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Think of it as meeting the needs of the company

Flashback almost three decades to when this systems analyst is hired and immediately gets an unpleasant surprise: There are so many meetings he's ready to quit.

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

Changes to Office and a Generation 3 HoloLens are coming, and Windows patching now uses artificial intelligence.


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How successful wireless companies create the next growth wave

How do successful wireless handset companies and networks continue to grow? Let’s take a closer look at how they continue to change and innovate. How they continue to create one growth wave after the other. And how these companies...

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

This company's newly installed WAN network equipment has a big problem: It's overheating in a big way. But the reason turns out to be not such a big mystery after all.

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Here comes BYOSD (bring your own smart display)

A new wave of Google Assistant-powered ‘home’ smart displays hits next month. And they’re coming to work.

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Why has Apple put Mac users in the Mojave desert?

Mojave macOS may be a metaphorical desert, with Mac users forced to endure a long dry march across it, but Apple has signaled two major events for next year that could bring relief.

Failure, redefined

Programmer is hired because he can use C and scripting languages to pull info from databases and generate web pages. But his job turns out to be a lot more complicated.

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Is your company part of the GDPR 'mobile loophole'?

Europe is leading the way in privacy protection with General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). But most companies are not focused on what it means for their mobile workers.

Throwback Thursday: Well, no, not exactly

Pilot fish is setting up a new router to let a branch office connect to HQ's VoIP. The final step: Have a user at the other end restart the remote router. Easy, right?

Not so fast!

Computer science professor gets a call from a former student who's stumped by a database problem, and it's one that should be pretty easy to solve -- shouldn't it?

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WWDC: Accessibility has become a requirement

With Apple putting accessibility at the core of the company's mission, developers no longer have any excuse to avoid using the accessibility tools the company provides.

Good thing they didn't do any programming, huh?

This IT pilot fish is part of a team working under a contract where there's a very specific stipulation: These contractors absolutely, positively can't write code.

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RIP Macintosh: 1984–2018

You may still love your Mac, but Apple doesn’t share your passion.

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How new CEO Hans Vestberg will transform Verizon Wireless

Verizon still has a strong brand name, but the company is at a crossroads. The new CEO has an opportunity light a new and different kind of growth fire if he plays his cards right.

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6 tips for planning SharePoint hub sites

Get the most value from SharePoint hub sites with advance planning — here's how to get started.

Rigged demo, defined

This hospital's IT department lets employees shadow people in other groups to see how the whole department operates -- or at least that's how it's supposed to work.

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Why dual-screen laptops are twice as good

Dual-screen laptops are better tablets than tablets, better laptops than laptops – and better desktops than desktops.

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WWDC: Where Apple AI met computer vision

Apple's focus on machine intelligence and computer vision makes new uses possible and liberates user interfaces even further from the desktop.

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One month with an Always Connected PC

It sometimes takes time to fall in love.

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WWDC: What's in iOS 12 and macOS 'Mojave' for IT?

Many of the changes and new features Apple execs talked about this week will affect business users and the IT departments that support them. Here's a rundown of some of the major changes.

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