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Monthly Archives: February 2012

Be Prepared, Not Alarmed

Fire AlarmIt’s so easy to take technology for granted. We assume we’ll be able to look up whatever we need on our computers, smart phones and tablet devices. So what happens when your computer isn’t working, your internet connection is down, or the power goes out completely? It’s sure to happen sooner or later, but don’t pull that alarm just yet. The answer, as any Boy Scout will tell you, is to be prepared.

What does that mean for your child care business? How do you create an “Emergency Management Plan” to keep you running even when your high-tech gadgets are on the fritz? Well, that’s what we’ll attempt to answer in today’s post, specifically with regards to key information stored in your Child Care Management Software.

There are a number of possible things that might help, depending on the situation. Let’s start with the basics. Continue reading

If Technology Stood Still

typewriter - circa 1975Okay, I admit it. I’m old enough to remember using a typewriter. Raise your hand if you remember too. At the time, it was a pretty good system, but there were a few drawbacks. For one thing, it wasn’t so easy to correct mistakes. Are any of you longing for a return to the days of “white-out” and correcting tape? Oh, and what about spelling gaffs and grammatical errors? You had to actually look things up in a real, printed dictionary or paperback grammar guide. Yes, those were the days all right.

Well, what if technology stood still? What if the Daycare Software you used today was the same as it was in 1995 or maybe even 2000? Of course, you’d never have anything new to learn, but would that be a good trade off? Continue reading

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