Outlook has replaced how you search your emails…two useful shortcuts

Have you noticed Microsoft has made a change to how you search in Outlook? This won't have happened across all users of Outlook yet, but for those with a standard Microsoft 365 for Business it is likely to be live now. There are many benefits of the modern 'software as a service' (SaaS) subscription model,  … Continue reading Outlook has replaced how you search your emails…two useful shortcuts

Want to know more about 3D printing and its impact on the future?

I attended a great session on 3D printing yesterday as part of the University of Auckland's annual Raising the Bar series of talks. The event was called 3D Printing the Future by Olaf Diegel, a Professor of Mechanical Engineering. I understand the session will be made available as a webinar in a week or so. UPDATE: … Continue reading Want to know more about 3D printing and its impact on the future?

NZPI’s PlanTechNZ group launch event

The New Zealand Planning Institute recently established a Special Interest Group called PlanTechNZ. I've been a member of the steering group progressing this initiative and we were very pleased to have been able to continue to launch the group despite the disruption of COVID19 lockdown and the postponement of the conference until next year. What … Continue reading NZPI’s PlanTechNZ group launch event

Course dates go ahead – get some CPD done during lockdown

The NZPI has moved some of the CPD programme online temporarily, and this includes the Emerging Technologies and Resource Management courses I present which were scheduled for 1 May in Tauranga and 13 May in Dunedin. Given these courses are now location-independent it is a great chance to register if you missed it in your … Continue reading Course dates go ahead – get some CPD done during lockdown

Work from Home – eight things for work at home success

Week two of our lockdown. Hopefully you are up and running from home, but it is far from normal yet, right? As the novelty wears off (or thin) check out this post for a list of eight things you may not have set up yet in your adjustment to working from home. These little things … Continue reading Work from Home – eight things for work at home success

My Work from Home Tips – structure, communication and courage

I've been working from home for a while now. Here are my top tips, adjusted to our current circumstances of a sudden mass adoption of work from home. This post covers three main themes: Establish a structure for your day Agree with your team the best ways and times to connect Lean in to the … Continue reading My Work from Home Tips – structure, communication and courage

An invaluable cyber security resource

I attended a presentation this week by CERT NZ and learnt some valuable things about cyber security which I thought would be great to share this week. Firstly, what was the event? It was hosted by Microsoft and showcased the digital transformation of a range of kiwi businesses - more on that another time. One … Continue reading An invaluable cyber security resource