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 firstname.lastname@example.org and find him on Twitter @DavidWeldon11.
Articles by David Weldon
The number and total value of merger and acquisition activity in the mobile payments sector dropped significantly last year, but the sector is poised for strong growth, says Mooreland Partners.
BYOD programs are in place at most organizations today, and a growing number of companies are using BYOD to improve the quality of staff meetings.
New research reveals that if retailers want to lure the cream-of-the-crop shoppers, they'd better arm sales associates with mobile devices.
If you thought BYOD programs were popular with today's workers, just wait. New research shows that virtually all middle school and high school students in this country now have access to mobile devices, and two-thirds supply their own devices for schoolwork.
The adoption of kill switches in mobile phones could save consumers $2.6 billion annually if made mandatory, a move which has strong support by the public, a new study reveals.
With increased adoption of mobility in the enterprise has come a need for more IT professionals with skills in the area. That has placed growing importance on certifications for mobile technology skills.
A new form of malware has been introduced that uses a botnet of smartphones to mine for virtual currencies similar to Bitcoin.
The best way to implement a secure BYOD program is to focus on data risks and employee behaviors not on the technology, says a panel of IT and legal experts.
Mobile advertising is increasingly popular with consumers, but there are some special considerations to keep in mind to do it right.
A strong mobile strategy is a must have for organizations today. With that in mind, here are some mobile facts that will help IT leaders factor mobile into their budgets.