Ryan Faas

Writer

Ryan Faas is a technology journalist and author who had been writing about Apple, business and enterprise IT topics, and the mobile industry for over a decade. He is author and/or editor of ten technology books. He is a prolific freelance writer whose work has been featured on Computerworld, Enterprise Mobile Today, InformIT, Peachpit Press, Cult of Mac, Cult of Android, About.com, and Datamation. In 2008 he was awarded a Neal National Business Journalism award for his work featured in Computerworld's "Week of Leopard" series.

In addition to writing, Ryan has spent a large portion of the past fifteen years in the systems/network engineering and IT management fields as an IT director, systems administrator, trainer, and all round multi-platform and mobile device technology consultant. His client list ranges from human services agencies, small non-profits, and private schools to fortune 500 hundred companies and major media agencies. He also worked for mobile management provider MobileIron from November 2014 until October 2015.

WWDC 2016: Across its OSes, Apple evolves and integrates

Apple's healthy CareKit revolution

Apple's healthy CareKit revolution

Apple's new CareKit developer framework allows developers and doctors to connect copious amounts of healthcare data -- and make sense of it all. The end result should be healthier patients.

Manage those Macs: A guide for Windows admins

Manage those Macs: A guide for Windows admins

Our primer on Mac management policies will help you roll out a secure, productive fleet en masse

15 years of OS X: How Apple's big gamble paid off

15 years of OS X: How Apple's big gamble paid off

When it debuted in 2001, it wasn't at all clear how the desktop OS would open the door to future innovation. And check out the Mingis on Tech video about what's still missing in the OS X experience.

Why the iPad Pro may, or may not, work at work

Why the iPad Pro may, or may not, work at work

Apple's touting the iPad Pro as a full PC replacement. That might be true for anyone who's really mobile, but if access to legacy apps and corporate systems like Active Directory are important, it might not fit the bill.

Microsoft risks IT ire with Windows 10 update push

Microsoft risks IT ire with Windows 10 update push

Microsoft has made it clear that it will take on a greater role in managing the Windows update process, and IT shops aren'y happy about its pushy plans.

How a coworking space made me rethink my computing needs

How a coworking space made me rethink my computing needs

As our workplaces become more flexible and more customizable to our needs, we need to ensure that we choose the right desktop, notebook, and mobile computing options to be successful in those variable workspaces.

MobileIron brings mobile management into mainstream IT

MobileIron announced on Monday plans to add integration with Microsoft System Center Console Manager (SCCM) as a feature to its EMM suite.

How IT should prep for iOS 8

Though many changes are geared toward consumers, IT shops have some new tools at their disposal as well.

How to choose between the iPhone 6, Plus, and iPad

It's important for business users to understand the differences between the devices.

Why Apple's HealthKit and HomeKit privacy rules are a huge advantage

Apple has added a list of rules about how developers can use HealthKit, HomeKit, and keyboard data.

The top iOS 8 features for business users

iOS 8 has several features that business users will love and use. Here are the ones to look forward to the most.

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