Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols

Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols has been writing about technology and the business of technology since CP/M-80 was the cutting-edge PC operating system, 300bps was a fast Internet connection, WordStar was the state-of-the-art word processor, and we liked it!


Fred Brooks is gone, but his IT management lessons will live forever

The author of the classic software management book, "The Mythical Man-Month," passed away recently. To honor his memory, we should finally start applying his lessons.

How not to manage a business, starring Twitter's Elon Musk

How not to manage a business, starring Twitter's Elon Musk

Well, you can say one thing about Elon Musks' management style: it's different.

Should you let workers know the salaries you pay?

In New York City, it's now the law to post salaries. But that doesn't mean would-be employees are really getting accurate information. So for your sake, be upfront with them.

Workers with two jobs — is this really a problem?

Workers with two jobs — is this really a problem?

Canopy CEO Davis Bell recently canned two employees who worked at his company and had side jobs, saying they were effectively stealing. Not so!

The four-day workweek works

The four-day workweek works

And, it will soon be coming to an office near you — including yours.

Yes, 'quiet quitting' is real

But there are things you can do about it — and you should.

Working from home is here to stay

Ignore the skeptics saying that to really get work done, you have to be back in the office. They're dead wrong.

Big clouds aren't always the right fit for small businesses

Sometimes, you need just the basics from a smaller cloud provider for your SMB needs.

Where SMBs are with the cloud

While many small businesses still rely on in-house servers, they're also moving quickly into the cloud.

The story behind Google’s in-house desktop Linux

The story behind Google’s in-house desktop Linux

The best-known Google operating system is Chrome OS, but inside Google itself, the company also uses its own Linux desktop distro — gLinux.

There's still a role for small business servers

Yes, cloud-based options are great, but office servers can still be your best business choice.

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