March, 2012

10 reasons NOT to block social networking at work

By Jack Wallen March 27, 2012, 7:30 AM PDT Takeaway: Jack Wallen says employees should have access to social networking sites at work. See if you agree with his reasoning and take our poll to let us know where you stand. I get it… You’re completely convinced that allowing your employees to get on Facebook and Twitter […]
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5 things IT workers should be worried about as they move to Windows 7

By Guest Contributor April 21, 2011, 10:32 AM PDT Takeaway: Aaron Suzuki, CEO of Prowess, argues that migrating to Windows 7 has to be systematic and well thought out, and you have to be prepared to address five specific problems. By Aaron Suzuki I recently caught up with a former IT manager at my company, Prowess. He was […]
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Microsoft should demystify their software licensing process

By Debra Littlejohn Shinder March 27, 2012, 12:07 PM PDT Takeaway: Microsoft could, and should, take the lead in simplifying the licensing process for consumers and for businesses. Most people grew up in a society where products are bought and sold. The butcher cuts up meat and sells you a steak. The baker bakes a loaf of […]
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Cool iPhone 4S Siri tips

If you own an iPhone 4S (or if you’re a fan of The Big Bang Theory) you probably have encountered Siri, which stands for Speech Interpretation and Recognition Interface. This is a fancy way of saying that it’s a virtual (voice activated) personal assistant and knowledge navigator for the iPhone. As I discovered with the Verizon-branded iPhone […]
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