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David Schaffer
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Helping business and individuals use technology
Helping business and individuals use technology

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This may be old news to many but I just hit it for the first time. iPhone, at least at iOS 10, will not allow you to add a Google account that doesn’t have GMail associated with it. It lets you go through the whole Add an Account, authenticates, then…

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I just came across a Novell Success Story featuring me and the network I managed in 1991. It touts the productivity benefits of having folks store files in a central location where they can be easily found by others and where everyone will see the same…

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I will be leaving my long-time position as Director of Technology for the management consulting firm Schaffer Consulting at the end of the year. So what do I do now? Over the years I’ve thought of myself as a system administrator, a server, networks and…

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As so much is being written about moving off of the Notes/Domino platform I thought it might be useful to look back at my own experience. Much of what I’m reading lately is from Domino developers. This is, in contrast, the experience of a long-time admin.…

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For anyone waiting for the other shoe to drop from my previous post: We went with RingCentral Office@Hand from AT&T — a name to make even IBM blush. But in limited time with the product it seems to do what they claim and to be a powerful and flexible…

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I’ve been focused recently on telephone solutions. We’ve been migrating our data systems to hosted, cloud based solutions because it no longer made sense for a small organization to maintain servers, failover servers, backup systems, etc. just to provide…

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2015 has been a year of transition and preparation, or so it feels. At the “day job” we completed a migration from IBM Notes/Domino/Traveler/Sametime/Quickr and iExtensions CRM to Google Apps for Work and Zoho CRM in the second half of 2014. So 2015…

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I’ve started testing/playing with Windows 10. So far I have installed Windows 10 as an upgrade on two machines, both Windows 7 desktops, one 32 bit, one 64 bit. No real problems with either one. I also tried several times to upgrade my wife’s Lenovo Yoga…

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I just did the first test of upgrading a Windows 7 Pro machine to Windows 10. This was a modest, utility machine (Dell Optiplex 580) without a lot of software installed. But the upgrade went smoothly, if slowly, and in limited playing I’ve not found any…

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Too Many New Ways To Work?

Is anybody else drowning in options for collaboration and organization? Whether it’s a new way to organize your email, store your documents in the cloud, organize your photos and videos, or collaborate and be social there are multiple competing solutions.…
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