Biography for Fred Donovan
Fred Donovan is the senior editor of FierceMobileIT and FierceITSecurity. Prior to joining FierceMarkets, he was a freelance writer working for Infosecurity Magazine, Report on Patient Privacy newsletter, and other security- and IT-related publications. Prior to that, he worked as a Booz Allen Hamilton analyst for the Department of Homeland Security’s cybersecurity office and the U.S. Air Force. He gets excited about the latest mobile and IT security developments and is also an avid lover of the Boston Red Sox, the New England Patriots, and Cape Cod, where he lives with his lovely wife Christy and beautiful daughter Katie. Email Fred at email@example.com and follow @FierceFred1 on Twitter.
Articles by Fred Donovan
Apple announced that it is expanding its Maps Connect for Small Business internationally, reports 9to5Mac.
Oracle and Samsung are teaming on mobile cloud services, reports the Korea Times, quoting sources familiar with the discussions.
The enterprise procurement department needs to think different when it comes to selecting enterprise mobility vendors and signing contracts, advises enterprise mobility firm Tangoe.
New technologies, such are digital wallets, cryptocurrencies, and mobile peer-to-peer payments, are transforming the way we transact our business, observes an article at MIT Technology Review."The smartphone is the catalyst for a lot of change in this industry," says Dana Stalder, a venture capitalist with Matrix Partners.
Fueled by the trend toward "connected management," the cellular machine-to-machine market is forecast by Berg Insights to increase at a 20.4 percent compound annual growth rate through 2019.
Context-aware services can leverage the mobile devices field service workers carry with them and the data that is generated by those devices and by other sources to improve their performance and better satisfy customers.
Microsoft unveiled last week its HoloLens, a holographic headset and platform that offer the computing power that enterprises need to perform complex task requiring hands-free work and holographic images that can be combined with real images in exciting ways. Unfortunately, it's not all that mobile.
More than one-third of banking executives say that IT investment in mobile payments is the most important focus for them from a customer interface perspective, according to data cited in an infographic prepared by CDW.
Traditional business practices are being transformed by BYOD in four ways, writes Abby Perkins in an IT Pro Portal article.
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