Stories by Tom Kaneshige

  • Mobile workers: ‘I want my Blackberry back'

    By Tom Kaneshige | 22 July, 2014 01:46

    At a well-known investment firm in New York City, something strange is happening: Mobile app performance issues and privacy concerns have sparked a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) revolt, and now many employees are asking for their corporate BlackBerry back.

  • Apple's partnership with IBM leaves CIOs hanging

    By Tom Kaneshige | 17 July, 2014 08:37

    The big news this week of Apple and IBM joining forces to dominate the mobile enterprise market makes a great story - at least on the surface.

  • How CIOs can boost mobile app adoption

    By Tom Kaneshige | 16 July, 2014 02:23

    CIOs with an eye on mobility have probably spent a small fortune creating a private enterprise app store. They've spent countless hours tending to an environment where business managers plant seeds for app ideas and developers bring those ideas to fruition. Often, the number of mobile enterprise apps sprouts like weeds.

  • What is going wrong with BYOD?

    By Tom Kaneshige | 14 June, 2014 03:37

    The Bring Your Own Device movement was supposed to make employees more productive while saving companies money. But a funny thing is happening on the way to mobile nirvana: Companies aren't doing it, according to a new study by CompTIA.

  • Why mobile strategies are stalling at many enterprises

    By Tom Kaneshige | 12 June, 2014 09:47

    CIOs know the value of having a mobile strategy. So why aren't companies doing it right? A study from Accenture sheds some light on why some companies aren't moving forward fast enough with their mobility initiatives.

  • In Pictures: Most popular mobile apps in 6 key industries

    By Tom Kaneshige | 06 June, 2014 08:42

    Some industries adopt technology more quickly than others, but even the most careful and slowest-moving industries have bought into the value of mobile apps. Here are the top 10 apps in each of six major industries.

  • In Pictures: Silicon Valley tech execs behaving badly

    By Tom Kaneshige | 03 June, 2014 08:06

    Move over Donald Sterling. The exploits of these misbehaving technology executives give the now-infamous billionaire L.A. Clippers owner a run for his money when it comes to moronic acts.

  • CIOs must adapt or risk being replaced

    By Tom Kaneshige | 13 May, 2014 03:04

    Michael Keithley has more than two decades of experience as a CIO. However, the IT veteran says he's seeing more change now than ever before. CIO.com's Tom Kaneshige sat down with Keithley to talk about the challenges he and his colleagues face, the need to speak the same language as the business side and the reality of what lies ahead for CIOs who refuse to change their approach.

  • Why CIOs shouldn't block rogue Cloud apps

    By Tom Kaneshige | 01 May, 2014 00:05

    Enterprises have an average 461 Cloud apps running in their organisations (nine to 10 times IT's estimates), according to some reports. Line-of-business managers hesitate to bring in the CIO out of fear of being blocked. If CIOs can remove this fear, everyone, it turns out, benefits.

  • Microsoft's Office for iPad shakes up mobile enterprise

    By Tom Kaneshige | 15 April, 2014 05:43

    It's hard to overstate the impact of the Microsoft Office for iPad. 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.

  • Techies ditch the hoodies and Google Glass

    By Tom Kaneshige | 04 March, 2014 20:19

    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.

  • In Pictures: 15 photos that show the power of the iPhone's camera

    By Tom Kaneshige | 26 February, 2014 08:19

    The iPhone has changed the world of digital photography. Not only are more images than ever shared around the world, but photographers from amateurs to pros are using iPhones to capture the moment in creative new ways.

  • In pictures: 12 big BYOD predictions for 2014

    By Tom Kaneshige | 16 January, 2014 09:16

    If you were just getting comfortable with BYOD, brace yourself for new twists and turns. CIOs can expect more devices to enter the enterprise in consumer clothing, real security threats to emerge, new MDM options and much more in 2014.

  • Can Microsoft turn around Its fortunes with Windows 8 tablets?

    By Tom Kaneshige | 09 January, 2014 19:22

    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.

  • How the 'modern man' will wear technology

    By Tom Kaneshige | 11 December, 2013 19:01

    Forrester takes a page from da Vinci to paint an image of what the modern man will don in terms of wearable technology.

 

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