Archive for the category "business"

The Blogging Sponsorship Scandal

Comments 29 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Bloggers have the power to publish their opinions and information to the internet and with a good following and decent readership traffic, they have a lot more influence than you’d imagine. They can promote causes, spread news like wildfire and even catch a thief so why is it that it’s super tough for a respectable […]

The Future of HDTV and a Busy Me

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Today I will be running all over Vancouver, in 3 inch heels with a Macbook. The reason being, there are several events I would like to cover and I just hope there’s enough time to catch them all. The Future Shop and HDTV event is up first this morning at 11:30am at Future Shop on […]

Lack of Office Space in Vancouver

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Of the dozen construction sites I pass by on my walk to work, only one isn’t for a residential tower and that’s the new convention centre in Coal Harbour. It seems like everywhere you turn, there’s a new condo development popping up. They tore down that old store around the corner, what’s going in there […]

Tools to get the job done: Screencasting

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’ve discovered some tools, apps and tricks that have made a part of my ‘real life’ job a lot easier lately. Basically I wanted to start screencasting – providing an online demo video of our new web-based application. After searching and putting the word out to the wonderful Vancity Tech Swarm folks I found the […]

Streaming Presentation Apps for Mac

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I put the question out in the tech-o-sphere last week and haven’t been able to find any answers until today. Basically, we were looking for a desktop-sharing, online web conferencing application or service (e.g. Webex) that would work with a Mac. Everyone I asked seemed to think it was something that’s needed, and would be […]

Blogging to a Job

Comments 14 by Rebecca Bollwitt

“On-line journals have become hot tool for those looking to land a position or ferret out new opportunities” – Mary Gooderham [Globe & Mail] I was sitting at work the other day and someone handed me the Careers page of the Globe and Mail – not being immediately insulted I noticed the headline he was […]