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What is BYOS

What is BYOS

BYOS means Build-Your-Own-System.  It is a term created by KF Cheng of IntelliLife HK for the purpose of easy understanding.  To make it simple:

BYOS is a simplified methodology that non-technical users can follow to build their own systems or websites, even though they do not have a technical background.

WA Business

WA vs WA Business

Recently the author has the chance to review WA Business and how it can be useful in business organization applications.


No doubt, WhatsApp has become a more important communication tool than emails, and has become so popular in areas like Hong Kong.  Some of the well known features in addition to Instant Messaging include:

Job Descriptions of KM Jobs

Job Descriptions of KM Jobs

To a lot of people who studied Knowledge Management including the author, they like it, they practice it, but they don't necessarily know how a formal KM job would look like because we did not learn enough how to put things to practice, and how to make things happens in the real business environment in organizations.  The author found some job descriptions of KM positions on the internet, which serves as good references.

How to Add Your Business to Google

Google My Business

The Google Maps function, formerly known as Google Places, is now part of the Google My Business dashboard, which is Google's dashboard for managing and tracking your online presence across Google's various platforms, including:

  • Google Maps
  • Google+ (now only available for Google Business)
  • Google Analytics
  • Google Adwords

This is part of the digital branding or digital presence for businesses in the digital age.  Following are the advantages:

Problems of Downloading Pictures becoming JFIF Format

JFIF Convert to JPG

Recently it's been noticed that when downloading photos from WhatsApp, or dragging image out of browsers, it saves itself as a JFIF image on Windows 10, instead of JPG.  Although JFIF is also a graphic format, it causes a lot of inconvenience to some users.

JFIF is the JPEG File Interchange Format.  Apparently it's been around since 1991, but it is a strange format to most users.

Following is the Fix for this problem.

QR Codes

QR Codes

Introduction of QR Codes

QR code is an abbreviation for Quick Response Code, which was developed in Japan in the early '90s as a 2-dimensional matrix bar code.  It is a cheap solution enabling print-to-online by delivering machine-readable encoded information.  With the popularity of the internet and e-commerce in China, and the popularity of mobile applications and mobile payments, the use of QR codes has become not only popular but also essential in many mobile applications nowadays.