Boost Your Basic Productivity -- Fast
For "professional development" of a personal kind, that which accelerates and fine tunes one's own basic productivity, check out Everything You Wanted to KnowÖ .
This 8-CD library supplies hands-on training for Windows 95, all of the Office 95 applications, the Internet and Quicken 5.0. Best of all, it's a bargain at $30.
Versions 7.0 of Word, Access, Excel and PowerPoint are covered on separate CDs; Discovering the Internet and Netscape Navigator 2.0 are on two more.
A six-minute video tour and tutorial opens the first CD, leading to a Course Menu. While training, one can be running the application, toggling in and out for hands-on, guided practice via prominent Practice icons.
Users may flag topics for later review; bookmarks tag one's ending spot for easy lesson resumption. Checkmarks track one's study path through material. Jones Digital Century, Inc., Englewood, CO, (800) 699-JONES.
This article originally appeared in the 12/01/1996 issue of THE Journal.