Microsoft Office Excel as a Database

Is Microsoft Office – Excel a viable Database?

Microsoft Office Excel from the Microsoft Office product suite, is a brilliant tool for assessing, calculation and “what if” scenarios, which is easy to use, taught in almost all schools from primary school up, and commonly available.  But, how good is it as a database. One of the greatest advantages of Excel, is its ease Read more about Is Microsoft Office – Excel a viable Database?[…]

Are you sure your business data is safe?

Or is it just what you have been told? If I had a $1000 for each business that told me its data was safe, and then I found out that it was not, I would be able to buy a new house – Truly. So why is it that your IT person says they have Read more about Are you sure your business data is safe?[…]

Women: Best choice for IT Industry

Yesterday was Mother’s Day, and even though my son forgot, and frankly I did not have a very good day I spent time considering what it is like being a mother and being employed in IT. I have raised a son, for the majority of his school and high school as a single mother, working, Read more about Women: Best choice for IT Industry[…]

How a Business Cope with Staff Loss

2 weeks ago, one of my Key staff  in fact a person I have been training for 3 years to replace myself was head hunted and decided to go with the offer given to him. This was a shock and a blow not only to myself, but to clients and fellow employees. So how does Read more about How a Business Cope with Staff Loss[…]

ANZAC’s Centenial Anniversary in relation with today’s IT industry

Come this Saturday the 25th of April 2015, we in Australia and New Zealand, will remember those who fought for our freedom. This will be a special event as this is 100 years since our landing at Gallipoli. So why would something that happened so long ago, affect us and especially IT today. Gallipoli saw Read more about ANZAC’s Centenial Anniversary in relation with today’s IT industry[…]

Traits of a Not-So Average Entrepreneur

In this modern time of creating a potential business empire, hardwork is not enough for entrepreneurial success. Most of the time, it requires a centered mind and a handful of skill set to establish your business. Let us focus on what traits entrepreneurs should possess to make him extraordinary among others:   Go-Getter in almost Read more about Traits of a Not-So Average Entrepreneur[…]

7 Great Ideas to Earn Money Online

Nowadays, people spend 5 or more hours online for browsing, watching videos, reading articles, and update their social accounts. Have you ever thought that you can use the internet to make money online? At this point, you might have read ideas about startups, studied your target market, or might even setup your own website and Read more about 7 Great Ideas to Earn Money Online[…]

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Hope behind Endings

For those who read my blogs, you will know I am currently in Lent. Last week’s my studies took me to consider Death/Endings. To top this off, I have felt like death warmed up. In fact I have been in bed for days. So whilst laying up and getting over this horrid cold, I have Read more about Hope behind Endings[…]

Millennials on Family and Business

I have a son who is almost 21 years of age. I am lucky. He has a work ethic, and even though he would love to be Peter Pan for his whole life, my blunt, no nonsense approach has made him face the facts that Peter Pan will not give him the life style he Read more about Millennials on Family and Business[…]

Dissatisfied Customer = Business Harassment

As a business, we need to be cost effective, make profit, staff care and the list go on. So part of this has meant that we have automatic phone systems and services e.g. reminders. Nevertheless, have we gone over the top? I recently had an incident that meant I was late on a credit card Read more about Dissatisfied Customer = Business Harassment[…]