Archive | October, 2010

Top Pick for Using PowerPoint 2010

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October 25, 2010

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From “Top 10 reasons to try PowerPoint 2010” I’m sure you’ve heard the expression, ”death by PowerPoint”. I think it should be changed to “death by presenter who uses PowerPoint ineffectively”, but it’s not as catchy.  PowerPoint presentations these days have a bad reputation if it’s just bulleted text on the screen.  That’s why my top […]

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Understanding the iPad Display Capabilities

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October 20, 2010

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Did you know that your iPad can actually display video using the dock connector on the bottom of your iPad and an adapter (purchased separately)?  This can be great in the classroom or for quick meetings in technology equipped spaces.  If this is something you have considered before, or are considering for the future, there […]

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Top Pick for Upgrading to Excel 2010

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October 19, 2010

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From the article at Microsoft.com entitled “Top 10 reasons to try Excel 2010”. Excel happens to be the application I use the most, and for which I seem to offer a lot of training. Analytical skills are critical to any job, so being able to articulate “what the numbers mean” to your audience is important. The differences […]

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The iPad apps I Can’t Live Without

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October 14, 2010

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I was recently  reading The Chronicle of Higher Education’s Prof Hacker Blog when I stumbled across an interesting post entitled 5 iPad Applications I Can’t Live Without (and Why) (http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/5-ipad-applications-i-cant-live-without-and-why/25907).  After reading this article I wondered: “If I had to choose, what would be on the top of my App list?”… so here they are! […]

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Top Pick for Upgrading to Word 2010

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October 11, 2010

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From “Top 10 reasons to try Word 2010” Not much changed in Microsoft Word 2010 in my opinion.  But since Word is probably one of the applications you use most because you have to, locating your files and accessing those critical commands to get the job done fast and accurately might be important to you. […]

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Top Picks for Upgrading to Outlook 2010

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October 4, 2010

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From “Top 10 Reasons to Try Outlook 2010” Since Outlook 2010 changed over to using the Ribbon interface throughout the application, lots of navigation changes came along with it. So my top pick is a tie between #3 and #4. It’s also important to point out a default setting for Outlook Web Access (OWA) which […]

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