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How IT must adapt to the emerging hybrid workplace

User support, the relationship with HR, and front-office technologies will require a rethink as distributed digital work becomes the new reality.

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CES to showcase how to get the most from WFH

This year's Consumer Electronics Show will offer content focused on the new work-from-home normal, what works and where we're going.

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When it’s time to return to the office, tech is key to success

As COVID-19 vaccines begin to roll out but remain months away for most office workers, companies want to know how to safely reopen offices and what the post-pandemic workplace will look like.

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The dark secret of the ‘New Normal’

Even with the distractions of working from home (and the ongoing pandemic), productivity is up. But that improvement comes with a high cost.

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6 free IT help desk ticketing systems

These tools provide help desk ticketing, IT asset management and more.

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WFH ‘until June 2021,' says Apple CEO Tim Cook

The message couldn't be clearer -- but does this mean WWDC 2021 will again be an online show?

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3 pandemic-related trends for 2021

With an ongoing focus on remote work, companies will be looking to make work-from-home as easy and secure as sitting in the office. The tech industry has a role to play in what’s coming.

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10 open-source videoconferencing tools for business

As remote work becomes more permanent, companies may want to explore collaboration alternatives that cost less than mainstream options, offer heightened privacy and security, or just contribute to the open-source movement.

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How Microsoft Teams is keeping Suffolk Construction workers connected

Boston-based Suffolk Construction used Teams to keep operations moving ahead as it — like companies worldwide — scrambled to deal with a pandemic-related shutdown this year. Now, some workers are essentially 'living on it,' says a...

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How tech companies can adapt to remote work demands

Seven months into lockdown and many employees have settled into work-from-home routines. But there’s plenty of ways companies can still adapt to the New Normal. Computerworld Executive Editor Ken Mingis and Macworld and PCWorld senior...

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Dell World: Exploring the school and, by proxy, office of the future

Technology now allows us to envision a world of virtual offices and classrooms.

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How to sustain IT workplace culture — without the workplace

IT organizations are working hard to replicate their culture in the virtual world to keep employee engagement high and foster collaboration.

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G Suite is now Workspace, as Google adds pricing tier, feature updates

Four years after the launch of G Suite, Google is updating its productivity and collaboration app portfolio with new features, branding and a premium business payment plan.

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Working from home? Slow broadband, remote security remain top issues

For workers whose home has become the de facto home office in recent months, broadband connectivity and security are ongoing issues, according to a Navisite survey.

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Microsoft's Brad Anderson on Apple in the enterprise

During this week's JNUC event, the Microsoft VP talked about enabling enterprise class security for Macs.

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How to set up a WFH ‘office’ for the long term

During the pandemic, and likely well afterward, many people will work from home. 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.

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Pandemic gives VDI a new lease on life

This year’s coronavirus-driven shift to remote work has renewed interest in Virtual Desktop Infrastructure and its cloud offshoot, Desktop-as-a-Service.

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Apple’s Tim Cook shares his company's WFH experience

“I don't believe that we will return to the way we were," says the CEO of one of world's most successful companies.

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