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9:05PM

Apple, Inc. - What A History!

Three college drops outs in a garage. Two had worked for Atari and one had worked for Hewlett-Packard. All were hell-bent on creating a computer that individuals could use in their homes.

The two Steve’s (Jobs and Wozniak) finally crafted their first unit and founded Apple Computer Company in 1967. The third partner want “out” and sold his share in the company back to Jobs and Wozniak. He probably had a lot of regrets in the ensuring years!

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12:38PM

Zoinks! It's Like About Scooby Doo, Man!

There have been quite a number of canine heros over the years. With Rin Tin Tin, the german shepherd war hero, Lassie and way of subtly getting help to where it’s needed most, dogs have had a good amount of time on the silver screen. It’s not just real dogs, however, dogs are also a popular subject for cartoons, and perhaps none so famous as Scooby Doo!

Generations both young and old are familiar with Scoob and the Gang. After all, it’s pretty hard to forget about a talking great dane that solves all manner of mysteries. But what about the origins of Scooby Doo? It’s time to shed a little light on the mystery and origins of master of the cartoon dog franchise, Scooby Doo.

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3:33PM

Create A Google Style Office On A Budget

Google has an unconventional approach to office layout. The company claim that “no two offices are the same”, but can share similar features.

Key common features include quirky huddle areas (the head office in London has a meeting area called ‘Granny’s flat’), video games, pool tables, ‘micro kitchens’ stacked with healthily food, and lets not forget the traditional white board.

Nothing could be further away from desks with partition screens and horrid filing cabinets.

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2:26PM

Tips For Creating A Perfect Home Office

Think about the form, function and style when designing a home office...

The home office, whether it is tucked into a kitchen corner or if it is a whole other room, it demands more than one function. Since this space calls for a lot of various activities, it is important to look at all the points when designing a home office.

Who will be primary user? What professional or domestic duties does it have to support?

Make a list of things, files and folders you will store, as well as the equipment you need there. With a prepared list, find the right space that is fit for your home office.

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11:09AM

Project Initiation And Setting Up For Project Management Success

Great generals, like great sports coaches, don’t just rush the field and hope for the best. Their strategies are precisely planned. Whether the conquest is for territory or trophies, clear objectives, and a good map, raise the prospect for victory. Likewise, focused planning and reliable communication are a powerful combination in any arena, pointing new projects toward success.

Taking the time to create four introductory documents can raise your field advantage: Project Charter, Stakeholder Register, Stakeholder Analysis Matrix and the Stakeholder Management Strategy. These documents are produced by project managers during the initiation phase of a project, before other detailed planning. They form the foundation of the project’s progress, allowing you to work out exactly what you are going to do and set some guidelines for the rest of the project.

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