Monthly archives for August, 2016

Get my Customizable Excel-VB Church R...

In 2007, I got hired by the “Warden” of a popular large non-protestant congregational church in Lagos, to build this Excel-VB driven Church Records Manager app. This happened a few weeks after I’d completed the maiden phase of a large automation project for his consulting firm, which involved generating dynamic reports from a National Scale […]

[Recommended] Why Facebook founder, Z...

[Recommended] Why Facebook founder, Zuckerberg arrived Nigeria – unannounced,  yesterday (I.e Tue 30/8/2016)

LAGOS—Facebook Founder, Mark Zuckerberg, yesterday, arrived Nigeria unannounced. The 32-year-old tech enterpreneur surprisingly made a sudden visit and inspection of activities at the Co-Creation Hub, Yaba Lagos. Facebook Founder, Mark Zuckerberg with Nigerian tech entrepreneurs His arrival to Nigeria is not unconnected to the ‘Facebook for developers’ workshop’ for Nigerian engineers, product managers and partners […]

PII 029 [Best Practice Parenting]: Co...

When a “teacher” at a religious retreat, in discussing “Creation” told children that a white couple could NOT produce a black baby, none of them raised any objection. But when she went on to say a Black couple could equally NOT produce a white baby, 2 siblings – a 13 year old boy and a […]

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Protected: You Don’t Need a Computer Degree to Make Money from Spreadsheet Programming

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How To Get The URL for a FACEBOOK Pos...

This video demonstrates the steps I described in the answer to my FACEBOOK PRODUCTIVITY QUESTION (posted 4th December 2011) – which was as follows: “Sometimes you want to tell OTHERS about a certain Facebook post, that interested you. The “Share” feature does NOT work in cases when you need to share the Post in a […]

Vocationally Skilled Population – Key...

Vocationally Skilled Population – Key to African Development!

[Below: Feature photo of Tanzania’s President Magufuli showing off his sewing skills] Take a careful look at developed societies (e.g in Europe, Asia, America) and you will notice that possession of income earning (vocational) “skills” is just as valued as acquisition of academic degrees and certifications for paid employment. Sadly the same cannot be said […]

PII 028 [Case Study]: Using Excel-VB ...

This week’s Performance Improvement Ideas (PII) newsletter features an article from my archives. It discusses one of several scenarios for potential application of custom Excel-VB programming as a low cost, user-friendly means to effective and efficient data handling and report generation in Patients Records Management for Hospitals/Clinics or Medical Centres. At the end, I append […]

Protected: THE FARM CEO (Issue 58): W...

This content is password protected. To view it please enter your password below: Password: [IMPORTANT: This blog’s contents are being updated following the transfer to www.tayosolagbade.com from my former domain – Spontaneousdevelopment.com. As a result, some parts of it may not work properly for now. Quick Tip: If a link contains “spontaneousdevelopment.com”, simply change it […]

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Protect Yourself from Macro Viruses [Potential Dangers of Enabling Macros in Excel-VB Workbooks From Unfamiliar Sources]

[This article was sent to members of my Excel-VB Club earlier today, and published here without password protection so interested others can benefit] In introducing you to Excel-VB Programming, over the past weeks, I’ve demonstrated (using screenshot images and video tutorials) the important steps regarding How-To “Enable Macro” code in a workbook to run in […]

How I Built a Bank Transactions Monit...

The app show in the screenshots below is called the Bank Transactions Monitor (BTM) ™. I built it in November 2006, for the Head of Accounts in a Medium Sized Lagos based hotel client. Above: The Login Screen The hotel’s MD had hired me, on the recommendation of the company’s audit consultant, to build a […]