What Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 update upheaval means

Microsoft’s latest update upheaval will have long-term impact on Windows 10, affecting enterprise and small business upgrade scheduling and pushing consumers to continue working as free testers for the company. The biggest news from Microsoft’s July 1 announcement about the-until-then-ignored Windows 10 1909 – the second upgrade of 2019, tagged …

9 steps to lock down corporate browsers

Everyone in the enterprise loves the web browser when it’s delivering news, email, documentation, and sales leads. With the shift to web apps, it’s arguably the most important installed software on any corporate desktop. But the internet is filled with people who aren’t nice — sometimes even dangerous — and …

Microsoft OneNote cheat sheet

For putting together ideas or proposals in your work, a note-taking app can be helpful. It’s especially useful if you need to present your ideas to co-workers or collaborate with them on notes. In Microsoft Office, OneNote is the app for this job. OneNote is pre-installed in Windows 10 and …

Download: Beginner’s guide to blockchain

It’s been called a technology so unique that it could disrupt our digital lives in ways not seen since the arrival of the internet. Supply chains. Banking. Contracts. Real estate investments. Food supplies. Even personal identities. All could see sweeping changes in the years ahead – if companies move smartly …

Microsoft pares Windows 10 feature upgrades to 1 a year

Microsoft has again given its Windows 10 update model a furious shake, voiding one of the foundational concepts of the “Windows as a service” (WaaS) strategy. In a multi-part announcement spread across three blog posts, Microsoft on July 1 said it had begun testing of the next Windows 10 feature …

The top 8 problems with blockchain

While blockchain holds tremendous potential for creating new financial, supply chain and digital identity systems, it’s often erroneously seen as a panacea for business problems. The myriad of pilots and proofs of concept by large corporations and government agencies are showing real promise, but those projects don’t always lead to …

Review: 18 Alexa skills for productivity, collaboration and more

Earlier this year, Amazon announced it had sold more than 100 million Alexa devices. Along with the consumer market, Amazon is also pushing Alexa into offices via Alexa for Business, which enables developers to create skills exclusively for internal users at their companies via APIs and other tools. But can …

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, …