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Bio: Tom Kaneshige writes about Apple for CIO.com. Follow him at Twitter @kaneshige.
Areas of Interest:
- Many business users say they're fed up with what they perceive as sluggish IT departments, but cringe at the thought of outsourcing to a managed services provider. However, the rise of BYOD, consumer tech and cloud computing may be clearing a path for change.
2 days 9 hours ago
- Cloud services can help CIOs free themselves from worrying about managing data centers, scaling capacity, configuring servers, applying security patches and other routine maintenance so they can focus on providing insight to improve the business.
6 days 6 hours ago
- In their new role as brokers and consultants, CIOs will be in an even more powerful positions. According to a new survey, about two-thirds of C-level executives and business unit leaders expect the IT department to have more influence on technology decisions in the future.
1 week 1 day ago
- The arrival of the dominant productivity suite on the dominant tablet promises to change how iPads are viewed in the enterprise. Office for iPad may also crush competitive apps, shut out cloud storage providers and limit MDM vendors.
1 week 2 days ago
- Gen Y wants -- and is getting -- the most sexy jobs in the Silicon Valley. But sooner or later they're going to have to face it: they're the new kind of dot-comer with the same short shelf-life.
4 weeks 8 hours ago
- You lost your smartphone, which you also used for work. Think that's bad news? It gets worse. You wait a few days to tell IT. These days that can get you fired. So now you're thinking, 'I really wish I read that BYOD policy.' Five years after BYOD first caught fire, IT is still trying to figure out how to handle it.
5 weeks 1 day ago
- Despite chatter about CIOs losing clout or eventually reporting to the CMO, a survey of 1,600 CIOs reveals that the IT executives are well-positioned for the future -- if they are willing to step outside of IT.
5 weeks 5 days ago
- A former federal prosecutor and cybercrime expert tells CIO.com how IT departments can retrieve text messages that the user thought were deleted months or even years ago. As more litigation and investigations turn on the content of texts, every CIO needs to know how to find the smoking gun.
6 weeks 1 day ago
- Thanks to blockbuster acquisitions such as Facebook's $19 billion purchase of WhatsApp, successful IPOs and a healthy environment for startups, the entrepreneurial spirit is alive again in the Silicon Valley.
6 weeks 5 days ago
- As Beth Jacob's resignation from Target shows, retail CIOs are culpable for security breaches even though they might not have the resources in-house to protect the company.
7 weeks 4 min ago
- American workers don't get too worked up about lost or stolen mobile phones -- even if those phones contain company data.
7 weeks 9 hours ago
- In the Silicon Valley, techies -- blamed for gentrification and sky-high rent -- have become the recipients of nasty stares, curses, threats and even physical confrontation. So you can't blame them for trying to go incognito.
7 weeks 1 day ago
- Thanks to social media, mobile marketing and data analytics, the CMO is now closer to sales revenue. CMOs are among the most important executives at a company -- and they know it and want to take the next step to the CEO's office. The good news for CIOs is that they can't do it without you.
7 weeks 5 days ago
- It's becoming more common for companies to deploy mobile device management to track smartphone and tablet use as part of a BYOD policy. However, now MDM software is coming home to help parents keep tabs on their teens -- and possibly each other.
8 weeks 6 days ago
- In the good old days, technology types were viewed as likeable geeks, the underdogs everyone could root for. But these days, techies are seen as wealthy elite. How did they become the most despised group of the Valley?
10 weeks 6 hours ago
- Thanks to smartphones and wearable technology such as Google Glass recording illegal or inappropriate conversations and behavior in the office couldn't be easier. If your company has a BYOD policy this could spell disaster.
10 weeks 6 days ago
- When your company's products or services get attacked on a social network or a customer review site, don't go with your first instinct. Instead of lashing out or ignoring it completely, take a measured response and avoid these common mistakes.
11 weeks 2 days ago
- The rise of BYOD is making an impact on a variety of IT positions, from help desk to mobile app development to security and compliance. In fact, according to one research firm, its one of the only bright spots on the IT jobs landscape.
12 weeks 5 days ago
- After trailing iPads and Android tablets for enterprise market share in 2013, analysts predict that Windows 8-based tablets will surge from a distant third place to lead the field.
14 weeks 6 days ago
- A startup company claims that its voice-analytics software -- which is based on 18 years of research by physicists and neuropsychologists -- can offer you instant feedback about the mood, attitude and emotion your spoken words convey.
15 weeks 2 days ago
- Over the last 12 months, CIOs have had to swallow their pride and embrace BYOD.
17 weeks 6 days ago
- Generation Y is a complicated bunch. Many millennials are over-educated, under-employed and carry debt greater than their annual salaries -- yet your future hinges on them. Whether you need to hire them or sell to them, this infographic looks at common traits of millennials as both employees and consumers.
18 weeks 10 hours ago
- A survey of 1,000 business and IT decision makers shows a blurring line between the business-to-business and business-to-consumer (B2C) sales process. That is, technology buyers are starting to resemble mall shoppers.
21 weeks 1 day ago
- If your BYOD policy goes too far you may be prosecuted for unfair labor practices.
21 weeks 6 days ago
- With the increased popularity of powerful tablets and the rise in mobile malware, it's no surprise that Forrester research released today shows that IT managers feel uneasy about BYOD.
22 weeks 1 day ago
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