Excel automation

Not more spreadsheets to analyse and chart… Always a regular cry in the office.  Reports produced on a regular basis need to be embellished, with charts that involve some fairly complicated calculations – cross-reference look-ups, previous month comparisons, and all that sort of thing. Probably, now this is done largely by hand.  The data sits […]... Read More

Data Protection

Under the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) you must: use personal information fairly and lawfully; collect only the information necessary for a specific purpose(s); ensure it is relevant, accurate and up to date; only hold as much as you need, and only for as long as you need it; allow the subject of the information […]... Read More

Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Well it finally arrived – 8 weeks after it was expected. It has now update all my machines and with usual Microsoft efficiency. It took about an hour to an hour and a half dependant on which machine it came down to. If you are running your kit as a standard machine I don’t believe […]... Read More

LinkedIn Requests to Connect

I really do not understand why people I have never heard of, and am never likely to want to be connected to, ask to be connected. Linkedin is supposed to be for professionals, not as an alternative to Facebook. Please, please, do not ask to connect unless there really is a connection. I have a […]... Read More