Lisa Schmeiser

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Lisa Schmeiser is a San Francisco-based reporter, editor and blogger. She also publishes a thrice-weekly news digest, So What, Who Cares? , and podcasts regularly at The Incomparable.


BYOD blues: What to do when employees leave

It's a fact that some data always walks with the employees. Here are some policies and proceedures that can help your IT department manage the risks.

BYOD blues: What to do when employees leave

The bring your own device (BYOD) trend is gaining steam, thanks to the cost benefits and increased productivity that can come from allowing employees to provision their own technology. Mobile workers are more likely to put in more...

Automating the cloud, one website script at a time

Cloud-based APIs offer the promise of seamless integration between services. All you need is the programming chops to make the most of them and the bandwidth to keep up with the rapid pace of change of today's most popular services.

Automating the cloud, a single website script at a time

Cloud-based APIs offer the promise of seamless integration between services. All you need is the programming chops to make the most of them and the bandwidth to keep up with the rapid pace of change of today's most popular services.

Predictions gone wrong: Losing bets analysts made for 2013

Analyst forecasts are meant to help IT prepare for the future. But the future doesn't always follow that script.

The painful truth about age discrimination in tech

There are bold programmers but no old programmers. That fear-tinged saying echoes even more today among software developers, who fear the recession provides a handy cover for age discrimination in the high-tech world. But a closer...

The painful truth about age discrimination in tech

There are bold programmers but no old programmers, the saying goes, but the reasons for this reality go beyond simple age discrimination.

Turning the tables: A 'Users for Dummies' IT guide

Those damned users. They're always whining about how people in IT don't get them, don't know how to communicate, and need to "align" to their interests. As if only IT pros have to do the work in the relationship.

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How to recycle your Mac

Macworld.com – When your Mac is no longer the shiny new kid on the block, there's no shortage of ways to extend its useful life. An old Mac can work as a recipe-storage library, for instance, and that antique iBook can be a backup...

Recession-proof IT jobs

IT workers may have been tempted to switch to any other field -- other than banking, that is -- following a stream of depressing surveys that gloomily predict shrinking IT budgets and shrinking career opportunities. However, hiring...

The 6 commandments of social networking at work

Businesses ignore social networking technology at their peril. Naive use is just as risky. Get savvy with this guide to professional social tech use.

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