COMPARISON: Windows 10 Vs 8 Vs 7 — What’s The Difference? Let’s weigh up the main differences between Windows 10, Windows 7 and Windows 8. There are a large number of pros but also some significant cons, including a few potential deal breakers. Read more

QUESTION: Should You Upgrade To Windows 10? It Depends. Microsoft is billing Windows 10 as “the last version of Windows”. That doesn’t mean the company is going to quit making it, but rather there aren’t plans for any massive, overhauled releases of its flagship operating system. From here on out, Microsoft is treating Windows as a service, rather than as a monolithic piece of software. Read more

WI-FI SENSE: Why This Windows 10 Feature Is Freaking Everyone Out. Wi-Fi Sense allows you to automatically log your friends onto your Wi-Fi network without ever giving them your password. It’s a convenient solution to the awkward “what’s your Wi-Fi password?” conversations. In turn, you can use Wi-Fi Sense to automatically connect your Windows 10 PC to your friends’ Wi-Fi networks without knowing their passwords. Read more

W10 OVERVIEW: The New Start Menu, Edge Browser, New Apps And Cortana. So Windows 10 is here. You should see pop-up messages appear on your computers running Windows, prompting you to upgrade. We’ve been running it since the early builds and now we have the ‘final’ version. Read more


FOR DEVELOPERS: How To Make Your (Entire) Enterprise More Agile. In the current software development parlance, “agile” has become synonymous with innovation and speed. But many organizations limit their agile approaches to one or two siloed departments out of a mistaken belief that they’re too big, too ‘legacy,’ too process-oriented to scale the approach across the larger business. Read more

TEAM BUILDING: 4 Tips To Make Any Team Agile. The goal of agile programming is to provide early and continuous delivery of valuable software. But it’s not so easy to implement methodologies that can deliver on the agile promise, and the blame typically lands on people: they’re just not the tech elite. Read more

BEST PRACTICES: Things CIOs Must Know About Agile Development. CIOs are under pressure to support fast-evolving digital business scenarios but are finding traditional project and development methods unsuitable, according to Gartner. Read more

BIMODAL IT: Provides New Requirements For Agile App Development. For years IT organizations have been criticized for being too slow, too restrictive and unresponsive to the business. Analysts and vendors have pushed IT to transform itself as a whole, and encouraged the adoption of technologies that enable agility. Read more


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