WordPress in the cloud for the non-techie: Amazon Lightsail

For a recent consulting project we did evaluate the messaging and social media accounts of the big cloud providers (Amazon AWS, Google App Engine, Microsoft Azure) and discovered the relatively new service Amazon Lightsail (launched in December 2016). Lightsail targets a less tech savvy audience than the typical Amazon cloud customer and offers a fixed […]

Tools for Team Productivity: Apply the One-In, Two-Out Rule

These tools won’t make your team more productive: Slack, Microsoft Teams, Yammer, Facebook Workplace, Hipchat, SharePoint. All these tools came to life because many people thought that there is an issue to be solved around teamwork and team productivity. The much hated email inbox was the target for a long time, after we realized that […]

A first look at Microsoft Teams and how it compares to Yammer and Slack

Microsoft wanted to buy Slack, but that did not work out, and Microsoft developed its own social enterprise chat solution, called Microsoft Teams. Microsoft’s tagline for this new product is “a chat-based workspace in Office 365.” As I am a user of both Slack and Yammer, I activated Teams right after the announcement of the […]