As indexers we rely upon our technology for our business and our livelihoods, yet very often we take it for granted. What we should all do from time to time (OK, at least once!) is a risk assessment. Large companies do these regularly and they can have significant benefits.
So how do you do a risk assessment? Continue reading “Assessing Risk”
Every year, when we have a dry spell followed by heavy rain, the electricity supply to my house trips out and, almost immediately, comes back on, but not before causing my computer to restart. This year this happened 6 times in one day, losing me several hours work, and I firmly resolved (again) to get round to buying an Uninterruptable Power Supply. However, laptops use batteries Continue reading “Use multiple machines and avoid UPS”
A recent discussion on an indexing discussion list got me thinking that what indexers needed was a guide to everything they didn’t know about the future indexing technologies. So here it is. Continue reading “Future publishing technologies and indexes”