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Thoughts from a Traffic Jam

by Jeremy on June 25, 2014

For the last week, I have been driving my daughter to a summer program. Since I’ve been working as a remote worker for quite some time, this is the first “commuting” that I’ve had to do for some time. On that drive the last few days I have found myself wondering “why do we do […]

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Where do we go from here?

by Jeremy on October 18, 2012

Over the past months I have really been asking myself where does my career and business go from here?  Obviously the software development arena is a good one but I have really be wanting to further focus my energies.  Since I launched Refocusing Technology I have wanted to find the answer to ‘How does technology […]

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BlackBerry Playbook 2 Improvements

by Guest on March 26, 2012

From Jeremy: Here’s a guest post that discusses utilizing the BlackBerry Playbook2.  Food for thought in the tablet space. ___ One of the highlights of the BlackBerry lineup is the underrated Playbook, RIM’s exemplary BlackBerry business services tablet. While the hardware’s remained unchanged, the operating system recently got a facelift on February 21, 2012, in […]

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Is Cloud Computing Secure for Businesses?

February 23, 2012

From Jeremy: Interesting guest post about businesses utilizing Cloud Computing resources. I hope you find it interesting as well. ___ As cloud computing’s popularity has surged for consumers, businesses have also started to take steps toward it. More and more, companies are deploying things such as cloud hosting and software-as-a-service (SaaS) in order to save […]

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How to Guard Your Business From Technology Failures

February 10, 2012

photo credit: pasukaru76 Isn’t it interesting how quickly we become dependent on the technology that didn’t even exist just a few short years ago? Just the other day, while working away… No Internet connection.  Make the phone call to hear “We are experiencing an outage in your area.” The Good News: “We are working to […]

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Jantsch: 10 Apps that Make Me More Productive

February 8, 2012

I’ve been following John Jantsch from Duct Tape Marketing for some time.  Many times John’s posts bring up tools that I should take a look at or new technologies that are interesting to follow up on. The article I read by John on the OPEN network was one of those types of articles.  Although I […]

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Android Development Adventure Step 1

December 9, 2011

photo credit: laihiu As I recently posted, I’ve decided to expand my skillset and learn about Android Development. My first step was to chat with a friend of mine who has done some work in Android development just to figure out where to begin looking.  He graciously shared some resources that he used. Yes, he […]

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New Learning Adventure

December 8, 2011

For the past several years, the focus of my development learning has been completely focused in Microsoft’s .Net realm. It’s where I’ve worked for years and like most technologies there is always something new to learn. This last week, I’ve been seriously considering what is next for me to learn.  There is plenty to learn […]

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New Tools

April 22, 2011

photo credit: Robert S. Donovan Recently, I found a few new tools that I am learning to use.  There are so many add-ins out there that it’s hard to find the good ones some times. I started using Boomerang for GMail (thanks to the AnywhereMan Dave Yankowiak’s podcast recommendation). The really useful part of Boomerang should […]

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Technology Anchor

April 22, 2011

The standard product cycle seems to show that the early adopters give way to the masses.  Part of this is just people hearing about and adjusting to new technologies.  I think the other part is the new technology maturing to a point where the masses can actually use it. photo credit: William Hook We’ve seen […]

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