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How To Write Good Meeting Minutes
June 6, 2006 by Katy Whitton

I’ve recently taken over a secretary of my Village Hall Committee and it’s actually quite surprising how much work is involved  for such a little organisation. One of my tasks is to write and distribute the minutes of our monthly meetings, a job that I have to admit I wasn’t looking forward too. I’d never […] … Read Article »

Productivity

Thunderbird search folders bug
June 6, 2006 by Katy Whitton

I’m not sure if it’s just me but I recently noticed that some of the emails I had labeled were not being displayed in the search folders which was a bit strange and a bit annoying as I rely on them quite heavily. When I looked at the search folder’s properties, the filter was set […] … Read Article »

Project Management

Managing Web Projects #1 – The Brainstorm
June 6, 2006 by Katy Whitton

This is the first in a series of posts I will be writing about managing the full life-cycle of web projects. I am really interested in any feedback you may have so please feel free to comment or email me. For the first step in this series I mindmapped all of the parts of web […] … Read Article »

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Sync Itunes without an IPod
June 6, 2006 by Katy Whitton

My apologies for the lack of posting. I’m working on a rather complicated post at the moment about Web Development and Project Management which (hopefully) should be of interest to you all. Another reason is that I broke my PC fiddling with Itunes and trying to install the Itunes Agent which allows you to sync […] … Read Article »

Google

Google Notebook Launches
June 6, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Google have launched their new “Notebook” which allows you to store images, web clippings and notes. You need a Google account to register. Get your Google Notebook here. You can also view more at the “Google Notebook Overview” page. From Google: Google Notebook makes web research of all kinds – from planning a vacation to […] … Read Article »

Project Management

Managing Web Projects #2 - The Workflow
June 6, 2006 by Katy Whitton

This is the second post in the “Managing Web Projects” series, following on from “Managing Web Projects #1 – The Brainstorm“. I have taken the initial mindmap and worked it into what I see is the optimal flow for a web project. It is currently set up to include database integration, but obviously this step […] … Read Article »

Project Management

Managing Web Projects #3 - The Pitch
June 6, 2006 by Katy Whitton

This is the third post in the “”Managing Web Projects”” series, you can find the second post “Managing Web Projects #2 – The Workflow” here. So, you’ve been invited to pitch your website idea to a client. This could be your big break and put you on the road to website “”superstardom””. But how do […] … Read Article »

Productivity

June 5, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Do you follow David Allen's Getting Things Done Productivity system? Do you use Thunderbird? Did you know that you can use Thunderbird as a GTD tool? Well, now you do! … Read Article »

Google

Google Talk/Chat Review
June 5, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Wow, two posts about Google in one day – and before you ask, no my new job doesn’t involve me working for them! I lied when I said I had no-one to talk to earlier this week, I sent an invite to Gmail (after about 30 minutes of searching for the “Invite” box – GreaseMonkey […] … Read Article »