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New CIO Role: Wearable Tech Etiquette

By<p>Steven Norton<p>Steven Norton<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@steven_norton<p>steven.norton@wsj.com<p>As CIOs consider ways to introduce Google Glass and other wearable technologies into the enterprise, privacy will no doubt be a critical part of the discussion. Across a number of industries, IT leaders …

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Uber Exemplifies Forrester's 'TRUE' Brand Qualities

As products blur and brand names lose their grandeur, it's services that sell. The services economy is ushering in a market opportunity that …

New Smartphone Laws Could Mean Headaches for Employers

By<p>Rachael King<p>Companies that let employees use their smartphones at work will have to sort out the implications of two California state laws introduced this month. Analysts say it’s just more evidence of how complicated and costly ‘bring your own device’ programs have become.<p>A new bill, signed into …

Creating a software engineering group becomes key to closing experience gaps

And closing the experience gaps -- performance, convenience, personalization, and trust -- requires a different mindset.<p>In our recent report <i>Closing</i> …

Apple’s iWatch needs to set the right price

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Smartwatches. Fit bands. Health monitors. They all fall under the umbrella of wearable technology, a market segment …

Using Salesforce.com Platform, Software Makers Build Apps for Wearable Devices

By<p>Clint Boulton<p>Salesforce.com says that Wear, its platform for building business apps for smart glasses and other wearable devices, is drawing attention from software makers. In the nearly three months since the platform’s debut, seven companies have used the software to build health care, facial …

What Apple needs from the iPhone 6

If Apple wants to wow consumers with its forthcoming iPhone 6 and iWatch, it needs to build on its strengths, says Sophie Curtis<p><b>• iPhone 6 rumours: everything you need to know</b><p>With Apple's launch event in San Francisco less than a week a way, speculation is beginning to build about what new products …