Microsoft set to close licensing loopholes, leave cloud rivals high and dry

Microsoft this fall will begin closing loopholes in its licensing rules that have let customers bring their own licenses for Windows, Windows Server, SQL Server and other software to rival cloud providers like Google and Amazon. The Redmond, Wash. company laid down the new law in an Aug. 1 announcement, …

Word 2016 and 2019 cheat sheet: Ribbon quick reference

This download accompanies our story Word 2016 and 2019 cheat sheet. See that article for detailed information on how to get the most out of Word 2016 and 2019 for Windows. For the most part, the Ribbon interface in Word 2016 and 2019 is intuitive to use. It’s divided into …

7 Quick Base tips and tricks

The low-code/no-code development platform Quick Base lets so-called citizen developers create applications and workflows for their teams and departments without needing the intervention of IT. Based on the structure of a database, as its name implies, the platform relies on fields, records, and reports to create, link, and manipulate sets …

10 Trello power-ups for maximum productivity

So, you’ve figured out what Trello’s all about. You’ve mastered the Trello basics. You’ve made your way through the most advanced Trello tips and tricks. And still, you say, you want more efficiency-enhancing power? Still, you need more organization automation? Still, you want your project management software to seem smarter? …

How VITAS Healthcare moved to UEM

VITAS Healthcare, a Miami-based a hospice and palliative care company with more than 12,000 employees and about 19,000 patients across 14 states, went on a six-year journey to create a mobile-enabled workforce and the unified endpoint management (UEM) system needed to handle their devices. UEM allows IT to remotely provision, …

Excel for Office 365 cheat sheet: Ribbon quick reference

This download accompanies our Excel for Office 365 cheat sheet. See that article for detailed information on how to get the most out of Excel for Office 365 in Windows. For the most part, the Ribbon interface in Excel for Office 365 is intuitive to use. It’s divided into a …

Q&A: Overstock.com’s Jonathan Johnson on integrating Bitcoin for online payments

Early in 2014, Overstock.com became the first major retailer to begin accepting Bitcoin as a form of retail payment, and since that time it has continued to invest heavily in the cryptocurrency. In the first day accepting the digital currency, Overstock saw a 4.33% increase in online sales, representing $126,000 …

Download: EMM vendor comparison chart 2019

While mobile device management (MDM) capabilities have been the core driver of interest in enterprise mobility products up to this point, these tools have largely transformed into full-blown enterprise mobility management (EMM) suites, which include app and data security, among many other things. All the major offerings in this arena …

Enterprise mobility 2019: Dawning of the age of UEM

Unified endpoint management (UEM), a strategic approach that unifies and centralizes the way enterprises manage their deployed devices, is finally becoming a reality. Over the past decade, enterprise mobility platform vendors have been evolving mobility management tools from simple mobile device management (MDM) through mobile application management (MAM) and enterprise …