Galen Gruman

Executive Editor

InfoWorld executive editor Galen Gruman analyzes the latest issues in mobile technology, the changing role of IT, and user-facing technology. Galen has written or co-written more than 40 how-to books, on iOS, iPad, Windows, MacOS, and desktop publishing. He is also the editorial CTO for IDG US Media, InfoWorld's parent company, and an adjunct analyst focused on enterprise mobility at IDC's IT Executive Program.

Mobile is still the safest place for your data

Android won't fix the Chromebook conundrum

Android won't fix the Chromebook conundrum

High-quality Chrome OS laptops are coming to run Android apps, but there's no real reason to choose them over today's laptops or tablets

5 lessons from a Chromebook deployment

5 lessons from a Chromebook deployment

Subsidized management and apps plus supersimple administration let schools manage fleets of devices and users at a low cost

11 home IoT devices actually worth getting

11 home IoT devices actually worth getting

In the internet of things are many poor home-automation products, but that doesn't mean they're all bad

The gifts you didn’t get: InfoWorld’s 2016 geek gadget guide

The gifts you didn’t get: InfoWorld’s 2016 geek gadget guide

Go beyond the usual technology offerings for truly special gadgets to spend that holiday cash on

Outlook vs. native apps in Windows, MacOS, iOS, and Android

Outlook vs. native apps in Windows, MacOS, iOS, and Android

Office 2016 has largely unified the Exchange experience on the desktop, but native apps still do better overall on mobile clients

Celebrate 2016’s mobile gems

Celebrate 2016’s mobile gems

Cool, useful innovations were few and far between last year, so these five mobile breakthroughs deserve extra credit

Smartphone and PC? Microsoft just might pull it off

Smartphone and PC? Microsoft just might pull it off

The technology approach is proven, and the ambition has long been there, so there's a chance this time for the merger of PC and mobile to actually happen

The cloud storage security gap -- and how to close it

The cloud storage security gap -- and how to close it

Cloud storage vendors don't provide a comfortable balance for some IT admins, but third-party options get you part way there

First look: Android on Chrome OS is a poor fit

First look: Android on Chrome OS is a poor fit

Even for a beta, the merger of Google's two operating systems is a disappointment that begs the question: Why bother?

2016: The year Apple lost its magic

2016: The year Apple lost its magic

Trivial product upgrades, a few bizarre new features, executives in fantasy land, cracks in its ecosystem make Apple fans worry, not lust

InfoWorld's 2016 geek gadget gift guide

InfoWorld's 2016 geek gadget gift guide

Go beyond the usual technology offerings for truly special gadgets for your favorite geeks this holiday season

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