Enterprise mobile strategy

  • July 28, 2015 28 Jul'15

    Mobile payment methods come of age

    Cattle, grain, shells, metal coins, paper bills, plastic cards. Don't see a pattern? Look again: All of them were or are forms of payment, and all of them are mobile. Mobile device technology-enabled payments are simply the latest, natural ...

  • July 24, 2015 24 Jul'15

    Sony bets on Drones as a Service

    Sony is launching a new Drones as a Service business unit that uses its image sensor technology. CIOs should prepare themselves for this growing market, experts say. Also in Searchlight: Hackers disable Jeep on highway; adultery website gets hacked.

  • July 20, 2015 20 Jul'15

    Five 'platform dichotomies': Challenges of a platform strategy

    A successful platform strategy can make or break a company in today's digital era, said Accenture's CTO at the MIT Platform Strategy Summit. He listed the five big challenges companies face as they shift to a platform business model.

  • July 16, 2015 16 Jul'15

    How to survive cyberassaults: Seven steps to 'digital resilience'

    A new book from the World Economic Forum and McKinsey argues that cybersecurity, as currently practiced, is a recipe for disaster. The digital business requires digital resilience.

  • July 06, 2015 06 Jul'15

    Mobile payment systems boost data security, consumer trust trumps infosec fears

    Infosec professionals worry that mobile payment systems will increase the risk of data breaches, but experts argue their fears are overblown.

  • June 29, 2015 29 Jun'15

    Will Generation M usher in wearables in the workplace?

    In part one of this blog post, Gartner analyst and mobile expert Ken Dulaney discussed why the label Generation Mobile is unnecessary and whether he believes U.S. mobile workers indeed feel guilty ...

  • June 29, 2015 29 Jun'15

    Generation Mobile: A new breed of workers or unnecessary label?

    Perhaps more than how seemingly clueless they are toward politics and economics, Millennials are often characterized by how much they live on their smartphones. What's more, a growing number of ...

  • June 26, 2015 26 Jun'15

    Uber's new data privacy policy suggests privacy is dead

    Uber's new data privacy policy strains privacy even more. What does it say about today's privacy expectations? Also in Searchlight: Facebook's faceless facial recognition; Google's "undo send" feature.

  • June 19, 2015 19 Jun'15

    Fine on AT&T marks a win for net neutrality; why C-level engagements are important

    AT&T got slapped with a $100 million fine from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) after the mobile operator knowingly deceived its customers about its unlimited mobile data plans. Many ...

  • June 12, 2015 12 Jun'15

    Apple iOS 9 dives into deep linking; the rise of the chief IoT officer?

    Many of Apple's revelations at this year's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) -- a new streaming service, an updated Apple Maps and a revamped Siri -- were not, arguably, all that revelatory. ...

  • June 12, 2015 12 Jun'15

    Apple's mobile deep linking set to shake up app experience

    Apple revealed a new mobile deep linking search feature for iOS 9 at WWDC. How can development teams use it to their advantage? Also in Searchlight: CEO of Twitter steps down; the smart oven arrives.

  • June 03, 2015 03 Jun'15

    The future of IoT: New priorities and paradigms

    For Mike Heim, CIO of Whirlpool, delivering Clothespin, a system that connects laundry machines to smartphones and equipment service providers, wasn't just about cutting-edge technology; he also needed to work closely with various business functions...

  • May 29, 2015 29 May'15

    Google takes off the gloves with Android Pay

    At Google I/O, the search giant unveiled Android Pay, a mobile payments platform that promises a better customer experience. The pressure's on for CIOs. Also in Searchlight: other news from Google I/O; Cortana will be available on iPhone and Android.

  • May 26, 2015 26 May'15

    NYT CIO uses niche apps to crack the digital media code

    Marc Frons, who recently announced he will be leaving his post as CIO of The New York Times, believes a culture of experimentation is the fastest road to digital glory.

  • May 22, 2015 22 May'15

    Why should CIOs pay attention to the mobile payment industry?

    Competition in the mobile payment industry is heating up. Should CIOs be paying attention? Join #CIOChat on Wednesday, May 27, at 3 p.m. EST to discuss how mobile payments will impact CIOs and the enterprise.