How to setup a telecommuting Mac for $300

"No man is an island," John Donne famously wrote--but Donne predated the era of telecommuting by almost four centuries. As someone who lives on the other side of the country from most of

Published on: September 1st, 2009 Dan Moren

Many BlackBerry users suffer from iPhone envy, survey shows

A significant number of Blackberry owners suffer from iPhone envy, according to a new report out today. Four out of ten Blackberry owners and other smartphone users said they would switch to the

Published on: June 24th, 2009 Ian Paul and Gregg Keizer

How to connect with IT folk even without buying them beer

As a marketing professional, have you ever wondered why your search engine optimization (SEO) project isn't taking off?Perhaps you're failing to relay to IT what you actually want to happen.And you aren't alone.Today

Published on: June 16th, 2009 Nestor Arellano

Talk isn’t cheap – Top communication tips to build employee morale

Open communication with employees is essential at all times, but even more critical during a recession, when stress levels tend to be high and staff morale low. Failure to foster such dialogue, experts

Published on: March 4th, 2009 Michelle MacLeod

Free or cheap online tools that help you communicate in style

As a mobile professional, travel is essential to your job. But it doesn't actually help you do your job, does it? In fact, travel actually gets in the way of being productive. Or

Published on: January 14th, 2009 James A. Martin and Zack Stern

Top five Twitter techniques to promote your business and products

Imagine a business tool that lets you broadcast information about your company, listen in on discussions about how people are using your products and what they think of them, and get involved when

Published on: November 12th, 2008 Logan Kugler

“Ethics and morals” top workplace traits say recruiters

While IT executives are keen to secure the best talent – a greater emphasis is being placed on the applicant's character, a recent survey suggests. The online survey conducted in June by the

Published on: November 11th, 2008 Thomas Hoffman and Tam Harbert

Microblogging offers companies major benefits

Many companies have begun using Twitter, the microblogging service, to send people brief messages and communicate with customers about new products or how to improve their services. The pool of users to communicate

Published on: September 26th, 2008 C.G. Lynch

Embrace new technology to woo young recruits

Like most generations before it, Generation Y - those born between roughly 1982 and 2002 - has been stereotyped based on a cultural change identified with its era. In this case, the group

Published on: September 18th, 2008 Heather Havenstein

Wireless traffic at U.S. political conventions expected to create havoc

U.S. presidential nominating conventions used to be criticized as "smoke-filled rooms" because of the cigars that party politicians smoked while they decided on a candidate. Now the delegates are toting Blackberries instead of

Published on: August 26th, 2008 Stephen Lawson

WiFi service takes flight on some airlines

American Airlines launched in-flight WiFi service on three long-haul routes in the U.S. Wednesday, and will decide in three to six months whether to expand the service to other routes.The launch is the

Published on: August 21st, 2008 Matt Hamblen

Speak up if you’re overworked – and here’s how to do it

Twelve-hour workdays packed with mile-long to-do lists and meetings on top of meetings. Cell phones and BlackBerrys that are always on, and laptops you take home to squeeze in one more hour of

Published on: August 20th, 2008 Meridith Levinson

Three really smart tricks you can do with your iPhone

I'm now the owner of an Apple iPhone 3G, after waiting out the first-generation model. Overall, I'm thrilled with the smart phone. (My first week with the iPhone 3G wasn't trouble free, however).

Published on: August 19th, 2008 James A. Martin

How to handle bandwidth spikes during the Olympics

The 2008 Olympic Games in Beijingare just a week away. Is your IT department ready to handle the impact on your business from employees downloading online video of the opening ceremonies or the

Published on: August 5th, 2008 Todd R. Weiss