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Ryan Faas | January 19, 2015

Shadow IT

Shadow IT – employees individually or collectively relying on unmanaged devices, sourcing their own mobile apps and cloud services, and creating their own technology workflows has become a major source of concern for many IT departments.

Shadow IT presents a range of...

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Ryan Faas | January 12, 2015

IT 2020

With 2015 under way, it seems an appropriate time to look forward not just to what IT departments are going to deal with in the new year but also to how mobile, cloud, and other technologies will redefine IT over the next five years. The truth is that the changes that...

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Michael Ashley | January 7, 2015


Guest post from: Michael Ashley, Accellion

By 2017 there are expected to be 4.4 billion mobile app users worldwide. Despite the fact that many of us are using mobile devices as often, or more often, than desktop devices, most of the software solutions being developed and...

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Ryan Faas | January 5, 2015

Mobile First CIO

Mobile represents a technology shift that impacts enterprise IT in direct and indirect ways. It isn’t solely an IT shift, however. The stakeholders are varied and vast – human resources, legal, line of business managers, sales and support teams,...

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Ryan Faas | December 18, 2014
A Tale of Two Cities

Why today is the best and worst time to be a CIO

The Charles Dickens classic A Tale of Two Cities begins with the words, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” Dickens was speaking about...

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Ojas Rege | December 16, 2014
2015 Predictions

The End of the Beginning: Seven Predictions for 2015

Disruption” is a word used far too often in technology. Living in California’s Silicon Valley, I drive by at least 10 companies each day that say they are about to disrupt the status quo. Some will. Most won’t. But those that do share two traits: 1)...

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Ryan Faas | December 10, 2014
Apple and IBM

Six months after Apple and IBM announced a partnership to develop enterprise-oriented iOS apps, the companies have announced the first slate of those apps, which can be customized if desired. The ten apps cover a range of different of different industries and...

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Jared Lucas | December 10, 2014

GlassDoor Best Places to Work 2015

Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Awards are out and MobileIron was named one of the best places to work in 2015 in the SMB category. This award is especially meaningful because it’s based entirely on feedback that employees shared anonymously on Glassdoor...

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Ryan Faas | December 4, 2014
Human History

Tech and mainstream news is full of headlines about how mobile is disruptive to business processes, IT departments, and even entire categories of jobs. The real story, the big overarching theme that gets lost in the barrage of headlines about the...

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Michael T. Raggo | November 24, 2014
Masque Attack, iOS

On November 13, 2014, U.S. CERT issued an alert based on research from FireEye about an attack on Apple iOS called the “Masque Attack.” This attack can occur by...

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