Mike McBride

Mike McBride has been blogging since 2001, starting with what was, in essence, a blog about technology and being a One-Man IT Department. Over the years, his career has taken some twists and turns, as well as my interests, so now you will find blog posts covering everything from Social Networking, Law firms and Litigation Support, Travel, Training and yes, he's still writing about technology! He's even branched out into Photography and Sports Talk.

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Lockdown your Microsoft Teams Guest Access Configuration before February 2021 eDiscovery Tug of War: A Breakdown of the In-House vs. ALSP Debate Here’s a Benchmark Exercise of Keyword Searching to Set Up Privilege Review Steganography: Because Who Doesn’t Love Bacon? The Best Way to Switch Tasks to Avoid Burnout 3 Questions Leaders Should Be Asking Their Remote Employees How Employee Training Impacts Personal Wellness in the Enterprise Why we need Section 230 more than ever…
A little over a week ago, I came clean on my other blog, and social media. I admitted that I’m just really not OK. If you’ve read the post, then you also know that when I mention mental health stigma, … Read More The post A Completely Non-Scientific View of Mental Health Stigma in the Workplace appeared first on Mike McBride Online. If you want to see more like this, consider subscribing to the…
It’s all those little unknown things that make us anxious when traveling, and the more anxiety that is built into the process, the less we enjoy it, and the more exhausting it is. I think that is an important lesson for airlines, but it’s also an important lesson for many people in a variety of service industries. Needing a lawyer, working with an accountant, etc. have always been things that most of us aren’t used…
Spirited ESI Search Arguments What’s in a Name (or Hash Value)? Ultimate Guide to Mental Health in the Workplace Social media managers grapple with burnout, leaving the industry Networking Tips for Business Professionals Working Remotely Where does the cybersecurity skills gap stem from and what can businesses do to overcome it? Client Portals Are Now an Essential Service for Law Firms to Offer The New Battles to Come Over Working From Home How to Support…
I really like the ideas in this article, but obviously this is the one that is going to most resonate with many of us right now: “Working remotely requires a heightened consciousness to make space for ourselves in and around work. We need to have careful conversations with our coworkers to ensure that our boundaries are understood and respected.”… Read More The post Linked: How to set clear work boundaries — and stick to them
I think we can all see a lot of workplaces in this intro, so these resources can be very useful in helping us understand how to not let the stress of work ruin our health: “Work-related stress can get the … Read More The post Linked: How to Keep Work Stress from Taking Over Your Life appeared first on Mike McBride Online. If you want to see more like this, consider subscribing to the…
Let me make a distinction here, between what the “right” thing to do for a social media company would be, and what they are within their rights to do. I am on record as saying I am for more free … Read More The post Social Networks Start Shutting Down Right-Wing Accounts, Are they Right? appeared first on Mike McBride Online. If you want to see more like this, consider subscribing to the RSS…
Don’t Let Ephemeral Messaging Apps Blow Up Your Ediscovery Matter Stress In The Workplace: Three takes for you to consider Saying a Production is Incomplete Does Not Make it True Mini-guide to help employee’s mental health through winter Whoops…Fabricated Text Messages Discovered Relativity acquires VerQu to capture communication data Announcing the 2021 State of the Industry Report! How to Protect and Empower Kids Online: An Interview with Wired Human What’s on the Horizon for Law…
On Wednesday, as we watched the invasion of the Capitol building play out, my first thought had everything to do with how little police and national guard presence there was. The reason that was my first thought was because we have watched this rally, and the ensuing violence, be planned on right in front of our faces on social media for the last few weeks. All you had to do was pay even a little…