Jonathan Hassell

Contributing writer

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

What CIOs need to know about digital payments

Are comatose servers your next big IT headache?

Virtual machine sprawl might be costing your business tens of thousands of dollars. Here’s how you can find out – and what to do about it.

Why SharePoint is the last great on-premises application

Why SharePoint is the last great on-premises application

While it seems like almost every piece of IT is moving to cloud these days, there are still plenty of reasons to keep SharePoint in your server room – where it belongs.

Understanding and using objects in PowerShell

How to use PowerShell objects, how to tease more info and functionality out of them and how objects can be useful in scripting scenarios.

Can Microsoft’s Azure bring machine learning to the masses?

Can Microsoft’s Azure bring machine learning to the masses?

While the very phrase 'machine learning' may conjure up fantastic images of evil robot overlords and other science fiction references, the technology as been around for some time. Here’s how Microsoft aims to make it as available and...

SharePoint 2016: What do we know?

SharePoint 2016: What do we know?

Microsoft finally lifted the curtain and gave the SharePoint community a solid peak at its plans for the on-premises version of its collaboration platform. Here’s what we know so far.

Is Windows Nano Server a data center game-changer?

Is Windows Nano Server a data center game-changer?

Windows 10 might be getting all the attention, but Microsoft’s new Nano Server could start a quiet revolution in server rooms across the globe.

A look at the new Microsoft Skype for Business Server 2015

Most of the action happens behind the scenes, in the server-side plumbing.

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.

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