Apr 6, 2021
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What exactly is technical debt?
Jerry has two pretty big professional clients who have accumulated quite a bit of technical debt.
Spending money on important things will save you the trouble of dealing with it later.
The group talks about how these clients who refuse to spend money sometimes aren’t sustainable.
News Flash: On TeamViewer you can now disable in-product marketing messages.
Sam is looking into a business continuity document that can be very useful especially with clients who don’t listen (thanks to Michael Thompsen of Origin84 for the tip).
When your system can’t keep up with you it can cause you to be unproductive because you end up wasting time on things and switching tasks.
Sam tells a story about how one of his client’s old systems finally kicked the bucket and he had to get all of their data back.
Tip: Update your software about every 2 to 3 years.
You end up paying less to keep up with updates than to fix everything when it goes wrong.
Joe actually had to buy floppy disks for a job he had to do on a Powerbook 100.
Jerry shares two useful tools he uses: Smith.ai and a helpful calendar app called Harmonizely. Harmonizely allow clients to schedule appointments and offers direct integration with Daylite..
Daylight training has been transformative for Jerry.
Sam can’t bring himself to start offering calendaring services to his clients. One reason is a need for control.
Joe also talks about showing just how unavailable you might be.
Jerry talks about the mysterious “alien arrow” that one of Joe’s clients has been telling him about.
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