Enterprise mobile strategy

  • November 13, 2014 13 Nov'14

    The present and future of building mobile apps

    For organizations readying themselves for the future of mobile app development, context and an Agile mind-set are key. In this #CIOChat recap, tweet jammers exchanged ideas on how to prepare for the evolution of user needs.

  • November 10, 2014 10 Nov'14

    #CIOChat: User-centered design for enterprise mobile app development

    A successful mobile app strategy starts with knowing your customer. #CIOChat-ters share advice for user-centered design in an enterprise mobile app development program and explain how to be 'customer anthropologists.'

  • November 07, 2014 07 Nov'14

    Free Office apps to mobile users a teachable moment for CIOs

    The big news this week is that Microsoft has decided to change up its software strategy. The software giant is  now offering free Office apps for iPhone and Android users and has even made a deal ...

  • November 07, 2014 07 Nov'14

    Native vs. HTML5 apps: Which is right for your organization?

    As mobile apps' uses grow more complex, so has the process of building them. In this tweet chat recap, we discuss the pros and cons of native vs. HTML5 apps.

  • November 07, 2014 07 Nov'14

    Microsoft bows to mobile with free Office apps

    Microsoft appeases mobile and cloud masses with free Office apps for iPhones and Androids, plus a Dropbox Office 365 deal. Also in Searchlight: Workday seeks big data insight on employees; Facebook tries to sway the election.

  • November 03, 2014 03 Nov'14

    Attention to UX is the first rule of mobile apps: Seven tips

    Intimate, efficient, secure are the watchwords for creating a great mobile payment app. These goals also apply to just about any UX on your to-do list. Here are seven tips: The Data Mill reports.

  • October 22, 2014 22 Oct'14

    Security, cloud tied as top priorities for 2015 in CIO salary survey

    IT executives said 2015 will be the year of security, cloud computing and business intelligence/big data projects, according to TechTarget's IT Salary and Careers Survey. A lesser priority? Mobile technology.

  • October 17, 2014 17 Oct'14

    Is there a business workhorse behind the comely exterior of iPad Air?

    Not so long ago, SearchCIO cautioned CIOs to hold off on replacing PCs with tablets. Despite all the user-friendliness of tablets, there was not a whole lot of  heavy duty work that we business ...

  • October 17, 2014 17 Oct'14

    Will Apple's latest iPad announcement reel in the business crowd?

    Yesterday's Apple event featured a sleeker iPad Air. But are its upgrades enough to help drive Apple's tablets into the enterprise? Also in Searchlight: Google arms its phones with a 'kill switch'; Facebook and Apple offer egg freezing perks.

  • October 10, 2014 10 Oct'14

    HP waves goodbye to the age of the IT generalist

    Analysts and CIOs laud HP's split into two businesses as the market tips toward the nimble IT specialist. Also in Searchlight: Samsung's smartphone business plummets; Mozilla's bug tracker catches a bug.

  • October 07, 2014 07 Oct'14

    CIOs react to HP split: What took so long?

    Can the HP breakup deliver enterprise innovation and better service? CIOs say the Silicon Valley legend has nothing to lose by trying.

  • October 07, 2014 07 Oct'14

    IoT spurs interest in mesh networks

    The Internet of Things is spurring a new architecture for relaying data, referred to by some as mesh networking. But it may not be enterprise-ready yet.

  • October 03, 2014 03 Oct'14

    Rocky mobile app strategy? You're not alone -- ask the New York Times

    Build it, but people won't necessarily come, the New York Times conceded: It's pulling the plug on some of its mobile apps and axing 100 jobs. Also in Searchlight: 76 million accounts are compromised in JPMorgan Chase hack; PayPal is cut loose.

  • September 19, 2014 19 Sep'14

    Apple privacy policy puts consumers before advertisers to ensure sales

    Apple's privacy policy eased user privacy concerns and laid the groundwork for Apple Pay, Apple Watch and health data. Also in Searchlight: former Home Depot workers say the company settled for low-level security; and are 'thinkables' on the horizon?

  • September 12, 2014 12 Sep'14

    iPhone 6, Apple Watch set new bar for enterprise mobile computing

    You might think the big news this week is Apple's unveiling of the iPhone 6 and Apple Watch. And you'd be right. Almost. For CIOs, the news is not about the devices, per se, but what these (by most ...