James A. Martin

James A. Martin is a seasoned tech journalist and blogger based in San Francisco and winner of the 2014 ASBPE National Gold award for his CIO.com blog. He writes CIO.com's Living the Tech Life blog and is also a content marketing consultant.

What is IFTTT? How to use If This, Then That services

IT Salary Survey: Do tech certifications pay off?

IT Salary Survey: Do tech certifications pay off?

In our recent survey, we asked IT professionals if certifications helped them land a job, earn a promotion or get a pay raise, and which certifications they’re planning to pursue. Here’s what we learned.

The best Google Chrome extensions for business pros

The best Google Chrome extensions for business pros

From email tamers to scheduling aids to privacy protectors, these 20 Chrome extensions make the most popular web browser even more powerful and useful for business.

Slack vs. Teams: Which is best for your business?

Slack vs. Teams: Which is best for your business?

We compare the top two collaboration platforms in six categories, from usability to enterprise management.

7 reasons Chromebooks are ideal for enterprises

7 reasons Chromebooks are ideal for enterprises

New data shows Chrome OS on target to become the No. 2 operating system among PCs. Is it time for your business to replace Windows or macOS devices with Chromebooks?

7 mobile security threats that may catch you by surprise

7 mobile security threats that may catch you by surprise

Even if you're usually savvy about cybersecurity, anyone can have a vulnerable moment (in our writer's case, it was his mother's funeral).

What employers look for when they Google you (3 key takeaways)

What employers look for when they Google you (3 key takeaways)

Insider Pro reached out to recruiters and HR pros to find out how they research job candidates online, what they’re looking for and what they think if a candidate has no online presence.

20 Slack tips, tricks and hacks for power users

20 Slack tips, tricks and hacks for power users

Slack is a powerful collaboration tool with many hidden ways of doing things. Here’s how to get the most from it from users who know it best.

Top 10 file-sharing options: Dropbox, Box, Google Drive, OneDrive and more

Top 10 file-sharing options: Dropbox, Box, Google Drive, OneDrive and more

Most file-sharing services have evolved into full-blown collaboration platforms. We look at 10 online services ranging from basic to enterprise-level.

Review: 18 Alexa skills for productivity, collaboration and more

Review: 18 Alexa skills for productivity, collaboration and more

You can use Amazon’s voice-activated Alexa assistant to send Slack messages, texts, and emails; add items to to-do lists; and more. But do Alexa skills for business users really save you time and effort?

5 IFTTT alternatives worth trying

5 IFTTT alternatives worth trying

Casting a roving eye beyond IFTTT after the recent loss of most of its Gmail integrations? Here are five worthy workflow automation competitors.

10 ways to get the most from Facebook’s Workplace

10 ways to get the most from Facebook’s Workplace

Take full advantage of Facebook’s enterprise collaboration platform with these strategies from early adopters.

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