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

Want better BYOD policies? Then, lighten up!

When it comes to BYOD programs, you've been reading for months about the need to keep things safe, and keep things sound. Now you're being told to keep everyone happy as well.

Poor user experience dooms many enterprise mobile app efforts

It's no secret that the IT workforce isn't producing enough skilled mobile application developers to keep up with demand. That fact may be behind the findings of a new study, which says poor user experiences are the leading cause of enterprise mobile app failures.

Dr. Mobilelove or: How I learned to stop worrying and love BYOD

Say "BYOD is our friend." Repeat, "BYOD is our friend." It's a simple message, but one that bears repeating for IT leaders who fear that BYOD practices will be the undoing of all their hard-fought data security efforts.

NHS Human Services finds fix to undependable Wi-Fi network

NHS Human Services replaced its Wi-Fi network with an Aruba Networks' wireless infrastructure to obtain the flexibily, security and performance it needed for a client base of over 50,000.

Dispelling common misconceptions about enterprise mobility

Enterprise mobility is front and center for CIOs, but many don't fully understand its role in the digital workplace. There are several common misconceptions about enterprise mobility, and here is what you need to know about them.

More good BYOD news: It helps the bottom line

Few things prompt a bigger smile from a CIO than the opportunity to save money. With that in mind, the latest news on BYOD programs must have many IT leaders positively beaming.

New IBM service offers insight into enterprise mobile app performance

When it comes to mobile applications development, IT departments need all the help they can get. A new service from IBM gives CIOs insights into how their mobile apps are performing from both a speed and user experience perspective.

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.