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The Great Resignation: Why workers quit (and how companies can respond)

The Great Resignation: Why workers quit (and how companies can respond) By now, what at first was seen as a workforce blip has become a real trend: workers are quitting their jobs in droves. In October, 4.1 million US workers quit their jobs. That was down from a record 4.4 million who left the […]

What’s all the fuss with Log4j2?

What’s all the fuss with Log4j2? If you’re a Windows user tracking various tech and security websites, you’ve probably read about the Log4j2 vulnerability that’s taken the internet by storm, literally and figuratively. While large firms have application developers that know what code they’ve used — and thus authoritatively know where their firm may […]

12+ tips to make remote meetings more effective

12+ tips to make remote meetings more effective We know remote work can get lonely sometimes. We also know that online collaboration can unleash organizational talents you weren’t exploiting previously, as some people who are talented but quiet at in-person meetings can shine when working virtually. Sheela Subramanian, vice president, Future Forum, stresses the need […]

Office going hybrid? How to think through the options

Office going hybrid? How to think through the options With the rise of both the hybrid workplace and fully remote workers, enterprises now face growing demands for a new work-life balance — and the prospect of losing employees if they don’t offer more workplace flexibility. More specifically, companies that decide to go back to […]

Patching isn't enough for December's Patch Tuesday

Patching isn’t enough for December’s Patch Tuesday This month’s Patch Tuesday update is important for several reasons. With 67 unique vulnerabilities addressed, six publicly-reported issues and one already exploited, this month’s updates still pale in comparison to dealing with the Log4j issue. (Fortunately, there are no browser or Microsoft Exchange updates and minimal changes […]

8+ useful tips for Notes on iPhone, iPad, Mac

8+ useful tips for Notes on iPhone, iPad, Mac Do you use Apple’s Notes app? While it remains limited to iPhones, iPads, and Macs, it has become an incredibly useful tool that even boasts some collaboration features to help work in teams. Juggling too much at once? Notes can help Apple has iterated Notes […]

The smart way to switch to a new Android phone

The smart way to switch to a new Android phone Ah, a new phone. Isn’t there just something strangely special about that moment of opening up a box, peeling off the protective plastic, and powering up a pristine pocket-computer for the very first time? Unfortunately, after that fantastical startup animation finishes, reality usually sets […]

EU ‘gig worker’ rules look to rein in algorithmic management

EU ‘gig worker’ rules look to rein in algorithmic management Companies who employ “gig” workers would have to provide greater transparency about the use of algorithmic management and monitoring under rules proposed by the European Commission last week. The rules, if they go into effect, should be expanded to all workers subject to management by automated systems, according […]

Did Apple send its controversial CSAM scanning back to the lab?

Did Apple send its controversial CSAM scanning back to the lab? Apple appears to have stepped back on its least popular innovation since the Butterfly Keyboard, stealthily slicing mentions of its controversial CSAM scanning/surveillance tech from its website following widespread criticism of the idea. Child protection tools The company in August announced plans to […]