, 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.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - In their new role as brokers and consultants, CIOs will be in an even more powerful position. According to a new survey, two-thirds of C-level executives and business unit leaders expect the IT department to have more influence on technology decisions in the future.
Monday, April 14, 2014 - It's hard to overstate the impact of Microsoft Office for iPad. The arrival of the dominant productivity suite on the dominant tablet promises to change how iPads are viewed in the enterprise. Office for iPad may also crush competitive apps, shut out cloud storage providers and limit MDM vendors.
Thursday, April 3, 2014 - Zen-like meditation is all the rage in the tech industry. But CIO.com senior writer Tom Kaneshige thinks that a Zen Buddhism approach is an ironic twist in the fast-moving, for-profit Silicon Valley.
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - The financial services industry is on the verge of a mobile explosion. The number of smartphones will double in the next year. However, BlackBerry use is headed in the opposite direction as companies migrate to other mobile platforms. The role of CIOs in mobililty is also fading.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - Gen Y wants -- and is getting -- the most sexy jobs in the Silicon Valley. However, CIO.com Senior Writer Tom Kaneshige lets millennials in on the dirty little secret of the valley.
Friday, March 21, 2014 - If the 'old' CIO had a reputation of throwing up barriers, the 'new' CIO must focus on breaking down barriers to show marketing, finance, HR and other business leaders how IT services can help them become better within their particular operations.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - You lost your smartphone, which you also used for work. Think that's bad news? It gets worse. You wait a few days to tell IT. These days that can get you fired. So now you're thinking, 'I really wish I read that BYOD policy.' Five years after BYOD first caught fire, IT is still trying to figure out how to handle it.
Friday, March 14, 2014 - Despite chatter about CIOs losing clout or eventually reporting to the CMO, a survey of 1,600 CIOs reveals that the IT executives are well-positioned for the future -- if they are willing to step outside of IT.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - A mobile security guru offers a quick rundown of forensic tools and how they retrieve deleted SMS.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - A former federal prosecutor and cybercrime expert tells CIO.com how IT departments can retrieve text messages that the user thought were deleted months or even years ago. As more litigation and investigations turn on the content of texts, every CIO needs to know how to find the smoking gun.