Everyone makes New Year’s resolutions and everyone breaks them just as quickly as they make them. Lose weight, do more marketing, spend more time with the family, spend less time with the family… a week after New Year’s most people have forgotten their resolutions and are caught back up in the speed of life, all except for one thing – technology.
Technology is different. We use technology every day in some shape or form. Whether it’s our Android®-based phones, iPhones®, Windows® 7, software for our legal nurse consulting businesses or even the GPS in our cars we use to be on time for that new attorney-client. Technology is part of our lives. Some Certified Legal Nurse Consultants adopt new technology easily. Others have to be dragged forward kicking and screaming.
For 2011, my New Year’s first resolution is to learn how to use at least one new software program and my second is to improve one system at the Vickie Milazzo Institute with new technology. I’ve got some personal ones as well but they’re private (and I haven’t broken them yet!).
Regarding my first resolution: learn new software. Easy. I’m upgrading my laptop to Windows 7 and learning one flavor of virtualization software.
The second resolution will be harder. I’m always on the lookout for ways to improve our systems here at the Institute. This year I’m keeping my eyes open for new ways to improve collaboration on group projects via technology. That will be a real challenge.
How about you? What tech-related New Year’s resolutions have you made or will you be making? What new technology purchases are on the slate for your CLNC® business? Will it be software, a new computer or something else, perhaps even something at work or for your family? Your new technology may come from some place that surprises you and me both.
I wish you all a happy and prosperous New Year and look forward to sharing more Tuesday Tech Tips along the way.
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