Working from home? ‘Snow problem…

With half the country snowed in I thought now would be a good time to share some top tips for working from home. Although today’s technology means many of us have the tools to work just as effectively out of the office as in it, working at home can still present the odd challenge –…

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Office 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2) now available to download

If you’re using Office 2007 and want to keep your computer completely secure and performing at it’s best – and I know you do – head to the links below, where you can find out about and download Service Pack 2 (SP2). If you have your PC configured to download updates automatically (Control Panel /…

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True… my sister-in-law’s colleague said this happened to her son’s next door neighbour…

A timely reminder of the dangers of online crime from my colleague and Microsoft UK’s Chief Cyber Security Advisor, Ed Gibson: A few days ago the news broke that a series of banks, savvy investors and other esteemed financial institutions had collectively become victims of a $50b fraud. Inevitably, this news was quickly followed by…

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Most popular how-to articles in 2008

How do you know what you don’t know… You need to know something exists in the first place, to know that you don’t know anything about it… Because of this conundrum, I’m always interested to see what people are searching for on Office Online — and I almost always discover a new feature that I…

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A brain of two halves

A little light diversion for anyone enjoying the “festive wind-down”. (And if you’re nowhere near winding down, then take 5 minutes from the “festive frazzle” to complete the quiz anyway!) Our colleagues over in the TechNet world have put together a short quiz to promote their Design IT competition. Even if you’re not planning on…

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The meaning of life, well for this blog at least

I was having a catch-up with my manager last week and we started talking about the blog. Probably due to the fact that I’ve been “discussing” my workload with her, she was quick to challenge me on starting up a new project. After all, does the world really need another blog? And what’s going to…

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