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Improved UX, The Gift That Keeps On Giving

User experience (UX) is all about making websites easier and more intuitive to use; better UX means you’re more likely to visit a site and enjoy your time when you’re there. To that end, Adaptistration is offering up an early present to readers in the form of some enhanced UX based on what metrics tell […]

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What Would You Put In A Letter To Santa?

Dear Santa, You’re a busy guy so we’ll keep this tight: #alliwantforchristmas. As a consultant… A digital assistant that doesn’t make me want to punch Siri, I mean her, I mean IT in the virtual face. A reliable and easy way to hook a vintage rotary phone up to Comcast VoIP service along with a […]

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how to survive the holiday pops season

Here It Is, Your Holiday Moment Of Zen

You know it, you love, it, and it just isn’t the holiday season without it: The Messiah Organist On Crack. If this holiday classic is new to you, give it moment and hang in there until the end; I’m sure you’ll agree that it’s 0:43 of unfiltered Messiah goodness.

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Think wearable tech is limited to Smartwatches and Google Glass? Think again.

The Potential Impact Of Wearable Tech On The Orchestra Workplace

There’s a fascinating article by Chris Bruce in the 12/14/2014 edition of that examines the potential impact of wearable technology (i.e. wearables) in the workplace. The article focuses on how wearables can begin to impact various elements of the workday such as troubling issues surrounding privacy concerns and employee tracking to more positive aspects […]

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#TwitterSugar. So Sweet.

What a terrific inaugural week at! Response so far has been terrific, especially throughout the Twitterverse where readers have been flattering with their #TwitterSugar… Calling all arts managers out there… immediately follow @ArtsHacker these guys are the real deal!! #artsadmin #artsjobs #GSD — Patrick Varon (@patrickvaron) December 11, 2014 Arts admin/marketing peeps: check out […]

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Peninsula Symphony Embezzlement Case Just Became Creepy

In March, 2014 Peninsula Symphony Orchestra’s former executive director, Stephen Jay Carlton, was arrested on charges of grand theft, embezzlement, forgery, ID theft and tax fraud, plus enhancements for excessive taking. A recent article by Tracey Kaplan in the 12/5/2014 edition of the Mercury News reports Carlton was recently convicted on all charges and prosecutors […]

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