December 2006

Project Management Made Easy : D. Keith Robinson

Dec
18

Project Management Made Easy : D. Keith Robinson

Simple has always appealed to me. Project management is never easy but the process is not necessarily the problem. Breaking the project up into steps and then maintaining clear communication with the important people on a project appears to be easy but isn't.

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Study: Search Driving Offline Conversions for Local Service Businesses

Dec
18

Study: Search Driving Offline Conversions for Local Service Businesses

What a timely article! So many of my clients tackle this local market issue.

Defining what is a local market for them is the first challenge. Then the breakdown of what people actually use to find a service business in the local market.

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Hide Your SSID?

Dec
15

Hide Your SSID?

Many folks are going to get wireless equipment for Christmas. They will set it up with all the defaults and then walk away never to touch it again.

Now the interesting part is that as I sit in my apartment I can see four networks. Three of them allow me to log on to the internet. No comment on what else is available.

I'm not a hacker but people need to practice safe computing. Have you read at least the security basics on your new router?

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Good Advice for buyers and sellers of technology services

Dec
07

Small Business Technology: Tech Support

Though it has been awhile since I have been to Fast Company - this article is right on the money. In a client meeting yesterday the big discussion was "technology dependence" They wanted to know if they were dependent on the technology that they had been sold as part of deal that never was completed. We realized that they weren't but they easily could have been.

Some other points from the article include:

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