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Update on My Evernote to OneNote Transition

Update on My Evernote to OneNote Transition

I have been using OneNote diligently for the last week.  And this time I have come across several features of one note that I find are superior to Evernote and several items where Evernote clearly takes Microsoft out to the proverbial woodshed.  One of these days, a smart software developer is going to develop software, specifically the way I want to work.  Until then, I will be doomed to live the life of a typical software user who has to take…

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Giving Something New a Try: Evernote to OneNote

Giving Something New a Try: Evernote to OneNote

I have been an Evernote user for a long time.  I have been delighted with the product and have never experienced a single problem or glitch.  With that being said, I moved my content out from Evernote and into Microsoft OneNote. If it is not broke, why fix it?  Well, I am in IT, and sometimes we are just gluttons for punishment.  When I test something, I really test it.  I do not play with things that I test.  I want…

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Skype, oh how you bug me

Skype, oh how you bug me

I have used Skype (application used to make voice/video calls over the Internet) for the last several years and generally been very fond of the application.  Recently, Skype seems to be trying to move into a social media space with the introduction of their new “Skype Home” functionality.  This little and annoying pop-up occurs every time the application is started. Therefore, every day I have to close this little annoying pop-up window that often comes with an advertisement to purchase something…

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Departmental Procedures: Do they destroy efficiency and staff innovation?

Departmental Procedures: Do they destroy efficiency and staff innovation?

When I started my career, I hated following “procedures”. I still cannot stand the “well, this is the way we have always done it in the past” line of thinking. I felt that strictly dictated procedures smothered innovation and opportunities to increase productivity by turning people’s brains off. Over the last several years, I have changed into the object that I once despised…a “manager”. I am a little older and have managed a few more people since my early days…

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