Beyond “mobile-first” to “mobile-only”?

Mobile technology is now a top or growing priority for the vast majority of enterprises, a new global survey shows. More than one in four respondents (27%) to Enterprise Mobility Exchange’s (EME) mid-year survey said mobile was the top priority for their enterprises, while 61% called mobile a “growing priority”. “The proliferation of mobile devices […]

F is for fitness trackers

Fitness Track

This post is part of a continuing series, “Digital: from A to Z,” that explores what it means to be “digital” from A to Z, broken down into individual blog posts diving deeper into various subjects. Check back regularly to see continuing posts as I work my way through the alphabet and let me know: What’s […]

Negative consequences of IoT could extend beyond cybersecurity

Last week, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) published a 78-page technology assessment of emerging Internet of Things (IoT) technologies and their implications. Internet of Things: Status and Implications of an Increasingly Connected World was conducted at the request of Congress, and involved a review of current literature and expert input. Report authors named information security as […]

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. The transition is happening already, according to Computerworld contributor Mike Elgan. While wearables currently augment and interact (through Bluetooth) with smartphones, functionality […]

Delivering experiences: A look back at our workplace journey

Last month, we announced that our offers were being updated to focus on: Device and Mobility Management Virtual Desktops and Applications This subtle change in our go-to-market approach is in reality a significant change, which has been in the making for many years. I thought I’d go back in time and take you on the journey we’ve […]

Data analytics: The key to making IoT work for the enterprise

IoT CSC Blogs

If your enterprise hasn’t yet incorporated the Internet of Things (IoT) into its network, it’s only a matter of time. Research firm Gartner predicted last November that 6.4 billion connected “things” would be in use globally in 2016, up 30 percent from 2015, with an average of 5.5 million new things being connected every day this year. […]

Less doing, more creating: How automation can drive media success

Automation in media CSC Blogs

Perhaps the lowliest job at American newspapers – the one nearly every cub reporter has done at some point – is writing obituaries. Using information provided by the funeral homes, reporters plug in names, dates and a few biographical details into a strict format. As newbies quickly learn, accuracy is key – you don’t want to […]

How IoT is challenging enterprise security

IoT security CSC Blogs

There’s no doubt that the Internet of Things (IoT) is going to change how consumers view the security of their electronic devices. No more will security and privacy risks be limited to personal, Internet-connected and home-networked computers. Consider news that broke recently about a breach on a toymaker’s website and the resulting leak of personal data for 4.8 million users. (That news […]

The Internet of Things (IoT): A consolidated market definition

A market segment, which contains the word ‘things’ is evidently going to become prone to a variety of interpretations and this is definitely the case with the Internet of Things (IoT.) Nevertheless, the market for IoT in healthcare has been forecasted to reach a very significant market size, for instance $117b by 2020 according to […]