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

BYOD practices complicate legal e-discovery efforts

BYOD programs bring plenty of focus on data security and employee privacy issues. But what about legal challenges, such as electronic discovery?

New mobile malware poses as FBI, demands ransom

A new malware called ScarePakage seizes mobile phones and pretends to be the FBI in order to coerce users to hand over money to have the device set free.

Mobile mining won't pay off for anyone

No matter how you look at it, mobile mining just doesn't add up, says Lookout, which noted in a blog post that "we just don't see a situation in which mobile miners can truly be profitable."

Brits lead in mobility adoption, confidence

When it comes to investments in and satisfaction with mobile adoption, the Brits lead the world.

Building a successful mobile strategy

More than one-third of organizations reportedly lack a formal mobility plan. Here are steps every CIO can take to ensure their IT departments are building a successful enterprise mobile strategy.

Is bring-your-own-wearables a good fit for your organization?

BYOD programs are pretty much entrenched in organizations now, but will bring-your-own-wearables be the next IT trend?

Mobile device usage in-flight slow to take off

Despite a Federal Aviation Administration ruling allowing the use of personal electronic devices throughout flights, a majority of airline passengers still don't, according to a new study.

Employers: 'BYOD' means you're on 'your own'

It's no surprise that a growing number of organizations are allowing BYOD practices. But along with that acceptance is a firm stand that the employee is then on his own, new research confirms.

IDFAs help solve mobile ad revenue generation mystery

The introduction of Identifier for Advertisers has changed the mobile ad attribution landscape, making it possible for advertisers to attribute the ad revenue generated by mobile apps.

For tomorrow's workplace, nonmobile is not an option

Today's workers might not be able to see clearly what the office of the future will look like, but two things are for sure--it will be wireless and it will be mobile.