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Windows 8 won't hit critical mass in enterprises, Forrester says

Windows 8, the most significant upgrade to Microsoft's operating system since Windows 95 and one of the most important products in the company's history, will not achieve enough adoption in enterprises to be considered a standard, according to Forrester Research.

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Dell corrals acquired products for BYOD market

Dell has pulled together products it gained from its recent acquisitions into a series of BYOD offerings, though it faces the challenge of selling them at a time when the company's ownership hangs in the balance.

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With revenue at stake, companies seek business-savvy tech workers

Financial concerns in the wake of the recession are causing companies to better align IT and business and this shift is changing what is expected from technology workers, say executives and staffing professionals. Business acumen is now on par with possessing stellar technical skills, with in-demand employees those who can contribute more than code to the company.

Is a 'bring your own support' movement killing the help desk?

A "bring your own support" movement is sprouting up within BYOD programs as employees become more self-sufficient. Is this a death knell for the IT help desk? One possible savior: an enterprise Genius Bar.

How to keep IT projects under control: 13 tips

Project managers and experts share their best advice for keeping IT projects on schedule.

No end in sight to telework, survey finds

Despite recent moves at Yahoo and Best Buy, other companies say they plan to keep offering the benefit.

Is Yahoo's telework ban shortsighted or savvy?

Employee morale will plummet and key people will quit as Yahoo forces workers to the office, critics say. But data about telecommuting comes to different conclusions.

How to find top IT talent on LinkedIn

As the social network counts more than 200 million members, more employers are using it to tap IT talent.

Microsoft SharePoint faces a challenging future: Forrester

IT pros like it, but can SharePoint deliver the advancements it needs to grow?

Microsoft's Azure-based video streaming service goes live

Microsoft continues to expand its cloud offerings with the general availability of Windows Azure Media Services, which lets enterprises skip building their own infrastructure for streaming on-demand video.