Mobile

Working without a computer: Update 3

This is likely my final update in the series of working without a computer since the laptop has been repaired and returned. So, the $64,000 question is: Can an iPad replace your regular desktop? The answer is not that straightforward and is tied to your specific workflow and work habits. In my case, I found…… Continue reading Working without a computer: Update 3

Mobile

Working without a computer: Update 2

There are a number of folks interested in and following my experience working with the iPad Pro plus keyboard as a replacement to a laptop. Here is my latest update from traveling over the past few days. During the earlier part of this week, I found that using the iPad Pro plus keyboard worked really…… Continue reading Working without a computer: Update 2

Mobile

Working without a computer Weekend Edition

Last week, I started a series of posts documenting the experience of working without a computer. The first post with all the details of why and how can be found here: https://avoa.com/2018/08/10/working-without-a-computer-day-1/ Since this post covers the weekend, it is going to be relatively short as much of the time was spent traveling and catching…… Continue reading Working without a computer Weekend Edition

Mobile

Working without a computer: Day 1

So, I thought I would write a little bit about my experience of running a company, writing a book, writing research reports, editing documents, working only with mobile technology, and traveling without the use of a computer. First, let me explain how I got here. SETTING THE CONTEXT Under normal circumstances, I travel quite a…… Continue reading Working without a computer: Day 1

CIO

Apple Acquisition of AuthenTec Provides Significant Opportunity

Apple’s acquisition of AuthenTec for $8 per share or about $356 million brings a value purchase of fingerprint and security technology. On the surface, the acquisition provides Apple with biometric fingerprint technology to imbed in their mobile devices. While that is significant news, there is more, much more to the story…read on… First off, $356…… Continue reading Apple Acquisition of AuthenTec Provides Significant Opportunity

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Will SaaS Provide the Final VDI Knockout?

Over the past couple of years, a battle has been brewing. The battle is not about technology or devices. It is about data and usability. The contenders are Software as a Service (SaaS) and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI). There are proponents for both camps. And while they are not a direct replacement for each other,…… Continue reading Will SaaS Provide the Final VDI Knockout?

CIO

Learning From The BlackBerry Monkey Wrench

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and Consumerization of IT (CoIT) have brought pause and complications to the traditional IT support model. Some have argued that BYOD is more expensive and not a good option for corporations. I disagree under the premise that the arguments are based on strictly the IT perspective and traditional support methodologies.…… Continue reading Learning From The BlackBerry Monkey Wrench