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Teaching, rebuking, correcting & training in righteous web design.

October 10, 2008
by meandean
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5 Things Churches and Charities can learn from Google

So how did Google become a verb? Glad you asked … it did so by building an organization around intelligent people who understood how to grow the corporate needs around what the customer wanted. Put in more “Christian” terms, it’s about satisfying one’s self by first serving others.
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September 2, 2008
by meandean
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Google Chrome – browser, web operating system, or web desktop?

Looks like Google Chrome was launched a bit earlier than desired yesterday. The official Google Blog following-up “iterate often” with a link to their online comic book explaining their new browser works. And while some may only see “Yet Another Browser” – those of us looking under the hood are beginning to ask ourselves, it this really just a browser – or is this actually Google creating a web desktop and/or web OS that will finally put the nail in the Microsoft Office coffin? Continue reading

August 1, 2008
by meandean
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Dumping Outlook for gMail – how and why

Ever contemplate saying bye-bye to Outlook forever? How about your church volunteers and staff – are they missing important messages because they can’t afford, nor figure out how to synchronize, the latest version on their home machines? Is the portability and price of Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions like gMail sound almost too goo to be true? Continue reading

April 21, 2008
by meandean
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Vista vs. Ubuntu and the value proposition of a work in progress

Steve Ballmer says Vista is a work in progress. With that in mind, and if my office, contact management, presentation, web administration, and other applications are all web-based, then what is the value proposition of sticking it out with Microsoft’s expensive work in progress, versus a more cost effective work in progress such as Ubuntu? Continue reading

February 27, 2008
by meandean
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5 Comments on Google, Tammy Faye, WIFI Security, Spiritual Abuse and Flashination

Here are 5 comments from visitors that I think are worth restating in a post as they each address larger issues facing many of us who design, develop, deploy and maintain church and/or charity websites. The format will be a brief on what the original article stated, and then snippets of what the commenter contributed; so in no particular order: Continue reading