Tom Kaneshige

Senior Writer

Tom Kaneshige has been covering business and technology in Silicon Valley for two decades. As senior online writer at CIO.com, Tom covers Silicon Valley culture, BYOD and consumer tech in the enterprise.

What California’s BYOD Reimbursement Ruling Means to CIOs

What Remote Workers Really Do During Conference Calls

What Remote Workers Really Do During Conference Calls

As more workers take advantage of mobile technology to work outside the office, companies are relying on conference calls to communicate. What are workers actually doing during these calls? Spoiler alert: probably not what you expect...

Workers Going Rogue With BYOD (and BYOA)

Workers Going Rogue With BYOD (and BYOA)

More than half of employees admit to going rogue to do their jobs. In other words, it really doesn't matter if IT formally rejects BYOD -- or Bring Your Own Apps -- because it's happening anyway. ...

CIOs Must Learn to ‘Dance’ With Other C-suite Executives

CIOs Must Learn to ‘Dance’ With Other C-suite Executives

Technology is changing the way every department, from marketing to human resources to finance, is achieving its goals. For that reason, now more than ever, CIOs need to become skilled collaborators....

BYOD Twists and Turns Keep CIOs Off-Balance

BYOD Twists and Turns Keep CIOs Off-Balance

Is BYOD coming to a crossroads? Workers don’t want to be tied to a cubicle and demand the freedom that comes with mobility. However, BYOD has come under fire due to privacy concerns, security measures that ruin the user experience,...

How CIOs Can Survive and Thrive in a Swirl of Change

How CIOs Can Survive and Thrive in a Swirl of Change

Today’s CIO has to be able to successfully collaborate across departments, connect corporate silos, be customer-focused, get agile and tap the power of data analytics. ...

Court Ruling Could Bring Down BYOD

Court Ruling Could Bring Down BYOD

In what could be a decisive blow to the Bring Your Own Device trend, the California Court of Appeal ruled that companies must reimburse employees for work-related use from personal mobile devices....

CMO-to-CMO: Engage With Technology

Savvy marketing executives know they need to partner with the CIO to both navigate tricky technology waters and tap the power of analytics to gain insight into customer behavior. ...

How to Master CMO Word Play

How to Master CMO Word Play

It’s becoming clear that marketers call the shots these days and that CIOs must appeal to them to remain relevant. This means IT leaders will need to learn marketing buzzwords -- as well as tech words to avoid -- in order to...

How Marketing Picks Tech Vendors (and Who Decides)

The head of digital architecture at MasterCard says marketing should bring in IT at the beginning of technology vendor discussions. The director of customer engagement at Cox Media Group agrees, but she adds, ‘There's a time and...

CIOs Need to Understand Every Facet of How Tech Impacts Business

CIOs Need to Understand Every Facet of How Tech Impacts Business

Forrester advises CIOs to focus on winning, serving and retaining customers by keeping the customer at the center of conversations and decisions when crafting a business technology agenda....

Is Apple on Its Way to Being a Mobile Enterprise Player?

Apple's decision to team up with IBM is a watershed moment for enterprise mobility. What that means exactly remains to be seen. The only fairly certain assumption is that the partnership will bring more iPhones and iPads into the...

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