Technology for Productivity
Everywhere!
2014 Women of Color Conference
Tonya V. Thomas, BS.IDT
Instructional Designer | Pr...
Graphics/Media
Pixlr.com

Zscreen

Inkscape Portable

Blumind mindmapping

GIMP portable

Pixie (Nattyware)

Fotographix

...
Pixlr.com
Free

Web-based; desktop
and mobile versions
Many functions similar
to Photoshop
Audacity on USB
Free!

Both Windows and Mac
Can be used from USB drive
Advanced audio editing functions
Outputs several co...
FastStone Capture on USB
Free trial; $20 lifetime licence

Works from USB drive
Most all main screen capture and
markup fu...
Pixie on USB
Free!

Executable file can run from USB
Runs in tray/notification area
Provides color info in several
differe...
Group Collaboration
Trello

CampFire

Huddle

FlowDock

Asana

Evernote

BaseCamp

Tudumo

Flow

ToodleDo

Slack

Remember...
Evernote in the Cloud
Free!

Notes in the Cloud
(everywhere)
Add text, images, audio,
reminders
Web, tablet and phone
Trello in the Cloud
Free!

Web, tablet, mobile
Drag & Drop
File sharing, discussion,
voting, checklists, more
Huddle in the Cloud
Free for individual
Nominal for teams
PC, Mac, Web, tablet, mobile
Integrations with Outlook
Calendar,...
Tudumo on USB
Free!

Runs on USB
Powerful task listing features:
priority, context, status, and
more
Powerful keyboard sho...
Teaching
Versal

Edmodo
Browsers & Web Tools on USB
Chrome portable
Firefox portable
uTorrent portable
Skype portable

Kompozer
- like Dreamweaver...
More at PortableApps.com
Dropbox Portable

OpenOffice portable

Stickies (sticky notes)

LibreOffice portable

KeePass (pa...
Did You Know?…
Make phone calls with Google Hangouts on iPad?
Receive faxes everywhere for $5/month with HelloFax?
Sign an...
What questions can I answer?
What questions can YOU answer?
Thank you for attending. Connect with me at about.me/tvthomas.
Post-Session Questions
Recommended handwriting recognition
software?

Recommended CRM application/tools?

• For iPad: 7Not...
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Technology for Productivity Everywhere!

  1. 1. Technology for Productivity Everywhere! 2014 Women of Color Conference Tonya V. Thomas, BS.IDT Instructional Designer | Productivity Consultant | Technology Advisor UnitedHealth Group | Ann Arbor ASTD | University of Michigan
  2. 2. Graphics/Media Pixlr.com Zscreen Inkscape Portable Blumind mindmapping GIMP portable Pixie (Nattyware) Fotographix Color Cop Evernote Skitch Audacity audio editor CamStudio VirtualDub video editor FastStone Capture Avidemux video editor
  3. 3. Pixlr.com Free Web-based; desktop and mobile versions Many functions similar to Photoshop
  4. 4. Audacity on USB Free! Both Windows and Mac Can be used from USB drive Advanced audio editing functions Outputs several common audio file types, including MP3
  5. 5. FastStone Capture on USB Free trial; $20 lifetime licence Works from USB drive Most all main screen capture and markup functions
  6. 6. Pixie on USB Free! Executable file can run from USB Runs in tray/notification area Provides color info in several different modes: HEX, HTML, RGB, CMYK, HSV Includes a screen magnifier
  7. 7. Group Collaboration Trello CampFire Huddle FlowDock Asana Evernote BaseCamp Tudumo Flow ToodleDo Slack Remember The Milk HipChat
  8. 8. Evernote in the Cloud Free! Notes in the Cloud (everywhere) Add text, images, audio, reminders Web, tablet and phone
  9. 9. Trello in the Cloud Free! Web, tablet, mobile Drag & Drop File sharing, discussion, voting, checklists, more
  10. 10. Huddle in the Cloud Free for individual Nominal for teams PC, Mac, Web, tablet, mobile Integrations with Outlook Calendar, file-sharing, Tasks, Whiteboards, Discussions, Meetings http://www.huddle.com/newfeatures/
  11. 11. Tudumo on USB Free! Runs on USB Powerful task listing features: priority, context, status, and more Powerful keyboard shortcuts Uses the GTD methodology
  12. 12. Teaching Versal Edmodo
  13. 13. Browsers & Web Tools on USB Chrome portable Firefox portable uTorrent portable Skype portable Kompozer - like Dreamweaver NVU Portable - like Dreamweaver Filezilla
  14. 14. More at PortableApps.com Dropbox Portable OpenOffice portable Stickies (sticky notes) LibreOffice portable KeePass (password locker) CCleaner (PC maintenance) Revo Uninstaller (PC maintenance)
  15. 15. Did You Know?… Make phone calls with Google Hangouts on iPad? Receive faxes everywhere for $5/month with HelloFax? Sign and fax back from mobile with HelloSign for free? Record motion screen capture video on Mac without any special software? Just use QuickTime. Record motion screen capture video with SnagIt? You can easily turn written text in to an audio clip on a Mac?
  16. 16. What questions can I answer? What questions can YOU answer? Thank you for attending. Connect with me at about.me/tvthomas.
  17. 17. Post-Session Questions Recommended handwriting recognition software? Recommended CRM application/tools? • For iPad: 7NotesHD, NotesPlus, WritePad, Penultimate (many integrate with Evernote) • Bitrix24 • • • https://macademise.wordpress.com/2013/02/12/h and-writing-on-the-ipad-ii-hand-writing-to-textconversion/ http://blog.evernote.com/blog/2013/01/31/penultim ate-4-the-best-handwriting-app-just-got-betterand-its-free/ http://appadvice.com/appguides/show/handwriting -apps-for-ipad • Hardware/Software Solution: • Evernote Stylus • LiveScribe SmartPens • Zoho CRM • Insightly • HighRise • Capsule CRM Good review here: http://crmbrief.com/articles/detail/2145/top-5free-crm-services-in-2013

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