Profile: Heidi V. Anderson

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Heidi has been writing professionally about computers, technology and the Internet for more than 20 years. She lives in Vermont where she taps her maple trees for syrup and most of the year wishes it was just a little bit warmer out.

Posted on 05/06/2016

We have another great case study to share with you today. Envoc is a full-service digital agency and the maker of Spotter, a customizable mobile app that streamlines the inspection process by capturing information in the field for immediate analysis. With Spotter, clients are able to create and manage their own inspection questionnaires and put […] …read more

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Posted on 04/20/2016

Pundits have been predicting the death of Microsoft PowerPoint about as long as they’ve been predicting the death of Excel. Neither is anywhere near true at this point, but after sitting through the umpteenth boring PowerPoint presentation, you can end up wishing you were dead. Part of why PowerPoint has such a bad rep is […] …read more

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Posted on 02/02/2016

Because Windward offers so many different output options (PDF, HTML, DOCX, etc.), this can sometimes lead to a question when it comes to report design: How can you make sure the template renders the way you expect? On the back end, we’ve done a lot of work trying to make the report output identical to the […] …read more

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Posted on 01/06/2016

About six months ago, our company began evaluating replacement programs for the Web conference software we were using. While in general we were happy with GoToMeeting, the audio and video occasionally had some problems. So we began exploring other options. Management gave assignments to various departments to check out a handful of Web conference software […] …read more

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Posted on 12/30/2015

4 truths and 5 tips every developer should know before working at a tech startup Working at a tech startup has become the stuff of myth and legends. Brutally long hours, strenuous development work, over-the-top enthusiasm and those ubiquitous ping pong tables all combine to create a picture of a workplace environment that’s both grueling […] …read more

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