Articles By Dave Webb

The case for BYOD

It can be hard for the IT department or business units to articulate the value of a bring your own device (BYOD) strategy to upper management. A BYOD strategy enables the use of

Published on: April 17th, 2015 Dave Webb

BYOD is here. Have a strategy

The bring-your-own-device (BYOD) revolution isn’t coming soon. It has already swept through the enterprise and is firmly entrenched. Users want to work on a device that has a user interface that suits them,

Published on: April 17th, 2015 Dave Webb

Four things your business can do with LTE

I don’t want to betray my age, but I remember a time when the list of cellular phone capabilities was: 1) Make mobile phone calls; and 2) Receive mobile phone calls. The Enterprise

Published on: April 2nd, 2015 Dave Webb

Quri offers Impact on retail promotions

Retail intelligence company Quri Inc. on Wednesday announced the availability of Impact aimed at measuring the performance of in-store promotions for consumer packaged goods (CPG) retailers. Impact performs real-time analysis of store conditions data

Published on: October 3rd, 2014 Dave Webb

Big decisions are gut decisions, despite big data

Despite the fact that executives have access to more data and analytical power than ever before, they're still going on gut feelings for strategic decisions, according to a recent survey by the Economist Intelligence

Published on: October 3rd, 2014 Dave Webb

FreshBooks adds payment processing to services

Cloud-based accounting service FreshBooks has added payment processing functionality to its solution, addressing what it calls the No. 1 problem facing small- and mid-sized services businesses: cash flow. FreshBooks integrates the WePay payment

Published on: October 2nd, 2014 Dave Webb

McAfee adds to legal chorus: Bieber is dangerous

Add this to accusations of vandalism, impaired and dangerous driving, for Stratford, Ont.-born mega pop star Justin Bieber's jacket: He's the Canadian most likely to lead web surfers to a malicious site, according

Published on: October 1st, 2014 Dave Webb

HP launches Stream notebooks, tablets

There are only 12 weeks until Christmas, and Hewlett-Packard Co. is determined to remind us with a launch of a new series of tablets and laptops available just in time for the holidays.

Published on: October 1st, 2014 Dave Webb

Iterable updates e-mail marketing campaign builder

Eighteen-month-old San Francisco startup Iterable launched its Workflows feature on Wednesday, adding new functionality to its e-mail campaign-building platform. While Iterable's existing platform was capable of A/B testing for e-mail campaigns, comparing response rates

Published on: October 1st, 2014 Dave Webb

Microsoft unveils tech preview of Windows 10

Microsoft Corp. announced a technical preview of its upcoming operating system on Tuesday, Windows 10, saying it will work with the developer community to create an OS with upgraded business functionality. The Windows

Published on: September 30th, 2014 Dave Webb

Split means ‘more autonomy’ for PayPal, analyst says

Online commerce soulmates eBay and PayPal are splitting in 2015 after a 12-year relationship, CEO John Donahoe has announced. The news comes after a protracted battle with activist investor Charles Icahn over whether

Published on: September 30th, 2014 Dave Webb

Expensify targets Concur customers with free service offer

When you're No. 2, you try harder, according to the old rental car company ad. David Barrett, founder and CEO of travel and expense management service Expensify, says he's taken that to heart

Published on: September 30th, 2014 Dave Webb

Finally, an Apples-to-Apples comparison

Android tablet or iPad? Windows 8 ultrabook or MacBook Air? Both comparisons are irrelevant to the true Apple believer. But Forbes contributor Larry Magid has written a comparative product review that will resonate

Published on: June 18th, 2013 Dave Webb

Chromebooks at Wal-Mart: A bad idea

The announcement that Google will expand the retail footprint of its hardware partners' Chromebook netbooks is one that threatens to come back to bite the search giant -- or, more likely, the hardware

Published on: June 18th, 2013 Dave Webb