The Lucid View

13th June 2018
Ferraris and champers

It’s what you don’t see, that’s important

Owning a business. It’s not all Ferrari’s and swilling Champagne (I prefer Brewdog anyway). What you don’t see are them late nights, them tough decisions and […]
10th June 2018
mobile phone useage

Going phoneless, well kinda…

I’ve always battled with the relationship with my mobile phone. There were times when I was the same as everyone else, using it frequently, unlocking it […]
10th April 2018
Lucid Computer Solutions Ltd

Sip Bacardi like it’s your birthday…

  Ten years of Lucid Computer Solutions. Ten years since I decided to quit the day job and start my own thing. I’d say it’s flown, […]
30th January 2018

Jelly and ice cream

As an avid reader of @PCPro magazine, I was intrigued to read @Tim Danton’s keyboard shootout (Issue 281, p72), as it just so happened I was […]
12th January 2018

Upping our KPI game

2018 is the year of the KPI (Key Performance Indicator for those of you think it’s similar to a GTI). Whilst we’ve always had some KPI […]
6th January 2018
West Midlands Linux Testing

Help my Windows have gone all minty!

I can’t even remember what started this little experiment off. It was probably to do with me thinking about how as a business we could operate […]
2nd August 2017
How to use Sharepoint for sharing ideas

Sharepoint: We’ve found a use for it!

Up until a little while ago I always struggled to see exactly where SharePoint fits into a business as a service. For me there are better […]
27th July 2017
Deadline are good.

Deadlines are good

Scenario 1: “We need this task completing, no rush, do it when you’re ready” You want to give people freedom and flexibility. Letting them choose the […]
26th July 2017
How to setup CPE210 Outdoor WiFi

Real World Reviews: The TP Link CPE210 Outdoor Wifi Unit

The scenario: A customer has a main office area, and they want to expand their operations into a second workshop around three quarters of a mile […]
25th July 2017
Working from home

I’ll just finish this last bit of work up at home

Working from home. All the rage isn’t it? Or is it just a great idea, which in practice doesn’t work as well as it should? My […]