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 programs are driving enterprise demand for desktop virtualization

IT directors are hungry for cloud computing benefits confirmation, and they got some this week with the release of a new cloud workspaces report from Gigaom Research and IndependenceIT.

Turning mobility challenges into productivity opportunities

There are ways for turning lemons into lemonade when it comes to BYOD program hurdles. Here are five recipes for success.

Motorola hopes 3rd time's a charm in antitrust suit against overseas firms

Motorola Mobility is hoping the third time's a charm as it tries to convince a federal court that U.S. antitrust laws apply to overseas companies that do business in the States.

Mobile shopping will set records this holiday season, predicts IBM

When it comes to online shopping, the mobile device will be as important a part of the holiday season this year as eggnog and mistletoe.

Is a wearable walkie-talkie in your workers' future?

Much of the corporate sector has embraced BYOD practices, but are employers prepared to do the same for wearables? One San Francisco startup says "absolutely" and is marketing a $99 hands-free clip-on device that enables employees to use their cellphone as a two-way radio.

Turkey's Garanti Bank sees future of banking defined by mobility

The banking industry has embraced mobility in a big way in many foreign markets, including Turkey, where Garanti Bank pays for its customers to get mobile Internet access, and uses social media to attract and retain customers.

Infinite Peripherals releases first enterprise mobility accessory for iPhone 6

The iPhone 6 has received its first enterprise functionality with the release of Linea Pro 6 by Infinite Peripherals, Inc.

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.