Tailor your ERP for every user’s role

Everyone needs something from the company’s enterprise resource planning system, whether they recognize the abbreviation “ERP” or not. Sales managers need updates on who bought what. Marketing execs want to know how much

Published on: November 19th, 2008 Shane Schick

Microsoft bringing Office to the Web and smart phones

After teasing the market multiple times, Microsoft Corp. will finally confirm today that it is bringing its most money-making desktop software franchise online and to smart phones.Microsoft will release lightweight versions of four

Published on: October 30th, 2008 Eric Lai

Four Twitter tips for doing business

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 with

Published on: September 16th, 2008 C.G. Lynch

From A to Z – 25 Web products to boost your business

Anyone who says their business "runs itself" probably owes a great debt of gratitude to a small army of software applications and Web services that tirelessly feeds the machine from behind the scenes.

Published on: September 12th, 2008 Christopher Null

Telecommuting test – six questions to see if your office is ready

Telecommuting is back on workers' radars in a big way these days, thanks to gas prices that are a whopping 30% higher this summer than last.Wannabe telecommuters are lining up outside their bosses'

Published on: August 22nd, 2008 Tam Harbert

Microsoft’s whopping update fixes 26 bugs in Windows, Office

Microsoft Corp. today released its largest security update in 18 months to patch 26 vulnerabilities in Windows, Office, Internet Explorer (IE), Windows Messenger and other software."Today is a perfect storm of client-side issues,"

Published on: August 18th, 2008 Gregg Keizer

Be kind, unwind – How IT pros can truly enjoy that much needed vacation

Rod Masney believes it's a key part of his management role to encourage his employees to really disengage from their in high-pressure IT jobs -- to take a week or two at the

Published on: June 16th, 2008 Beth Stackpole

Replacing PCs with Macs brings huge cost savings to auto repair firm

Hindsight, as they say, is always 20/20.Less than five months after going public with plans to immediately start replacing its Windows-based PCs with Macs, Auto Warehousing Co. was forced to push back the

Published on: March 18th, 2008 Julia King

Corel aims Lightning at lite WordPerfect users

Corel will announce a free, downloadable version of its WordPerfect office suite Tuesday, with basic functionality that the company hopes will spur demand for the more sophisticated enterprise version. Although it will be

Published on: February 27th, 2007 Shane Schick