The School of Communication

One of the keys to success in business and in life is good communication. There is a large gap between the meaning we intend and the meaning that the listener understands. It is a gap that has perplexed linguists, writers, artists and philosophers from the time of Socrates. In our daily lives we often find… Continue Reading The School of Communication

Common Computer Attacks – DDOS

There is one type of attack that’s becoming much more prevalent on the internet and that’s the Distributed denial of service or DDOS attack. This particular form of attack was relatively scarce until a few years ago, probably because it was seen as difficult to profit from. There are several reasons why that has changed… Continue Reading Common Computer Attacks – DDOS

Using Incident Management Tools

If you visit any helpdesk, big or small, they’re will always be lots of calls logged in their help desk system. Whether it’s specialist software or simply a large spreadsheet, it’s amazing how quickly these fill up even in a relatively small network. The problem is handling these incidents effectively can be quite a time… Continue Reading Using Incident Management Tools

Musings on the Password Problem

Do you ever think it’s surprising that we’re still using passwords and PINs for so many important parts of our lives. After all everything from paying bills, email, banking to applying for stuff online seems to need a password. The human brain is really suitable for coping with so many possibilities, although perhaps I should… Continue Reading Musings on the Password Problem

Some Methods for Reducing your Drinking

There are reports that it’s not the younger generation who are starting to drink too much but their parents and grandparents. Certainly over the years, it’s easy to lose sight of your drinking levels especially when the stresses of jobs and raising children need some release. The problem is that this sector don’t look at… Continue Reading Some Methods for Reducing your Drinking

Missing your Football – Try This

Football (or perhaps soccer) is probably one of the most popular sports in the world. However depending on your location, there’s not always the same sort of coverage available that you might enjoy in your home country. Take for instance the example of a temporary exiled Grimsby Town fan who is spending a year working… Continue Reading Missing your Football – Try This

The Importance Of Employee Communication

The significance of simply connecting with employees should not be understated. Look at any company like this and you can see the benefits when good, quality communication happens – it prevents misunderstandings, miscommunication and conflict. Misunderstanding what’s being said in the office may cause task frustration and stress. The main point? Communicating clearly is a… Continue Reading The Importance Of Employee Communication

Status of the BBC in the Republic of Ireland

The BBC have been viewed by individuals in the Republic of Ireland for several years – in fact from before when the country broadcaster RT&Esevere, started a TV service from the early 1960 s. Initially, individuals were able to get UK television through overflow of UK transmitters in Wales on the east shore and from… Continue Reading Status of the BBC in the Republic of Ireland

Language is a Barrier to Immigrants

If there’s one thing that will seriously stop the integration of migrants it’s a language barrier. Not only will it isolate a family or individual but will seriously hamper things like employment and education. All of these are essential for a migrant to start to become a valuable member of a community. Imagine the difficulties,… Continue Reading Language is a Barrier to Immigrants

How to Learn the Product Life Cycle Development Framework

For any entrepreneur or businessman who wants to launch a new, brilliant idea, it is critical to be familiar with the business framework used by strategy consulting firms known as product life cycle development. There is a great PowerPoint presentation describing this in detail on. Here is the direct link to the Product Life Cycle… Continue Reading How to Learn the Product Life Cycle Development Framework