Teambox is designed to help you handle all facets of project management, from start to finish. It has features to enable communication, task management, file sharing and integrations. First, it’s a communication hub where you can coordinate and compile all of your team’s conversations and files into a unique workspace. Its Google Chrome app for Gmail lets you covert your emails to tasks and access your workgroups while still in your inbox.
Want to have access to your files and other data on the go, without any security concerns? Or just want a way to back up your data in a secure way? The Apricorn Padlock - USB 2.0 is a portable hard drive with a built-in security system. The Padlock connects via USB—but data cannot be accessed until you enter your unique PIN. The hard drive also encrypts all data in real-time.
The Padlock’s software-free design means there is no installation required, and the device is compatible with any operating system.
Yesterday, we looked at some of the most commonly hacked passwords and things a computer user should avoid when selecting a password. Given that one shouldn’t use real words, personal information, or easy-to-remember number combinations (i.e., 123456), how can you come up with something memorable and secure?
According to this article by Microsoft, you might want to try this strategy:
If there’s one thing office professionals can’t escape, it is paperwork. Seems like every project or task you handle comes with its own batch of paperwork. Forms and agreements are probably a big part of your life. But searching for the right form—or worse, having to create one from scratch if you don’t already have it in your inventory—can be a time-consuming process. Plus, you need to make sure everything looks professional and that you haven’t overlooked any important fields or details.
If you’ve been wanting a NOOK Simple Touch with Glow Light but have been holding off, this might be the nudge you need to grab one—the price was just slashed by $20, meaning the device will now only cost you $119.
The Nook’s biggest draw, of course, is its built-in backlight, which allows you to read at night or in dimly lit areas (which probably includes your cubicle or other workspace). On the other hand, the built-in anti-glare screen protector also makes it easy for you to read in bright sunlight.
Innovative admins know they must stay current on the latest technology and productivity tools if they want to be successful in the 21st century office. Learn about all of the free web-based applications available to help you work more efficiently and stay connected more effectively.
Many people never realize how much project management actually goes on in the world of administrative professionals. Though there are many high-end, sophisticated solutions for project management, you have one right on your desk, Microsoft Outlook. With a few of Outlook’s most useful features, you can quickly create a project plan that allows you to manage assignments and track progress for one or more project team members.
Your world takes Microsoft Word beyond simple letters and memos. When your documents become reports, procedures, policies and white papers, it’s important to have the full arsenal of tools available in this application. From styles to table of contents to footnotes to headers and footers, this session will help you get those large documents in order and keep them portable and pliable for future use.
When thinking about choosing a mentor, older, established people in your company or field of interest usually come to mind. While these veterans certainly can offer great insight and advice, they aren’t the only ones who can help improve your career. Mature workers may want to consider the idea of a reverse mentorship – finding a younger colleague who can keep them up-to-date, especially concerning the ever-changing world of technology.