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The Wonder of Google Docs

A brilliant tool for collaboration that I have recently started to use more and more is Google Docs. First launched in August 2005 and expanded to include the Spreadsheet in June of 2006 Google Docs is a great way to share projects that you are working on. Recently in our office we have needed to have a few “living” documents, documents that we have needed to have multiple people in multiple locations working on the same parts…

Jitbit Macro Recorder

I recently had a need to automate a few repetitive tasks on my PC, really out of sheer laziness. One of the pieces of software often needs the same task repeated over and over again. Each cycle of this task requires close to 30 keystrokes, and I needed to repeat this process 120 times. So faced with 3600 monotonous keystrokes I went looking for a way to simplify the process. I came across Jitbit Macro Recorder, a simple and clean tool for automation.

The Importance of Lighting

Controlling the lighting of your environment can have a huge impact on the mood that you choose to set. When planning an event you should consider adding dramatic lighting when you want to help direct the mood of the audience.

Happy New Year’s!

Over the next fe weeks, the ARK Squared blog will be looking at the Importance of Lighting, the Importance of Audio, Video and Visuals, and the need for a Well Rounded Event.

Events on a Budget

There are many ways in which you can run an efficient event on a limited budget…Remember to balance cost savings with keeping a professional image.

Successful, Low-Stress Events

Pulling off a successful event is something that everyone wants; however to pull off a successful event with minimal stress and relative ease takes organization.

Presentation Do’s and Don’ts

Presentations are funny things. We have all been to countless underwhelming presentations, you know the kind, the ones in which you walk out of the door afterwards and if someone offered you cash to summarise the 3 key points you would stand there with a dumbstruck look on your face and you would try your best to stumble though the fog of the past hour. However, there are those few presentations that stick out in our minds, the ones in which you can vividly remember the stories, speakers or products in great detail.