We meet so many different people in our work – old/young, experienced and not so experienced. We also meet folks who really have a head for digital and many more who do not. It’s really easy when you don’t know about something to have only a surface understanding of it. And with digital, it’s more often than not, much bigger and more complex, sophisticated and nuanced than you might realise.
Ever since Hangouts on Air was born I’ve been planning to create a regular program for The Critical Classroom. Last night we held one for the first time. What is Google Hangouts? If you’re familiar with tools like Skype, Google Hangouts isn’t completely unfamiliar.
Like Skype, Google Hangouts, is a video conferencing services that is owned by Google. Unlike Skype, Google Hangouts has a larger array of tools and potential for more than making video calls between a number of parties.
Collaborative working is such a significant component of modern day workplaces. The Iscariot Media team work in different locations, and often asynchronously. Being able to access documents from multiples devices at any time of the day is imperative. The availability of cloud services mean this option is now an option for many small business. Evernote is a collaborative cloud based tool that was primarily designed for what what its name suggestions – Notetaking. I created an Evernote account a few years ago, but it’s only recently that I’ve begun to use it seriously, and now I thoroughly recommend it.