear, “we’ll get it fixed later as long as it’s working”, or “maybe next year”.  While there are always certain items that can […]

Read more

Why do people work in Panera Bread?

Since we have moved our office, I occassionally drive around the block for lunch at the local Panera Bread.  There is always table after table of big meetings and small meetings with all these laptops and tablets and smartphones.   Here’s an article on why all those folks might be working there.

Read more

What Makes A Team Smarter? More Women

An interesting article from Harvard Business Review on a research study that suggests having women in a group raises the team’s collective intelligence more than the IQs of individual members. http://hbr.org/2011/06/defend-your-research-what-makes-a-team-smarter-more-women/ar/pr

Read more

Windows 7 Location Based Printing – A Mobile Worker’s Dream Come True

Printing for wireless users is often confusing I have a laptop.  I bring the laptop to work.  It sits on our wireless network.  My default printer is a nice shiny new Canon multifunction printer/copier/scanner/fax printer.   I go home.  The printer I use is an HP LaserJet 4000.   I routinely go to other locations which have […]

Read more