The Electric Wand

Weekly tips from the "Tip o' the Week" email distribution inside of Microsoft.

December, 2013

  • Tip o' the Week #199 – Checking your home network speed

    As winter bites, as roadworks cause pandemonium , there may be a trend for staff to work at home more. Microsofties all know Lync powers the ability to effectively work and be contactable when you’re sitting in your shreddies in your home office. If you...
  • Tip o' the Week #198 – 22 minute meetings

    Hot on the heels of last week’s “ How 2 rite English proper ” tip, and the previous extensive Outlook appointment duration code-a-thon , here comes a simple yet entertainingly effective idea to think about whilst you’re digesting all the over-indulgence...
  • Tip o' the Week #197 – When to use apostrophe's

    Grammar and punctuation fundamentalists (the Basterds !) will almost certainly have read Lynn Truss ’ ( or should that be Truss’s... discuss… ) seminal book on why punctuation is so important. The title highlights the difference adding simple punctuation...