These free Windows 8 apps will help you and your business bootstrap your way to using Microsoft's new OS productively.
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I use Skype regularly for work and personal communications, including voice, IM and videoconferencing. On a full-size laptop, I'll likely stick with the desktop Skype app, but the Windows 8 Skype app could be valuable on smaller gadgets, including tablets and some of the smaller hybrid or convertible laptops. One minor gripe: The Windows 8 app forces you to merge your Skype and Microsoft accounts.
InformationWeek Tech Digest, Nov. 10, 2014Just 30% of respondents to our new survey say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?