EditGrid User Survey response

EditGrid, the online spreadsheet app that mimics Excel in format and functionality, sent me a survey a week ago through email. The survey sought my thoughts on the following questions: Use Cases: What are you using EditGrid for? Features: What new features do you desire the most? Usability: How can we present our features better […]

FreeAgent simplifies small business accounting like no other

Dennis Howlett recently announced a new accounting web app called FreeAgent, which looks pretty cool and seems to be approaching an age-old problem in a new way: All the well known products and services are geared towards people who already understand the fundamentals of book-keeping. Sage, Intuit and others will argue they’ve simplified the user […]

IT departments are not leading innovation in firms

An article in The Economist’s December 23, 2006 holiday double issue caught my attention. It reported on how Arizona State University was converting their email system over to use Google’s free hosted service, under the “Google Apps for your Domain” offering that I blogged about back in August last year. I’m still using the service […]

Hosting my neilmcintyre.ca email with Google

A little while back I realized that it might be worthwhile to direct all my blog-related email through an @neilmcintyre.ca address, and leave my regular Gmail for personal correspondence. I set up neil@neilmcintyre.ca and began using it for blog business. But I’ve never liked using standalone email clients like Thunderbird or Outlook. I prefer web-based […]