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Business Technology

5 Steps to a Successful Conference Room Pilot

Conference Room Pilots (CRPs) are a great way to give end users hands-on time with a system or new software before it is fully developed. CRPs are often used in information system implementations, such as Manufacturing Execution Systems because it gives users an idea of how the new software will work. This provides many benefits such as […]

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Lifestyle

How I became Lilyotron

I got the nickname Lilyotron in high school when my brother made fun of me being a nerd. I enjoyed playing around with HTML and thought it was so cool when I figured out how to create a hosted website (remember GeoCities?). Instead of getting upset at my little brother I embraced it and made the […]

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What Lilyotron.blog Is All About

Hello World! That phrase is so 1990s but still relevant today. We are constantly introduced to new systems and technological ideas, from the Internet of Things (IoT) to self-driving cars to virtual reality. How will these new technologies influence how we do our jobs and build towards the future? That’s what I’m here to talk […]

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Public Speaking Women in Tech

How to Speak with Authority

I originally wrote this post in 2015 titled Just don’t say Just. I still hear women discuss what words they should use and how the word “just” in particularly negatively impacts them at work. In the Harvard Business Review Women at Work podcast, Amy Bernstein and Sarah Green Carmichael discuss how to use an authoritative voice without […]

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Remote Work Technology

How to have a Virtual Code Jam

In a world where project team members telecommuting has grown nearly 80% since 2005 in the US and we work with people all over the world, we need to be able to jam out work as if we were all in the office together. Online forum/Instant Messaging It is essential to have a real-time chat that […]