Thursday, October 4, 2012

Create Cool Cursors With Mouse Trail Software

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If you have been searching around online looking for a mouse trail software for creating image trailer cursor effects, I have no doubt at all that you may be feeling pretty overwhelmed from the wide range of choices and scope of software options available on the market not to mention the sheer volume of information available on the various products. The figures are enormous especially when you're trying to find the ideal product that best suits your needs for creating cool cursor and mouse trail effects. One particular category of products that receives a lot of attention in this regard is image trailer mouse effects software a popular example of which is the newly released Lotus Zen Trail Pro. This article will attempt to provide some insight into it's effectiveness in helping someone create cool cursor image effects for their web pages.
Lotus Zen Trail Pro is an effective image trail cursor effects software program that produces mouse trail effects for web pages. What is so good about this software is its ease of use. This software has a simple step by step program which only requirement from you is to fill in the relevant blanks with the information you like to make your ideal cursor effect. The software then creates the cursor code for your web pages. That's how simple it is to use.
There is no need for you to write any code yourself. This software will automatically generate the code needed for you websites according to the specifics you want. Once all the data is entered into the software the program then generates the code needed for your web pages so you then have cool cursors. All you need to do is add this code to the head and body portions on your web pages that you want the cursor code to be on. It's that simple. Once the code is on your pages all you need to do is upload the provided cursor or for the creative folks you may prefer to upload one of your own. All the relevant files that you need to upload will be saved by the software program so all you need to do is upload them so they get published on the internet. The software will generate your code in a matter of seconds and the hardest part of the process is actually uploading to the internet. The step by step tutorial will ask you to input your data in to the provided spaces and then you just click the finish button and your code will be completed. All files are rather small and will cause no issues with your website.
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Training Employees Through Technology - Employee Learning and Development

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With the Internet easily accessible, and with computers in abundance from offices to libraries and homes, naturally turning to the Internet as a tool for training is a wise choice. Allowing your employees to learn in the comfort of their own home, or by learning at work through Internet training programs allows each employee the freedom to work at his or her own pace. Thus saving you valuable resources for those employees that learn faster and allowing those that learn slower the time to let the information "sink in." Let us look at the variety of training options available through the Internet, and see how the programs offered can benefit your organization.
Online Course(s)
Many learning centres offer courses available online to teach certain skills in a variety of fields. For instance, the University of Phoenix happens to be a school that offers college courses online for credit or simple certifications that can be obtained. By asking your employees to take advantage of becoming certified in certain areas you are adding the protection and prestige to your organization by boasting "certified" technicians. Prices for these courses vary and are often reimbursed to you the employer tenfold with a well-trained employee to show for it.
Online Seminar(s)
Depending on your filed of expertise there are often companies that sublet trainers to train your employees via an online platform. Costs can vary based on your specific needs so keep in mind to inquire about costs prior to enrolling anyone in the seminar. Sometimes taking advantage of these trainers is in your best interest should you have a basic approach to how to train your employees. On the other hand, if your field is not as general or broad as some other fields you may find it hard to find a seminar that fits in with what you are trying to train. If you are attempting to train customer service skills, a seminar of this sort should be easy to come by, have your employees enroll in the seminar and you should be all set. However if you are looking for a seminar on how to change oil in a Volvo you may find this seminar much harder to come by. Although with the Internet being worldwide and the categories and subjects available to you online nothing is impossible.
One on One Training through IM (Instant Messaging)
For the employee(s) that needs just a little extra help, or that added boost to get them where they need to be on a training level, you can always turn to one on one messaging. With the help of instant messaging, you can answer any questions that an employee may find difficult to ask in person, or just forget to ask when at work. Anything that seems unclear or unfamiliar to an employee can be addressed here. Keep in mind you do not have the safety of the work environment behind you so keep personal business to a minimum and focus strictly on helping your employee be all they can be.
Employee Training Software
Also offered online are specialized programs that help employees learn skills and train for advancement. These programs benefit the company as well as the employee and are often set up to where the software is on an interactive platform allowing the employee to "take part" in the training. Software also has an added bonus, by creating the software, or purchasing the software you are able to tailor it to your companies' individual needs and use it repeatedly to help seasoned employees polish up their skills or give new employees the advantage of having training software at their fingertips (literally).
Online Forums or Discussion Boards
Creating a small webpage (or large webpage) and adding a forum where employees can ark questions anonymously may benefit your company as well. Incorporating a facts and questions (FAQ) section may also help, while you're at it include an area where potential customers can ask questions and you have created not only a good training method but also a new advertising avenue. Implementing an open forum, where questions can be asked and answered by employees helps solidify the training process and saves time and money because there is no need to hire additional trainers, your. Offering incentives to employees who to take a on a tutoring or training type role in your dedicated online discussion area may also help boost employee morale and involvement.
Online demonstrations
With programs that make video conferencing readily available it is not hard to hold your own training seminars, lectures, question and answer sessions, or demonstrations for others. Programs such as Skype offer video conferencing where you can see each other in a "face to face" meeting, or conversation and can address questions or concerns. Demonstrations are also an added bonus because showing something to someone while explaining it helps the employee retain more of the lesson provided.
Whatever you goal is when training your future employees keep in mind that to train is to teach, it is important to find a training method that works for you as well as your employees. Always make yourself available for questions and make sure you provide feedback on a regular basis, this give the employee the sense that they are in fact "getting the hang of things" or that certain areas need improvement. Learning is all about retaining information, and drawing on the information one retains to use in daily activities, in essence the best training techniques are hands on experience, as repetition tends to solidify the learning process.
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Computer Technology - How to Improve the Speed of Computer Running

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Over a period of time, the computer will run slowly and slowly. At the time, it might result in crashing and a blue screen of death. This can inflect the running of the Windows system badly.
Once I install the new additional programs, they can quickly and quietly influence my Windows system start-up status. The more installed programs which are loading at start-up, the slower my system runs. Thus, uninstall the unwanted programs can speed up my system running.
I install some new software. Unfortunately, the malicious programs store themselves into the software without any notice. They cause damage to my operating system and applications and make my system stop running. Even be blue screen of death and crashes. There are many Anti-Spyware on the internet. It is difficult for me to make a decision for selecting the proper one.
Frequently, the applications are loading slowly at start-up in my computer. And it also takes me a lot of time to wait for my computer starts up. Sometimes, a general application of system process happened. The registry is the main reason, which is the master control center for my operating system and the applications it runs. Once the registry is overloaded or corrupted, it can cause a lot of system errors. To clean up the registry, I use the professional software to help me. This can easily and effectively erase the registry and does not remove the other system data as well.
In order to speed up my computer, the software can take care of the errors in my Windows system. I can control the operation of fixing errors. This can save my time and money.
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Why the Satellite TV for PC Software Might Be Right for You

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Are you sick of battling your spouse for the t.v. remote control? Are you missing the big game because of blackouts by your service provider? Do you think the monthly fees by satellite providers are ridiculous? Then you and I seem to have a lot in common. It's because of these concerns that satellite technology via the PC really caught my attention. And upon my purchase, I was overwhelmed with all the entertainment and features at my fingertips. This product is definitely a quality buy.
The balance of power shifts easily in a remote controlled household. A quick pit stop in the bathroom during halftime can have dire consequences. You return only to find that your spouse has decided reruns of American Idol are far more exciting than a playoff football game. Conversely, have you had your American Idol reruns interrupted by the game? Or have to fight your kids to end the all day Dora the Explorer marathon. Sound familiar? It happens to all of us (in most cases far too often). So imagine getting an extra television out of that 24" LCD computer monitor we all can't seem to resist. That's where my journey began. I was tired of fighting with my wife and kids about what we were going to watch on TV, since none of us can seem to agree. Plus I had just bought a brand new LG 24" LCD monitor with a 5000 ms response time, and was just itching to put it to good use. That's when I came across the satellite TV software for your PC.
As soon as I had read about this technology, I was interested. I had to have it. And virtually instantaneously I did. I couldn't believe the amount of features built in. Instant access to over 2800 channels, including premium movie and music channels. Sporting events that either weren't carried by any local stations, or were blacked out by my provider. I live in the Seattle area, and I love the Seahawks, but sometimes there's other games I'd love to watch at the same time as a 'Hawks game. Unfortunately, I'm stuck with 5 different networks all airing the same game. And as much as I love football, I find the rates of the the NFL Network ridiculously overpriced. With this software, I can watch any game I want.
If movies are your thing, then theres plenty being offered here as well. Theres a multitude of premium movie channels for film buffs and occasional viewers alike. Theres everything from classic movies to recently released blockbusters.
Although it may be difficult at times to choose which of the thousands of channels you want to watch, I'd say thats a nice problem to have. The never ending choices of programs from all around the world, the ability to watch virtually any sporting event taking place and the ease of use make this an excellent program all around. I would highly recommend this to everyone. In fact, I already have!
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Where Has All the Free Computer Software Gone?

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There was a time when you could find endless supply of free software for your Windows operating system. However; over the years free seems to have become a bad word, because everyone wants a little piece of the action, everyone seems to want to make a buck. Or when you go and download something free it is filled with spyware, advertising and restrictions on what you can do with the program and the free version. It just does not seem like a good idea to download free computer software today.
Although it seems that most free programs are just not worth it, there still are some items that still exist as truly free programs. There are still some free full featured products that you can come across such as system utilities, some great office applications, nice image editors, security tools and quite a few others that cost you nothing not even advertising to get in the way of you using them.
If you are in need of some good free utilities there are several that are worth looking into. Kill Win lets you program you computer to shut down, restart and log off at times and dates you choose. This is great if you want to run a backup for your system.
If you have XP and you want tweaks for the system simply check out the Windows XP Power Toys. This is a set of utilities have a variety of tweaks to choose from. Some of the better ones are Alt Tab Replacement, this helps you toggle between different apps you may have open. Power Calculator is a calculator that performs different math tricks and is a graphing calculator. Image Resizer allows a person to resize one image or several at the same time with a click of your mouse. If you have a webcam, Webcam Timer shot can be programmed to take pictures when you have scheduled them, upload and save the image files. If you do not have a bootable CD for your XP system you can go and get the Windows XP Setup Disks, this is the home edition and allows you to make bootable floppies of you system.
If you just rely upon the recycle bin to delete items and not a shredding program you will know that not all files are completed deleted by the recycle bin this is good in some ways because you can use a program called Restoration that can retrieve files that perhaps you did not mean to delete and this program will restore those files.
If you love to keep in contact with all your family and friends through instant messaging it can sometimes be a problem because of the different instant message programs people use. Trillian however; can be used to send messages to people who use IRC, AIM, ICQ, MSN and Yahoo Messenger.
If you want a better browsing experience then you should consider trying out Mozilla Firefox. This is a great browser that is more elegant and functions far better than Internet Explorer ever dreamed of. It offers a variety of different tools to make the browser uniquely yours.
It is a must that we have programs that programs help protect our computers. If you are looking for something that is excellent and is free you will not find much out there that are worth the download. There are two out there that are as good as any program you have to pay for and those are the free versions of AVG Anti Virus and Avast. Both excellent programs that even stop you from continuing onto a site that they have picked up as being dangerous or contains a virus.
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Buying Business Software - The Secret No One Thinks About When Shopping!

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You run a business and it's growing...fast. You are getting busier and busier by the day and it feels like your time is spent constantly resolving issues and concerns.
You have a computer and its working...hard. Your business is so dependent on your computer the power cable is starting to look like an umbilical cord. If your computers crash, your business is down.
If the software you rely on has a hiccup, it feels like an earthquake. So, why is it that when you bought software for that computer, you didn't even think to ask about what kind of support the creators offered?
Every day, people get stuck on the phone for hours with cut-rate technical support, often a price that exceeds that of the software itself. Email requests go unanswered for days on end and you feel that all hope is lost. Want to avoid this situation all-together? Never buy software unless it has a solid, professional support system to back it up.
But isn't all support just long minutes on hold waiting for the "next available operator"? Test it out, find out for yourself. Download a demo and call support with an issue. If they don't help you now, what makes you think they will help you once you are a customer. Try both email and phone a few times and see how friendly, knowledgeable, and quick the support staff is to respond to your needs.
Then, when a crisis comes, as they inevitably do, you will not only know who to contact but you can lower your stress level by quantum leaps knowing that your issue will soon be resolved.
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Mobile Phone Spy Software: Technology Vs Infidelity

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What does Bill Clinton and Tiger Woods have in common? They were both unfaithful and they were both caught. The first one was impeached and the second one lost contracts. Both of them got the unfaithfulness stigma attached to them for the rest of their careers, especially Clinton, who will never live down the jokes about his promiscuity.
Unfortunately, they are rather the exception than the rule. They both were caught in their infidelity because they are very public figures who are followed around by a horde of photographers and cameras. Their lives were also investigated to the last detail by an army or reporters and journalists. Most cheaters, however, don't have dozens of photographers and reporters trying to see if they catch him red-handed.
In fact, the average cheater has plenty of opportunities and excuses to cheat. From business trips, to classes, to dinners with clients and lunches with friends, the cheater really has to be overconfident and sloppy to get caught.
Fortunately, technology is now available that makes it easier than ever to catch a cheater. And it comes at a price that is very reasonable, specially compared with the options.
Mobile phone spy software is exactly what it sounds like: a piece of software that allows you to get information about a mobile phone. This information proves without a doubt whether there is infidelity in your marriage or not.
One of the main features of mobile spy software is that it records on an online log all the phone calls that the phone makes or receives. Does your husband quickly end a call when you arrive? Does your girlfriend receive a call every Tuesday at 9:00 PM. Mobile phone spy software lets you know what number they called. And if they assigned a name to that number, you get to see it too. Do you know how often is that number contacted? You can see it in the mobile phone spy software's log, including the time and duration of each call.
Another useful feature of mobile phone spy software is location tracking. You can now log to the seller's website from any computer and see on Google Maps where exactly the phone is in your town or city. In a sense, it turns your spouse's mobile phone into a tracking device. Now you can know if your husband is really at work or if your girlfriend is really at the gym.
And of course, mobile phone spy software costs much less than a private detective, and unlike a private detective, mobile phone spy software can't be bribed.
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Advancement of Wireless Technology in ERP

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Advancement of wireless technology in ERP has given it a boost that has made ERP a big solution provider to the companies working in different sectors. Today the effect of ERP on the market is immense due to the use of wireless technology that gives it the reach beyond geographical locations and has made data communication and integration faster and reliable in real time.
With the advent of wi-fi internet connections and offices, web enabled mobile devices and laptops ERP application and its features can be used and accessed from any where. Manufacturing companies working from many locations with their head office, manufacturing units, warehouses and sales offices at different locations ERP application alone would have made a little difference in reducing the pile of problems they faced, but with the use of wireless technology in integrating ERP applications, the data transfer and its availability to all the concerned departments with in the organization and outside organization has solved chunk of their problems. Manufacturing company management is now aware of the stocks in the warehouse, production status of any product, shipping details, deal status and various other set of information, crucial for decision making, at their laptops with out any delays due to far locations.
Compliance of best practices and company policies are much easier today with advancement of technology in ERP. Sales force of any company of any sector gets access to relevant data and status of the customer from any where which helps them in closing the deals faster. Distribution companies whether small or big can have 24x7 working with e-commerce feature only possible with wireless technology in ERP. Maintenance of web store can be automated with out any human intervention to avoid delays and wastage of man power. Self service options provided to customers or possible customers not only improve customer satisfaction but save valuable man hours of the front office which can be utilized for more productive work than simply providing price and warranty details.
Today large organizations have global headquarters working with many headquarters in different countries connected by servers through wireless technology. These organizations rely for their decisions on their ERP which provides them with updated data to give real picture irrespective of the geographical location of the point of data entry. The advancement of wireless technology only has made ERP application capable of providing such facilities to its users.
Like any other technology wireless technology also has some problem areas which are to be taken care of. With the use of wireless technology privacy becomes of utmost significance, whenever the real data is brought under the public domain it becomes literally impossible to maintain privacy from the third party. More security features are desired, to maintain privacy of the companies using ERP with wireless technology. More and more alternates shall be used for data transfer and integration as they may be helpful in the case of emergency when any system crashes down. But there are no two opinions on the fact that advancement of wireless technology has taken ERP applications few steps ahead in providing solutions to their users.
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Technology Project Planning - Too Much of a Good Thing

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The law of diminishing marginal returns
I recently had a bit of a debate with a technology consultant friend who knows I am big on content and detail within project planning and the contracts that support a technology deal. We found ourselves talking about that principle of economics called the law of diminishing marginal returns. His point was that for project owners who are in the midst of planning a new project-gathering requirements, fleshing out specifications, polling user preferences, etc.-the law of diminishing marginal returns sets in much earlier than they realize. The resources spent during the initial planning stages produce some hefty returns. But soon after, spending the same amount of resources again, and the next time after that, will produce smaller and smaller chunks of benefit. When you are caught up in a planning process, it is often difficult to identify the point at which your cost-benefit curve has begun to flatten.
What my friend was saying seemed plausible, and because I did not have any evidence to the contrary, I just accepted his theory. Then I thought of a possible consequence of his theory, and I said, "You're not going to go out and start spreading this thought around the technology community, are you?"
Threatened evangelist
My fear was this. Here was I, this evangelist of content and detail, and across the table was a fellow who could undermine the past and future progress of my mission by telling folks they actually need less planning and critical thinking for their technology projects and not more. Project owners' planning and thinking are, after all, what generate the content and detail I crave and have come to respect.
Well, we talked some more, and my friend added some clarification. As it turns out, he was suggesting mainly that project owners not waste time and money planning what cannot be planned effectively at a particular point in time. Made sense. I was still squirming, but now a bit relieved.
Obvious example
You have decided to use a staged or iterative approach for your next project. You will buy some Off-The-Shelf software and customize it a fair amount. Phase 1 might involve extending a discrete element of existing functionality and then wiring up to a live database for some testing.
In this example, there is really no point to thinking through the details of Phases 2 through 5 or estimating costs within those phases, except in either case at a very high level, because: 1) unless Phase 1 is completed smoothly and with an acceptable cost, you will never get to the subsequent phases; and 2) you have not yet tested your assumptions about costing within Phase 1. Indeed, you probably chose an iterative approach for this project because of your inability to plan your project effectively from start to finish.
Less obvious examples
My friend and I talked some more, and we moved beyond the obvious examples, the ones that are easy to accept. My natural reaction was to resist any further extension of his theory because I knew he would be cutting closer and closer to the bone, threatening the very foundation of my evangelist mission. However, sitting before me was a bright person and a clear thinker, with nearly two decades of experience with technology. I had to listen (nervously). "When the student is ready to learn, the teacher will appear."
Requirements gathering - A good thing, no doubt, and something the experts have been encouraging us to do more of over the last ten years. "Insufficient requirements development cited as leading cause of project failure." When it comes to requirements, we have been led to believe that more is not enough. Surely there is a point at which more requirements are not helpful (and may even be detrimental), but the experts have not told us how to determine just when we have turned the corner.
Specifications development - Same story. Develop specifications thoroughly now or risk project failure.
User preferences - Same story. Involve your users in your planning process. Otherwise, "If you build it, they won't come."
We have heard so much preaching on these topics that each of us can rattle off a number of clich├ęs for each topic. The advice has been mostly good, but we are hammered with it by speaker after speaker, in article after article.
Reconciliation
As much as I resisted the flow of this discussion with my friend, I have to admit that what he was saying made perfect sense to me. But now I had to find some way to reconcile two divergent concepts: on the one hand, my long-held belief that more project planning and critical thinking should always be one's aspiration, and on the other, my realization that you truly can have too much of a good thing.
Ultimately, I found the reconciliation I needed with just one insight. It occurred to me that, with all of the speakers and literature out there telling us to engage in more best practices for our technology projects and more often, we have become conditioned to believe that more is not enough-in fact, because of the nature of the beast, more can never be enough. We have been doing more and more, and the incremental improvements we have witnessed, together with the new articles we read, encourage us to keep doing more and more. Of course, our intention is good, but when can we stop doing more? When should we stop doing more?
It's all relative
I think it all boils dnwn to relativity-your relative sophistication as a technology buyer, and the relative nature of your particular project. If you started heeding the experts' advice many years ago, your approach to buying technology may be fairly sophisticated by now. You may be doing an appropriate level of planning for your projects, and maybe you occasionally do too much. Other organizations are just now opening their eyes to a better way, perhaps prompted by a recent problematic project.
Second, when enough is enough depends on your particular project. Your goal is to plan effectively and thoroughly for all aspects of your project, but be mindful that your present need or ability to plan certain elements may not yet exist. Further, even if you have the present need and ability to plan a certain aspect of your project, do not overdo it. For example, do not continue to add more and more requirements to your requirements basket as if quantity were your only goal.
On this last point, remind yourself that requirements, specifications, user preferences, and every other item on your project-planning list have at least one thing in common. Once you have thought of them and cemented them into some spreadsheet, they have a way of hanging around for the duration of your planning process, and often through completion of your project. Instead of waiting to whack some of these hangers-on toward the end of a phase or at the end of your project ("backward creep" of scope or deliverables), attempt to prioritize them at an early stage of your project. You will not even open Requirements Container 2 until the high-priority requirements in Container 1 have been exhausted (satisfied or deliberately discarded). A prioritization approach could save you time, dollars and other resources.
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