10 Things

Get the key facts on a wide range of technologies, techniques, strategies, and skills with the help of these concise, need-to-know lists.

  • Katherine Murray // July 27, 2010, 11:13 PM PST

    10 things you can do with Office 2010 Web Apps

    According to early accounts, Microsoft's new Office 2010 Web Apps are definitely worth checking out. Here's a quick rundown of how you can put these free browser-based tools to work.


  • Calvin Sun // February 15, 2012, 1:18 AM PST

    10 things you should know about sexual harassment

    Sexual harassment is a workplace reality that requires managers to be vigilant and well informed. Here are some key issues every manager needs to be aware of.


  • Gina Smith // February 16, 2012, 5:50 AM PST

    10 myths of BYOD in the enterprise

    The consumerization of IT is upon us -- dragging numerous misconceptions in its wake. See how some recent reports have debunked a few common myths about BYOD.


  • Justin James // February 17, 2012, 6:15 AM PST

    10 ways tech can boost sales for SMBs

    SMBs that are smart about leveraging technology can see impressive sales increases. Here are some ways to use your IT resources to accomplish great things.


  • Scott Matteson // September 10, 2013, 1:14 PM PST

    10 VDI mistakes to avoid

    Virtual Desktop Integration is a sweeping trend with tangible results. It's not without a few pitfalls as well, however. Learn some mistakes to avoid in your VDI implementation.


  • Rick Vanover // December 22, 2008, 12:05 AM PST

    10 New Year's resolutions for IT pros

    With 2009 about to roll in, this is a good time to look at ways of making your IT organization better. Specific resolutions will be unique to every environment, but these goals make sense for just about any IT group.


  • Susan Harkins // December 22, 2008, 3:55 AM PST

    10+ basic Microsoft Outlook support issues

    Outlook offers a number of benefits, but it tends to throw the occasional obstacle in your path. Armed with the right information and a few tricks, you can smooth the way for your Outlook users -- and for yourself.


  • John McKee // January 5, 2009, 2:10 AM PST

    10 things you can do to ensure career survival in 2009

    Protecting your job in this economic climate is a job in itself, but the effort can pay off. John McKee offers practical strategies for getting through tough times with your career intact.


  • Calvin Sun // January 6, 2009, 4:43 AM PST

    The top 10 Calvin Sun downloads of 2008

    Whether you want to improve your relationship with co-workers, fine-tune your communications skills, or take your career to the next level, Calvin Sun's practical suggestions can help you hit your goals. Here are the topics you liked the most in 2008.


  • Jack Wallen // January 7, 2009, 1:05 AM PST

    10 predictions for Linux and open source in 2009

    Jack Wallen believes that the new year holds a great deal of promise for the Linux OS and open source software -- from an explosion in the mobile arena to large-enterprise scalability to widespread adoption of OpenOffice 3. See if you agree with his outlook.


  • Jody Gilbert // June 22, 2009, 5:00 PM PST

    The 10 most useful Word shortcuts

    How many Word shortcuts do you remember and use on a regular basis? Fifty? Twenty? How about just 10 solid go-to shortcuts like these?


  • Calvin Sun // January 11, 2009, 11:13 PM PST

    10 memory aids to help prevent misused words

    Do you have trouble remembering which word to use in certain situations? Plenty of words are similar and easy to confuse -- and that can make you sound stupid even if what you've written is brilliant. Here are some tricks for choosing the right word.


  • Jack Wallen // January 14, 2009, 1:43 AM PST

    10 things you should do to secure Apache

    If you think Apache and Linux will deflect all threats without extra security precautions, think again. As Jack Wallen explains, you need to take a number of steps to make sure Apache is a secure Web server.


  • David Davis // January 15, 2009, 5:06 AM PST

    10 dumb things you can do to your Cisco router

    One of the best ways to sidestep admin problems is to learn from the mistakes of others. David Davis put together this list of missteps and oversights to help minimize Cisco router pitfalls.


  • Erik Eckel // January 16, 2009, 3:58 AM PST

    10 reasons to purchase new hardware during a recession

    It may seem like the last thing you want to do in the midst of tough economic times is invest in new hardware. But IT consultant Erik Eckel suggests that trying to coast on failing or outdated equipment will cost you more in the long run.