Year for Productivity Session 17: Cloud Storage: Partly Cloudy with a Chance of Terabytes

Discussing software, hardware, apps, or Web services is difficult as new players, programs, devices, and features appear daily.   The target moves so fast it is impossible to hit – what one writes is out-of-date almost immediately.   The topic of cloud … Continue reading

Year for Productivity Session 20: Following Our Digital Footprints

So what is a digital footprint? According to Webopedia, “This [digital footprint] is information transmitted online, such as forum registration, e-mails and attachments, uploading videos or digital images and any other form of transmission of information — all of which … Continue reading

Year for Productivity Session 21: Blogs – Their Care and Feeding

Blogs are an enormous topic, in part because there are an enormous number of them – including this one, which makes this topic very meta.  The focus here is, of course, blogs as personal knowledge management tools and on their … Continue reading

Year for Productivity Session 23: Productive Meetings; or, Oh, No, Not Another %$*&%^& Meeting!

Most people at least profess to hate meetings.  They do, however, seem to be a necessary evil at this point, and they are a more confusing topic than ever, given that now, besides the traditional kinds of meetings, we now … Continue reading