It's Friday night--time for you and your buddies to hammer out your plans for the evening. You know the drill: you start with a group text, then you launch Yelp to find a restaurant or bar nearby. Oh, there will be eight of you? Better make a reservation; switch to Open Table. Joe suggests you catch a movie first, so now you launch Fandango. And the app-switching cycle continues until your plan is finalized.
Your security software isn't working? It could be because your company is one of the many that doesn't actually use the products they buy. Getting IT involved early in the purchasing process and turning to cloud could help fix the problem.
The U.S. government is mulling radical changes to the current music-licensing framework, a cobweb of anachronistic regulations. Perhaps a better analogy still would be a noose, because this inequitable licensing regime is in many ways strangling music itself. It's depriving musicians of the financial oxygen they need to sustain their craft.
Sid Meier's Starships comes out on March 12, which isn't that far away. As such, I don't really want to delve too deeply into the game because, well, I'm going to have to write the whole thing up again in two weeks when we review it.
LinkedIn serves hundreds of millions of members, all of whom want to improve their careers in one way or another. In the final installment of our four-part Social Media Rules of Engagement series, CIO.com's Matt Kapko shares advice on how to ensure you don't inadvertently hurt your job prospects by misusing the service.