Microsoft Patch Alert: Major bugs introduced in May fixed, plenty of problems remain

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3216425/microsoft-windows/microsoft-patch-alert-major-bugs-introduced-in-may-fixed-plenty-of-problems-remain.html#tk.rss_all Once more we have a monthly Windows/Office patch scorecard that needs a guidebook. Or two. And we just got a handful of buried warnings about problems in old patches, … Read more

There IS such a thing as too many user options

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3276655/application-development/there-is-such-a-thing-as-too-many-user-options.html#tk.rss_all Programmer pilot fish gets the assignment to write a specific application for his company’s shipping department, and the specs are pretty specific too. “Not web-based,” says fish. “Ability to … Read more

Windows 10 Pro is a dead end for the enterprise, Gartner says

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3276278/microsoft-windows/windows-10-pro-is-a-dead-end-for-the-enterprise-gartner-says.html#tk.rss_all Windows 10 Pro is a dead end for enterprises, a prominent Gartner analyst has argued. “[We] predict that Microsoft will continue positioning Windows [10] Pro as a release that … Read more

2018 SharePoint Conference: Key announcements for information architects

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3276648/collaboration/2018-sharepoint-conference-key-announcements-for-information-architects.html#tk.rss_all Last week brought the return of a dedicated event for SharePoint and the rest of the Office 365 family (Teams, OneDrive, and Yammer) — the SharePoint Conference — and … Read more

IDG Contributor Network: If prices are cut, users are all in for T-Mobile, Sprint merger

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3276589/wireless-carriers/if-prices-are-cut-users-are-all-in-for-t-mobile-sprint-merger.html#tk.rss_all HarrisX says consumers would support the merger of T-Mobile US and Sprint if it does three things. If it results in lower pricing. If it boosts wireless coverage in … Read more

Gartner: Enterprises should demand 2 full years of Windows 10 support

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3276308/microsoft-windows/gartner-enterprises-should-demand-2-full-years-of-windows-10-support.html#tk.rss_all Corporate customers should lobby Microsoft to turn a temporary 24-month Windows 10 support lifecycle into a permanent fixture, according to Gartner Research analyst Stephen Kleynhans. “Twenty-four months would be … Read more

Avast blames Microsoft for Win10 1803 upgrade blue screens, nonsensical options

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3276646/microsoft-windows/avast-blames-microsoft-for-win10-1803-upgrade-blue-screens-nonsensical-options.html#tk.rss_all Looks as if we have a solution for the Avast-related blue screens in Win10 1803 upgrades that I talked about earlier this week. Avast heavyweight Ondrej Vlcek chose his … Read more

Microsoft pushing Win10 version 1803 to PCs specifically set to avoid it

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3275955/microsoft-windows/microsoft-pushing-win10-version-1803-to-pcs-specifically-set-to-avoid-it.html#tk.rss_all If this weren’t so infuriating it’d be heartbreaking. According to multiple reports, Microsoft is pushing Windows 10 version 1803 onto PCs that are specifically set to bypass the upgrade … Read more

Alexa gets smart meeting scheduling, a boost to its workplace presence

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3276051/digital-assistants/alexa-gets-smart-meeting-scheduling-a-boost-to-its-workplace-presence.html#tk.rss_all Amazon has made it easier for business users to manage personal schedules via Alexa voice commands, adding the ability to move appointments and schedule meetings based on participants’ availability.  … Read more