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Office Web Apps Beta


Microsoft is making the move into Office Web Applications much like Google Docs . While Office Web Apps has been known to the public since October 2008 it has made progress and in my opinion works well but I am still curious how far Microsoft will go. If you want to become an early adopter then sign up for Office Web Apps Beta or keep reading for a way to begun using this new program today. If you do not want to go thru the process of signing up for this program the log into Windows Live and jump over … Continue reading

Wiki Resources


Wikipedia defines a wiki as a website that uses wiki software, allowing the easy creation and editing of any number of interlinked Web pages, using a simplified markup language or a WYSIWYG text editor, within the browser. Wikis are often used to create collaborative websites, to power community websites, for personal note taking, in corporate intranets, and in knowledge management systems. Most wikis serve a specific purpose, and off topic material is promptly removed by the user community. Such is the case of the collaborative encyclopedia Wikipedia. In contrast, open purpose wikis accept all sorts of content without rigid rules as … Continue reading

Goolge Books And Google Book Downloader


If you have not heard of Google books then you are missing out on a wonderful resource. Book Search works just like web search. Try a search on Google Books and when a  book is located with content that contains a match for your search terms, we’ll link to it in your search results. Google books allows you to perform the following: Browse online Book references Book reviews Purchase or borrow from the library To make things a little more interesting there is an open source project at CodePlex called Google Book Downloader . This is is a free utility that lets out … Continue reading

ExamForce Offers For IT Professionals


ExamForce’s certified instructors craft these study guides and practice exams so they follow each exam’s specific and recommended objection categories to ensure that test-takers have what they need come exam day. (Note: These offers are available for US, Canada, and Mexico subscribers) ExamForce IT Certification Study Guide Bundle Microsoft 70-631 TS: Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Configuration – 29 pages 70-640 TS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuration – 78 pages 70-290 Managing and Maintaining a Server 2003 Environment – 45 pages CompTIA N10-004 CompTIA Network+ – 75 pages Cisco 640-802 Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) (Provided as two study guides) … Continue reading

Microsoft Launches WebsiteSpark


WebsiteSpark is a new global program, designed by Microsoft to help small professional Web development and design service companies succeed, by providing new business opportunities through connections with global partners and customers, support and training, and software tools – at no upfront cost. WebsiteSpark provides professional Web development and design companies with an innovative vehicle to get access to: Business Opportunities: Opportunities to expand their customer base and drive new business, by showcasing their capabilities and connecting with partners via the WebsiteSpark Marketplace and other Microsoft marketing and business networking vehicles. Support and training: Professional support from Microsoft and connections … Continue reading

Microsoft Courier No Longer A Secret


I first learned about this earlier in the day from a friend and I for one really like this product and I can think of a number of ways that I could use it in both my professional and personal sides of life. This leaves me with the question of what is the cost? [media id=51 width="600" height="300"] According to Gizmodo this device is a booklet and not a tablet. It sports dual 7 inch screens, mulitouch and more. It will be interesting to see what Apple comes to the table with to see the pros and cons between these … Continue reading

Information Technology: Embracing Tech and What It All Means

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Information Technology (IT) is an area where over the last five years we have all seen a great deal of change and it is amazing at how quick things have changed. In today’s IT workplace many individuals are utilizing resources such as instant messaging and virtual meetings in a much more beneficial manner than ever before. However there are always individuals who are the exception. For example, I recall in the past when a manager was extremely angry at the emails and electronic reports he was receiving. He proceeded to tell me that if I had information for him that … Continue reading