Executives and “rogue users” driving enterprise interest in iPhone

You've heard it all before. The CEO buys an iPhone, falls in love, and leans on IT to shift its stack of tasks to make work-enabling his new gadget IT Priority No. 1.But

Published on: February 12th, 2008 Leon Erlanger

IT firms ask enterprises to think twice before banishing iPods

Banning iPods, USB keys and other portable storage media is not necessarily going to protect enterprise data, Sun Microsystems of Canada's president said in response to a survey that showed 30 per cent

Published on: August 16th, 2006 Shane Schick

Introducing new changes to old favourites isn’t easy

I was sitting on a plane recently awaiting takeoff, when the pilot came on the intercom and announced that there would be a delay - the plane we were on was not the

Published on: June 20th, 2006 Lynn Greiner

Public sector sees the convenience – and costs – PDAs offer employees

Over the next few months, about 1,000 Canada Post employees will be cut loose. Not in the slang sense of getting laid off, though. Instead, they will be liberated from the cables that

Published on: June 12th, 2006 Kathleen Sibley

Public sector sees the convenience – and costs – PDAs offer employees

Over the next few months, about 1,000 Canada Post employees will be cut loose. Not in the slang sense of getting laid off, though. Instead, they will be liberated from the cables that

Published on: June 12th, 2006 Kathleen Sibley

Origami UMPC begins difficult search for a market

After Bill Gates described his vision of a fully functional mobile PC with all-day battery life priced around US$500 at last year's WinHEC conference, many were surprised to see Microsoft come to market

Published on: May 31st, 2006 Buket Oktem

Behind the eight ball of productivity in the enterprise

I came across an interesting quote in a U.S.-based computer magazine recently: “The enterprise is always the last to adopt new technology.” It came from Greg Raleigh, CEO of Airgo Networks. Raleigh invented

Published on: May 30th, 2006 Charles Whaley

Herding the Mobile cats

As CIO you think that computer security is looked after, intrusion tests have been completed, security patches applied, and the auditors gave you a passing grade. But wait a minute! Did you know

Published on: May 25th, 2006 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Lack of standards and strategies on PDAs means PC history will be repeated

Wireless network-connected personal digital assistants such as the Blackberry, the Windows Mobile Pocket PC, Palm SmartPhones and Java-enabled cellular phones are going to reach new levels of adoption this year. Not long ago

Published on: March 24th, 2006 Rob Carnegie

A handful to consider

The war for the corporate palmtop is heating up. As more and more CIOs grasp the potential benefits of extending network resources and applications out to mobile workers, handheld device manufacturers and platform

Published on: January 10th, 2006 Gerry Blackwell