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TECHNOLOGY

E-mail etiquette can excuse errors

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Andrew Reid, founder of Vancouver-based market research firm Vision Critical, uses this closing line for e-mails on the run: "Sent from my mobile. Excuse any typos." D'Arcy Rezac's Positive Networking Tip Of the Week

TIME MANAGEMENT

Cut down on meetings to save time

If you need more time in your day, move a weekly meeting to every 10 days, advises consultant Jason Womack. That means three meetings a month instead of four. The Womack Report

PRODUCTIVITY

Bigger computer screens wave of future

Computer screens are getting bigger, so companies should focus on screens 1280 to 1600 pixels wide in their web usability studies, while running some tests on medium size screens and even larger screens. Expect average screen size to continue to grow, says usability guru Jakob Nielsen, because even screens considered huge today with 1900 pixels are too small for maximum knowledge worker productivity. Useit.com (http://www.useit.com/alertbox/screen_resolution.html)

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TECH TIP

A real way to uninstall

· The un-install program in Windows often fails to completely erase the residue of programs. Geek Uninstaller (http://www.geekuninstaller.com/) is freeware that cleans out registry entries and other residue. www.addictivetips.com (http://www.addictivetips.com/windows-tips/geek-uninstaller-lets-you-completely-wipe-off-an-application-from-pc/)

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Management columnist

Harvey Schachter is a Kingston, Ont.-based writer specializing in management issues. He writes Monday Morning Manager and management book reviews for the print edition of Report on Business and an online column, Power Points. More

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