The Macnamara Blog
Protecting your sensitive data with a password seems like a good thing to do, right? So why would we say it is not a clever idea? Because protecting the location is better than protecting the document.
How to compare different computer processors. It is not as simple as looking at the clock speed. This article is a little technical but aims to demystify.
Visual representations make trends and differences easy to spot. Trying to make sense of the news during the Coronavirus crisis provides a powerful example of how difficult it can be to extract meaning from raw data. Like everybody else I have been struggling to interpret the daily deluge of numbers so I can determine whether
You can’t escape the C-word at the moment.
And by C-word we’re not referring to “coronavirus” – nor “COVID-19” (though, you can’t escape those either).
The word of the day is crisis. Because you know what – COVID-19 is just one crisis. It’s surely not the first, and it won’t be the last.
So here’s one particularly valuable thing you can learn from this situation: how to stay calm and logical in the face of any crisis – big or small – that impacts your company.
Whether you’re the manager of a team or working on a project with a group of staff, there are times when creativity is needed.
And the more of it you can tease out from everyone, the better the results are going to be.
Now, let’s not be mistaken here… creativity is not just a thing for artistic pursuits. It’s about generating fresh ideas, thinking laterally, coming up with unique ways to solve complex problems… regardless of the field you work in.
Performing well at your job is one thing.
But what you really want is to be recognised for it.
You want to show your boss that you’re worthy of that stellar performance review (not to mention that promotion/payrise).