If you're reading this and it's April 1 or
later, maybe nothing happened!
Conficker called home?
Conficker is a nasty computer virus
that has been circulating for the last few
Reports suggest that it has an April 1
trigger where it will 'phone home' to
its creator for more instructions. What they
might be or the resulting malware effect are
unclear at this point.
There's a Windows patch available and virus
cleaning software companies think they know
remove it if you think it's more than an
|Property Letting Dashboard
Over the last few months we've been doing a
lot of development with our web applications
and in particular the Blot
Property System for property letting
As these applications get ever more features
and sophistication we've decided that our
customers need a way of quickly seeing the
key information for their business.
For the Property System we now have the
management dashboard which shows clients such
A click from the dashboard will let the user
drill down into more detailed information.
- Properties requiring certificates
- Properties with outstanding repairs
- Value of on show properties
- Value of rented properties
As development progresses, we'll look to add
new information to the dashboard and perhaps
extend the dashboard idea to other applications
||Blot Property System....
|How's your email?
Where would we be without email? A lot
better off, some would say.
Email has the capability to use up vast
amounts of our time - and that's when it's
working. When it's not working, it is a
nightmare for all concerned, not least for
the poor web design company who supplies the
email service as part of the hosting package.
Most of the time, the email services work
pretty well. Often the problems lie with
configuration or something related to the
examines some of the email pitfalls and has a
humorous picture for all web design companies
||read the article.....
|Business networking - visit our group!
Blot Design is a member of the most
business networking group in the world.
Each week we meet on a Thursday
morning for breakfast and to exchange and
business between our members. It's a great
doing business (only one company from any
business area can
so there is no competition between members).
If you think your business could benefit from
networking like this, you're welcome to
attend as our guest:
Our group is thriving. And as it has grown, the
amount of business exchanged has increased
dramatically. Get in touch if you'd like to
come along and see how it works.
- Thursday mornings
- Novatel Hotel, Hermiston Gate, Edinburgh