Posts Tagged email

Email and forum etiquette

Ever wonder if you’re driving other people batty with your email or forum interactions? Podcaster Gary Rosenzweig can let you know if you’re putting a foot wrong. Outside of warning people against ALL-CAPS TYPING, WHICH READS LIKE SHOUTING, Rosenzweig notes tips like: quoting only necessary parts of

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Creating address book entries using email

An email inbox isn’t the right place to keep track of your contact information. Don’t believe me? Try it sometime and see if you don’t lose people’s phone numbers and email addresses among the – what – hundreds? Thousands? of other emails sitting in there too. The

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Creating calendar entries using email

An email inbox isn’t the right place to keep track of your meetings, events and social gatherings. Don’t believe me? Try it sometime and see if you don’t lose your calendar invitations among the – what – hundreds? Thousands? of other emails sitting in there too. The

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Creating tasks using email

An email inbox isn’t the right place to keep track of your to-do list. Don’t believe me? Try it sometime and see if you don’t lose your list among the – what – hundreds? Thousands? of other emails sitting in there too. The consequences? Not doing the

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Introducing… the Delete key

I was once guilty: years ago, my Outlook inbox would sometimes overflow with stuff that wasn’t necessary. Unsolicited messages from PR companies (we journalists get plenty of those), unsolicited electronic commercial messages (distinct from outright spam) and other stuff could clog my inbox and, consequently, fuel the

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2011 was a year of links, locks and bots

This past year saw its share of advances in the technology sector, and Canadian law worked hard to keep up. Here are four developments in technology law and how they affect Canadians. 1. Delinking from defamation Can one publisher be another’s keeper? Not according to the Supreme

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Knowledge management know-how

Knowledge is the secret sauce that keeps clients coming back to you. You ought to bottle it. But first, you have to know what you want to bottle, and why. Ted Tjaden, McMillan LLP’s national director of knowledge management, sought to help people understand the what and

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Drowning in data (proportionality in e-discovery)

originally published in Lawyers Weekly Magazine The number of needles a lawyer has to find during discovery has not changed over the years. But thanks to information technology, document haystacks have ballooned out of all proportion. Now judges, litigators and clients want to bring proportionality back to

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Switching email addresses is a headache, so avoid ISP email addresses

When you move to a new home, you need to tell people your new address. It’s a headache, but it can’t be avoided. The same doesn’t have to be true for email addresses, though.

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Ensuring smartphone security

originally published in Lawyers Weekly Take a good look at your mobile phone. The thing you use to make calls on the go now does email, chat, web surfing, takes pictures and voice recordings, and lets you use practice management systems. Legions of software developers and users

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