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mobile technology


May 10, 2012  3:46 PM

The most popular mobile OS? Hint: It’s not an Apple product



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
Android, Apple, BYOD, Google, Hacking, mobile devices, mobile technology, mobile workforce, network security policy, Operating systems, Security, security risk, SMB security

We've scoured the Web looking for the top notes for your executive lunch break. This week, we're digging into mobile and smartphone news, including the most popular mobile device and the risks your BYOD users are facing with the latest Android malware attacks. The majority of U.S. mobile users...

March 19, 2012  11:42 AM

The new iPad release: A win or a wash?



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
Apple, data privacy, Google, Google Plus, iPad, iPad 3, mobile application development, mobile applications, mobile technology, mobile workforce, remote connectivity, Skype, social media, social media tools, social networking, women in IT

Each week, we cover all the best blogs and give an executive summary for busy CIOs. Things were shaking in the world of IT last week, with the breaking news that there's a risk of data privacy on Skype and the very revealing study that women are considered better leaders than men. And let us not...


March 7, 2012  4:30 PM

Could tablets replace laptops at your company?



Posted by: Sarah Blanchette
Amazon Kindle, Apple, desktops and laptops, iPad, iPad 3, Leadership and Strategy, mobile devices, mobile technology, ROI, tablet PCs

With Apple's launch of its new iPad, the world is buzzing with tablet hype. Apple's newest device, which will be available March 16, might have you wondering whether you should do away with laptops altogether and issue these shiny new tablets...


February 13, 2012  5:25 PM

How free mobile apps risk personal data privacy and security



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
Android, big data, data privacy, data security, Google, Hacking, iPhone, iPhone business apps, mobile applications, mobile devices, mobile technology, mobile tools

Each week, we scour the Web and bring you the choicest cuts for your approval. This week, we're looking at data privacy and security in the form of denial-of-service attacks, smart chatting and two free mobile apps suffering from major personal data security issues. Your team is your first line...


January 20, 2012  3:53 PM

Does BlackBerry have the smartphone features to stay relevant?



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
BlackBerry, Microsoft, Mobile, mobile applications, mobile devices, mobile technology, mobile tools, mobile workforce, mobility, RIM, RIM BlackBerry software, Samsung, smartphone features, smartphones

Research in Motion (RIM) must feel like the belle of the ball this week, especially after a year of major foibles, like the big BlackBerry outage. After


January 3, 2012  9:55 PM

BYOD backlash leads 2012 technology trends



Posted by: Scot Petersen
big data, Bring your own device, Business Intelligence, BYOD, Leadership and Strategy, mobile technology, technology trends

I got a kick out of SearchHealthIT.com's 2012 technology trends not to watch. Since the site launched in late 2009, it has written extensively about electronic medical records,...


December 19, 2011  5:50 PM

Should you practice Facebook resistance?



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
CIO, Customer relationship management, Facebook, Leadership and Strategy, mobile technology, mobility, SharePoint and Web 2.0, Skype, techie gift ideas, Wi-Fi

Whether you're experiencing the end-of-year slowdown or a flurry of last-minute requests along with annual performance appraisals, December is always a little out of the ordinary. Here's our weekly summary of the best and brightest links from the blogosphere, hoping to light up your winter solstice...


December 5, 2011  7:41 PM

Can you use the Kindle Fire for business?



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
Business performance management, mobile technology, remote connectivity

Each week, we mine the Web for the jewels of knowledge that appeal to CIOs. This week, we're looking at the trend of using the Kindle Fire in business, what compels women to quit their IT teams and the expanding reach of the Data.gov website.  We're still not entirely on board with the iPhone...


November 30, 2011  3:20 PM

First, ‘bring your own device’; now, a zero email policy



Posted by: Scot Petersen
Email and messaging, Leadership and Strategy, mobile technology

The wave of optimism that began with advancements in smartphones and tablets that could enable a new generation of bring-your-own-device employees has been...


November 21, 2011  8:50 PM

Will the outsourcing model be the death of CIOs?



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
Add new tag, CIO careers, mobile technology, Outsourcing

Each week, we scour the Web to track down interesting news pieces and commentary to help you maximize your surfing potential and information consumption. This week, we've got analysis of the Kindle Fire's marketing strategy, concerns about the IT outsourcing model, and tips for negotiations and job...


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