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Office 365: A guide to the updates

Get the latest info on feature, bug fix and security updates for Office 365 for Windows as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Version 1803 (Build 9126.2152), released April 11, 2018.

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SaaS security: Beyond the app

In addition to looking at the app itself, you should check out what your SaaS provider (or others) say about their infrastructure and understand whether they also appear to be good SaaS cybersecurity citizens.

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Google updates Sheets with macro record features

The move is part of the company’s broader plan to make G Suite apps more appealing to enterprise customers.

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10 spiffy new ways to show data with Excel

Here's how to splash your data in 10 clever ways that make it easy for people to understand what you are talking about.

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Great R packages for data import, wrangling and visualization

Here are my go-to R packages -- in a handy searchable table.

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LG's 'Software Upgrade Center' feels slightly too familiar

How many times can a company cry wolf before we all stop listening?

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Slack’s Enterprise Grid gets security and compliance enhancements

More than 150 large organizations now use Enterprise Grid, which was unveiled a year ago.

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Microsoft shows IT how to get bigger bang from Windows Analytics

New documentation, still in draft form, details how companies can craft specialized reports and custom alerts from Windows Analytics' data and integrate the data with other info.

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How to get the most out of Slack

Though it's only four years old, Slack has evolved to become a leading cloud-based workplace collaboration app. Here's what it does, how to use it and why it could replace email in the future.

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Mind-reading tech is here (and more useful than you think!)

Reading brain waves was useless until A.I. got involved. Now mind reading has real-world, practical applications.

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Word 2016 cheat sheet

Are you getting the most from Microsoft Word 2016 for Windows? Get to know the key features.

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Report: AI assistants and chatbots gain traction in the enterprise

Microsoft’s Cortana AI assistant currently leads the charge in the workplace, thanks to Windows 10 integration.

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What is Kubernetes?

In this 90-second video, learn about Kubernetes, the open-source system for automating containerized applications, from one of the technology's inventors, Joe Beda, founder and CTO at Heptio.

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How secure is that cloud application service?

The democratization of IT and proliferation of SaaS means that everyone needs to know something about SaaS cloud application security.

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Excel 2016 cheat sheet

Are you getting the most from Microsoft Excel 2016? Get to know the key new features.

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Atlassian Stride gets general release, adds Google Drive and Dropbox integrations

Six months after a limited launch, the HipChat successor (and rival to Slack) now has ‘tens of thousands’ of teams using it.

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Microsoft PowerPoint vs. Google Slides: Which works better for business?

PowerPoint has long been the tool of choice for creating business presentations, but Google Slides is worth a second look. We compare their strengths and weaknesses.

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IBM’s new Watson Assistant targets business with ‘white label’ service

The newest voice-activated A.I. assistant differs from Alexa, Siri, Cortana and others with a white-label service approach that works in the background.

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