Robert Bartley

Biography for Robert Bartley

Robert Bartley is an associate editor for the FierceEnterpriseIT and FierceFinance publications. He graduated from the University of Delaware in Spring '13. While at the unviersity, he completed a major in English and a minor in journalism, worked as the managing news editor of the school's independent newspaper The Review and interned in the office of communications and marketing. Robert is based in Washington, D.C., and can be reached at rbartley@fiercemarkets.com.

Articles by Robert Bartley

Microsoft provides iOS, Android with SDK to allow offline mobile app access

Proving again that it has shifted its focus to the mobile user, Microsoft announced Thursday that it would offer its offline managed client SDK to the general user base. With the service, users can sync their apps and continue to modify files while they are in unconnected areas.

CIOs might lose their jobs if they don't implement information governance policy

As businesses continue to move toward a more mobile-centric workflow, many CIOs will be forced to adapt or run the risk of losing their job. Research from Forrester commissioned by data protection specialist Druva predicted that 20 percent of CIOs in regulated industries would be fired by 2016 if they did not institute a sound information governance policy.

Desktops still office workhorse, but mobile becoming go-to work device

While mobile devices continue to carve a widening niche within the enterprise, various reports find that desktop computers are still needed for complex tasks, and the most efficient repertoire in the near-future will include phones, tablets, wearables and desktops.

5 hot new business apps: (RED) Apple; Is Wire the new Skype?; more

The 5 hot new business apps for Dec. 3.

Google, Intel team to push Glass in the workplace

The listless Google Glass device is showing signs of life thanks to reports linking the tech to Intel. The chip maker will team with Google to push Glass in more professional environments, including health care and manufacturing, according to a Wall Street Journal article.

6 ways to create a secure BYOD program

As programs like BYOD become more accepted and more frequently deployed, the number of use cases for companies to follow or refer to increases as well. Dave Cartwright, a 20-year veteran in the IT industry, outlines the "essential checklist" that companies and employees can follow to secure their own mobile device programs.

Custom enterprise apps the way of the future, says Accellion

With the rising adoption of mobile devices in the workplace and field, users are becoming more open to utilizing and incorporating their tech in workflows. Unfortunately, the pressure to create highly-focused custom apps for certain use cases is too much for many IT departments to handle.

5 hot new business apps: Free Microsoft Office for iOS; Game time for Chromecast; more

The 5 hot new business apps for Nov. 12.

iPhone 6 boosts Apple in the enterprise, says Good report

The release of the iPhone 6 in September reversed the downward iOS activation trend Good Technology had seen in the enterprise, according to a new report from the enterprise mobility management firm.

Wireless service providers injecting 'perma-cookies' users cannot opt out of

Companies doing their best to secure and encrypt mobile devices used to transmit sensitive data may be undermined by an injection of a "perma-cookie" from their service providers, recent reports indicate.