Students at the STEM High School in the Lake Washington school district outside Seattle via Nick Adams at Education Week

Engagement is Not the Goal

Engagement is not a goal, it’s an outcome of students (or anyone) doing meaningful work. - Sylvia Martinez via Scott McLeod In today’s education speak, engagement is too often cited for purposes that are not ideal.... Read more

Big Data Solutions For Small & Medium Businesses

The data explosion For the last several years, the Big Data momentum has steadily increased as large firms see the value of investing in data analytics. According to Wikibon, the US Big Data market reached $18.8B in 2013, with computer hardware encompassing 38... Read more

SA120 DAS & CacheCade for Automated Data Acceleration

ThinkServer SA120 DAS Array GUEST BLOG BY TAY FOSTER ... You heard about our recent ThinkServer SA120 direct-attached storage (DAS) announcement, right? Right? It’s amazing and unique in that it’s the only DAS array that has 3.5-inch drive... Read more

The Invisible Investment for the Invincible Small Business

Core ThinkServer Services Portfolio GUEST BLOG BY TRACY NEYENHUIS … As a smart small business owner, you’re careful with your investment decisions. It’s simple. When you buy new assets, they need to create real value. It’s... Read more

How to Convince your Boss that it’s Time to Refresh your Servers

Sample Tool Output GUEST BLOG BY TAY FOSTER… You know better than anyone that it’s a tough sell to persuade decision makers to refresh when the servers are still plugging along. I’m sure you’ve... Read more

Think Green [Infographic]

Think makes it easier to be green. Sustainability is fundamental at work and home. What’s your best green tip? Read more

Thinkpad Shortcut

Time Saving Keyboard Shortcuts at Your Fingertips [Infographic]

Lenovo's Thinkpad keyboard shortcuts save you time. Browse now to increase your efficiency with shortcuts for display, navigation, playback, lighting & more. Share this infographic using the embed code below: <a href="http://blog.lenovo.com/products/time-saving-keyboard-shortcuts-at-your-fingertips?cid=us|574106&"><img src="http://media-cache-ec0.pinimg.com/736x/46/a5/2f/46a52ff5b3258934cf85b828c... Read more

Is your laptop cool only on the outside?

When I ask people what they look for in a laptop, they usually list portability, screen size, processor speed, memory. But one thing I rarely hear is that the laptop should not overheat. Now I know you’re thinking - that’s not really a surprise. The cooling tech isn’t exactly a visible feature. That&rsquo... Read more

Shimmer Non-Dairy Floor Wax

It’s a Floor Wax…It’s a Dessert Topping…It’s a Storage Array!

Guest blog by Gregg Shupe… The legendary Dan Akroyd/Gilda Radner Saturday Night Live skit for Shimmer Non-Dairy Floor Wax promoted a product that was simultaneously a workhorse floor wax AND a delectable dessert topping. Like the multipurpose Shimmer product, today’s medium-sized business customers need a way to get the biggest bang for their buck with their... Read more

Intuitive, efficient and effective Smart Grid technology

What’s so SMART about Smart Grid?

GUEST BLOG BY Nancy Reaves... Reducing power cost is always a priority. How do we do it at home? When we are not using a room, we make sure to turn off the lights. We install programmable thermostats that reduce the heat and air conditioning when we leave the house and increase it just before we return. Power is a... Read more

We make the tools, you make them DO

Lenovo Everywhere You Go: #1 PC Maker in the World [Infographic]

As the #1 PC maker in the world, Lenovo's devices are with you anywhere you go. Explore this infographic and see how our devices are used in everyday life. *Click to enlarge Share this infographic using the embed code below: <a href="http://blog.lenovo.com/products/lenovo-everywhere-you-go-1-pc-maker-in-the-world?cid=us|574106&"><img src="http://media-cache-ec0... Read more

Yuanqing and Catherine Ladousse enjoy the end of a long day at MWC 2014

Leaving Barcelona

  David Roman with new awards The last week of February was an amazing one in Barcelona, Spain – home to Mobile World Congress (MWC), the world’s largest mobile trade show. New phones, tablets, mobile apps, and more, made their debut on one of the most important stages for the industry. And for the first time ever, Lenovo... Read more

LenovoEMC px4-400r

LenovoEMC px4-400 Products at Work and Play

GUEST BLOG BY Gregg Shupe… On January 7, Lenovo announced the LenovoEMC px4-400 network-attached storage (NAS) products for power users and business applications. The px4 products, available in a desktop or rackmount form factor, let users share and protect data and media content over their local network and over the Internet — using the LenovoEMC Personal Cloud capability. For... Read more