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Weekly Wallpaper #4 – Let it snow!
June 12, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Here’s your weekly wallpaper. I know it’s not Friday but I’m off on holiday tomorrow (hoorah – first holiday in 8 years!) and I wanted to check the advanced posting feature I’ve implemented works, so here it goes! You can click on the image below or right click and save here. … Read Article »

Productivity News

Ouch! I've been tagged!
June 12, 2006 by Katy Whitton

The social medium of the internet, and blogging specifically, always makes me smile. You get to have conversations with people whom you necessarily  wouldn’t interact with in the “real” world. One person I have met in the “Real World” is Wayne Turmel (although now I know his name isn’t really Wayne ;)) from “The Cranky […] … Read Article »

Productivity

The Holy Grail of Productivity
June 12, 2006 by Katy Whitton

There was an interesting post over at LifeDev (linking to Black Belt Productivity) the other day concerning how trying out new productivity tools can actually make you less productive. I felt moved to comment on the subject (which you can read here), but I also thought it warranted further exploration. An excerpt of my comment […] … Read Article »

Productivity News

How Not to change Domain Registrars
June 12, 2006 by Katy Whitton

There’s a saying “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket”, and it’s definitley one to follow from now on! I had my domain registered with my hosting company so of course, if you forget to pay them (whoops), your website goes down and you can’t simply point the domain somewhere else such as a […] … Read Article »

Productivity News

Argh *&@^% Spam!
June 12, 2006 by Katy Whitton

There’s an article over at “Smashing Magazine” about preventing spam by hiding your email address. You can check out the full article here. I’ve had an email address visible on this blog for a while just to see what would happen and…. nothing. No Spam. Nada. I’ve encrypted it now all the same, but I […] … Read Article »

Site News

Most popular things of 2006
June 12, 2006 by Katy Whitton

The following are a list of the most popular popular things this year (according to the limited stats I have at the moment) 😉 Most Popular posts: Improving Outlook with a Custom Dashboard Managing Tasks In Outlook Grocery Shopping Hack GTD With a Pocket PC Getting Things Done In Thunderbird Managing Web Projects #6 – […] … Read Article »

Project Management

Managing Web Projects #11 – The Change Request Form
June 11, 2006 by Katy Whitton

So, you’ve tested the site and are approaching the sign-off phase but before you can jump the last hurdle the client turns around to you and says, “Well actually, I’d like it to do….” You check back through your Technical Requirements Specification and lo and behold, what’s been asked of you was never in the […] … Read Article »