Jonathan Hassell

Contributing writer

Jonathan Hassell runs 82 Ventures, a technical writing and consulting firm based in Charlotte, N.C.


Upgrading Windows Server 2003: The procrastinator's guide

Upgrading Windows Server 2003: The procrastinator's guide

Yes, this is something you really need to get going on. Here are some factors to consider in your planning.

How peer review leads to quality code

How peer review leads to quality code

What if you could deploy resources you already have at your disposal to improve quality, get projects done earlier – with fewer errors and with less budget impact – by simply implementing a software quality control method that most...

Top 4 revelations about SharePoint

Top 4 revelations about SharePoint

The unveiling of SharePoint Server 2016 the Microsoft Ignite Conference put an end to speculation about the future of the on-premises version of the popular collaboration product, and pointed the way toward the future as well.

9 useful PowerShell tools

Microsoft's mighty Windows administration framework gets even better with the help of these tools and materials. Almost all are free; the one for-fee tool is well worth the cost.

Reactions and impressions from Microsoft Ignite

Reactions and impressions from Microsoft Ignite

At its Ignite conference, Microsoft offered a roadmap of architectures and devices that will move business forward. CIO.com's Jonathan Hassell analyzes the significance of Day 1.

Talking SMAC: Revisiting social, mobile, analytics and cloud

Talking SMAC: Revisiting social, mobile, analytics and cloud

If your IT team doesn’t have a SMAC roadmap, you may find your company drifting off-course in 2015 and 2016. Here’s brief refresher course on SMAC.

Lies about uptime vendors may tell you

Lies about uptime vendors may tell you

You’d think the notion of uptime would be a simple one. A service is either running or it’s down, right? Wrong. Here’s a look inside the world of uptime, downtime, service-level agreements and the ‘9s’ of availability.

Getting Started with PowerShell: The Basics

Getting Started with PowerShell: The Basics

Learn how to perform simple tasks and make your way around the syntax.

What’s New and What’s Ahead for Public Cloud Services

What’s New and What’s Ahead for Public Cloud Services

What’s in store this year for the top public cloud providers? CIO.com contribute Jonathan Hassell offers his take on Amazon, Google and Microsoft.

Why Microsoft’s HoloLens Is the Next Big Enterprise Thing

Why Microsoft’s HoloLens Is the Next Big Enterprise Thing

HoloLens could be the next big thing in business computing and can be used in some way to provide a better customer experience, improve business collaboration and so much more.

PowerShell for Beginners: Scripts and Loops

PowerShell for Beginners: Scripts and Loops

With the advent of Windows Server 10, PowerShell is becoming more important for admins to master, or at least learn. Here's how to get started.

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