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

Remote-wipe BYOD policies have potential to backfire

Simply wiping things clean may work wonders for your kitches appliances, but it is a crude--at best--policy for mobile device security.

For America's nurses, mobile devices are just what the doctor ordered

A new study reveals that when it comes to doling out better patient care, mobile devices are just what the doctor ordered, according to the nation's nurses.

5 tips for a successful BYOD strategy

Bring-your-own-device is pretty much a done deal at most organizations now, but that doesn't mean the organization is really getting top value from the practice. Here is advice on how to have a successful BYOD strategy.

Mobile report reveals drastic shakeups in user behavior

Sharing content on Facebook is getting stingier. The population browing on smaller phones is shrinking. The most mobile social network is Pinterest. And Wi-Fi still beats mobile networks for browsing. Welcome to some of the highlights of the new Adobe 2014 Mobile Benchmark Report.

State and local governments upping mobility pace, but still have far to go

State and local governments are working to accelerate mobile readiness, but none are at full speed yet, a new study reveals.

Mobile commerce to be worth $516B by 2017, predicts Digi-Capital

Mobile commerce, or m-commerce, will drive an estimated $516 billion in sales over the next three years, accounting for more than 70 percent of all mobile Internet revenue.

Consumers fear wearables privacy loss, unless the price is right

Wearables seem to be all the rage on tech media catwalks, but not so much with the general public. The problem: concerns about privacy. Still, offer consumers coupons or discounts, or help them with health and lifestyle maintenance, and you're half way there.

California governor signs kill switch bill into law

The on-again, off-again saga of smartphone kill switches in California is now officially on-again, as Governor Jerry Brown (D) Monday signed a bill mandating the anti-theft features as of July 2015.

Utah leads state governments in mobile-friendly strategy

Mobile devices have become the tech tool of choice among Americans, and Utah has responded by becoming the most mobile-friendly state government in the nation.

Today's best-dressed entrepreneur sports a smartphone

Perhaps it comes as no surprise, but the smartphone has just edged out the laptop as the top business tool among young entrepreneurs.