Galen Gruman

Executive Editor

Galen Gruman is executive editor of InfoWorld; editorial CTO for IDG US Media, InfoWorld's parent company; an adjunct analyst focused on enterprise mobility at IDC's IT Executive Program; and author of more than 40 how-to computing books.

Microsoft apes Apple’s failed app strategy in Windows 10

Microsoft apes Apple’s failed app strategy in Windows 10

Apple's Mac App Store is clearly Microsoft's model to force Universal Windows Platform adoption, but Apple didn't exactly succeed in its own attempt

Windows 10 wants to make Android its iPhone

Windows 10 wants to make Android its iPhone

Unlocking your PC from a Samsung Galaxy smartphone is the next step in Microsoft's journey to replicate Apple's Handoff ecosystem

3 signs of an AI snow job

3 signs of an AI snow job

Technology may appear to be smart, but in most cases it merely has great logic. That’s not the same as intelligence or the ability to learn

Hands-on: Microsoft Teams fails in its debut

Hands-on: Microsoft Teams fails in its debut

Once again, Microsoft cuts corners on user interface, functionality, and cross-platform support. Will it ever learn?

The Android Wear 2.0 terror and other fake news

The Android Wear 2.0 terror and other fake news

The facts about wearables' fit in and risk to the enterprise are a far cry from what the security fearmongers would have you believe

2 web technologies you need to dump now

2 web technologies you need to dump now

Too many sites block or restrict users using modern technologies. You can easily avoid this suicidal path

Mobile is still the safest place for your data

Mobile is still the safest place for your data

IT likes to fret about smartphones and tablets, but more established technologies—even paper documents—are where the data-breach risks lie

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

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

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

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

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