Mobile Tech and Big Data

Chris Nerney's take on the latest developments in mobile technology

How enterprises can get ahead of the IoT skills gap

IoT skills DXC Blogs

As the Internet of Things (IoT) morphs from “future technology” to something enterprises soon will have to manage (if they aren’t doing so already), it’s important to lay the groundwork for successful implementations. Much of that involves the basics of enterprise technology: Ensuring that data is securely collected, transmitted and analyzed. But making that happen requires […]

Choosing the right collaboration platform saves money and time

Digital technology has enabled a new generation of workplace collaboration tools that allow employees to brainstorm, coordinate activities and jointly develop products. But with so many collaboration platforms available, how do enterprise leaders choose the tools that will be most effective — and most widely adopted? It’s a genuine dilemma, as any enterprise employee who has […]

How mobile payments can transform your business

Consumers still are slow to adopt mobile payments, despite efforts by companies such as Apple, Google and Samsung to generate traction for their mobile payment platforms. But don’t let the underwhelming ramp-up deceive you; mobile payments will eventually reach a tipping point, just as online purchasing did years ago. And the enterprises that will most effectively […]

Chatbots will pay off for enterprises (but not so much for workers)

As artificial intelligence and automation extend deeper into the enterprise, many employees worry they eventually will be replaced by a machine/computer/robot/program worker that is more efficient, doesn’t take breaks or call in sick — and never goofs off on Instagram. For these people, I have bad news: Chatbot makers are sucking up venture capital dollars. Business Insider (BI) […]

Study: 40% of used devices contain personal info

Here’s a new data point for IT professionals to ponder during their sleepless nights: 40% of electronic devices sold in publicly available resale channels contain Personally Identifiable Information (PII). A study by the National Association for Information Destruction (NAID) analyzed hard drives, mobile phones and tablets. “While there have been similar studies over the past decade, […]

Augmented, virtual reality markets to soar as enterprise use cases emerge

enterprise virtual reality CSC Blogs

Augmented and virtual reality headset sales will increase to nearly 100 million units in 2021, up from 10.1 million units last year, IDC predicts. “New device launches, an expanding array of content for both consumer and enterprise users, and lower price points will propel the worldwide augmented and virtual reality headset device market at a […]

Getting your enterprise ready for IoT

IT professionals have heard plenty over the past year about how the Internet of Things (IoT) is going to dramatically impact their enterprises and their jobs. Indeed, many IT pros already are managing devices connected via the Internet to their networks and infrastructure. These pros are learning what many learned not long ago as they […]

The mobile revolution has only just begun

mobile enterprise CSC Blogs

Nearly a decade ago, the first enterprise CEO walked into the office with his or her brand-new iPhone and told the CIO, “I want to use this to access my work files and accounts.” That CIO presumably snuck out for a drink — but the consumerization of the enterprise was under way. Since then, everyone from […]

Workplace of the future still mostly in the future

Many enterprises today are aggressively embracing digital technologies such as mobile apps and collaboration software, as well as workspace strategies, such as desk hoteling and modular spaces, to be more productive and efficient. But a survey report from TECHnalysis Research concludes that “most companies still have work environments, policies and tools rooted in the past.” […]

The top traits employees need to succeed in the digital economy

The Wall Street Journal has a great interview with two technology industry experts about what enterprises need to do to find and keep the best employees. Bottom line? Create an environment that instills a sense of pride in workers and encourages entrepreneurial behavior. Let’s flip the question, though: What should enterprises be looking for in the “best” […]