Think You’re Mobile? Think Again

Guest post by John Rolston and Patrick Offner Few innovations surpass the transformative, global impact of mobile…and we’re only just getting started. There are now more mobile devices than people, and they’re multiplying five times faster than we are. Mobile commerce, which is projected to hit $31B in 2016 (up 1000%+ from 2010), received more […] MORE

August 27, 2015

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Winning the Information War with Mobile

Guest Post by Hemant Ramachandra We’ve all heard the saying that information is power and that’s never been truer. Today’s consumers are now often armed with more information than the sales teams that serve them. As a result, the sales force is often at a disadvantage—needing to scramble to make sure they remain relevant to […] MORE

May 10, 2013

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How the CIO can Sleuth Mobile Systems

Guest Post by David Nardoni The responsibility of conducting mobile forensic investigations in the workplace should fall in the lap of the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). Unfortunately, 58% of organizations do not have a CISO, according to our recent Global State of Information Security Survey of 9,300 senior executives. Often the CIO is tasked […] MORE

November 12, 2012

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The Mindset of a Mobile Ready Enterprise

Guest Post by Daniel Eckert The mobile device is changing the customer experience and forcing organizations to re-think how they engage with their customers and employees. Many companies are beginning to understand how mobile devices can grow customer loyalty, generate new revenue streams and improve customer experience. However, they may be slow to realize how […] MORE

August 22, 2012

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SMAC: Hype or Reality?

Have you heard the latest technology acronym that is revving up business executives? Vendors claim that SMAC - Social, Mobility, Analytics and Cloud - is the quadruple mix of technological elements that will rescue businesses from potential irrelevancy. If executives fall for the SMAC hype, they could end up smacking themselves in the forehead with […] MORE

June 27, 2012

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BYOD and Your CEO

What’s small, shiny and keeps CIOs up at night? The CEO’s personal devices. CEOs are like every other employee. They love tablets, smart phones and apps. The glaring difference is that the CEO’s personal devices put the company at much greater risk than the gadgets of virtually all other employees combined. CIOs must  include chief […] MORE

May 10, 2012

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Building a BYOD Ready Infrastructure

What can the process of protecting a prized baseball card collection teach us about BYOD security? Let me explain. A few years ago, my sons and I got hooked regularly visiting a sports collectables store. These days, collecting sports cards is not just about completing team sets or collecting your favorite players.  Now, its about […] MORE

March 20, 2012

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How the CIO Can Establish a BYOD Usage Policy

If you’re grappling with putting policies and procedures in place to manage the consumer-driven transition to a bring-your-own-device workplace (BYOD), don’t worry. You’re not alone. Only 43 percent of respondents to PwC’s 2012 Global Information Security Survey said that their organization has implemented a security strategy for use of employee-owned devices. It’s not surprising that […] MORE

March 08, 2012

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5 Smartphone Usage Trends for 2012 and Beyond

My PwC colleagues studying consumer intelligence recently conducted a survey of 3,283 smartphone users to find out how they plan to use their devices in the next couple of years. In many ways, smartphone users will grow increasingly reliant on their devices, but their concerns over privacy, security and convenience will keep them from ditching […] MORE

January 19, 2012

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Will the Mobile User Interface Overtake the Desktop?

In the October 2011 Wired, Steven Levy writes about how the scroll bar has disappeared in Apple’s latest desktop operating system, code-named Lion.  Instead of using a mouse to point and drag to move the page up and down, Lion changes the metaphor into a two-fingered multi-touch movement, similar to the move used on your […] MORE

October 05, 2011

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