Galen Gruman

Executive Editor for Global Content

Galen Gruman is executive editor for global content at IDG Foundry Co.’s enterprise sites, currently focused on our non-English-language properties.

Imagine no new Macs -- it isn’t hard to do

Imagine no new Macs -- it isn’t hard to do

It's been three to five years since the last major Mac overhauls, so Mac owners are feeling unloved. But maybe they should love what they have

Note 7 doomsayers sell Samsung short

Note 7 doomsayers sell Samsung short

Everyone has an opinion on Samsung's next move after the Note 7's battery problems, but the path is not clear-cut

There's no easy way to do IoT management

There's no easy way to do IoT management

The complexity of mobile's early days are a small taste of what IT will face in managing the internet of things

The new BYOD backlash hides an ulterior motive

The new BYOD backlash hides an ulterior motive

If BYOD costs you too much, you're doing it wrong -- or looking for an excuse to regain mobile control

Surprise! Millennial office workers love email

Surprise! Millennial office workers love email

If you thought text-obsessed, social-media-loving youngsters would lead us away from email, think again

Apple dumps Watch 'innovations' for the tried and true

Apple dumps Watch 'innovations' for the tried and true

Apple's WatchOS took unique approaches to app interactions, forcing users to learn something new. WatchOS 3 dumps them in favor of familiar behaviors it should have had all along

Your PC is simply another mobile device

Your PC is simply another mobile device

IT needs to start planning now for the day when PCs are managed and secured like mobile devices, and desktop apps are developed and deployed like mobile apps

Microsoft Intune to support Android for Work

Microsoft Intune to support Android for Work

Microsoft takes another step to embrace the others' enterprise mobility management protocols

The IT lowdown on iOS 10, Android Nougat, and MacOS Sierra

The IT lowdown on iOS 10, Android Nougat, and MacOS Sierra

Management controls gain a subtle set of enhancements, and users get conveniences that honor IT security requirements

Warning: iOS 10 makes email harder to use

Warning: iOS 10 makes email harder to use

Changes meant to be helpful instead get in users' way, especially on the iPhone

When Apple and Samsung fight, everyone wins

When Apple and Samsung fight, everyone wins

Both Samsung and Apple are victors, maintaining a strong focus now on quality while keeping an eye on what may be next

Beacons take baby steps into businesses

Beacons take baby steps into businesses

Intriguing notions are emerging on how to use the simple Bluetooth location devices for smarter work processes

The tough post-PC future for Intel, Dell, and HP

The tough post-PC future for Intel, Dell, and HP

The former Wintel giants have been piloting from the rearview mirror, but one may still have a chance to chart its own resurrection

Office, Outlook, Slack, Handoff: The digital workplace reborn

Office, Outlook, Slack, Handoff: The digital workplace reborn

Office and Outlook have been reinvented, collaboration tools like Slack are finally useful, and devices are evolving for new digital workflows

Galaxy Note 7 catches the eye and more

Galaxy Note 7 catches the eye and more

The new Samsung phablet provides a full portfolio of security options that truly advance the Android cause for business

Hanging on the line: The desk phone's second life

Hanging on the line: The desk phone's second life

Desktop phones, smartphones, tablets, and PCs should all work with a phone number as easily as email works today across devices

Android Nougat: A yawner, except on the Pixel-C

Android Nougat: A yawner, except on the Pixel-C

The new Android OS offers fewer updates than even iOS 10, but it may boost Android tablets

What's really behind Silicon Valley's apparent racism

What's really behind Silicon Valley's apparent racism

The hand-wringing over diversity failures will change nothing until Silicon Valley gets to the core of why so few blacks, Hispanics, and women work there

How not to choose an IoT platform

How not to choose an IoT platform

Would you commit to a platform for internet applications? Then why would you do so for IoT applications?

iOS 10 preview: A sad present for a milestone birthday

iOS 10 preview: A sad present for a milestone birthday

A misguided redesign of several screens to accommodate widgets and a small set of enhancements detract from iOS's 10th anniversary

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