, Senior Online Writer
Tom Kaneshige has been covering business and technology in Silicon Valley for more than a decade. As senior online writer at CIO.com, Tom covers all things Apple, the hottest and most secretive company in the world.
Tom's blog posts track the emergence of iPhones and iPads in the enterprise and the consumerization of IT. Readers learn best practices and pitfalls of iOS adoption from Tom's news analysis, insightful commentary, quick tips and in-depth case studies.
Prior to CIO.com, Tom wrote and edited features at TechTarget's CIO Decisions Magazine where he won numerous regional and national awards. He also has held senior positions at Line56 Magazine, Upside Magazine and CIO Magazine.
In his spare time, Tom can be found flyfishing Sierra streams or diving along California's North Coast.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - A Cisco survey of mobile users reveals strong desire for BYOD programs and clear productivity gains. But hold off on those BYOD mandates because the love for corporate devices hasn't burned out yet.
Friday, May 17, 2013 - Mobile vendors are pushing technologies that split a smartphone into two separate platforms for business and personal data. Problem solved, right? Not so fast. It's still easy for employees to circumvent the two worlds.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - From the always-on salesperson to the clock-punching hourly worker, companies will need to weigh the pros and cons of including each worker type in a BYOD program.
Friday, May 10, 2013 - BYOD guidelines are just being defined, but one warning must rise above the din: never, ever, try to gain unauthorized access to an employee's private social networking site.
Thursday, May 2, 2013 - Apple, Samsung and Microsoft take divergent paths to selling their smartphones via TV commercials. The winning approach: Focus on your own unique features, and resist potshots at the competition.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - To land or keep a job people may soon be forced to buy a personal smartphone, sign away some of their privacy rights and use the phone for work. It's called a BYOD mandate and, according to research firm Gartner, you better get ready for it.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - What is a good BYOD policy? Step one is to clarify the rights of both company and employee and state upfront what's business and what's personal. But there's a lot more to it. In this interview with a technology transactions lawyer, CIO.com explores the do's and don'ts of BYOD policies.
Friday, April 26, 2013 - Apple CEO Tim Cook needs to show investors where the company's future growth is coming from. If he fails this fall, then he might be in big trouble, say industry analysts.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - Companies may be bleeding corporate dollars in the name of BYOD productivity gains that don't really exist, says Nucleus Research.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - BYOD has the potential in the midmarket to empower smaller workforces. If mishandled with loose rules and complex legalese, BYOD can lead to increased feelings of isolation. Here's how the midmarket can make BYOD work for them.