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Cisco, with Webex, delicately moves to 'instrument' employees — without violating privacy

The pandemic and the rapid shift from work to home offices wrought a lot of changes. Companies like Cisco are now shifting to meet the New Normal.

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Lessons from Jamf on how to support the remote hybrid enterprise

Macs, iPhones, and remote teams will become a fact of life in the new hybrid workplace

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Blind Blog survey finds companies, employees disagree on WFH future

With more companies eyeing a hybrid workplace, many are rushing to build out huddle space and other accouterments to handle workers' return. But are you sure they'll come in?

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Gartner: Spending on social and collaboration software booms as remote work takes hold

The research firm confirmed that companies have been rushing to spend money on tools needed to keep their employees connected and productive.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook and the coming hybrid workplace

Apple's leader expects the future of work to be a hybrid mix of remote and on-premises roles.

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Microsoft provides Exchange Server defensive tool to help SMBs stymie zero-day attacks

The one-click tool is intended as a stopgap measure to protect vulnerable on-premises Exchange servers, deployed mainly by small and midsize businesses.

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WFH boom makes ‘employee experience’ a C-suite priority, says Microsoft Viva chief

Microsoft's new employee experience platform, Viva, is central to the company's bid to roll out software that helps organizations better manage and support a remote or hybrid workforce, says Chuck Friedman.

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Windows 10’s Remote Desktop options explained

Should you use Remote Desktop Connection, the Remote Desktop app, or MSRDC Windows Desktop to access Windows 10 PCs remotely? We detail the options and provide some troubleshooting tips in case things go wrong.

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WFH security lessons from the pandemic

The unplanned worldwide experiment in remote work has been a trial by fire for security pros. Here’s how IT teams have protected work-from-home employees, and what needs to be done moving forward.

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Google Workspace targets front-line workers with new tier

The company’s core Workspace software suite, once known as G Suite, will also get new time management and productivity tracking features for remote workers.

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The Poly Studio P15: Searching for a better home videoconferencing answer

With video chats such a vital part of the work-from-home world we're in, having the right hardware makes a big difference. Here's one system that, while pricey, does a good job.

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How to hire and retain Black tech pros — for real

Turning diversity intentions into reality means going outside your comfort zone and making a sustained effort engage, honor, and understand the African American community.

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Where to find and recruit Black tech pros

Don’t believe the myth that there’s a shortage of qualified Black IT workers. Black tech talent abounds, if you truly reach into the African American community.

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What’s next for remote workers? A virtual ‘watercooler’

The lack of connection has been a constant issue for remote workers, but a slate of new apps promises to make social interactions easier — no matter where employees are. Will people gather in the virtual breakroom?

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The future of work: Coming sooner than you think

What will your worklife be like years from now? Today's work-from-home world has given us a glimpse of the future, as these five articles from CIO, Computerworld, CSO, InfoWorld, and Network World illustrate.

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Remote work 2.0 — when WFH really means 'work from anywhere'

Many companies have embraced a work-from-home model, but most aren’t prepared for what comes next. Here’s what to expect and how to get ready.

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Is there a human consequence to WFH?

Apple has done great business during the pandemic, with enterprise use of Macs up 23% and record iPhone sales. But is there a human cost to working from home?

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How apps can help you build a healthier WFH office

Working from home? Here's a collection of tools to help you optimize your workspace to protect your health during the remote work day.

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