Home Sweet Home

Home Sweet Home

A few years ago I worked on a project delivering IT training to police officers in the North West of England. The training was delivered in makeshift training rooms at various police stations around the region, however, the training team (there were about 8 of us in...
6 Ways to Avoid the Post-Holiday Crash

6 Ways to Avoid the Post-Holiday Crash

For most people, this week sees the return to work after the Christmas break (my break was almost 3 weeks, not that I’m bragging LOL). So how can you bounce back into a state of productivity and get into a work mindset? It’s not that hard if you follow these 6...
Creating Calendars in Word

Creating Calendars in Word

Planning the new year? Microsoft have some really useful templates available for free download and here’s a video showing you how easy it is to customize them for your specific needs. There is a complete range of options built-in to the template all managed via...
Working from Home Effectively

Working from Home Effectively

Working from home? Want to get productive? Of course you do! In which case there’s no better time to settle down and have a read of the following posts: How to Make the First Two Weeks of 2014 Super Productive How to Be More Effective When Working from Home How...
3 Uses for an Old iPad

3 Uses for an Old iPad

Prompted by a question on Twitter, here’s three ideas for making good use of an old iPad, rather than leaving it in a drawer gathering dust. A Dedicated eBook Reader Although I’m not an avid reader, I do have a large number of reference books and magazines...
Reverse Engineering an Acrobat File

Reverse Engineering an Acrobat File

My number one request when working with people in Acrobat is “How do I get the information back into Word/Excel/PowerPoint*?” (*delete as applicable!) Well with Adobe Acrobat XI you could just be in luck with your request to “unbake the cake”....