BlackBerrys will allow management via Microsoft’s Office 365

Research in Motion announced today that users of Microsoft's Office 365 cloud service, which is expected to be available by 2012 and provide Exchange, Office, and other Microsoft technologies from a hosted environment, will

Published on: March 18th, 2011 InfoWorld Staff

OneNote app released to iPhone

It is finally here. Microsoft today launched the OneNote app for the iPhone. One of the most useful (and addicting) applications in the Microsoft Office suite is OneNote, and now iPhone users can

Published on: January 19th, 2011 Tony Bradley

Microsoft plans security update for Office 2007, 2003

Microsoft said on Tuesday that it would backport an Office 2010 security feature to the older and more widely used Office 2003 and Office 2007 early next year. Dubbed Office File Validation (OVE),

Published on: December 16th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

Microsoft’s ‘Aurora’ small business server overview

Microsoft has been paying more attention lately to the small business audience, as well as the cloud. With the "Aurora" Small Business Server (SBS)--officially named Small Business Server 2011 Essentials, Microsoft delivers a

Published on: December 14th, 2010 Tony Bradley

Windows Phone 7 holds promise for business use

With an elegant interface, fast performance and a big marketing budget, Windows Phone 7 is perhaps the surprise package in the smartphone wars this year. A month after its release, and most commentators

Published on: December 3rd, 2010 Paul Trotter

Chrome, Safari, MS Office top ‘dirty dozen’ list

The Google Chrome browser has earned the dubious distinction of being named the most vulnerable application on the "Dirty Dozen" list of 12 applications with the most discovered software flaws requiring security updates

Published on: November 17th, 2010 Ellen Messmer

5 fabulous free downloads and services for small businesses

By Keir Thomas These are frugal times for business, and an organization starting out might have very little money to spend on IT. Even if you're part of an established business, you're probably

Published on: November 15th, 2010 IDG News Service

Remote workers ignore employer’s Internet policies

Office workers who comply with their employer's Web usage policies are more likely to trigger a blockage of a Web-based attack than road warriors who are more cavalier, according to a new study.Employees

Published on: September 28th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Turn your car into an office on wheels

Modern technology has given working professionals the ability to get work done any place, any time – well almost anywhere.Workers are connected at home thanks to accessible broadband Internet and secure VPN connections,

Published on: September 15th, 2010 Brian Jackson

How to replace your office PC with an iPad

Sure, the iPad is a great device for Web surfing, book reading, and movie watching. But it's also getting a lot of interest in corporations as a possible business device for field forces,

Published on: August 31st, 2010 Galen Gruman

8 things you should never say to your boss

Maintaining a positive relationship with your manager is key to a productive, satisfying job. And the actions you take -- completing your work on time, putting in extra effort when necessary, volunteering to

Published on: June 3rd, 2010 Dave Willmer

Steam Whistle chugs ahead with cloud-based service

Greg Taylor would rather think about beer than about managing an IT department.  It's a good thing he's the co-founder of Steam Whistle Brewing, Canada's largest micro-brewery located in downtown Toronto. Since seeding

Published on: April 6th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Apple iPad not suited for work

Despite the availability of its own version of iWorks, Apple's new iPad remains an entertainment device, not an obvious business tool. Still, it has possibilities.The closer the business app is to entertainment, the

Published on: February 3rd, 2010 David Coursey

Work-related New Year’s resolutions you’re likely to make … and break

It's been little more than a week since the New Year's Eve ball dropped, and people everywhere may have already dropped the ball on fulfilling their important work-related resolutions. How many of these

Published on: January 12th, 2010 Thomas Wailgum