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How to get the Office 2019 beta

The next-generation productivity suite preview is aimed more at corporate customers than individual users.

'...And if we're using it, why do we need training?'

The company where this pilot fish works is acquired by a very big IT vendor -- and naturally that means there'll be some changes made. First on the agenda: email.

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For IT, Microsoft 365 shows what still matters about Windows

You might think of it as a subscription bundle that gets your users Office and Windows, but for the company, Microsoft 365 is really about simplifying how businesses manage PC software.

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25 tips for getting the most out of the new Gmail features

You might not know it at first glance, but Google's new Gmail interface is jam-packed with powerful possibilities. Ready to uncover some interesting new stuff?

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Top R language resources to improve your data skills

From books to videos to online tutorials -- most free! -- here are plenty of ideas to burnish your R knowledge.

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What is Trello? A guide to Atlassian’s collaboration and work management tool

The ‘highly visual’ work management app has some 25M users and is seen as a viral enterprise success. Here's what it does and how much it costs.

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Why a Walmart VP had a ‘religious conversion’ to blockchain

Frank Yiannas, Walmart’s vice president in charge of food safety, detailed the revolutionary benefits of the electronic ledger technology at MIT's 'Business of Blockchain' conference.

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Why now is the time for WebRTC

Utilized by billions of users and thousands of applications, this open-source technology has finally become the new standard for real-time communications over the web.

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Trello adds home page view, revamps notifications

The Atlassian-owned firm wants to make it easier for power users to access relevant information in the collaborative work management app.

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Harness EMM data to improve your mobile operations

Your enterprise mobility management platform holds a wealth of data that can help you transform your business. Here are some ways to tap into EMM and MDM data to support your mobile workforce and bolster your business processes.

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Google weighs in on the future of Inbox

With Gmail on the brink of a splashy relaunch, is Google's Inbox app as good as dead? Some fresh info and perspective.

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Allo, goodbye: The craziest thing about Google's latest messaging pivot

The more things change, the more they stay the same.

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SaaS security: Beyond the app

In addition to looking at the app itself, you should check out what your SaaS provider (or others) say about their infrastructure and understand whether they also appear to be good SaaS cybersecurity citizens.

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Google updates Sheets with macro record features

The move is part of the company’s broader plan to make G Suite apps more appealing to enterprise customers.

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10 spiffy new ways to show data with Excel

Here's how to splash your data in 10 clever ways that make it easy for people to understand what you are talking about.

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LG's 'Software Upgrade Center' feels slightly too familiar

How many times can a company cry wolf before we all stop listening?

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Slack’s Enterprise Grid gets security and compliance enhancements

More than 150 large organizations now use Enterprise Grid, which was unveiled a year ago.

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Microsoft shows IT how to get bigger bang from Windows Analytics

New documentation, still in draft form, details how companies can craft specialized reports and custom alerts from Windows Analytics' data and integrate the data with other info.

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How to get the most out of Slack

Though it's only four years old, Slack has evolved to become a leading cloud-based workplace collaboration app. Here's what it does, how to use it and why it could replace email in the future.

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Mind-reading tech is here (and more useful than you think!)

Reading brain waves was useless until A.I. got involved. Now mind reading has real-world, practical applications.

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