Scot Finnie

Scot Finnie, former Editor in Chief of Computerworld, is a freelance writer with decades of experience covering the IT industry.

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Time for a makeover: ‘Notifications 2.0’

Time for a makeover: ‘Notifications 2.0’

We’re in danger of being notified to distraction, especially now that the internet of things is getting in on the act. Here are some ways things could be dialed back.

Let's put to rest any doubt about Apple's ability to innovate

Let's put to rest any doubt about Apple's ability to innovate

The upcoming iPhone X adds screen size, resolution and pixels per inch in a package that’s 18% smaller than the iPhone 8 Plus.

50, and proud of it

50, and proud of it

We've come up with a uniquely Computerworld way to celebrate the magazine's golden anniversary, one we'll be rolling out over the course of 2017.

The 'Late 2016' MacBook Pro isn't exciting, but still leads by example

The 'Late 2016' MacBook Pro isn't exciting, but still leads by example

Apple's latest MacBook Pros might not be as pedestrian as they seem.

Has Google finally found enterprise religion?

Has Google finally found enterprise religion?

Google has known for some time that the enterprise is where the money is, but it sure hasn't shown it in the past. That looks to be changing.

Long-term review: The Dell XPS 15 Touch is the laptop to beat

Long-term review: The Dell XPS 15 Touch is the laptop to beat

Dell's new XPS 15 Touch laptop is lightweight and powerful, with one of the best touch screen displays around. In fact, our reviewer declared it the finest Windows laptop he's ever used.

Dragon for Mac 5: Despite bugs, an upgrade worth making

Dragon for Mac 5: Despite bugs, an upgrade worth making

Dragon for Mac 5 is a state-of-the-art speech-recognition product for the Mac that offers marked improvements over its predecessor, but there are also gaping holes where it needs improvement.

The first 29 days of Windows 10

The first 29 days of Windows 10

For a version of Windows on which Microsoft placed so much emphasis on upgrades, Windows 10 has a remarkable set of post-upgrade problems.

Premier 100 IT Leader: Ram Reddy

Premier 100 IT Leader: Ram Reddy

This IT leader's geographical organization of the department puts IT staffers in close touch with customers.

Scot Finnie: It’s all about business value

Scot Finnie: It’s all about business value

It’s a lot of work to prime your IT organization for business, but it’s well worth the pain.

Microsoft awakes

Microsoft awakes

The company is finding its way again. It’s already a power in cloud computing. Could it finally begin to master mobile?

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