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Windows 10: Is it enough to help Windows Phone survive?

By Lars Klint on December 28, 2015

Does Windows 10 have what it takes to keep Windows Phone alive?

3 tips to choosing an online training provider

By J. Peter Bruzzese on December 10, 2015

Online training for IT pros has never been more vital. Here are three tips to keep in mind when choosing the best fit for you.

How virtualization dynamic memory works

By Don Jones on December 2, 2015

Dynamic memory is a core feature of both vSphere and Hyper-V, but how much do you know about how this works under the hood? Learn more with IT expert Don Jones.

5 reasons you should stop trying to live up to your potential and start actually living instead

By Stacy Warden on November 30, 2015

If you’ve ever felt like you’re not living up to your potential, chances are you’re trying too hard.

Technology debt: warnings and responsibilities

By Don Jones on November 6, 2015

Join IT expert and Pluralsight author Don Jones for his latest “rant” from his IT ops news and talk show. He’ll cover the hottest tidbits of industry news and their impact on you, and feature guests that will help you improve your skills and keep up with our fast-changing jobs.

Ghosts of tech past

By Whitney Larsen on October 30, 2015

Grim, ghastly and frighteningly outdated, these are the ghosts of tech past. And today, they’ve risen from the grave and are back to haunt you. We’ve spun these techie nightmares into your favorite horror movie posters. Take a look…if you dare.

Ways to find meaning in even the most mundane projects

By Stacy Warden on October 14, 2015

Before you throw in the towel on your latest project, take note of these tips that can help you reassess your situation.

Companies spending more to develop talent internally in 2015

By Stacy Warden on September 10, 2015

Several organizations have been busy putting more dollars toward training and developing employees internally. Here’s how it looks and what it means for you.

5 things that are wrong with your daily work routine (and how to improve them)

By Stacy Warden on September 8, 2015

If you’re feeling swamped each morning and drained by the end of the day, chances are your routine needs a makeover. Here are five things you can do to tone down the chaos.

Patience isn’t often a virtue in the tech industry, but here’s why it should be

By Adam Bertram on August 25, 2015

It’s 3 a.m. and you’re glued to your computer, troubleshooting and racking your brain for solutions. Before you spend another minute staring at the screen, consider the most overlooked option.

Why you need to declutter your workspace immediately (and how to get started)

By Stacy Warden on August 21, 2015

Before you end up needing a serious intervention, heed this advice from Life Coach and Psychologist Dr. Jean Pollack.

Happy Left Handers’ Day: Celebrate alongside these geeky southpaws

By Stacy Warden on August 13, 2015

What do Arya Stark and Bill Gates have in common? They’re both left-handed. Check out our geeky list of other famous southpaws and celebrate the mastery that is the right hemisphere.

What resiliency looks like for tech pros

By Stacy Warden on August 11, 2015

Resiliency is something you need in order to thrive in any field, but in tech, it can often feel like you need a little extra to just to survive. Here are some tips to help you get there.

7 science-backed tips to perfect your daily routine 

By Stacy Warden on August 7, 2015

We talked with Garth Sundem, author of “The Geek’s Guide to World Domination,” to find out how we can reap the benefits of science in our daily lives. This is what we learned.

10 signs your SysAdmin is really a superhero

By Lindsay Lauck on July 31, 2015

We’ve never seen our SysAdmin and Batman in the same room together. Coincidence? We’re starting to get suspicious…

4 ways to recharge at work (without sneaking a power nap)

By Stacy Warden on July 22, 2015

You shouldn’t have to tune out to truly tune in. We’ve rounded up several ideas that you can use to unwind while on the clock, without ever having to set an alarm.

3 keys to success that most companies forget

By Rob Marsh on June 24, 2015

Despite the growing number of challenges that most companies face, the best still manage to deliver low-cost, high-quality products on time and within budget. Here’s how they do it.

Full stack developers: Do they really exist?  

By Adam Bertram on June 23, 2015

The idea of a full stack developer is often better than it sounds. This post takes a look at why it may be better to hire a full team instead.

Summertime tech: Apps and gear for your next outdoor adventure

By Stacy Warden on June 22, 2015

Before you decide to unplug completely, take note of these vacation-friendly gadgets and apps, guaranteed to make any outdoor adventure the most memorable yet.

40th anniversary of Jaws: Technology that revolutionized movie-making

By Lindsay Lauck on June 19, 2015

The 40th anniversary of the cinematic classic Jaws has arrived. And what better way to honor Bruce – the animatronic-robot shark that changed movie-making forever – than with a fact-packed, tech-heavy journey through movie history?

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