David Weldon

Biography for David Weldon

David Weldon is senior editor and contributes to FierceCIO, FierceEnterpriseCommunications, and FierceMobileIT. Prior to joining FierceMarkets, David ran his own editorial services company in the Boston area. He has written for a variety of publications and websites on topics related to information technology, healthcare, management, financial services, workforce and workplace issues, and technology in education.  David has over 30 years of experience in journalism, and has held senior editorial positions at Computerworld, eWeek, EH Publishing, White Digital Media, and Wellesley Information Services. He is also a former research analyst at Aberdeen Group. Reach him at dweldon@fiercemarkets.com and find him on Twitter @DavidWeldon11

Articles by David Weldon

Workers reveal their own concerns over BYOD security

Despite the growing popularity of bring-your-own-device programs, a new study reveals that American workers are skeptical of using business applications on mobile devices because of password complications and network security fears.

Apple upbeat as it readies first Mobile First apps for the enterprise

Despite consecutive quarters of declining iPad sales, Apple is trying to remain upbeat--banking on its recent enterprise mobility alliance with IBM. The first enterprise apps coming out of the alliance is set to launch next month, says Apple.

Most retailers losing the speed game with mobile shoppers

Shoppers are in more of a hurry than ever before, especially when it comes to mobile shopping. And the unfortunate reality for many retailers is that their online pages are just too slow for the m-crowd, a new study reveals.

VMware's AirWatch to partner with HP to enhance mobile workforce

VMware has announced that its AirWatch enterprise mobility management unit will partner with HP's enterprise unit to help better enable a mobile workforce.

Does SharePoint offer mobile collaboration opportunities?

Call it a perfect storm of convergence: iOS, Microsoft Office 365, and Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Suite all coming together to drive the mobilization of Microsoft SharePoint. But is this a good thing?

Mobility moves the ground under Silicon Valley tech vendors

A major mobile revolution could be underway in Silicon Valley that would shift the balance of power among technology vendors and even see the split of some businesses.

Windows 10 and enterprise mobility

It hasn't even been released yet, but Windows 10 is already being hailed by some as the BYOD Windows.

Retailers get advice: Have yourself a very mobile holiday

It's beginning to look a lot like m-Christmas, so mobile messaging and digital marketing firm OtherLevels is offering up some advice on how retailers can take full advantge of mobile commerce this holiday season.

Apple execs promise quick fix for iOS 8 update bug that disrupted cell service, Touch ID

Apple executives say the company is working "around the clock" to fix a bug in its iOS 8.0.1 update that disrupted cellular phone service and Touch ID security, according to an article at The Verge.

First steps to a secure BYOD program

Organizations continue to embrace BYOD practices in large numbers, but many fail to put key safeguards in place to keep data and networks secure.