Stepping through day to day life of a technogeek

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Technical debt – when the bank really can’t help you out

Not long ago I had a brief 2hr session with a client who were looking at implementing a collaboration platform (read: SharePoint) to support their massively growing business. The discussion as usual went around platform/product capabilities and as usual the topic slowly venture into requirements and different scenarios that the client wanted the system comply. Due to the growth of… Read more →

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Life is a like a box of chocolates

“When the present determines the future, but the approximate present does not approximately determine the future” This entry today isn’t going to focus on technology…but why a “aha” moment got clarity to me… Running a business can be extremely challenging, as I’m sure many people have figured out over the years – so it’s not surprising that decisions made in… Read more →

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Be more productive with Office 365, Office 2013 and SkyDrive Pro 2013

One of the neat little tricks, i’ve taken on board more and more of late, is the power of Word and/or Excel personal templates. It’s always been a frustration for me to dig around on some obscure shared drive, for the latest version of a specific document or spreadsheet template. That’s why I generally use templates for most of the… Read more →

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LIDNUG Global Windows 8 Code Jam

Stock up on coffee, niblies and sleep – because you’re going to be needing it!! LIDNUG has teamed up with InnerWorkings and are going to be running a Global Code Jam, from the 12-June-2013 till the 12-July-2013. This is Your chance to see how you stack up with developers from all over the world and an opportunity for you to… Read more →