Posts Tagged: Outlook

Congress and the Federal Worker

Federal employees have many concerns on their plate in terms of Congress and the federal budget, including: What will happen with federal pay in 2015 following the 1% increases in 2014? Will Congress pass a debt limit increase? How will the president’s State of the Union promise to use more Executive Orders play out? Ken… Read more »

Have an 8% rise in productivity with just a few Microsoft Outlook Tips

If you use Microsoft Outlook, join me for a complimentary webinar: Outlook on Steroids. You’ll learn little known Outlook features that will help you gain at a minimum 5 more minutes of productive time an hour, giving you an 8% rise in productivity. Register your entire team for this Lunch and Learn preview. For an… Read more »

Hotmail transition to Outlook.com

Microsoft is planning a major update to it’s flagship online email service ‘Hotmail’ and will eventually transition to the newly created ‘outlook.com’. This new website now mimics the soon-to-be metro style format that Windows 8 will encompass. According to Microsoft, existing @hotmail.com and @live.com email address will stay the same, but new users will begin… Read more »

Is the Sky Falling on Government Contractors?

In many ways, the government contractor community is in a state of uncertainly with pending budget cuts in this austere environment. When reading the news, it often feels like Henny Penny is doing all of the reporting and the outlook is very dire. But is the sky actually falling? Market Connections will be releasing this… Read more »

Are Government Contractors Doing Enough to Differentiate Themselves?

Without a doubt, the next 12 to 24 months will be a period where government contractors need to be even more competitive – chasing after fewer and smaller contracting opportunities. Many are already seeing this as a particularly challenging time. As the market for winning new contracts and holding on to existing ones becomes more… Read more »

Don’t Mess with My Outlook!

People hate change – it’s hard-wired into our lizard brains. Change is unpredictable, potentially life threatening. Which explains why you’re afraid to try Google Apps. You’ve spent years getting to know Outlook. GMail might kill you! Okay, so the whole life preservation thing may be a little out of proportion. But still, you like Outlook?… Read more »

World Trade Week: View from the Border

2009 World Trade Week events in the southern California/US-Mexico border region: Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce & U.S. Commercial Service co-hosted The Americas Business Forum in Los Angeles May 27-28. Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke reminded guests to tap the US & Foreign Commercial Service’s myriad resources. LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa shared his vision of… Read more »