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Jack E. Gold is founder and principal analyst at J. Gold Associates, LLC., an analyst firm in Northborough, Mass. With more than 45 years of experience in the computer and electronics industries, and 25 years as a tech industry analyst, he covers the many aspects of business and consumer computing and emerging technologies.

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5 lessons companies should learn about working at home

Coronavirus: What companies are ready for our new reality?

Coronavirus: What companies are ready for our new reality?

One class of companies is already equipped to work in a fully distributed employee model. Another going to have a difficult time adapting to most employees having to work from home. Some won’t survive if this lasts more than a few...

Is RPA really an AI process or much less?

Is RPA really an AI process or much less?

Does robotic process automation eliminate mundane tasks or just perpetuate a marginally productive process that should be redesigned in the first place?

How to build a collaboration environment for a changing workforce

How to build a collaboration environment for a changing workforce

By 2025, most workers will be millennials. These ‘digital natives’ will have a major impact on how collaboration takes place – and it won’t involve walking next door to an office to collaborate.

How IBM plans to compete in the cloud

How IBM plans to compete in the cloud

IBM hopes to reduce the complexity of moving workloads to the cloud through Cloud Paks,’ its series of specialized packaged offerings that enterprise can implement relatively quickly. But is it enough?

The Enterprise PC: Not Quite Dead Yet

Tablets haven't killed off the PC market, which is about to return from a downturn.

Microsoft Re-Surfaces the Pro, for the Enterprise

The enhancements in the Surface Pro 3 are aimed straight at the enterprise.

The Enterprise of Things

Consumers will lead the charge to the Internet of Things, but enterprise adaptation will not be far behind. Will your IT department be ready?

The Wider Implications of IBM's Mobile Buying Spree

Consolidation will dominate the mobile market over the next couple of years. If your enterprise is using mobile technology from a small company, expect to have to upgrade.

Windows Phone Update is More Than Just a Facelift

Getting Windows Phone 8 Update 3, and eventually Windows Phone 8.1, on phablets is one thing, but getting a foothold in the low-end tablet market is a bigger opportunity.

With BlackBerry Reportedly Hacked, is Anything Secure?

You have to wonder what level of encryption can withstand the brute-force computing power that is cheaply available today.

Can ARM Hold the Mobile Advantage Over Intel's X86 Architecture?

As more is demanded of smartphones and tablets, the limits of ARM's RISC architecture will become apparent.

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