Stories by Lucas Mearian

QA: How TiVo’s CIO manages disparate mobile platforms

Tivo CIO Steve Palmucci faces a disparate set of mobile platforms to secure and manage and, while he's managed that so far, he also has a wish list of features that could unite his mobile and desktop environments under one umbrella.

Blockchain integration turns ERP into a collaboration platform

Several big vendors are working to place blockchain's distributed ledger technology next to ERP systems so trusted entities can share data on everything from shipping manifests and supply chains to equipment maintenance and dispute-resolution systems.

Why mobile apps management trumps a traditional BYOD strategy

Most employees don’t get corporate-approved smartphones or tablets, and policies that include wiping personal devices of data have a “chilling effect” that courts civil lawsuits. So companies should focus on managing a specific set of mobile apps and the associated data.

FAQ: What is blockchain and how can it help business?

The distributed ledger technology better known as blockchain has the potential to eliminate huge amounts of record-keeping, which can get confusing when multiple parties are involved in a transaction. But for many companies it, and its uses, remain a mystery.