, 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.
Thursday, December 5, 2013 - The best thing about driverless cars is that robots don't get distracted. CIO.com senior writer Tom Kaneshige explains why we should pry our fingers from the steering wheel and leave the road to self-driven cars.
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - Based on comments from experts at this week's AppNation event, to say mobile apps are a disruptive technology is an understatement.
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - A survey of 1,000 business and IT decision makers shows a blurring line between the business-to-business and business-to-consumer (B2C) sales process. That is, technology buyers are starting to resemble mall shoppers.
Friday, November 22, 2013 - CIO.com Senior Writer Tom Kaneshige attended a wearable technology show yesterday and stared a bevy of smartwatches in the face. Today, he ponders whether anyone needs one of these trendy devices to know what time it is -- or maybe that's not the point.
Thursday, November 21, 2013 - If your BYOD policy goes too far, you may be prosecuted for unfair labor practices. However, courts expect you to produce all relevant data in discovery proceedings. Meanwhile, your employees may fear retaliation if they don't sign draconian BYOD policies. CIO.com talks to attorneys to better understand the legal side of BYOD.
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 - With the increased popularity of powerful tablets and the rise in mobile malware, it's no surprise that Forrester research released today shows that IT managers feel uneasy about BYOD.
Monday, November 18, 2013 - More than 60 percent of employees say it is OK to transfer work documents to personal devices or online file-sharing apps. Given that statistic, it's no surprise that companies want to rein in BYOD. However, there may be alternative: A move to company-owned-personally-enabled devices promises to give employers greater control of mobile devices without trampling on privacy.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 - Experts at the Open Mobile Summit discuss the future of mobility, some have a rosy view, some a darker perspective. Perhaps mobile innovation can make life easier, but what will it cost you in terms of privacy?
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - The mobile world changes fast. Case in point: A year ago thinking that Android devices could be on par with -- and perhaps even overtake -- Apple in the enterprise would have been considered crazy. But the today the race is neck and neck.
Thursday, November 7, 2013 - The venerable publication has adapted as the publishing industry has changed, and its IT department is also adjusting to the times. National Geographic's IT leaders now allow employees to use any apps they choose and rely on business unit managers to make sure their workers are doing the right thing.