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 is author of "iPad at Work for Dummies" and has written or co-written more than 40 how-to books, on iOS, iPad, Windows 8, OS X, and desktop publishing. He is also the editorial CTO for IDG US Media, InfoWorld's parent company.

Shocking news: People do lots on their smartphones

 Open secrets: BlackBerry might share what's on your phone

Open secrets: BlackBerry might share what's on your phone

CEO John Chen defends helping law enforcement as reports emerge that multiple governments can unlock BlackBerry communications

Why Apple's iBeacons technology has gone nowhere

Why Apple's iBeacons technology has gone nowhere

The iPhone user base is huge, but Apple's commitment to privacy and the difficulty in managing beacons conspire against success

Fight, Microsoft, fight: Save our civil liberties

Fight, Microsoft, fight: Save our civil liberties

It's an all-out war with the feds over safeguarding our personal freedoms, a cause that Microsoft has actively joined Apple on

Disrupt or die? Beware the siren calls of tech consultants

Disrupt or die? Beware the siren calls of tech consultants

Every company should intentionally and actively design and execute its tech strategies, instead of jumping on the latest consultant fad

Microsoft takes the lead in apps that work together

Microsoft takes the lead in apps that work together

Apple's Handoff has seen limited adoption, but perhaps Microsoft's more expansive take will gain wider usage

Microsoft can win without Windows Phone

Microsoft can win without Windows Phone

Both on smartphones and tablets, Microsoft succeeds -- even if iOS and Android continue to win, too

How to make Android a real part of your business

How to make Android a real part of your business

Android smartphone and tablets can now safely join iPhones and iPads in your mobile portfolio

8 secrets for even more iPhone productivity

8 secrets for even more iPhone productivity

These hidden techniques for Mail, Calendar, Contacts, and Notes also work on the iPad

 More like Windows: How Android N targets the enterprise

More like Windows: How Android N targets the enterprise

Better container management, multiwindow support, and security enhancements should attract companies seeking a more PC-like experience

Welcome to the postmobile future

Welcome to the postmobile future

Where we're heading: One world where different devices do the same computing via apps, services, APIs, and -- one day -- peripherals

Welcome to the postcloud future

Welcome to the postcloud future

Where we're heading: 'Cloud' no longer means where systems reside, but how they are designed and deployed

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