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The power of big tech companies

This month my blog posts are around trending tech issues. We hear a lot in the news about technology and a few trends were mentioned briefly at the NZPI conference. It got me thinking about how we connect these big tech news stories with what is happening in our lives and professional practice. This post:  … Continue reading The power of big tech companies

Our Digital-First Census, look how far we have come

With the 2018 Census over, it is worth reflecting on just how far we have come to get to this digital-first census. BTW 'digital-first' just means that filling it in online was the primary and preferred way to complete it. Some of us may remember the Census before we had those questions about whether your household has … Continue reading Our Digital-First Census, look how far we have come

Tell it, don’t look around yourself

Hunting around in Word for the right menu or tool to format your text is so frustrating. It really interrupts your workflow. Did you know there is a much simpler way to get things done in Word and other Office programs? Forget about: knowing what the 'button' looks like remembering which tab/toolbar it's on and … Continue reading Tell it, don’t look around yourself

Shake up your computer input habits

Today's blog continues the theme of this month's newsletter - your relationship with your computer. In this post, I look at what you can do to make it easier for you to communicate with your computer. By communicate I mean how you input your instructions to your computer. Some simple changes can greatly enhance your … Continue reading Shake up your computer input habits