When 340 high school students figured out how to remove mobile device management software from their iPads, they did more than gain access to social networks and banned websites. They exposed what can go wrong with Apple's approach to supporting companies and schools looking to deploy and manage thousands of iPads.
There's no easy path to iPad adoption, and a bogged-down iPad pilot program can spell disaster. Here's how to simplify complicated iPad migrations.
iPhones will beat out BlackBerries in the enterprise this year, IDC says, thanks in part to the "Bring Your Own Device" trend. But judging from your corporate-issued BlackBerry sitting idle in your desk drawer, has it happened already?
Why did Apple trot out the fourth-generation iPad, called the iPad with Retina display, only seven months since releasing the now-discontinued third-generation iPad? Tom Kaneshige of CIO.com weighs in.
Everything about Apple is as American as apple pie, even its decision to send manufacturing and unskilled-labor jobs to China. What matters more is that Apple products have spawned high-paying jobs for skilled workers in America, writes CIO.com's Tom Kaneshige. That's why the Apple name keeps popping up in this year's presidential election.
The iPhone 5's increased speed, screen size and durability will all be assets to business users, according to CIOs and tech analysts.
While there are pitfalls to Bring Your Own Device programs that CIOs need to be wary of, workers who use their own smartphones and tablets on the job tend to be more responsive. BYOD also helps in recruitment and getting new hires up to speed quickly.
The Northern Star Council Boy Scouts of America believes a bring-your-own-device approach and a cloud-based virtual private network service are the right tools to explore iPads in the enterprise.
As Apple and book publishers square off against Amazon and the DOJ over the price of e-books, CIO.com's Tom Kaneshige asks, Who is really right?
The iPad and other mobile devices have the potential to transform how employees communicate and collaborate, essentially becoming magic hubs for...