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BYOD IT Skills in High Demand

The rise of BYOD is making an impact on a variety of IT positions, from help desk to mobile app development to security and compliance. In fact, according to one research firm, its one of the only bright spots on the IT jobs landscape.

Written by Tom Kaneshige24 Jan. 14 21:52

'GenMobile' Thinks Beyond 9-to-5

A new workday is emerging among the younger mobile generation, but while millennials excel at blending work and personal activities on weekends and into the night, the productivity comes on their terms.

Written by Tom Kaneshige22 Jan. 14 17:38

CIOs and CMOs Must Work Together to Satisfy Customers

According to a new Forrester Research report, this is the 'age of the customer' and there's no time or room for turf wars, competing agendas and distrust between technology and marketing departments.

Written by Tom Kaneshige17 Jan. 14 22:25

In pictures: 12 big BYOD predictions for 2014

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.

Written by Tom Kaneshige16 Jan. 14 09:16

Cloud Service Helps You Communicate Better by 'Reading Your Voice'

A startup company claims that its voice-analytics software -- which is based on 18 years of research by physicists and neuropsychologists -- can offer you instant feedback about the mood, attitude and emotion your spoken words convey.

Written by Tom Kaneshige06 Jan. 14 18:17

BYOD Became the 'New Normal' in 2013

CIOs have had eventful year when it comes to BYOD. Concerns over hidden costs, employee privacy and corporate data security gave way to convenience. However, mobile device management vendors stepped in to help IT sell the concept of compliance and lawyers and the National Labor Relations Board jumped to the aid of employees smacked with draconian BYOD policies.

Written by Tom Kaneshige19 Dec. 13 19:55

What You Need to Know to Hire, Manage and Market to Millennials

Generation Y is a complicated bunch. Many millennials are over-educated, under-employed and carry debt greater than their annual salaries -- yet your future hinges on them. Whether you need to hire them or sell to them, this infographic looks at common traits of millennials as both employees and consumers.

Written by Tom Kaneshige18 Dec. 13 16:16

Cool Tech Devices for (Serious) Gadget Lovers

Feel a need to measure your dog's fitness level? There's a gadget for that. Need a thermal-imaging device to see through walls? We don't want to know why, but there's a gadget for that, too. Those are just two examples of the devices on display at this week's gadget fest.

Written by Tom Kaneshige13 Dec. 13 18:34

In Pictures: 22 ways Apple’s iPad video mixes fantasy and reality

Apple marketers are some of the best in the business, especially when showing off the new iPad Air in a promotional video. But don't fall completely for the marketing hype this holiday season. We break down one of their most compelling videos to separate real-world uses from fantasy.

Written by Tom Kaneshige06 Dec. 13 08:45

BYOD's Battle Royale Pits IT vs. Employee

IT departments want to control the devices employees bring into the workplace. Employees say, 'my device, my rules.' It's an epic battle that promises to rage on, but who's winning right now? Check out this infographic for a BYOD scorecard.

Written by Tom Kaneshige06 Nov. 13 14:39

In Pictures: Silicon Valley's tech culture - 'We just want to be alone'

From a distance, Silicon Valley may look like a center for technical innovation. But it's more than that. Look closer and you'll find a home for social outcasts, radical libertarians and nerdy geniuses who dream of fleeing society entirely and building their own tech-utopias.

Written by Tom Kaneshige31 Oct. 13 08:32

CIOs Want to Be Allies, Not Adversaries, With Business Users

For years, CIOs raged against stealth technology that could put their company's security - and maybe their authority - at risk. Today, though, IT executives see the world differently and are quick to explain that they should be ambassadors between tech vendors and business users.

Written by Tom Kaneshige21 Oct. 13 22:47