Mobile Category

 

Why Planned Obsolescence Is a Flawed Plan

The digital revolution has succeeded, so device makers should enjoy their victory and cut back on product cycles that offer little added value. Read More >

Is It Time to Write Off Email?

Reports on the death of email may be greatly exaggerated, but many industry leaders are questioning if a shift from traditional on-premise systems to cloud Unified Communications as a service (UCaaS) may be a harbinger of things to come for email. UCaaS is a means to collaboration and productivity and provide ways for people to keep in touch regardless of their location or communications... Read More >

Why Wearables Are Here to Stay

Wearables are advancing into everyday use, and one factor for their staying power, aside from their popularity for fitness buffs, is FOMA (fear of missing out). Read More >

Why Mobile Users Expect a Better Experience

The majority of users say companies are falling short of expectations in providing a satisfactory mobile experience, according to a recent survey from Sitecore. Specifically, mobile consumers are looking for better overall user... Read More >

Bring-Your-Own Quandary

Given the benefits to both employees and employers, there should be stratospheric adoption of BYOD across all industries—but this isn’t the case. Read More >

From the Page to the Stage to the Digital Age

Theater publication Playbill introduces a mobile app and geofencing to take customer interactions into the digital age. Read More >

Rapid App Development Creates Security Nightmare

An IT leader at a midsize professional services organization thought someone within the business was leaking sensitive information to unauthorized parties. Eventually it was discovered that a compromised mobile device was enabling high-level access to a company database. "It took a little over a month to pinpoint exactly where the breach transpired," he said. "However, after a significant... Read More >

CIO Provides a Clear Look Into Window Manufacturer

The CIO of Hunter Douglas sees mobile and Web applications as ways to enhance the customer experience for both homeowners and dealers. Read More >

Can Two-Factor Authentication Fix Mobile Security?

A staggering 95% of IT decision-makers admit obstacles to increased user mobility, according to a new survey. The study, "2015 Global Authentication and Identity Access Management Index," polled 900 IT decision-makers and was conducted by... Read More >

CIOs Prepare for Major Disruptions

As disruptive tech becomes more commonplace, CIOs are successfully preparing for it with new cloud, mobility and collaboration initiatives. Read More >

Why Cyber-Criminals Target Android Devices

While the global market share of Android smartphones rose 6.4% in the first quarter of 2015 compared to the previous quarter, the number of malware strains outpaced the rise in devices, increasing by 21% since the first quarter of 2014. The study, "Read More >

10 Ways Mobile Devices Have Changed Education

Computers have been used in schools and colleges for decades, with most connected to the Internet, yet they’ve fallen short in making a profound impact on education and learning pedagogies, according to Krish Kupathil, CEO of Read More >

How IT Spent Its Summer

So how was your summer? Hopefully better than the one that some of your IT employees endured, as they were constantly getting stressed out by a deluge of remote users who seemingly always had computer or network issues that needed attention, according to a... Read More >

Why Mobile Device Batteries Need a Positive Charge

Despite impressive advances in mobile devices and wearable technology, battery technology often drains the potential and ability in this innovative space.  Read More >

From Zero to Secure in Five Simple Steps

Without any special knowledge about security, you can keep your personal data safe by doing five simple things. Read More >

How to Use the IoT to Boost Business Revenue

The vast majority of global organizations have adopted some form of Internet of things technology, and they're reaping the rewards of increased revenues as a result, according to a recent survey from Tata Consultancy Services (TCS). The accompanying report, titled "Read More >

Why Transformation Is a Top Business Priority

More than nine out of 10 companies are either undergoing or preparing for a major transformation, according to industry research. And they're doing so because the potential consequences of "status quo" are severe, according to Read More >

How Disruptive Startups Are Changing Enterprises

A powerful combination of business and tech inventiveness and risk-taking among startups is forcing larger, established companies to redefine the way they do business, according to a recent survey from the BPI Network and Tech Mahindra. Read More >

CIO Balances Risk, Productivity and Strategy

The CIO of PAE has spent time in Afghanistan and Iraq to better understand the challenges that field operators have in using tech in tough environments.  Read More >

Three Stages to Successful Cloud Implementations

Making the right decisions when moving applications and workloads to the cloud starts long before CIOs select the right service provider partner. Read More >

CIO Makes a Statement With Mobile Solutions

The Advisory Board Company’s CIO relies on mobile and collaboration solutions to help the firm's predominantly Millennial workforce work smarter and faster. Read More >

How Online Recruitment Fails the Mobility Test

This is no time to be cavalier about recruiting tech talent: The IT unemployment rate has sunk to 2.3% –the lowest since the second quarter of 2008. There are an estimated 500,000 tech positions that remain unfilled, so much that the Obama administration has launched the $100 million TechHire Initiative to address the situation. Given the stakes, it's essential for CIOs to create an... Read More >

10 Best Practices for BYOD

There's little doubt that bring-your-own-device (BYOD) adoption has profoundly changed the enterprise. By 2017, one-half of organizations will no longer provide devices to their employees, according to industry research. Nine out of 10 employees already use their personal smartphones for work. Nearly six out of 10 IT decision... Read More >

How Mobile Messaging Drives Enterprise Strategies

CIOs and other IT decision-makers are aggressively pursuing mobile messaging initiatives-and many of them are overseeing at least several such projects at once, according to a recent... Read More >

The Dangers of Neglecting a Mobile App Strategy

Without a mobile app strategy and custom applications tailored to your business needs, faster-moving competitors will surge ahead in the vital mobile app space. Read More >

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