Box IPO is a Lesson in Business Sustainability


The Box IPO has been expected for months, and its announcement yesterday brought back memories from IPOs of the past. Business Insider said it best, with editor Jay Yarow highlighting that “we're getting an old-school IPO.”

Forrester Research: Collaboration Today Requires Secure Mobile File Sharing


A new study by Forrester Research paints a striking portrait of file sharing in today’s mobile-first enterprise. The report, Market Trends: Secure File Sharing And Collaboration In The Enterprise, Q1 2014, finds that information workers in North America and Europe are regularly collaborating—and hence sharing files—not only with their colleagues (other employees) but also with external users such as partners and customers. According to the study:

IT Security is only as Strong as the Weakest Link


A security system is only as strong as its weakest link. That’s one of the lessons enterprise IT teams can learn from the recent spate of security breaches.

If partners can connect to an enterprise’s internal network, or enterprise employees regularly exchange files with partners, then the weakest link might be on a partner’s network.

Increasing Data Security in Australia


In our era of constant digital connectivity, the risk of data breaches and personal information becoming public had been a growing concern, which is now being addressed. As of today, Australian citizens can rest a bit easier knowing that the new Australian Privacy Principles are being enforced, and they significantly improve how businesses and federal government agencies collect, store and manage individuals’ personal information.

Healthcare Information Security: When Will Thermometers and Mobile Devices Go Hand-in-Hand


What do nurses really want from their jobs? That’s the question that researcher, K. Lynn Wieck, Ph.D., RN, set out to answer when she surveyed more than 1,500 nurses across 22 hospitals. More money? Less stress? Well, yes, but those wish-list items didn’t top of the list. The number one incentive for staying in a nursing job: working in a cohesive environment.  

SharePoint’s Growing Pains in a Mobile-First World


SharePoint is everywhere. As of late 2012, it was deployed in 80% of the Fortune 500 and could claim 100 million users worldwide. Microsoft continues developing new features and enhancements, and enterprises continue to buy new versions. The SharePoint economy is big, it’s established, and it’s not going away.

Avoiding Extinction

Technologies come and go. In a recent column in The New York Times, Farhad Manjoo advises readers which hardware and software products to choose if they want to minimize the chances of investing in technologies that end up being scuttled by the market’s invisible hand.

Keeping Mobile Computing Both Secure and Productive for Federal Workers

A new study by Mobile Work Exchange (summarized here and available here) found some surprising trends in federal workers’ use of mobile technology and mobile security.  While use of mobile devices is now widespread among federal workers resulting in boosts to worker productivity, security implications are worrisome

A great “IDEA” for delivering enterprise mobility: focus on “Mobile Moments”

There is a lot being written about mobile computing these days, but little of it offers the clarity and practical wisdom of a new report from Forrester Research, Mobile Moments Transform Customer Experience.

The future of mobile file sharing and data privacy

Dear Aaron and Drew,
 
We share a common goal - creating solutions that improve the way people access, share, create and sync the information they care about most. It's an incredibly valuable service we all strive to provide, supporting the content needs of professionals and consumers around the world.
 
The past 12 months have been filled with the antics of Edward Snowden, the NSA, and numerous hacks occurring at Fortune 500 companies, putting issues of privacy and digital security to the forefront of everyone's minds.

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