Search giant launches Evernote competitor right after killing Google Reader
I like the last paragraph of this TechHive story about Google Keep, a new service for storing random data meant to compete with products like Evernote. Continue reading “Do You Dare Try Google Keep?”
Intel has expanded its bring-your-own-device (BYOD) program, which has been a resounding success
Agam Shah, IDG News Service — Intel has expanded its bring-your-own-device (BYOD) program, which has been a resounding success, providing around 5 million hours of annual productivity gains last year, the company said. Continue reading “Productivity Gains Spur Intel to Expand BYOD Program”
If mobile security measures aren’t easy to use, users won’t use them, say leading CIOs.
“When it’s not usable, users make stupid decisions.” With that statement, Janne Uusilehto, head of Nokia product security, pretty much summed up the most critical part of mobile security implementations: if users don’t use it, mobile security doesn’t work. Continue reading “Mobile Security: User Experience is the Key to Success”
Yahoo’s decision to end work-from-home plans rekindles the debate about whether or not telecommuting makes sense.
The decision by new Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer to ban work-from-home plans set off a predictable reaction in Silicon Valley and throughout the tech world, with many folks saying that Yahoo was out of step with the somewhat sweeping trend toward greater workplace flexibility. Continue reading “Yahoo’s Work-From-Home Ban: Wrong Decision, or Necessary Evil?”
When I view recent IDG data on cloud deployments, it is clear there are lingering concerns about security. That explains why relatively few organizations are placing so-called enterprise apps or mission critical apps in the cloud. Continue reading “What are your concerns regarding cloud security?”
Startup produces a helpful list showing what cloud apps enterprise employees are using
You’ve got to give it up for Skyhigh Networks, a company who is likely going to make a killing by providing information to enterprises about which cloud apps their employees are using. Continue reading “Building an Enterprise App Store? Here’s your list of cloud apps”
Two surveys show mobility is already a prime part of business and life
Since our purpose here is to highlight the use of mobility in enterprises, we’re not surprised when we see surveys proving our premise: That mobility has shifted from a nice-to-have feature to a prime driver of innovation. Continue reading “Mobility Rules, in Life and in Business”
I know I’ve written a couple of posts this week based on Gartner forecasts for mobile apps development and BYOD, but I’m going to the Gartner well one more time because this is pretty interesting. Continue reading “Are dual CIOs required to cope with ‘third era of enterprise IT’?”
Amazon has historically been clever about IT, thinking ahead. While almost everyone else annoyed shoppers with truly irrelevant and annoying related products, Amazon made sure that most of its recommendation were truly helpful. Imagine getting customers to view ads as being valued. Continue reading “Amazon reminds everyone the potential of mobile thinking”
Like it or not, nearly everything we do on the Internet is monitored, tracked, and recorded. Our browser history yields a trove of insights about our interests and online purchases. Continue reading “Big Deal or Big Brother? You be the judge.”