Lisa Schmeiser

Lisa
Schmeiser
Content Director, SuperSite for Windows,
Penton Technology

Lisa Schmeiser is the Content Director and Editor in Chief of SuperSite for Windows. She joined the Penton Technology team in April 2015 from InfoWorld, where she most recently has been the newsletter editor and cultivator of InfoWorld’s social media outlets, and also reported, edited and blogged on a wide variety of tech topics over the years. Previously Schmeiser served as Senior Associate Editor of Macworld and Executive Editor and Senior Editor of macworld.com. She was also a reporter for Investor's Business Daily, covering telecom, mobile and e-commerce. Earlier Schmeiser was a personal finance blogger for the San Francisco Chronicle. In her spare time she writes and edits a curatorial newsletter as a testbed for developing best practices for organic audience building and engagement, hyperlinking and content presentation. You can reach her at Lisa.Schmeiser@penton.com.

Articles

Productivity: Your Playlist Could Help You Program Better
A new Qualtrics study on how many software engineers listen to music while working reminds us all: there's a body of research that's examined the link between musical selections and working.
We Read the Security Bulletins So You Don't Have To 1

Microsoft just released several different security bulletins. Do you need to panic over any of them? We've gone ahead and done the reading -- and possible panicking -- for you.

The Microsoft Ignite Session Catalog Has Landed
A look through the catalog of session offerings tells you where Microsoft is trying to direct its core audiences and users.
Productivity: Do a Mid-Year Digital Declutter 1
Decluttering your digital assets reduces security risks and helps you manage your everyday work and play. Here's what to do for that spring-cleaning feeling across all your tech.
Worried About the Global Security Breach? Here's Whether You Should Freak Out 5
Are you mildly to wildly concerned after reading a cavalcade of headlines urging you to protect yourself from unscrupulous hackers by upgrading your machine now? Here's our no-fuss guide to whether or not you should panic.
We Read the Security Bulletins So You Don't Have To

Microsoft just released several different security bulletins. Do you need to panic over any of them? We've gone ahead and done the reading -- and possible panicking -- for you.

Voice Is the Next Interface: Harman Kardon's Invoke Uses Cortana

Amazon may have been first out of the gate with the voice-activated home speaker -- and indeed, sister site MyITForum has a whole channel dedicated to Alexa tips and tricks already -- but Microsoft's entry into the product category could be a game changer.

Microsoft's Q3 Earnings: Hardware Still Matters to the Bottom Line
It hurts not to have holiday sales every quarter. Here are five key takeaways from the quarterly earnings, among them: Hardware still makes a lot of money for the company even as total sales decline over time.
When Panicky Tech News Can Help You Be a Calmer Digital Citizen
Don't get outraged if and when you read about the latest way tech companies are using you for your data. Get cleaning -- and unsubscribe or delete things right out of your life.
Microsoft Windows 10 + Gmail = New Options for Users 1
The walled garden is beginning to crumble in spots. Nowhere is this more evident that with Microsoft's recent decision to offer several marquee Windows 10 Mail & Calendar features to Gmail users.
Microsoft Edge: Browser Uses Less Power Than Competitors 1

Another iteration of Windows 10, another Edge test that demonstrates its superiority over other browsers ...

We Read the Security Bulletins So You Don't Have To 1

Microsoft just released 18 different security bulletins. Do you need to panic over any of them? We've gone ahead and done the reading -- and possible panicking -- for you.

Powered Down: How to Protect Against Productivity Loss When the Lights Go Out 3
A recent power outage reminded us how important it is to remain prepared for anything when you're working remotely or working from the road.
We Read the Security Bulletins So You Don't Have To

Microsoft just released 18 different security bulletins. Do you need to panic over any of them? We've gone ahead and done the reading -- and possible panicking -- for you.

Microsoft Teams: It's a Chat Workspace for Grown-Ups
We here at Supersite test-drove Teams last fall and I used it last week. We also use Slack here daily. Here's what I've observed in hands-on use of both chat-based workspace tools.