In-Depth Features


Web-Filtering: Deal or No Deal?

It's a Web-savvy world out there, so getting the most out of any solution will require vigilance on your part.

Running Effective Meetings

Business meetings do not have to be the most despised activity in your work day.

Vista Not Quite Compelling Enough -- Yet

Early users like Vista's new interface and security improvements, but most are taking a "wait and see" approach.

Honesty in the Workplace

You can influence the honesty of those around you, or at least understand the causes that lead people to be less than truthful.

Google's Descendants

Innovative Web 2.0 firms are storming the next IT battleground.

Laying the Groundwork for Vista

Vista will be a complex installation, but there are a handful of tools that can help ease your pain.

Will Vista's New Look Attract Developers?

Adoption of Windows Presentation Foundation key to delivery of 3-D applications.

Real Simple

Can moving to an all-Microsoft environment save your business time, money and aggravation? More and more IT departments are saying yes.

Keep Tabs on SQL Server

These two SQL Server monitoring tools go head-to-head.

Microsoft Project Keeps Tasks on Track

Project is an already strong contender that will get even stronger with the Project 2007 release.

Laying the Groundwork for Office 2007

It's coming, along with Vista and a host of other major releases. Making the proper preparations will ease the transition.

Unfair Fight?

Microsoft's assault on a myriad of markets leaves third parties scrambling.

Opening Up New Vistas in Group Policy

Microsoft's latest OS wipes out a raft of nagging problems.

Pioneer's Prerogative: Dan Bricklin

Father of the spreadsheet, Dan Bricklin, talks about Microsoft, open source and his latest venture.

Can Microsoft Save the World?

Microsoft Research teams with top scientists to tackle the world's most pressing problems -- and it could turn conventional computing on its head in the process.

Can You Cash In with Virtualization Licensing?

The virtualization locomotive just keeps on coming, and Microsoft has laid new tracks for its licensing.

Profile: Virtutech Takes Virtualization to the Next Level

According to Virtutech, today's technology only scratches the surface of what system virtualization offers IT professionals.

Making Sense of Microsoft Collaboration

The pieces are out there, but fitting them together has proven a long and confusing process.

VMware Workstation Is a Virtual Powerhouse

Readers say VMware's desktop virtualization tool, although pricier than Microsoft's free Virtual PC, is definitely worth the money.

Cool Tools that Rule -- and They're Free!

Finding the right tool for the job can be difficult and finding it for free next to impossible. But standing next to impossible is the Redmond Free Top 25. We think it can make your search a lot easier.