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Yammer updates make collaboration easy, effective and secure

Microsoft is upping its Yammer service to make it easier for groups and teams to work with individuals outside of the organization, while still keeping information secure.

Healthcare's lessons for big data and digital transformation

In their new book "n = 1," authors Gary Bisbee, Ram Charan and John Koster explore what is happening in healthcare with digital transformation. The lessons learned there are equally valuable to IT leaders anywhere.

Microsoft: No extension of deadline for Windows Server 2003 end of support

There are less than three months left for businesses to make the move away from Windows Server 2003.

IT director reflects on horrible boss types he has seen

IT director Charles Trivett shares insights from his 20 years of observing what makes for a horrible boss in IT. Some are easy to spot, while others constantly change their stripes.

News Scan: Republicans file bill to stop net neutrality rules; Alan Turing notebook sells at auction for $1 million; More

The top news stories for April 14, 2015.

Is the 12-inch MacBook the most beautiful laptop you will never buy?

Whether you love Apple laptops or hate them, there is no denying that Apple has punched the right buttons with the new 12-inch MacBook that went on sale last Friday. Is the laptop a must-buy though?

Global IT spending now said to decline in 2015

Global spending on IT will drop in 2015, not increase, as several prior predictions had indicated.

Surviving the first 120 days as a new CIO

Today's CIO faces more challenges than ever before. That makes it especially tough for a new CIO. Accenture's Diana Bersohnn offers advice on how the new CIO can survive the critical first 120 days on the job.

Industry Insider: How IT can effectively learn to 'just say no'

With all the requests coming in to IT on a daily basis, it becomes easy to automatically say "yes" and deal with the consequences later. Michael Hughes explains why the real challenge is learning how to say "no" from the outset--respectfully but firmly.

After trial, Pao focuses on Reddit's diversity, hiring practices

Although she lost the Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers lawsuit, the interim Reddit CEO is now making headlines for something else: her current company's diversity hiring and employment practices.