A half-century ago, after Russia jolted Americans by sending Sputnik
into orbit, the Defense Department launched a little-noticed program
designed to help the United States leap-frog the frontiers of
technology by doling out millions of dollars for research on radically
For airline passengers, the attempted Christmas Day attack and a directive by
President Obama to pursue advanced screening technology will certainly mean added security procedures at airports. So for high-tech companies, the increased focus on airport security means new opportunities to land hefty government contracts.
Hundreds of thousands of us send out email newsletters on a weekly (or monthly) basis. We send these out to dozens, hundreds, thousands of customers (or others) in the hopes that they are doing some good. Guess what? Too often they are useful pieces of digital trash, strewn in someone's email box, quickly deleted or never even read.
Lawyers and accountants are great and very much needed, but without a great technology adviser you won't know how to do more in less time, save money and overall be more productive using technology as a tool to grow your business.
Earlier this month Adobe introduced an iPhone application to enable the editing of photos, "while on the go".You can edit photos, apply effects and share images with others. The tool is pretty neat and has seamless integration with users' free Photoshop.com accounts and enables photo sharing and data back-up, saving spaceon your iPhone.
One of the evolving items in your office, 20 years ago, was probably your filing cabinets. Your invoices, employee contracts, agreements and other documents all had to go into filing cabinets and be stored for various lengths of time. We still have filing cabinets, but they are being growing less.