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VMware gives enterprises a BYOD boost with three new tools

Enterprise mobility is often a tug-of-war between freedom-seeking employees and security-minded IT departments, but VMware aims to make those differences go away.

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Does anyone really want the government deciding encryption policy?

If people spent half as much time protecting their data as they do trying to prevent the data being protected, we'd all be far better off.

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Google Apps for Work gets an SMB boost via Kronos integration

Small businesses that use Kronos workforce-management software will soon be able to tap familiar Google tools in their HR efforts thanks to a new integration project.

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Apple says the iPad Pro is built for business

CIO.com Senior Writer Matt Kapko visited Apple headquarters yesterday to talk about the iPad Pro and the company’s strategy for positioning it as a tool for business.

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Where and when to implement disruptive technology

With high demands on your IT group to implement disruptive technologies that will achieve game-changing value, what strategy do you as the IT leader use in determining where, when and how to implement disruptive technologies?

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Healthcare consumerism is here – or is it really?

There is no doubt that we have entered the era of healthcare consumerism. What does consumerism look like and what could hold it back from reaching maturity anytime soon?

Toronto schools back BYOD (to class) with $14M Wi-Fi network

The largest school district in Canada is rolling out a $14 million Wi-Fi network that embraces a bring-your-own-device approach for students.

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Box CEO: ‘I’m the biggest anti-shadow IT person’

Aaron Levie explains why he is not a big fan of the shadow IT movement his collaboration tech startup helped kick start years ago.

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Who does IT really serve?

CIOs are grappling with the shift in IT that takes control away from them to the business consumers (end users) to set the agenda. What are the implications of this shift and how can CIOs and enterprise IT adapt?

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BYOD is as entrenched (and complicated) as ever

The bring-your-own-device (BYOD) trend has been around for years now, and even though it's become a fixture at many companies, some IT shops are still grappling with how to make it work.

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Enterprise IT appears to be going insane

Business users are frustrated with the enterprise IT function because of its inability to meet their business needs in a timely fashion. This frustration is not new and has been around since organizations first centralized IT into a...

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Is your IT a honeydew melon or a watermelon?

Does your dashboard show users’ true opinions?

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How to choose the right mobile hotspot

Mobile hotspots can save you when you're in a pinch and need Wi-Fi, but there isn't a one-size-fits-all solution to data. Here are four tips to determine what the right mobile hotspot is for your needs.

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10 things enterprise software developers can learn from game designers

Most of us use enterprise software day-to-day at work, and use an iPad or Android tablet for work or pleasure. Here are 10 things that enterprise software companies should take to heart when developing business applications.

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IBM tackles 'shadow IT' with a new cloud security tool for enterprises

If there's one thing that can strike terror into a CIO's heart, it's the security implications of the cloud; if there's another, it's the "bring your own" technology trend. Combine the two, and you've got the motivation behind IBM's...

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How the 'Digital Halo' can help business leaders see significant competitive gains

CIOs working with C-suite colleagues need to develop a 'Digital Halo' strategy, to create new customer value experiences, increase margins, and enhance shareholder wealth.

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5 iPad alternatives for the enterprise

The iPad may be the king of tablets, but there’s a growing market for Android and Windows devices. Here are five iPad alternatives that can get you from the couch to the office, without missing a beat.

Bruised by past mistakes, tech firms brace for leap

The clock is running for CIOs to embrace digital business

Digital transformation is a huge opportunity for CIOs but it starts with IT transformation.

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