The Future As Seen By Me In 2010

Well looky here, things one has scanned in eh. (ignore the photo, that's some guy that made some accounting software, not sure what became of him ;) MIKE RIVERSDALE is fuming. The expensive headphones he bought in Sydney three weeks ago have just died. His first reaction is not to randomly spill expletives into his coffee, but to use his iPhone to vent his frustration to his Twitter con- tacts, under the moniker Miramar Mike. "I will also put, 'What should I do?' It's a conversation. I'm reaching out to the people following me." The council predicts hand-held digital devices such as smartphones will rule the world in 2040. They already rule the life of Mr Riversdale, whose company WaveAdept helps businesses adapt - their computing sys- tems to allow staff to work from anywhere - and with anyone. In order of fre- equency, he uses his iPhone to tweet (1136 followers; 8363 tweets since joining), e-mail, make phone calls and use online services, such as checki

Free Event: Google in the Public Sector (Fri 25th July: 8:30am-10:30am)

Jan Zawadzki Ltd are hosting a FREE morning around "Google in the Public Sector" at the James Cook Hotel (147 The Terrace, Wellington) on Friday 25th July (8:30am-10:30am).

The event will cover:
Google Tools in the Public Sector

Google releases new tools and features on an almost daily basis - the pace of development is enormous.

Come and learn about what's available and how to apply these immediately at enterprise, group, or even team level. We will take you on a complete Google solutions tour, including:
  • Google Compliance - policy-based content filtering and archiving tools for email, Web and IM
  • Google Sites - functionally-rich collaboration platform for streamlining internal teams and engaging external stakeholders
  • Google Search Appliances - instant, real-time and secure access to the information stores in your enterprise: email, shared drives, content management and business applications
  • Google Maps & Earth - tools for making geographic information easily accesible, understandable and useful
  • Google Apps - document, spreadsheet and presentation tools for users who don't need the complexity and overhead of MS Office
  • Gmail - email platform with powerful search facilities, virus/spam filtering, massive storage capacity and 24/7 availability
  • Google Calendar - collaborative online calendar that makes it easy to share and publicise
  • and lots more: Analytics, Notebook, Custom Search, Desktop, Picasa, Groups, Talk, iGoogle, AdWords, Gears, and others...!
Sounds like anyone (public sector or not) wanting to know how they can use Google applications to enhance their business should get along. I, of course, will be there and expect you all to say hi!

It's a free event to which they'd like you to register


What Jan Zawadzki Ltd say about themselves:
We're a consultancy specialising in enterprise information management. We help organisations develop, communicate and deliver effective information management strategies, and align these with business strategies and outcomes.

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