Getting on top of things with MonitrAll

Getting on top of things with MonitrAll
This is for all those in IT people working in crazy environments. Have you ever found your self trying to administer several systems, all using different technologies, insane IT operations that break all the time, no documentation, people who knew the systems nowhere to be found, and always trying to defend your self to the ...

Gmail Issue Tracking System

Gmail Issue Tracking System
One of the most demanding task in my work place is handling the various issues that are related to the IT systems we maintain. So I was asked to come up with a method of tracking these issues with the limited resources that we have. That means that we had to implement a method that ...

DIY organization tool – cocoon Grid-It ripoff

DIY organization tool - cocoon Grid-It ripoff
Ever since I saw the Grid-It organization system from Cocoon I wanted to own one (at least one). For Cocoon though to ship a product to the edge of the world where I apparentlt live is around $60, so buying one from the source is our of the question. So I thought … hey why not ...

Evernote for ITs – Remote Desktops

Evernote for ITs - Remote Desktops
Its been a while but am back :-). So taking advantage of the premium feature of attaching any file type on Evernote, you can create a single note to help you manage your servers (via Remote Desktops).

How to make your life easy at the airport

How to make your life easy at the airport
So here I am on another business trip. I have learned some stuff about traveling and making my life easier with the right accessories and technology, and so I thought I’d share my knowledge. Though I love to travel, I am one of those people who hate being inside an airport. You know what I ...

Evernote – Business Taveling Master Note Template 1

Evernote – Business Taveling Master Note Template
Further on the whole notion of Master notes described on Daniel E. Gold’s book “Guide To Capturing Everything and Getting Things Done”, I have created a template that I use for business traveling which I am presenting in this post. I talked about Business Traveling before where I described 4 Templates for my travels. In an ...

Evernote – Project Master Note Template 8

Evernote - Project Master Note Template
I have come to realize the importance of Master Notes, a notion that is talked extensively on Daniel E. Gold’s book “Guide To Capturing Everything and Getting Things Done”. In this post I am presenting the template I am using for Project Master Notes. I realize everyones needs are different and something that applies to ...

Backup posts with IFTTT and Evernote

Backup posts with IFTTT and Evernote
Remember my post about the power of simplicity with IFTTT and well you noticed my obsession with Evernote. What better way to “put the Internet to work for me” (as IFTTT.com says) than to combine the two and have an automatic method of backing up and archiving my posts in Evernote. In this post I will ...

FollowUpThen and Evernote

FollowUpThen and Evernote
The notifications part of my getting organized methodology had troubled me for a long time. I could not find a way to get notifications on my notes easily and within the Evernote interface, whether that is on a PC or a mobile device. I have recently discovered that you could use FollowUpThen with Evernote. FollowUpThen is a cool ...

Evernote – Life Work Balance

Evernote - Life Work Balance
I have previously described how to capture and manage stuff on Evernote.  This method is put into test whenever I have to return back to work, either from vacation or even an intensive work related meeting. It also helps me forget about all the work related tasks whenever I am resting, which is equally important ...