NEFLIN - Organize Your Technology: Tools and Tips to Organize, Sync and Simplify Your Life

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We all make the resolution to stay organized and become more efficient learn how to utilize technology instead of letting it create clutter - both real and digital. During this presentation, help yourself become prepared to meet and exceed this goal. Learn how to declutter, dedupe and easily organize your files. Organize incoming knowledge to maximize the time you have and to avoid becoming overwhelmed. Learn about tools you can use to help yourself stay organize. Organize your technology to ensure data security, back-ups, and other important processes are running at full efficiency. Rachel Eichen is a presenter who has had over four years of teaching experience. She teaches librarian-centric webinars on such topics as G-mail, Memes, and Reddit. She also currently works as a clinical trainer teaching nurses how to use smartphone software in the hospital. In the past, Rachel has taught computer classes to passengers on the Grand Princess cruise ship. Rachel holds a Masters degree in Library & Information Science and a bachelors degree in Technical Writing.


  • 1.Organize Your Technology:Tools and Tips to organize,sync and simplify your lifePresented by:Rachel Eichen

2. Image from 3. Organize 4. DELETE YOUR FILES 5. Duplicate Cleaner Delete Duplicate Files 6. CCleaner 7. Folder Size 8. Organize Your Files 9. Create Folders Right Click on Desktop (or within folder) New > Folder Name Meaningfully 10. Everything Has a Place No Files left on Desktop or in folder Create as many folders as needed Folders Need Meaningful NamesTip: Use Folder View with Preview On to peak at files without opening themor use the slide arrow to make images largest enough to preview 11. Moving Files PC: Hold control to select multiple files Control + X = Cut Control + V = Paste Control + A = Select All Alternatively, you can drag files to a new folder Mac Hold Command to select Multiple Files One select, click and drag to new folderTip: Make sure you cut dont copy files as you move them 12. Rename Files Image003 v. 2011JulyGabrielPoolParty100 13. PURGE 14. Do you reallyneed it?Picture Source 15. Change Your Set-Up Change your default Save Destination & DownloadDestinations to Desktop (Not my documents or downloads-where things will just gather) 16. Never Let it Happen Again When Downloading Rename Pictures, Documents give ameaningful Name Date Event Person Tag if possible 17. Downloading PicturesDelete, Delete, Delete 18. The Key: ClearYour DesktopRegularly 19. Organize incoming knowledge to maximize thetime you have and to avoid becomingoverwhelmed 20. Consider an Information Diet 21. Twitter, Email, RSS, Facebook, Google+, Pinterest, LInkedInBE AWARE OF NETFLIX QUEUESYNDROME WITH YOUR NEWS 22. Consider Dumping Redundant News Sources Those you are saving for later Topics no longer of interest 23. Social Media Follow in ONE place Why are you followingthem? If you skim or skip them70% of the time delete,hide or unfollow 24. Cleaning Up Facebook Delete your likes Hide annoying family Unfriend a few people Create lists of close friends and family 25. Hide a Persons Feed 26. Email Get rid of the bacon Create an account orfolder just for signingup 27. E-mail Conslidation Consolidate Listservs (digest) Consolidate daily e-mails 28. Tools you can use to helpyourself stay organized 29. Flipboard 30. Microsoft One Note 31. Evernote 32. Organizing Apps CardStar Passbook Reminders/ Forget the Milk Notes 33. Organize yourtechnology to ensuredata security, back-ups, and otherimportant processesare running at fullefficiency. 34. Look into Password Managers Features: Multi-browser Multi-device Password GeneratorsLastPass, Norton, Dashlane 1.1 35. Passwords Change Everything! One word is not enough words, symbols, numbers, capitalization Longer the better Double Authentication when possible 36. Security QuestionsLIE!!!!!!!!!Mothers Maiden Name?First Pet?First Concert?Favorite Book?Grandmothers Maiden Name?First Car? 37. Back-up Dropbox SugarSync Carbonite iCloud 38. Browser Extensions Uninstall Programs Turn off items onstart menuAnalyze YourSettings 39. Contact Eichen