As more and more employees telecommute and spread out over the globe, keeping employees in the loop and part of the company culture can be a challenge. Try business social software, a catchall term for intranet versions similar to Facebook. It’s the new must-have, like email was a decade ago.
Most people don’t have specific software just for managing their projects. So they use what they can access on their desktops. One great tool for this purpose is Microsoft Outlook.
Every time you go to your favorite restaurant, look at the menu for the item you want, and then jump over one column to check the price, you are doing a vertical lookup. You even do them in Excel!
Today’s mobile workforce is changing the concept of where work is done. Social contact manager Gist analyzed some of the data on the mobile workforce and offers a glimpse of how today’s workforce is changing as people choose where, when and how they work. Example: 3 out of 5 workers say they don’t need to be in the office anymore to be productive.
You’ve heard terms like 3G and 4G, but what do they really mean for mobile users? Let’s start with the basics:
Are you considering publishing a newsletter or starting an email campaign to reach out to customers, clients or fans? Try one of these three services:
Shift between overlapping objects on slides easily. Using the mouse to move between a complex collection of overlapping objects on a slide can prove tricky. Try Tab to move between them instead.
Proficient Word users probably know about Bookmarks. Bookmarks make it easy to return to certain locations in a document without scrolling or navigating with multiple Find Next actions. You can create a bookmark in Excel with a Named Range.
With tons of undiscovered shortcuts, your BlackBerry is master of productivity. Use the following 10 tips to get more done in less time:
One of the simplest and largest cloud storage services, with 25GB, Microsoft’s SkyDrive is accessible through a versatile Windows Live account.