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Windows 7, Fix Read-Only Drive.

A couple of week ago I had an issue with the secondary drive on my local workstation. The whole drive all of a sudden was set to read-only. I’m not exactly sure how it happened. It could be due to a group policy or Windows update. I Googled and suggestions are: Take...

Pay It Forward

Pay it forward. We hear this catch phrase so often that I feel its true meaning is somehow lost or diminished. Who remembers the 2000 movie “Pay it Forward” with Helen Hunt, Kevin Spacey, and Haley Joe Osment? What a wonderful movie rooted in the spirit of giving, giving without self-centered or self-promoting strings attached. In the movie Haley Joe Osment’s character Trevor, is given a class assignment by his history teacher to devise and put into action a plan that will change the world for the better. Trevor’s plan is to do a favor for someone – a big favor. Rather than payback the favor, the recipient instead chooses 3 people to do a favor for, and so on, creating a ‘Network of good deeds.’ I’m sure we’ve probably all seen the movie, but what a concept. How different would our world be if each of us took the time to do something for someone knowing we could not benefit in anyway personally, professionally or financially. Could we change our world for the better?

Tip: Hyperlinks in Excel

Many of us have been tasked with providing proof of test cases being ran and what results they produce. There are many ways to provide this data. Sometimes the people that need the results are not of the technical background, but rather have business knowledge. We...

Getting Naked?

Our management team is reading a great book. It’s title is “Getting Naked” and no, it’s not the prequel to “Fifty Shades of Grey.” “Getting Naked: A Business Fable About Shedding The Three Fears That Sabotage Client Loyalty” is Patrick...

First, Prove Yourself Wrong

When you set out to prove something, it’s human nature to look for information that supports your theory–and disregard the rest. It’s called confirmation bias, and you experience it more than you realize. The internet has put enormous, unchecked...

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