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Archive: Smartphones

Technology

The Ballad of the Brave CIO

Few key roles in a company are as dynamic as the CIO has been over the past 20 years. CIOs have come a long way, from implementing hardware and software packages in the 1990s to managing outside contractors when economics pushed IT departments to outsource software development and data centers. Yet another shift is now redefining the role of CIO,…

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Technology

5 Ways Mobile Technology is Reshaping the World

Previously, I’ve highlighted the five key areas driving Enterprise 3.0—social media, mobile, technology, the cloud, Internet of Things, and big data—and how they are  fundamentally transforming the enterprise and creating a wide-open field for startups. Last week I shared those thoughts at the Connolly Bove Mobile Forum in Radnor, Pa. I sat down with several senior executives from venture capital firms…

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Tips

Top 10 Apps for Entrepreneurs and CEOs

Entrepreneurship and innovation are about building ideas into a reality, ultimately creating successful businesses. Tools and tips can help make order out of chaos and drive your company forward. Last August, I highlighted my five favorite books for CEOs and entrepreneurs. Now, I want to share some of the tools my team and I have found useful in helping manage a business…

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