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.


Is a Remote-Wipe Policy a Crude Approach to BYOD Security?

Is a Remote-Wipe Policy a Crude Approach to BYOD Security?

While the capability to remotely wipe data from lost or stolen mobile phones may help CIOs sleep at night, it may be an outdated approach to BYOD security.

How CIOs Can Learn to Be Better Presenters

How CIOs Can Learn to Be Better Presenters

Great presenters don't memorize speeches verbatim. Instead, they memorize a speech by visualizing it, blowing up emotionally moving images and telling compelling stories. Most CIOs don’t do it that way.

13 Things to Do on a Conference Call

13 Things to Do on a Conference Call

Chances are good you've become adept at working remotely and taking part in conferences from your home or mobile offices. Chances are even better you've discovered creative ways to multitask. However, if you need some inspiration,...

What Kind of CIOs Will Millennials Make?

What Kind of CIOs Will Millennials Make?

Remember the adage, ‘No one ever got fired for buying IBM’? You can bet millennials don't. In fact, they like the energy of startups run by young people like themselves, according to a recent survey. Expect the CIO of the future to...

Are You Prepared for Gen Z Tech Workers?

Are You Prepared for Gen Z Tech Workers?

Think millennials are complicated? It doesn’t get any easier with Gen Zers, who will enter the workforce en masse shortly. The two generations share some similarities but also some stark differences.

What California’s BYOD Reimbursement Ruling Means to CIOs
Q&A

What California’s BYOD Reimbursement Ruling Means to CIOs

A recent California court ruling that requires companies to reimburse workers for business calls on personal phones adds fear, uncertainty and doubt to an already-complicated BYOD landscape. CIO.com's Tom Kaneshige talks to David...

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.

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