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.


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

Not so crazy after all: 4 Silicon Valley notions IT really likes

Not so crazy after all: 4 Silicon Valley notions IT really likes

It takes a few years for the tech industry's cool ideas to get traction in mainstream IT, although many still don't

CIOs may finally get a seat at the grown-ups' table

CIOs may finally get a seat at the grown-ups' table

A recent framework called TBM promises to bring finances, utilization, and operational effectiveness into a whole to get IT focused on strategic value

Samsung's unwinnable Android AI dilemma

Samsung's unwinnable Android AI dilemma

Nearly every app or service that Samsung offers competes with a Google version that users and developers already know -- so how does it break through?

Review: Google Pixel hobbled by Android 7.1

Review: Google Pixel hobbled by Android 7.1

The Pixel is a major step up for Google's Android hardware, but Android 7.1's networking woes overly complicate corporate usage

New MacBook Pro? You don't have to toss your peripherals

New MacBook Pro? You don't have to toss your peripherals

Apple's new laptops jettison all previous ports, putting those with external drives, monitors, and keyboards -- even iPhones -- in a pickle

As Apple fiddles, Microsoft reaches for Apple's discarded creative crown

As Apple fiddles, Microsoft reaches for Apple's discarded creative crown

Inertia, more than any other factor, now binds creative and power users to the Mac

Review: HP's Elite x3 is too much smartphone, not enough PC

Review: HP's Elite x3 is too much smartphone, not enough PC

We've seen this 'one device for everything' movie before, and it ends just as badly this time

For mobile, PowerPoint still can't match Apple Keynote

For mobile, PowerPoint still can't match Apple Keynote

The reason: Microsoft hasn't taken the vagaries of on-the-go-environments seriously enough

At the mercy of AI: Your job, your health, your money

At the mercy of AI: Your job, your health, your money

The focus on loss of privacy from Watson, Cortana, Google, Facebook, DeepMind, and Siri risks us missing an even greater threat

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