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LEARN BY PRACTICE IN A FUNNY WAY.THIS APPLICATION CONTAINS 4000 QUESTIONS . This application will help you if you are preparing SSC,...

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DiData bet $90k on Excom students

Dimension Data Learning Solutions (DDLS) has gambled around $90,000 to help students and businesses left stranded by the failure of training company Excom in the hope they will become return customers.

October 4, 2010 by

Cisco rallies channel to target virtualized data centers

Cisco said today that it will "grow, motivate and evolve" its channel partners as a way of turbo-boosting the adoption of virtualized data centers. At its partner summit, the company announced plans to expand its partner profitability program and launch IT certification training, as well as an expansion of its rack mount servers.

June 3, 2009 by

Day 1 without my Mac

I spent the day in training, learning about standards-based instruction, assessments, and all sorts of educational goodness. It sounds torturous for most IT folks, but in fact I managed to get quite a bit out of it, especially as it will increasingly fall to me to bring assessments online and provide teachers with easy ways to use data to drive instruction.

May 27, 2009 by

Greening IT beyond the data center

At the Business Goes Green conference in San Jose, Calif., on June 6, Christopher Mines, senior vice president of Forrester Research, talks about strategies managers can use to green IT in areas of an organization outside the data center. Mines discusses ideas such as implementing telecommuting initiatives, deploying video conferencing systems, and setting up training programs to educate employees on going green.

June 23, 2008 by

SIS interfaces continue to improve

I spent the day in training today with X2 Development Corporation, looking at course scheduling in their Aspen student information system. While we had just rolled out their SIS last year in time for student scheduling and the process went as well as could be expected (a new SIS, ridiculously dirty data imported from our previous system, tight deadlines, etc.

March 11, 2008 by

Logical spreadsheets

Spreadsheets have become essential tools in the last 20 years. Still, they have some limitations. In particular, if they handle mathematical computations, they're not designed to deal with logical formulas. Now, computer scientists at Stanford University have developed a prototype of a logical spreadsheet using logic instead of math to help us with data management in an innovative way. The U.S. Army would like to use the technology to organize troop deployment and training. And Stanford is already using it to schedule classes, events and rooms. The next step will be to integrate this technology on the Web to replace the forms that we routinely fill by "websheets."

April 26, 2007 by

Collect GPS location data with the free Nokia Sports Tracker software

Mobile devices can be used to improve productivity and are essential for keeping you in touch with your business contacts, but you can also use them for entertainment and now for helping manage your daily fitness regime. I was checking out my RSS feeds and saw that All About Symbian posted on the new free Nokia Sports Tracker application suite. Nokia has a similar application in their 5000 Sport device and now are offering it for free to owners of the latest Nokia S60 3rd Edition devices, including most of the Nseries and Eseries models. The Nokia Sport Tracker software allows you to connect your mobile device to a GPS receiver and use it to record location-based data. Speed, distance, and time are stored automatically to your training diary and you can then export your excercise route to Google Earth. The Nokia E-series blog has more details on the application and its usage.

March 14, 2007 by

Actuate adds non-techy query tool

Acuate on Monday announced an update to its data-analysis software designed to appeal to people with little or no training with the application. Version 7 of Actuate lets business people make queries to corporate databases, leaving the more technical aspects to IT professionals.

March 27, 2003 by

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