Tip of the Week: Working Around Windows’ Restore Point Issue

Tip of the Week: Working Around Windows’ Restore Point Issue
One would think that a program called System Restore would be one that would be prioritized as one to get right. Unfortunately, this seems not to be the case, as utilizing one of your restore points after performing a Windows Update can cause some serious issues. For our tip, we’ll go over how to avoid these issues with a workaround.Error Code 0xc000021aIt doesn’t take much to activate the issue. Essentially, if you create a restore point before...

Tip of the Week: Keyboard Shortcuts for Slack

Tip of the Week: Keyboard Shortcuts for Slack
Collaboration is crucial in today’s work environment, which is one reason that solutions like Slack are so popular among businesses. Another reason that Slack is a popular option is how user-friendly it is – especially with the many shortcuts that are built in. We’ll go over a few of these shortcuts.Navigating SlackOpen direct messages menu – Ctrl +Shift + K Browse all channels – Ctrl + Shift + L Previous (unread) channel or direct...

Tip of the Week: How to Encourage Collaboration

Tip of the Week: How to Encourage Collaboration
Collaboration is a crucial business process in many ways, which means you need to be sure that your entire team is on board and prepared to participate. This week, we’re offering some tips to help you accomplish just this in six simple steps.Establish and Reinforce RolesWhen establishing collaborative habits, it helps to know who is in charge of certain aspects of a project. Without these roles assigned and fully explained, some things are apt to go undone...

Tip of the Week: Sync the OneDrive Files You Need with Windows 10

Tip of the Week: Sync the OneDrive Files You Need with Windows 10
Microsoft OneDrive is a cloud file hosting service that uses synchronization to allow users real-time access to saved information. OneDrive, is most associated with Office 365, to which it offers one terabyte of cloud storage (there is a free tier for consumers as well). Since OneDrive is often used to save Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and OneNote documents, having access to this information from your navigation pane inside of Windows 10 makes it simpler for users to...

Tip of the Week: Optimize Your Chrome Browser

Tip of the Week: Optimize Your Chrome Browser
Google Chrome is much more than just any old web browser; it’s the most popular web browser in the world, being installed automatically on Android smartphones and the browser of choice for countless desktop users. Today, we want to help you get the most out of your Google Chrome web browser. Some power users might have noticed that their Chrome browser has been a little slower as of late, with some pointing out the Windows 10 1809 update as the issue. Others...

How to Leverage Parallelism to Up Your Productivity

How to Leverage Parallelism to Up Your Productivity
As unfortunate as it is to hear, science has pretty definitely kyboshed the notion that multitasking works. However, while multitasking may not actually have any true benefits to productivity, this doesn’t mean that there aren’t any ways to accomplish more in less time. Today, we’ll give you a better option than multitasking, a process known as parallelism.What’s Parallelism?On the surface, multitasking and parallelism might look extremely...