Galen Gruman

Executive Editor for Global Content

Galen Gruman is executive editor for global content at IDG’s enterprise sites, providing overall management of the Africa, ASEAN, Australia, India, Middle East, Netherlands, and New Zealand editions of CIO, Computerworld and CSO Online.

How to work across time zones in Outlook

How to set up a work-from-home ‘office’ for the long term

How to set up a work-from-home ‘office’ for the long term

During the pandemic, and likely well afterward, many people will work outside the office. Here’s what you need to do so your home workspace will support your work — and won’t wreck your body — over the long term.

COVID-related U.S. IT job losses have stopped: report

COVID-related U.S. IT job losses have stopped: report

But don’t expect hiring to pick up for several more months.

How to have Teams meetings with people outside your organization

How to have Teams meetings with people outside your organization

Microsoft Teams was designed for collaboration with colleagues in your own company, but that makes it harder to meet with other people.

How to check someone else’s schedule in Outlook

How to check someone else’s schedule in Outlook

You can quickly check via Microsoft 365, Office 365, or Exchange on any platform to see if people are available for a meeting you want to set up — and avoid the email swarm around who’s free when.

How the COVID-19 pandemic is starving tech startups worldwide

How the COVID-19 pandemic is starving tech startups worldwide

Many are running out of investment money just as revenues dry up, even as they cut costs. The situation is particularly dire for enterprise-focused startups.

Office 365 vs. G Suite: Which has better management tools?

Office 365 vs. G Suite: Which has better management tools?

Users don't directly see these capabilities, but they are core to managing your productivity and collaboration platform.

Outlook vs. native apps in Windows, MacOS, iOS, and Android

Outlook vs. native apps in Windows, MacOS, iOS, and Android

Office 2016 has largely unified the Exchange experience on the desktop, but native apps still do better overall on mobile clients

Review: Office 365's Delve, Sway and Planner fall flat

Review: Office 365's Delve, Sway and Planner fall flat

Microsoft's latest productivity tools – now including the Planner mobile app for iOS and Android -- have a few compelling features but integrate poorly with Office

Review: Outlook Groups is now a pain on all platforms

Review: Outlook Groups is now a pain on all platforms

Outlook Groups may be core to Microsoft’s collaboration strategy, but it isn’t core to Office 365 or even Outlook

Business chat review: Slack vs. Teams vs. HipChat vs. Yammer
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Business chat review: Slack vs. Teams vs. HipChat vs. Yammer

The 800-pound gorillas Microsoft and Google are taking on the niche providers Slack and Atlassian that created this market, but you need more than size to win

Office 365 everywhere? Not on these devices

Office 365 everywhere? Not on these devices

Microsoft still can't decide if it can commit to a world that's not about Windows alone

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