Office 365 vs. G Suite: Which has better management tools?

When you choose a productivity platform like Microsoft’s Office 365 or Google’s G Suite, the main focus is on the platform’s functionality: Does it do the job you need? That’s of course critical, but once you choose a platform, you have to manage it. That’s why management capabilities should be …

27 advanced Trello tips and tricks

Whether you’re collaborating with colleagues or flying solo on a mission, you can’t do much better than Trello when it comes to keeping the pieces of your projects in order. Trello is an Atlassian-owned task-management app that makes it easy to organize practically anything imaginable — images, ideas, links, lists, …

How Windows 10 users can dial back upgrades to just one a year

Microsoft had such grand plans for Windows 10. Like any proud parent, the company wanted its offspring to succeed in life, to have opportunities galore. Go to an Ivy League college, land a good job. To Microsoft, Windows 10 would be different than, better than, the other kids. It would …

Download: Discover 2019’s Best Places to Work in IT

Computerworld‘s annual 100 Best Places to Work in IT list showcases the top 100 U.S. workplaces for technology professionals. Our 26th annual report ranks top organizations across the country that offer IT professionals challenging projects, robust salaries, superior benefits, flexible work/life options and unsurpassed access to training and career advancement …

AR at work: 5 headsets aimed at business

Once the stuff of science fiction, augmented reality (AR) is increasingly finding a place in the workplace as a driver of collaboration and productivity. Some companies use it as a tool for employee training, others use it to offer remote assistance to field service technicians. There are surgeons now using …

Apple eyes changes to iOS device management

Last week’s Worldwide Developers Conference keynote was loaded with news about  iOS 13, watchOS 6, macOS Catalina, the newly christened iPadOS and the new Mac Pro (which returns to a tower enclosure with serious upgrade and customization options). [ Related: How to craft an MDM policy BYOD workers will actually …

Free course: Managing PCs and Devices with Microsoft Intune

In this modern-day mobile world in which we work, IT admins often find themselves facing a bewildering number of challenges brought on by the surge of mobile devices in the office and the consumerization of IT. One answer to managing all of those corporate devices: Microsoft Intune. In partnership with …

How to use Excel as a data visualization tool

Everyone knows Microsoft Excel as a number cruncher, but there’s a whole lot more to the popular spreadsheet program. Just as Excel can perform basic data analysis functions, it has a surprising number of data visualization tools under the hood. “Excel isn’t explicitly a data visualization tool, it’s a spreadsheet,” …

How to craft an MDM policy BYOD workers will actually follow

The bring-your-own-device (BYOD) trend has long since moved from being an outlier to the norm for most companies and employees. But with all those devices come a wealth of potential security problems. Rogue apps, malware, data breaches are sometimes just a click or swipe away. Even with that reality, crafting …