Our NZPI CPD Courses for 2020

Christine will be presenting three courses this year on the NZPI CPD calendar: Emerging Technologies in Resource Management in eight locations - see details here Planning Practice and Ethics in the Digital Age in four locations - see details here Cloud-based Collaboration and Communication for Planners in three locations - see details here Looking forward to meeting you … Continue reading Our NZPI CPD Courses for 2020

My recommended holiday reads

Once you have finished that holiday novel, what to read next? Here is my list of recommended summer holiday reads. These books will help you discover: how technology is changing the work of human experts; that the future of the courts is AI-powered decision making; how we can track the evolution of language through what … Continue reading My recommended holiday reads

Understand how you spend your time with MyAnalytics

Microsoft's Office 365 now contains a powerful tool to understand how you spend your time throughout the week. MyAnalytics was added to Office 365 suite this year. It gives you personalised information on how you have been working focusing on these areas: Network - who you have communicated with and patterns around these communications Collaboration … Continue reading Understand how you spend your time with MyAnalytics

Slide Prep Made Easy! Draft in MS Word.

Preparing a PowerPoint presentation can take more time than you think. There is a simple way to save time by preparing your slide content in Word and then importing it to Powerpoint. Each slide, title and body text will be instantly created and formatted. It's much better than wasting time moving around your slides to … Continue reading Slide Prep Made Easy! Draft in MS Word.

Need maps? Try Power Map for Excel

Including a map in our technical writing and presentations is an easy way to make geographic information more engaging for our audience. With the advanced data visualisation these days it can seem a little intimidating. However generating simple maps is actually really easy and automated with Excel. It includes Power Map a quick and easy … Continue reading Need maps? Try Power Map for Excel