Archive for the ‘SEMINARS’ Category

Disaster Seminar 12 — But I Like Quick Books

April 22, 2019

I also liked Quick Books.

1. I used it for many years.

2. It was quite easy to use.

3. It worked only on my Windows machine.

4. There was no Linux Version.

Then my machine broke.

1. My version did not work on my new machine.

2. I scrambled to find a solution

3. Open Office proved to be the solution

a. There was a version for both Windows and Linux

b. The downloads were free of charge.

c. The files are identical on both machines.

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Disaster Seminar 11 — Economical Software Solution

April 15, 2019

Open Source Software Products:

1. Downloadable free of charge.

2. Common applications are available.

a. Open Office

1. Word Processor

2. Spreadsheet

3. Presentation

4. Drawing.

5. Rough equivalent to Microsoft Office.

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Disaster Seminar 10 — Cloud Computing Is Not A Solution

April 8, 2019
I have a cloud version of Quick Books.

  1. All I need is an internet connection.

  2. I can operate on any machine.

  3. I do not have to buy multiple copies.

You will lose your Cloud version of Quick Books if:

  1. You loose the internet.

  2. There is a disaster at the Quick Books facility. 

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Disaster Seminar 9 — Application Disaster Crisis

April 1, 2019
A broken machine means new application software.

  1. New machine has new, different operating system

  2. Your original software will probably not work.

  3. New Windows based software is expensive.

  4. Even an upgrade is expensive.

Two machines will need two copies of the same software

  1. Copyright rules limited use on several machines.

How do we economically replace software on

  1. A Replacement machine?

  2. The two machines needed to rapid disaster recovery?

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Disaster Seminar 8 — Disaster Preparation Requirements

March 25, 2019
Please keep in mind that:

  1. Both machines will probably not be broken at the same time

  2. A notebook can operate without 110 volt power.

  3. A notebook can be recharged in your car.

As a consequence, to Minimize the impact of a computer failure,

  1. The same applications must be on both machines.

  2. Current Data must be on both machines.

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Disaster Seminar 5 — Pick the best machine for disaster survival

October 29, 2018

It must function on its own without internet access.

It must have:

1. A Hard drive to contain your data and applications.

2. A Printer Port.

3. A DVD reader / writer.

4. A USB Port.

Desktop or Notebook Computers are good choices.

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Disaster Seminar 4 — When Your Machine Breaks

October 22, 2018

When Your Machine Breaks, you will lose access to:

1. Your Data.

2. Your Applications and Programs,

3. Access to the Internet.

All Machines break, even the cloud based machines that
provide you with your computing capabilities.

How does one prepare for a machine failure?`

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Disaster Seminar 3 — Computer Resource Failure Modes

October 16, 2018

Loss of Your Computer Resources results from:

1. Personal computer failure.

2. Remote computer service,

3. Power failure.

4. Internet failure.

5. Software failure.

6. Security failure.

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Disaster Seminar 2 — The Most Ignored Serious Disaster

September 24, 2018

The Loss of Your Computer Resources

Why is this a major disaster?

Minimally. You will lose the ability to:

1. Manage your finances

2. Pay your bills.

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Disaster Seminar 1 — Typical Natural Disasters

September 17, 2018

Every Location Has A Potential Disaster:

1. Tornado
2. Hurricane
3. Earthquake
4. Mud Slide
5. Flood
6. Tsunami
7. Brush Fires.

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