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Apple ‘raised the bar’ for enterprise IT

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If you can determine the vitality of a platform within a sector by the activity it generates, then the appearance of new Apple in the enterprise-focused start-up, Fleetsmith, speaks volumes. I caught up with Zack Blum, CEO and co-founder…

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Is Microsoft already killing off Windows 7?

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Believe it or not, gray-with-age Windows 7 gained market share in March and April 2018. Even now, Windows 10, which arrived not quite three years ago, is running on only 39.3% of all Windows PCs, compared to Windows 7’s 47.3%.

Why do we even bother paying these IT guys, anyway?

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It's the late 1990s, and this pilot fish is working as a tech-for-hire for small businesses when he's sent to help out at a local tax preparer's office.

Tuesday, Jun 19

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Microsoft to tighten screws on traditional Office, Gartner predicts

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Microsoft will continue to pressure businesses to adopt Office 365, said a pair of Gartner analysts, by barring all but subscribers from accessing Office 365's online services.

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The best workplace perks in IT

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The offerings run deep at Computerworld's 2018 Best Places to Work in IT. Comprehensive health insurance is just table stakes.

Microsoft quietly cuts off Win7 support for older Intel computers

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If your PC doesn’t run Streaming Single Instructions Multiple Data (SIMD) Extensions 2, you apparently won’t be getting any more Win7 patches. At least, that’s what I infer from some clandestine Knowledge Base documentation changes made in…

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Android's sharing system is morphing into an unpredictable mess

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When it comes to technology, it's often the smallest details that make the biggest impact.

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Deloitte: Apple’s Health Records an ‘inflection point’ for healthcare

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Deloitte has taken a big step to integrate Apple technologies across its global ConvergeHEALTH Patient Connect solution. I spoke with general manager, Brett Davis and life sciences global digital and patient engagement leader, Chris Zant,…

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Which iPhones, iPads support Apple's iOS 12?

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Apple earlier this month told iPhone and iPad users that if their devices are currently running iOS 11, they will also run the upcoming iOS 12, an upgrade slated to ship this fall.

UC Berkeley puts blockchain training online; thousands sign up

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UC Berkeley in 2016 saw the potential for teaching about blockchain with a primary focus on bitcoin and the other cryptocurrencies the technology underpins.

Think of it as meeting the needs of the company

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Flashback almost three decades, to when this pilot fish is hired as a systems analyst -- and gets an unpleasant surprise.

Getting hands-on with industrial control system setups at RSA | Salted Hash Ep 31

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Host Steve Ragan is joined on the RSA 2018 show floor by Bryson Bort, CEO and founder of SCYTHE, to talk about the ICS Village, where attendees can learn how to better defend industrial equipment through hands-on access to the equipment.

Monday, Jun 18

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Mingis on Tech: What makes a 'Best Place' to work in IT?

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There's a reason many of the organizations on Computerworld's latest list of the 100 Best Places to Work in IT show up routinely: They've realized that an engaged IT worker who's encouraged to think (and act) outside the corporate box is…

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Which Macs will run Apple's macOS Mojave?

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Apple removed several years' worth of Macs from the list of supported systems when it unveiled macOS 10.14, aka "Mojave," earlier this month.

IDG Contributor Network: AI Windows patching, a new HoloLens and Office updates: the changes they are a-coming

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This last week had a couple of interesting changes announced and rumored from Microsoft (disclosure Microsoft is a client of the author). The first was some needed changes to Office that will likely upset a lot of people. The second was…

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IDG Contributor Network: How successful wireless companies create the next growth wave

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Every successful wireless company rides several different growth waves. Wave after wave, time after time. Those who are not successful ride one growth wave up then down again. This is crucial for long-term success. We can learn some…

Win10 Update Facilitation Service joins Update Assistant V2 to make sure you get patched

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You can look at the new KB 4056254 Win10 Update Facilitation Service and the re-emergence of Win10 Update Assistant V2 from two different perspectives. On the one hand, you have those poor hapless Win10 users who accidentally munged…

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Apple’s iOS 12 will save thousands of American lives

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Apple will introduce support for a new iPhone technology that will help save thousands of U.S. lives when it ships iOS 12, it has announced.

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Wait, how can you be unclear on the concept of HEAT?

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Consultant pilot fish is called in to deal with this company's newly installed WAN network equipment. The problem: It's overheating in a big way.

Good work, and good works, at Cloud for Good

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For philanthropically minded people who have crossed into IT from the liberal arts world and want to work from home, Cloud for Good, the No. 1 small organization on Computerworld’s 2018 Best Places to Work in IT list, seems like a perfect…

Pariveda Solutions: Everyone has a path to VP

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Lots of companies talk up career development, touting their commitment to mentorship and training. At Pariveda Solutions, the goal is a bit more lofty: The 500-person management consulting firm promises to grow individuals to their fullest…

Workday is a great place to work, and it wants to stay that way

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It’s not much of a secret that Workday is a great place to work. In addition to being ranked by Computerworld as the No. 4 large company among the 2018 Best Places to Work in IT, last year it came in at No. 7 in Fortune’s list of the best…

Plante Moran: One firm, one focus on innovation

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What does it take to create a challenging and engaging place to work? According to Paul Blowers, CIO of Plante Moran, there’s no secret sauce, but there are a few critical ingredients.

Dignity Health: Compassionate patient care and passionate IT

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Hello Humankindness. It’s the branding campaign for Dignity Health, but it gets to the heart of the health care provider’s culture and serves as a rallying force to keep IT employees happy and engaged.

Best Places to Work in IT 2018

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What makes an organization a good place for technology professionals to work?

Saturday, Jun 16

Here comes BYOSD (bring your own smart display)

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It’s easy to dismiss the smart-display market.

Friday, Jun 15

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Google moves to end website installation of Chrome extensions

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Google this week began barring Chrome users from installing add-ons offered by third-party websites, the last steps toward making the company's own market the only available source for browser extensions.

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Why has Apple put Mac users in the Mojave desert?

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Dark Mode in macOS 10.14 Mojave looks really nice. I think Mac users will like it. But why has Apple chosen to leave the mountains to name the next-generation of its platform after a desert? With so many Mac users concerned about the…

Win10 (1803) declared 'fully available,' throwing Windows Update for Business under the bus

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After 45 days in the unpaid beta testing phase, Microsoft surprised most of the patching world yesterday by declaring that Windows 10 April 2018 Update is ready for deployment in the enterprise. By doing so, Microsoft simultaneously raised…

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Microsoft proclaims Windows 10 1803 enterprise-ready in record time

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Microsoft on Thursday declared that the latest feature upgrade to Windows 10 is fit for businesses, marking the fastest transition yet from consumer-only to enterprise-ready.