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How to cure ‘corporate amnesia’ with knowledge management software

As Baby Boomers retire and the gig economy takes hold, efficiently capturing and sharing corporate information becomes ever more crucial. Fortunately, today’s knowledge management tools are up to the task.

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When does support end for... Microsoft Office 2007?

Businesses that remain wedded to Office 2007 have until October to drop Office 2007's applications and switch to a newer suite.

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Why total bans on remote work don't remotely work

Companies seem to be moving in different directions when it comes to remote workers. Some have embraced the practice. Others have banned it. But there is a middle ground.

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6 useful R functions you might not know

One of the best way to find cool, new-to-you R code is to see what other useRs have uncovered. So, I'm sharing a few of mine.

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Great R packages for data import, wrangling and visualization

Here are my go-to R packages -- in a handy searchable table

And that's why he's the specialist

Customer at a remote site says the mainframe is spewing out dump after dump of what looks like an opcode exception -- something that just isn't supposed to happen. What's going on here?

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FAQ: Microsoft drafts new Windows Server upgrade blueprint

Microsoft is changing its upgrade cadence for Windows Server, crafting a schedule that mimics Windows 10 and Office 365 release dates.

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Q&A: AppDynamics CIO sees SaaS as the future of mobile management

AppDynamics, which was recently acquired by Cisco for its application and business performance monitoring software, avoided mobile device management tools and turned to SaaS platforms to control access to corporate data.

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4 ways blockchain is the new business collaboration tool

While the full potential of blockchain is often not understood by business execs, that's not keeping companies from aggressively exploring how the secure, distributed ledger technology can save time and money.

Did you know? Mac Office 2011 support conks out on Oct. 10

Companies with employees running Office for Mac 2011 have until Oct. 10 to replace the suite's applications with those from Office for Mac 2016.

Successful, redefined

This IT pilot fish works in change management at a big organization -- one with a big contractor problem, on a software upgrade that should have taken a couple months but stretched out to almost a year.

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Flash Player updated just 3 days after an update

Traveling a well-worn route, there is yet another update to Adobe's Flash Player. No critical security flaws.

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Buying Slack could give Amazon another enterprise toehold

Amazon is apparently interested in buying Slack Technologies, a move analysts say could allow Amazon to push further into the enterprise.

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Apple is 'pervasive in the enterprise,' says IBM

IBM now has over 10,000 designers available worldwide to help enterprise users transform their business with iOS and the latest technologies, a senior IBM leader says.

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Mozilla upgrades Firefox: More processes, please!

Mozilla continued its campaign to make Firefox more technologically competitive by boosting performance, increasing stability and reining in memory consumption.

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Apple takes on Facebook with its own Messages Bots

Apple's Business Chat alliance with Nuance opens up its popular messaging platform the bot-based enterprise customer support.

But thanks for getting back to me. Yeah. Really...

IT pilot fish gets copied on an email chain from a sales person: Have these products passed quality control, and can they be sold? Hmm, fish thinks, maybe our inventory system has a problem. Or maybe not...

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Blockchain integration turns ERP into a collaboration platform

Several big vendors are working to place blockchain's distributed ledger technology next to ERP systems so trusted entities can share data on everything from shipping manifests and supply chains to equipment maintenance and...

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