Microsoft’s latest operating system has been subject to much derision, confusion and rejection. The new tiled interface has received the greatest criticism, but perhaps Microsoft’s game is to take a longer view.
Next April, Microsoft is ending support for Windows XP. Since its release in 2001, Windows XP has gone on to become Microsoft’s most successful operating system release. But that popularity means that many customers now have to map a migration path to their next desktop system.
This week: the inquiry into the Queensland Health payroll fiasco hears fresh admissions of IBM exploiting leaked documents from rivals, while analysts peg Windows 8 as the reason for dramatic drops in PC shipments.
US feds are investigating claims Microsoft and some of its business partners bribed government officials around the globe in return for software contracts. Meanwhile, executives at Microsoft, Apple and Adobe faced tough questions from Australian MPs at an inquiry into why Australians are charged more than those in the US for identical products.
AppSense DesktopNow helps organisations implement solutions for a range of IT priorities including Windows 7 migration, desktop optimisation, BYOD, mobile data access and user rights management.
The Centrify Suite 2013 security and compliance solution features privileged user management and auditing for Windows systems as well as sudo migration tools for Linux systems.
Microsoft Office is considered a staple of office life by many, and if numbers are anything to go by, people like it, or at least can tolerate it; the product had one billion users halfway through 2012. But with the release of another version, users and IT departments alike are left wondering: should I bother upgrading?
If you think Windows 8 tablets are the answer to the mobile device management problem, maybe you need to change your thinking.
MessageStats Business Insights helps IT managers detect, analyse and investigate inappropriate use of corporate email as outlined by organisations’ corporate email use policies, including excessive personal usage and social networking, as well as communication with competitors.
There are many Windows 8 naysayers out there. But have they got it wrong?
While popular science fiction considers the main question around artificial intelligence to be how will we overthrow our eventual machine oppressors?, many academics are not even sure true AI is possible. Dr Kevin Korb, a Reader at Melbourne’s Monash University, will give a seminar on this topic later this week.
Charged with saving $100 million, Tasmania’s Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has brought previously outsourced solutions back in-house, using its existing enterprise software to develop internal solutions.
Epicor Software Corporation has announced the availability of its latest human capital management (HCM) solution. Epicor HCM version 5.7 is a complete human resource information system that automates HR processes, enabling companies to track, manage and analyse employee data throughout the entire employee life cycle.
Help desk software is an essential component of running an effective IT organisation. SolarWinds Web Help Desk is a cross-platform, web-based solution that allows IT professionals to remove complexity from their IT service processes and to improve service to their end users through practical, flexible tools.
OpenText Extended ECM Version 10 for SAP Solutions includes support for the SAP customer relationship management (SAP CRM) and SAP supplier relationship management (SAP SRM) applications, among numerous other enhancements.