Attention Deficit Disorder is described as a range of behavourial disorders from a low attention span to being forgetful and a variety of other behaviours in between. As an adult with ADD, maintaining a level of productivity throughout the day can be challenging. Case in point, I've already been distracted by my email, shopping, cat … Continue reading Productivity tools for living with Attention Deficit Disorder
In my previous post, I gave an overview of why I think the Campaign entity in Dynamics 365 is a really practical and versatile entity to use when keeping track of your marketing efforts. One way in which I recommend using the campaign entity is to track your spend vs. your revenue coming in and … Continue reading Budgeting and the Campaign Entity.
When working on any marketing project with a client, I am most always posed with the following question: "How do I find out what my return on investment is for a given marketing effort?". The end goal of every marketing campaign is usually the same - to generate leads and realise revenue. To understand what … Continue reading Getting the most of the Campaign entity in Dynamics 365
By now, you've likely seen at least seven different posts on social media on how to work from home effectively. While technically this post can be lumped in with those, today I want to take a deep dive into a tool that has been invaluable for keeping me focused and on track - good ol' … Continue reading Using Microsoft To-Do to maximize productivity.
The internet is hard sometimes. As we work together to combat the global pandemic that we are all facing, in person events are being cancelled left and right. But this does not mean that we need to cancel our gatherings entirely, we just need to think outside the box a little! In this post I … Continue reading How to Convert your In Person Event to an Online Event.
The Event of the Decade - because of great marketing? Maybe! It's been almost a month now since one of the greatest community events ever - Scottish Summit 2020 - and you might say I'm having some withdrawals! I've been reflecting on the event as a whole, including the marketing efforts we put in during … Continue reading Marketing an Event as a Non-Marketer – Here's what I learned!
Today we're going to take a look at another number based control, but possibly my favourite of all the UI controls - ⭐ the star rating ⭐. If you’re not already familiar with how to add a control to a field on a form, I recommend reviewing my previous blog post. Using the Star Rating – … Continue reading Unified Interface Controls – The Star Rating ⭐
World Domination with UI Controls! Yet another lovely number control for us to play with! The Arc Knob is similar to the radial knob in look and feel but is better for conveying a sense of status or value. If you’re not already familiar with how to add a control to a field on a … Continue reading Unified Interface Controls – The Arc Knob
More Buttons! Let's look at another numerical control - The Number Input. The Number Input again creates another interactive layer to the form, allowing the user to easily increase and decrease a numerical field by clicking on a + or - button. Our use case is to be able to easily track the number of … Continue reading Unified Interface Controls – The Number Input
Let's press some BUTTONS! Continuing along our series of the Unified Interface controls, today we are going to implement another number based control - the Radial Knob. Weeeeee - circles! The Radial knob is a control that adds an extra layer of interactivity to our forms. It will again allow the user a great visual … Continue reading Unified Interface Controls – The Radial Knob