Articles By Galen Gruman

RIM promises new BlackBerry strategy

RIM promises new BlackBerry strategy

SAN FRANCISCO -- Research in Motion Ltd.'s future is getting iffier each quarter as it signs on fewer new customers and...

April 2nd, 2012 Galen Gruman
The real force behind the consumerization of IT

The real force behind the consumerization of IT

I have yet to meet an IT exec or CIO for whom the "consumerization of IT" -- employees asserting control...

January 17th, 2012 Galen Gruman
RIM delays tablet OS update to February

RIM delays tablet OS update to February

SAN FRANCISCO  -- Last week at its BlackBerry DevCon conference, Research in Motion tried to excite developers about the forthcoming...

October 26th, 2011 Galen Gruman
The straight talk on IT’s new direction

The straight talk on IT’s new direction

Make no mistake: 2011 represents a sea change for IT strategy. Those IT leaders who view the upward trend in...

January 3rd, 2011 Galen Gruman
5 Ways Steve Ballmer Can Save Microsoft’s Mobile Bacon

5 Ways Steve Ballmer Can Save Microsoft’s Mobile Bacon

It appears that Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has finally woken up and realized that Microsoft's laughable mobile position is more...

May 28th, 2010 Galen Gruman
IT takes biggest job-cut hit in the back office

IT takes biggest job-cut hit in the back office

Large, global companies have eliminated 300,000 IT jobs in 2009, according to the consultancy Hackett Group. Back-office jobs in general...

November 18th, 2009 Galen Gruman
Android 2.0: The iPhone killer at last?

Android 2.0: The iPhone killer at last?

In its three years, the iPhone has redefined the mobile device. But despite the iPhone's popularity, it is by no...

November 6th, 2009 Galen Gruman
Apple fix betrays iPhone

Apple fix betrays iPhone

Fixing a major but unacknowledged bug in the operating system, last week’s iPhone OS 3.1 update has rendered most iPhones...

September 15th, 2009 Galen Gruman
The looming Windows 7 licensing ‘disaster’ for XP users

The looming Windows 7 licensing ‘disaster’ for XP users

Windows 7, due to ship on Oct. 22, has gotten good reviews as the OS that Vista should have been....

June 16th, 2009 Galen Gruman
Can your iPhone replace your laptop?

Can your iPhone replace your laptop?

It's hard not to look at an iPhone and wonder whether you could chuck your laptop and use it to...

June 11th, 2009 Galen Gruman