Walk along the Arno river in Florence, Italy and look south. You might spy the walls of Fort Belvedere, built in the late 1500s. The fort’s location, wall configuration, and limited number of entrances all enhanced the fort’s defensive strength. Sited on a hill, the fort allowed defenders to watch distant attackers approach. Every wall […]

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While technology can be impressive (cars driving themselves, private spacecraft shuttles supplying the international space station, apps that can pretty much run your life), it’s amazing we still struggle with syncing two email systems. When it comes to Google Apps syncing with Microsoft Outlook, the issues are not quite solved. More accurately, sync works — […]

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The IT game is changing. Do you have the data — and understanding — you need to compete? Major league third-basemen who play today run more their predecessors. They can blame Bill James. For years, James published a detailed analysis of baseball statistics. In part, data show that some players have a strong tendency to […]

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Today’s post is a follow up to a Google Apps recovery post that we wrote back in 2013. That post was focused on Office, today we discuss Gmail recovery best practices within Google Apps. Open the Gmail app on your phone. Tap to open an email, then tap the trash icon. Your email disappears. “Oh, […]

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Every season, baseball pitchers and hitters adjust and adapt. A pitcher modifies the pace of his delivery, experiments with a new release point, or tries to add a new pitch to his arsenal. Every hitter adapts, too: he modifies his stance, experiments with a different swing, and tries to identify pitches more accurately. Technology, too, […]

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