Back on top: Microsoft owns the modern office again

Back on top: Microsoft owns the modern office again

By (mostly) giving up its Windows-only ambitions and moving off web apps, Microsoft has made Office 365 the king of the productivity hill once more

07/12/16

Email is dead? The trouble with collaboration tech

Email is dead? The trouble with collaboration tech

There's a constant stream of new products promising to change your world. Here's why only a very few stand a chance

07/05/16

The Macintosh is at a new crossroads

The Macintosh is at a new crossroads

The death of the Thunderbolt Display is one more sign of a major change coming to the Mac's peripheral support

06/28/16

Apple's dilemma: How to regain its glory days

Apple's dilemma: How to regain its glory days

iOS is getting old, the iPad is on the decline, the Mac and MacOS are in maintenance mode, and Siri is just another assistant

06/21/16

What digital transformation really means

What digital transformation really means

The periodically hot term is hot again, but most people don't understand where its real power lies

06/14/16

Real or virtual? The two faces of machine learning

Real or virtual? The two faces of machine learning

The combination of big data, predictive analytics, AI, machine learning, and the Internet of things together powers two very different technology paths

06/07/16

The truth behind AI, machine learning, and bots

The truth behind AI, machine learning, and bots

There's a lot of loose talk about our AI-driven future. But expect to keep using your own brain for a long time to come

05/31/16

Why Android hasn't beaten Apple in business

Why Android hasn't beaten Apple in business

Despite significant improvements in recent years, three key realities give iOS the edge in the enterprise

05/17/16

Why Apple's iBeacons technology has gone nowhere

Why Apple's iBeacons technology has gone nowhere

The iPhone user base is huge, but Apple's commitment to privacy and the difficulty in managing beacons conspire against success

04/19/16

Disrupt or die? Beware the siren calls of tech consultants

Disrupt or die? Beware the siren calls of tech consultants

Every company should intentionally and actively design and execute its tech strategies, instead of jumping on the latest consultant fad

04/12/16

Microsoft takes the lead in apps that work together

Microsoft takes the lead in apps that work together

Apple's Handoff has seen limited adoption, but perhaps Microsoft's more expansive take will gain wider usage

04/05/16

Microsoft can win without Windows Phone

Microsoft can win without Windows Phone

Both on smartphones and tablets, Microsoft succeeds -- even if iOS and Android continue to win, too

03/29/16

Welcome to the postcloud future

Welcome to the postcloud future

Where we're heading: 'Cloud' no longer means where systems reside, but how they are designed and deployed

03/01/16

FBI backdoors force a rethink of BYOD

FBI backdoors force a rethink of BYOD

The BYOD compact is of mutual convenience and respect for each other's data, but mobile management zeal may break the needed trust

02/24/16

It's time to pull the plug on Windows 7

It's time to pull the plug on Windows 7

As is the case for Outlook, OneDrive, and Internet Explorer, Microsoft's pile of Windows legacy is collapsing, and the only hope is to make a clean break

02/02/16

Slack + Skype: The fine line between convenience and coercion

Slack + Skype: The fine line between convenience and coercion

Bring-your-own technology doesn't work so well in collaboration or when forced on users

01/26/16

The CIO's days may be numbered

The CIO's days may be numbered

Technology is no longer a weird 'other' thing, and it should be fully integrated into your business management

01/19/16

How Linux won without winning

How Linux won without winning

You rarely see Linux when you boot your computer or turn on your smartphone, but the truth is Linux is everywhere

01/12/16

Android simply doesn't make sense on the desktop

Android simply doesn't make sense on the desktop

Android as the new Windows competitor is appealing -- if you don't think it through

01/08/16

OneDrive for Office 365: New but far from improved

OneDrive for Office 365: New but far from improved

First look: The Mac version has gone from nonfunctional to barely functional, joining the Windows version

12/18/15

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