Switching to WordPress

Posted by Cliff Brake on 2009-01-13 | 3 Comments to Read

After using Joomla for several years, I’m switching my web site to wordpress.  As I mostly use my site for writing technical articles, it makes sense to use something that works very well for just that.  So far, I’m finding WordPress very polished, and it has all the functionality I need built-in, so I don’t […]

Implementing Asterisk

Posted by Cliff Brake on 2009-01-09 | Comments are off for this article

Over the past month, we have been working on implementing Asterisk in our office.  Asterisk (http://www.asterisk.org/ ) is a complete software PBX (Private Branch Exchange) that runs on top of Linux.  Asterisk supports a number of features commonly found in a PBX including voicemail, hosted conferencing, call queuing, and many other features.  Having a real […]

Things that work!

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Running a small business has a special set of challenges, and if you are not careful, the overhead can quickly consume you.  This article is a list of things that I use in my business that work well for me, and help me to be efficient when there is so much to do … Entire […]

Economics and Finding Outsourcing Talent

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Economics In One Lesson by Henry Hazlitt presents an interesting and logical view of economics.  The book presents many ideas that seem right (like saving) and provides very logical arguments to back them up.  Even though the book was originally published in 1946, the topics covered seem very applicable to today (The Blessings of Destruction, […]