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Technology Autonomy Boosts Profits, Productivity

Most executives believe both revenues and profits would increase if employees could choose their own devices and applications, according to a new survey. Read More >

11 Compelling Arguments for Mobile IT Investments

As indicated in past features, effective CIOs realize that they can't justify major IT acquisitions based strictly upon tech-focused criterion. To win over influential members of the C-suite, they must introduce convincing business-benefiting arguments to greenlight a significant spend. In a section of the recent book, Mobile Strategy: How Your Company Can Win by Embracing Mobile... Read More >

Businesses Provide Mobile Technology Insights

The corporate world is changing by the minute. At one time, it seemed that there was a simple equation to doing business, and often times, it came down to how well the CIO could implement a product or service for the company. Productivity, time efficiency, and all types of other measurable and actionable concerns were placed upon the CIO. And he or she was forced to respond to those... Read More >

CIOs Struggling to Meet Mobility Challenge

We may be living in the Mobile Age. But CIOs and other tech and business leaders say their organizations are falling far short of expectations in pursuing mobile strategies, according to a recent survey from TEKsystems. With the realization that they may be falling behind here,... Read More >

Leading Your Way to the Top

Gregory S. Smith explains how CIOs can leverage the new world of mobile, social and cloud computing for both career advancement and business success. Read More >

NASCAR Uses Big Data to Better Engage With Fans

NASCAR supports its vast ecosystem--race teams, sponsors and more—with custom-tailored analysis of fan sentiment about its products and services. Read More >

Medical Mobility Improves Patient Care

Emory Healthcare virtualizes its desktops to provide nurses and doctors with anywhere and anytime access to critical systems for patient care. Read More >

Ten Ways Apple Is Infiltrating the Enterprise

Apple has done the impossible. For decades, the company was largely ignored by enterprise customers as CIOs viewed it as a firm with products designed specifically for consumers. The very thought of bringing Apple products into the corporate world was, for many IT decision-makers, a joke. And for Apple, making the decision to not appeal to enterprise customers was a non-starter. The future,... Read More >

How Mobile Devices Are Impacting the Enterprise

Mobile devices are infiltrating the enterprise at an astounding rate. From smartphones to tablets, the corporate world is being inundated with products that are designed to keep employees working while they're away from the office. Most companies believe the effort works. In fact, the sheer number of smartphones and tablets entering the enterprise seems to indicate that without mobile products,... Read More >

BYOD: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

The corporate world has changed dramatically in the last few years, hasn't it? For many CIOs that worked their way through the 1990s' Web boom and into the early 2000s with the smartphone craze, change is nothing new. But, along the way, CIOs and other IT decision-makers were able to determine the products that employees used in the office. The very thought of them using anything else was... Read More >

10 iPhone 5 Fast Facts All CIOs Should Know

Apple’s iPhone 5 launched on Sept. 21, officially kicking off what could be the biggest and most important smartphone offering this year. The device is a nice improvement over the iPhone 4S, and so far, appears to be appealing to consumers and enterprise users alike. It takes a special phone to bridge the gap between consumers and enterprise users, and it appears that Apple has been able... Read More >

Mobile & Wireless Slideshow: 10 Reasons CIOs Need the iPhone 5

CIOs likely aren'€™t the first customers Apple was thinking about when it was developing the iPhone 5. After all, corporate IT decision-makers tend to be loath to make the leap to Apple products. And in far too many cases, a battle erupts between Apple'€™s policies and what the average company is looking for in a product. It's an issue that can'€™t be easily escaped. And it’s... Read More >

Is the iPhone 5 Right for Your Enterprise?

Now that the hoopla about the iPhone 5 is dying down, it s time to discuss whether Apple's newest phone is right for your enterprise, whether you d be better off getting an iPhone 4S for less money or sticking with what you have now. Read More >

CEO Whitman Says Smartphones Are in HP's Future

HP CEO Meg Whitman said smartphones are becoming a key computing device around the world, and as a computing company, HP needs to be in that market. Read More >

iPhone 5 Breaks Preorder Record

Apple sold more than two million iPhone 5 smartphones in the first 24 hours it was available for preorder. The figure was more than double the record set by the iPhone 4S. Read More >

What to Do With Your Company's Old iPhones

iPhone 4 resales were up nearly 883 percent in the month leading up to the iPhone 5's introduction. While buyers take all models, iPhones are what people trade in most. Read More >

Apple, Google Will Own Mobile Market in 2012

Google and Apple will capture so much of the mobile market by the end of 2012 that there won't even be a viable No. 3 spot left, according to a new report from Global Equities Research. Read More >

Android, Apple Dominance Leaves No Room for Third Platform: Report

Sorry, Microsoft. According to Global Equities Research, Apple and Android will eventually share 98 percent of the mobile market, leaving Microsoft and RIM to fight over the remaining 2 percent. Read More >

Intel Exec Heralds Era of 'Transparent Computing'

At IDF, Intel's top software official talks to developers about "transparent computing," the idea of enabling apps to run on multiple mobile platforms. Read More >

iPhone 5: Why Apple's Smartphone May Disappoint Fans

Apple's iPhone 5 is now official. And despite all of the glitz and glamour, it's really little more than a catch-up Android device. Read More >

Mobile & Wireless Slideshow: Gartner BYOD Study Explores Strategies and Costs

It's clear that there's no turning back the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) trend. No doubt in your role as CIO, you're hit with requests daily from employees who want to to bring their own devices into the office to use for work. In some cases, that means using an iPhone or Android-based smartphone. In others, it means allowing them to use an iPad or Samsung Galaxy Tab. Some even want to use... Read More >

Apple's iPhone 5: Thinner, Taller, Slightly Better

Apple officially unveiled the iPhone 5 with LTE, a 4-inch display, an improved camera and dozens of all-around improvements, plus new iPods, iTunes and even new earbuds, called EarPods. Read More >

iPhone 5: Expect LTE, No iPad Mini

A Jefferies analyst note predicts the iPhone 5 with LTE will be unveiled Sept. 12, but it's not so sure about the iPad Mini. Read More >

Mobile & Wireless Slideshow: 10 Things CIOs Have Learned About the iPhone

When the iPhone first launched in 2007, Apple's smartphone didn't appear to be the most enterprise-friendly device on the market. The handset came with a touchscreen and an operating system CIOs had yet to try out, making it an immediate non-starter for a market that is notoriously slow to change. Over time, however, the iPhone started to make inroads into the enterprise and proved that perhaps... Read More >

Enterprise Apps Slideshow: Mobile Application Development: A Top CIO Priority

Providers of application development (AD) solutions are in a global race to aid CIOs and other IT leaders who are looking to create enterprise-friendly apps accessible on a host of devices, including smartphones and tablets. A recent Gartner study, "Market Trends: Application Development Software Worldwide, 2012-2016," indicates that companies will be spending more than ever on AD software that... Read More >

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