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Questions to consider when developing apps for wearables

When we talk about wearables in the enterprise, most of us immediately think about smartwatches — and understandably so. Global sales of smartwatches are expected to more than double to 66.7 million in 2017 from 30.3 million in 2015, according to a recent  402 more words


2016 and still cloud clueless?

It’s 2016 and system administrators (system administrators!!) are still saying things like: “Cloud is just servers on the darn internet…” Don’t these “system administrators” know it’s far more than that? 472 more words


BYOD pays off in productivity -- and staff loyalty

Millennials crossed a demographic threshold last year, becoming the largest single generation in the U.S. workforce: 53.5 million strong as of the first quarter of 2015, or 34 percent of total U.S. 331 more words


Is your workplace millennialized?

Millennials are now the largest generation in the U.S., according to Census data released in April. Not surprisingly, they also are the largest generation in the workforce. 405 more words


Will smartphones eventually fade away?

Enterprise IT professionals being driven crazy by managing a small galaxy of smartphones may be happy to hear that these devices could slowly fade away as they migrate functionality to wearables such as smartwatches. 282 more words


Vertical versus horizontal thinking for enterprise IT

In the past, vertical thinking dominated a lot of decision-making about IT infrastructure. Terms such as “end-user,” “middleware” and “technology stack” all imply sets of vertical connections. 712 more words


A big -- and worrisome -- disconnect in enterprise IT security

When it comes to keeping enterprise systems and data secure, application security takes top billing. No matter how tight and snug an enterprise keeps security controls, an attacker need only exploit a vulnerability in an app to slither on in and grab a foothold. 332 more words