Collaboration tools: a comparison of the best solutions

Collaboration tools: the best apps for better productivity

 

The bigger your business, the more difficult it is to manage all the different teams and projects. It’s especially difficult if not all employees are located in the same place – this is when planning resources and communicating quickly becomes a gigantic task. Collaboration...

 

Joy of Missing Out

JOMO: The mindful countertrend to FOMO

 

JOMO (joy of missing out) is the antithesis of FOMO (fear of missing out). Younger people especially are discovering the joy of missing out for themselves. They’re enjoying the moment, instead of chasing after trendy events and comparing themselves to others on social media. JOMO...

 

Video conferencing

Video conferencing: How to make virtual meetings a success

 

Flexible working models are hard to imagine without video conferencing. Employees from different locations can meet easily for personal exchanges on a digital platform. But which software is recommended for optimal video conferencing? How can you make video conferencing more...

 

Skype alternatives

The best alternatives to Skype: 13 free applications for video calls

 

For millions of people around the world, video chats and conferences are an essential part of daily life – for both work and leisure. When it comes to video telephony software and applications, Skype is by far the leader of the pack. In fact, many people are unaware that there’s...

 

Promote your website

Promoting your website: crash course for beginners

 

There are well over one billion websites worldwide. If you’re a newcomer and want to improve your online presence, you need a well-thought-out strategy and a lot of patience. But solid online marketing efforts can give a website the desired reach. From SEM, to display, to mobile:...

 

The best TeamViewer alternatives

Alternatives to TeamViewer

 

You don’t always have to use the market leader – this also applies to remote access. TeamViewer is still the most widely-used solution for remote management and online meetings, but there are numerous alternatives on the market which can be considered. We present some serious...

 

How to identify phishing e-mails and protect your data

Identifying phishing e-mails: the telltale signs at a glance

 

Scammers send out dubious e-mails attempting to obtain sensitive data from internet users every day. This is known as phishing and isn’t just annoying; fraudulent e-mails cost millions each year as internet users fall victim to them. We reveal how to identify phishing e-mails and...

 

Programming paradigms: What are the principles of programming?

The two elementary programming paradigms – imperative and declarative – can best be described as fundamental programming styles. Thus, they are not the “programming styles” of individual programmers, but fundamentally different technical approaches for programming software code. In this article, we examine the programming language paradigms including their subsidiary forms.

Rotate your screen – it’s easy!

There are different reasons for why you might want to rotate your computer screen. Some users rotate their screen to use it as an upright, vertical display. Others have done this by mistake. Luckily, Windows 7, 8, and 10 offer an easy fix for adjusting display settings. You might even be able to use shortcuts on your PC or laptop to rotate your screen.

Web Services: Services from Machine to Machine

Many applications that run on your home PC or smartphone rely on data from the Internet—more precisely, from servers. One way for devices to communicate with each other is through web services. The technology is based on standardised formats such as HTTP, SOAP and XML. But how does it work?

SOAP: The network protocol explained

Online banking, ecommerce, search engines: In order for a client to access a web service, all communication users must comply with a set of rules. With SOAP you are using a highly standardised solution recommended by the W3C. The network protocol stands for high security and solid performance. How does SOAP work with web services?

OTT Means the Next Step Forward in Television

The emergence of over-the-top content (OTT) has long-term implications for the future of television. As a direct alternative to the likewise internet-based IPTV, OTT is independent of internet providers. OTT doesn’t require its own infrastructure and enables users to freely choose when they use which digital content. Video on-demand, live streaming and Internet cable television with OTT content...

WSDL Tutorial: Web Service Description Language Explained

The big advantage of web services lies in their platform independence. In principle, clients and servers do not have to speak the same language, but just rely on general standards. To find out how to work with a server, a client checks the WSDL file. This is a document based on XML, in which everything important can be found. Find out how the file is structured.

Requirements Management: The Key to Successful IT Projects

How much time do you spend preparing projects? Many companies neglect the key to their projects’ success: requirements management. This backfires sooner or later when customers have various change requests and project progress keeps getting delayed. Learn what tasks effective (IT) requirements management involves and why it’s well worth the effort.

Activate and adjust hyphenation in Word

Hyphenation in Word is a handy tool often used to create a more legible document. This feature avoids excessive line breaks and large spaces that sometimes occur in Word documents. We’ll show you how to activate and customise automatic hyphenation in Word.

RPC server: what should you do if the RPC server is unavailable?

If the RPC server is unavailable, Windows will display the error code 0x800706BA. This means the network communication between the client and the server has been interrupted. The problem occurs fairly regularly in Windows 10. In this guide, we explain what the RPC server error message means and how you can fix it yourself without any expert network knowledge.

Video conferences: 7 software solutions

Is good communication with colleagues and clients possible when you’re unable to meet at location? Thanks to video conferencing software, meetings, conferences, one-to-one conversations, and webinars can be held no matter the distance. But which solutions are the right ones for you? Find out which software suits your needs best.


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