Creating a fillable form in Microsoft Word

Creating a fillable form in Microsoft Word

You often need to gather info from a variety of people in your business life. Isn’t it easier when you have a fillable form to enter, instead of printing, entering, scanning then re-entering? When you think fillable forms, you often think Acrobat or web, but did you know that you can create a fillable form in Microsoft Word as well?

To use this feature, first you need to turn it on: In Word, click on File > Options > Customize Ribbon > and then check the Developer tab check box in the right hand column.

Streamline your processes with the right technology for competitive success

Streamline your processes with the right technology for competitive success

I meet with a lot of business owners and senior executives, and a recurring theme that appears in many of these conversations is a desire to improve their business processes. When you break it down, businesses are just a series of processes undertaken to get a job done.

Technology Myths  – Cost vs Investment (ROI 201)

Technology Myths  – Cost vs Investment (ROI 201)

I love finding validation for my business ideas, especially when it comes from such a respected resource as AICPA.  Recently, an article was posted under their "The Practicing CPA" column called "Improving Your Firm's Technology Strategy by Dispelling Myths".  In his article, Donny Shimamoto, brings up 4 points that we come across all too often.

Tech Tips for Today

Tech Tips for Today

Today I am going to talk about two technical frustrations that have easy to do solutions.  These are things that caused me much angst every time my machine rebooted on its own.
Open recently closed tabs in Google Chrome
The first issue, and the easier one, has to do with the fact that I keep a lot of browser windows open.

Business Process Identification, THEN Business Process Improvement

Business Process Identification, THEN Business Process Improvement

The blogs I have written over last couple of weeks have been about avoiding the temptation of “canned” strategies, and aspiring towards palatable organizational goals. Internal business processes are the steps companies can take in order to achieve its goals, and subsequently, fulfill its strategy.