Articles tagged with: Information
Using the Accessibility Checker in Microsoft Office 365 Apps
Whether you are creating content for the public or making an internal document for review, making that content accessible is one of the best things you can do for its readability. Accessible documents are generally easier to read, plus you have the added advantage of creating content that most people, including those with disabilities, will [ Read More ]
End of Life (EOL) Are You Safe?
We all know about our software always wanting to install updates. Windows, Office, Adobe, Zoom, and just about any other software we install. At some point your software wants you to install, buy, download, or do an upgrade to a new version. This usually means the previous software versions will no longer be supported, End of Life (EOL). Now, [ Read More ]
Best Practices For Hosting a Hybrid Meeting
During this pandemic, in-person and face-to-face meetings can be especially challenging to host and it can be difficult to generate participation. Online meetings have become more accepted and hosting these meetings has become less challenging (hopefully), but still not without potential pitfalls. “Hybrid meetings,” with participants both in person and at a distance, may be [ Read More ]
Congress repeals FCC privacy rules, but what does it mean for me?
Last month the US Congress passed legislation, subsequently signed into law by the president, that repeals rules adopted by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) last October. But what has changed? Why is there outrage about this new privacy bill?! Why should I care? In October 2016 the FCC adopted rules regarding Internet Service Providers (ISPs) [ Read More ]
Avoiding Tech Support Scammers – The Latest in Phishing Scams
Avoiding Tech Support Scammers – The Latest in Phishing Scams Scammers do not just send fraudulent emails. They might try to call you on the phone and claim to be from Microsoft or any other legitimate business. They might also setup websites with persistent pop-ups to get you to call a number to fix the [ Read More ]
Windows 10 says my password is wrong… But I know I’ve entered it correctly!
Coming into the office one morning and turning on your Windows 10 computer, you might find that the password for your user no longer works. After installing an update, Microsoft may have changed the way you sign into the computer. In this article, I will show you how to find out if that has happened, and [ Read More ]
Windows 10: Should DASNR care?
As you might have heard by now Microsoft is releasing their newest version of Windows on July 29th, 2015. This version is called Windows 10. For the most part Windows 10 doesn’t look much different from Windows 7 or 8.x. Microsoft has reworked its core operating system and made improvements to its overall performance. Here [ Read More ]
Digital Signage – Part 3 Vendors
In Part 1 we investigated the various uses and applications of digital signs. In Part 2 we looked at the planning for implementation of a signage system. Like most technologies out there, there are a lot of vendors from which we can choose. Each offers a variety of features and their solutions vary in cost. In part [ Read More ]
Digital Signage – Part 2 Planning
Digital Signage – Part 2 Planning In part 1 I talked provided an overview of digital signage, beginning with a simple definition and some examples. In this post I will be discussing some of the key points of the system in an effort to help with your initial planning.
Digital Signage – Part 1 Overview
Digital Signage – Part 1 Overview A few years ago the Student Technology Fee Committee of the College of Ag Sciences and Natural Resources agreed to install five digital signage kiosks throughout buildings that housed our academic departmental faculty, staff, and students. The expectation was that these kiosks would provide information about the college and [ Read More ]