It’s the late 1990s, and this multinational company’s US division is developing a new system for its call center, says a pilot fish who’s hired to be the systems manager there.
“The CIO and the cheapskate US division president clashed on the new custom system,” fish says. “The CIO wanted to use the Oracle and AS/400 system that was being developed by the UK office, because it was being designed as a strong business application.
“The president wanted to use a system being developed in the Mexico office — in FoxPro, which was already being phased out at most IT shops, and certainly wasn’t enterprise-grade enough to develop the company’s primary business application in.”
The truth is, I hate Outlook. But in the Windows environment, there’s no better email, calendaring and contacts package than Microsoft Outlook 2016. When I think about why I hate the software, it comes down to a set of frustrations around key areas like a lack of focus on inbox management, a tacked-on search facility with a terrible user interface, and the absence of two-way syncing with non-Microsoft sources of calendars and contacts.
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I’m sure most Mac users know Command-C means copy and Command-V means paste, but there’s a host of other useful shortcuts that make a Mac user’s life much easier. I’ve assembled this short collection to illustrate this truth:
Closes the active window you are currently in. Use Option-Command-W to close all currently active app windows.