Tech Tips to Combat the Sedentary Lifestyle

by Michael Kwan - on Jun 25th 2015 - No Comments
The dangers of the sedentary lifestyle

Science and technology have improved our lives in so many different ways and this has had a dramatic impact on the very nature of work. Regardless of your chosen industry and career, there’s a very good chance that computers are playing an increasingly large role. And for many of us, this means sitting at a desk for hours on end....

Top iOS 9 Features to Help You Work Smarter

by Chris Cairns - on Jun 11th 2015 - No Comments
Apple iOS 9 on iPhone and iPad

At Apple’s WWDC event in San Francisco earlier this week, the company offered a preview of its upcoming iOS 9 update for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch mobile devices. Set to be available this fall by way of a software update, iOS 9 comes with several new features and improvements that could help you be more productive and more...

Useful Twitter Tools for Business

by Chris Cairns - on May 21st 2015 - No Comments
Twitter Tools

Businesses of all sizes from all around the world can benefit from the power that social media can provide. The new age of the Internet has opened up terrific opportunities to engage with fans, build brand awareness, and even land more customers and increase sales. Simply using these social networks on their own isn’t enough, though,...

The Apple Watch Apps You Need to Get Now

by Michael Kwan - on May 7th 2015 - No Comments
Apple Watch Sport

The hottest new gadget to hit the technological scene is the hotly anticipated Apple Watch. Competing directly against the array of Android Wear smartwatches that are already on the market, this newest device capitalizes on the much beloved iOS ecosystem and offers a stunning, premium design. And just as you would do with other smartwatches,...

How to Accept Mobile Payments on Your Smartphone or Tablet

by Michael Kwan - on Apr 22nd 2015 - No Comments
Accepting mobile payments

As a small business owner, you may quickly discover that one of the most powerful and versatile tools in your arsenal is your smartphone or tablet. It can be used to track your finances, manage your to-do list, and keep tabs on your important appointments. And it can also give you the ability to accept mobile payments on the go. If your...

Free iPhone Apps to Help You Remember Things Better

by Chris Cairns - on Apr 9th 2015 - No Comments
Reminders by thebarrowboy (Flickr)

The human brain is pretty amazing, capable of some truly astounding things. It’s also terribly unreliable and that’s why technology can be so useful. And the increasing versatility of the modern day smartphone is really helping to make our lives that much better and more organized. A couple of weeks ago, we listed some of...

Get More Done with These 5 iPhone Apps

by Michael Kwan - on Mar 26th 2015 - No Comments
Get more done with iPhone 6 Plus

Smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices, for better or for worse, are sources of infinite distraction. We have too many candies that must be crushed, too many ropes that need to be cut, and too many birds flapping past innumerable pillars. Even so, you can actually be more productive and get more done if you empower yourself with...

Leverage the Pomodoro Technique with Timer Apps

by Chris Cairns - on Mar 12th 2015 - No Comments
Pomodoro Technique

Staying focused is challenging even at the best of times. This is true whether you’re working on your own or you are part of a larger collaborative team. Perhaps you have already employed agile project management tools to keep everyone on the same page, but how do you ensure that everyone is getting the most out of their time at...

More Online Agile Project Management Tools

by Chris Cairns - on Feb 26th 2015 - No Comments
Agile Project Management

The key fundamental principle behind agile project management is that the larger project as a whole can be understood and approached in an incremental manner. Each of these iterative sections can be approached by the whole team–including both employees and clients–such that feedback received and insight gained can be integrated...

5 Kanban Project Management Tools to Improve Your Team’s Workflow

by Michael Kwan - on Feb 13th 2015 - No Comments
Kanban Board

Working together as a team can be a challenge at the best of times and this is why it is so important to have the right project management tools in place to best manage the workflow of both individual contributors and the team as a whole. One of the more innovative solutions is something call kanban, which literally translates as “signboard”...

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