Feel like someone’s watching you?

How would you like for your employer to monitor you while you working from home? Imagine sitting at your desk and your home office and your boss is tracking what you are doing. To a limited degree, your status on Microsoft Skype and Teams serve as monitoring; however surveillance applications can be quite a bit more invasive.Continue reading “Feel like someone’s watching you?”

A picture is worth 1000 words (but maybe a few more dollars that I would like to spend)

I often refer to myself as a “Mack of all trades” (a play on the phrase “a Jack of all trades” if you’re not familiar). I have intermediate to advanced level skills in programming and developing, data analysis and reporting. And like many engineers, I have an artistic soul that cries out… The Creative SuiteContinue reading “A picture is worth 1000 words (but maybe a few more dollars that I would like to spend)”

eLearning: Are you Captivating or Articulating?

Okay, I realize that the title lacks true wit but I wanted to discuss eLearning software today, particularly Articulate and Captivate. But first , I hope that everyone was able to honor our soldiers today, Memorial Day 2011. As my career in training and facilitation evolves, I am incorporating more and more technology to produceContinue reading “eLearning: Are you Captivating or Articulating?”

What’s in a name? Prezi

What’s in a name? Well, there’s certainly not much in the name but there’s certainly quite a bit in the functionality of Prezi. Prezi is an online presentation software far more advanced than the desktop software programs that I have used in the past. Prezi presentations play like a Flash movie that a presenter canContinue reading “What’s in a name? Prezi”

Internet Browsers – Why I like Firefox

At-home career professionals spend much of their time on the Internet. Whether for logging into secure systems, checking email or performing research, we have to be able to rely on our Internet browsers. Right now, I am becoming disenchanted with Internet Explorer (IE). Until last week, I used IE7 for several years. Then suddenly itContinue reading “Internet Browsers – Why I like Firefox”