11 Tips: When Technology Comes to Work

Matt Eventoff

Technology in the workplace has certainly become a proverbial “double-edged sword.” ” While it is making life easier on many levels, sometimes easier actually becomes harder.

Technology is a luxury, not a necessity

Speak Schmeak

I''ve just got one tip for you, which precludes all the others: Prepare for your technology to fail. Consider technology "nice to have" rather than "must have." Technology cannot do the work for you. PowerPoint Public Speaking Anxiety Speakers Technology The Business of Speakin

Don't be a technology dinosaur

Speak Schmeak

I attended a conference last weekend where several speakers had technology issues that could easily have been solved in advance if they had any idea how their technology worked. If there's one little technology glitch, the audience can get past it and the speaker can move on.

The Best Screen Mirroring Apps and Technology for Every Occasion

Presentation Guru

In this article we have compiled a list of the best screen mirroring apps and devices to help our readers pick a platform or device that best suits their needs.

Technology As Executive Coach

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Before technology facilitated establishing boundaries, I might have felt compelled to analyze with a coach what seemed to be a red flag in a business relationship and we assess options for how to manage it. The must tech tools for most professionals are gmail and iPhone.

Presentation Resolutions: Embrace Technology

Professionally Speaking...

Although we only have three hundred and forty-four days left in 2010, I, for one, don't think it's too late to create some New Year's resolutions for the year.

America's Unbanked - Technology Can End Exploitation

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Technology to the Rescue. One of the most promising solutions for reducing or even ending the sufferings of the unbanked comes via technology. They are called "the unbanked." " That's because they have no official association with a financial institution.

Technology & humanity: The Luke Hand Organization

Presentation Zen

Luke’s hand was science fiction, but the technology that is being developed these days is approaching the level of that pictured in the world of science fiction. Ormsby reminds us that technology has created remarkable things.

Brand Arizona - Tarnished by Blind Trust in Technology

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Eventually, Theranos, which hadn't actually developed the proprietary technology it touted, wound up being sued by consumers for inaccurate tests. Its blind faith in technology makes it appear reckless. No one in the know trusts technology.

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IBM's Watson: Showmanship Trumps Technology

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It was widely known that Apple wasn't the best in the technology game. The Watson cognitive computing technology is not new. Its edge had always been in marketing. That began with the intuitive grasp of what users wanted and giving it to them.

E-Learning - Technology Better Fix This Problem

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It will take a technological solution to stop this farming out of instructional tasks. Online education or e-learning has yet another challenge. Some of the standard ones range from low-completion rate to the learners' need to engage with a real human being in-person. 

Technology made accessible - Simon Wardley explains cloud computing

Speak Schmeak

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Technology made accessible - Simon Wardley explains cloud computing

Speak Schmeak

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11 famous speeches by women in engineering & technology

The Eloquent Woman

Women are underrepresented in engineering and technology, and when it comes to speaking, often find themselves at conferences with no or few women speakers.

No amount of technology will make a bad story good

Presentation Zen

I was a bit of a technology geek in those days so what propelled me to actually go see the film initially was the fact that it was the first truly digital animation feature film. When Toy Story opened in the US at the end of 1995, it was met with enthusiasm and great critical acclaim.

Has Technology Got Us All Scrooged Up?

Speaker Launcher

The technology pendulum has swung all the way in one direction towards our being "connected" to everything and everyone. Here's your 2011 Technology Check-in: 1. Most Recent Post Speaker Marketing Speaking Business strategy technology for speakers

Technology Bonanza: Must Have Apps for Speakers

Speaker Launcher

Whether you are a new speaker, or someone who has been around awhile, there’s always some new technology that you haven’t heard about. for more on this, remembering that technology changes daily.

No amount of technology will make a bad story good

Presentation Zen

I was a bit of a technology geek in those days so what propelled me to actually go see the film initially was the fact that it was the first truly digital animation feature film. When Toy Story opened in the US at the end of 1995, it was met with enthusiasm and great critical acclaim.

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In Technology We No Longer Trust (including crypto) - The Herzberg Effect

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Until the end of the human race, the name "Elaine Herzberg" will appear in discussions of technology, state regulations, and liability in personal injury. For the layperson, the seminal one is: Can technology be trusted. Not only can technology not be trusted.

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No amount of technology will make a bad story good

Presentation Zen

I was a bit of a technology geek in those days so what propelled me to actually go see the film initially was the fact that it was the first truly digital animation feature film. When Toy Story opened in the US at the end of 1995, it was met with enthusiasm and great critical acclaim.

Matchmaking, Not Technology, Is Brand, Profit Potential

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 Those parents could care less about the technology.  However, the technology which allows the care-giver to upload photos and videos of Fido is, of course, a competitive advantage. Of course, I had and have no interest about the technology involved. 

Solos, Small Firms: Success = Technology

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

No matter what the professional service, be it law or public relations, success as a solo or small firm comes from how technology is leveraged. 

Does IBM Need Leaders Who Have Disruptive Technology Down Cold?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There have been questions if the current top layer of leadership at IBM is in-touch enough with disruptive technology. IBM, which is trying to establish itself as a major cloud player, just suffered a setback.

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Can’t-Live-Without Technology Tools for Speakers

Pivotal Public Speaking

public speaking technology and public speakingYour life is complicated. You have your home life, office life, and travel life. How do you keep them all coordinated easily and with the least headaches?

Starting Over: Still an illusion but technology makes it seamless

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Of course, human beings don't start over, not really.  Even in the witness protection program they still bring themselves.  And unless they have done considerable work on those selves they cart along plenty of emotional baggage.

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New Technology Use Revolutionizes Communications Training | Media Training

TJ Walker Interactive

The more some things change, like technology, the more some things stay the same, like most people’s desire to get certain types of trainings face-to-face. Thankfully, technology has now arrived (and more important, most people feel comfortable using it) to solve this problem. I’ve been conducting media and presentation training for 30 years and most of what I do is face-to face, which sends me to interesting places like Dubai and Delhi not infrequently.

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Get the best price on technology purchases, clothing — and anything else!

PowerPoint Tips

Do you buy electronics and more on Amazon, Newegg, or other sites? If so, I’d like to introduce you to a new, free service that will help you get the lowest price. Many people don’t realize that prices fluctuate constantly, particularly on websites like Amazon, which allow third party vendors to continually undercut one another.

Seth Godin on tech support

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

Technology support technologyHere is a old but still great post on Seth Godin's website about how to get effective tech support. I love one of his comments : If you own a computer, back it up. If you don’t, all bad things are your fault.

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Embrace Church 'Embracing' New Technology - How Twitter can be used for good

Dahle Communication

via www.keloland.com. There have been numerous articles and blogs written about Twitter over the past year. Some of those articles have been good and others have been bad. I have commented several times about twitter and how it can be used for good. Embrace Church in Sioux Falls is doing just that.

PowerPoint Tip: Saving money on technology purchases

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

According to retail statistics, this time of year is now more popular for technology buying than Christmas. The back-to-school purchases for those heading to high school or college/university often include technology such as computers, software, tablets, and smartphones. Our kids have been using PowerPoint in school since grade 3, so we know how important technology is in schools today. For any of these technology purchases, look for non-cash ways to pay.

Creative Video for Communicators

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Business Communication Technology videoThis Saturday I attended the annual Presidents Day meeting of the National Speakers Association Northern California Chapter.

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Speakers Must Roll with the Technology Punches | Public Speaking Tips

TJ Walker Interactive

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5 More Ways to Get Instant Feedback from Your Audience

Presentation Guru

Whether your presentation fulfils the core reason for your presentation i.e. … Software Technology Apps & Add-Ins Audience Connection Events featured Feedback Interaction presentation technology

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BATS Global Markets: Its problems shake trust in technology

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Is the universe sending mankind a message about technology?    It will take a lot longer to fix the perception that technology fails too often and in too potentially catastrophic a manner.

Technology, or Lack Thereof, at the Podium

TJ Walker Interactive

To read David Pogue’s thoughts on technology and presenting from the NewYorkTimes.com click here. Reader response by TJ Walker Dave, you are my favorite tech columnist in the world and your videos are brilliant. But for the love of Pete, you over-complicate speaking. I recommended that you have a single sheet of notes printed in big bold [.]. Uncategorized david pogue Media Training new york times

Presentation Technology Checklist

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

It is called the Presentation Technology Checklist and it lists items that you may need to take along for your presentation in a checklist format. Recently I had a request to reprint a checklist I produced in 2002 that clearly people still have and use. It is especially useful when you are travelling to deliver a presentation or preparing someone else to deliver a presentation in another location. It is based on my own experience taking equipment to present all over North America.

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MasterCard: Re-branding As Technology Company, Deep Dive into Data Analytics

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In its official corporate branding, MasterCard now identifies itself as a technology company. MasterCard isn't just for swiping any more. The payment industry is going through a branding revolution.  AmEx had expanded its elite positioning to the EveryDay card for moms.

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This Week in History: Technology & Society

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Well, I just returned from coaching speakers at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, and my mind is focused on “all things technical&# … particularly, the relationship between technology and society. . For the week of January 10 through January 16, consider: 1906 The first radio was advertised in Scientific American. A selling point? Receiving signals up to one mile away. .

CNN Cuts 50: Technology deep-sixes photojournalists, just like print folks

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Had LIFE hung on, with today's technology its budget would be peanuts. On TV NEWSER , Chris Ariens reports that across the nation CNN has cut about 50 people.    In addition to editors, the ax hit photojournalists. 

Need a good resource for speeches on energy/technology?

Joan Detz Speaker Services

“The Role of Renewable Energy Technologies in Limiting Climate Change&#. “The Technological Challenge of Climate Change The National Academy of Engineering publishes a quarterly journal, The Bridge: Linking Engineering and Society. The Fall 2010 issue is now available: . www.nae.edu/TheBridge. Articles include: “Adaptation to the Impacts of Climate Change on Transportation&#. “Risk Assessment and Risk Management for Infrastructure Planning and Investment&#.