Tom Kaneshige

Senior Writer

Tom Kaneshige has been covering business and technology in Silicon Valley for two decades. As senior online writer at CIO.com, Tom covers Silicon Valley culture, BYOD and consumer tech in the enterprise.

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Now on CIO: Today’s tech managers need to know what’s in a name
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Now on CIO: Today’s tech managers need to know what’s in a name

More than ever, CIOs need to be out among the people. But your networking strategy will backfire if you can't remember anyone's name. Here are some pointers to help you master this underrated leadership skill.

Now on CIO: Around the world with BYOD
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Now on CIO: Around the world with BYOD

More than half of employees across the global bring a mobile device to work, but practices vary widely from country to country in terms of ownership and adoption. Surprisingly, some tech-loving countries are lagging behind.

Now on CIO: How to Be the CIO of Tomorrow
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Now on CIO: How to Be the CIO of Tomorrow

What does the future CIO look like? He or she probably won’t have a technology background. However, this new kind of CIO will not only have to lead a technical staff but will also be a leader of leaders in the boardroom.

How to Be the CIO of Tomorrow

How to Be the CIO of Tomorrow

What does the future CIO look like? He or she probably won’t have a technology background. However, this new kind of CIO will not only have to lead a technical staff but will also be a leader of leaders in the boardroom.

Inside the secret clash of CIOs and CMOs

Inside the secret clash of CIOs and CMOs

Publicly, CIOs and CMOs say they get along, but in the dark recesses of the enterprise, tensions abound. Here’s why (warning: the 'why' comes from a decidedly CMO perspective).

Is a Remote-Wipe Policy a Crude Approach to BYOD Security?

Is a Remote-Wipe Policy a Crude Approach to BYOD Security?

While the capability to remotely wipe data from lost or stolen mobile phones may help CIOs sleep at night, it may be an outdated approach to BYOD security.

BYOD Twists and Turns Keep CIOs Off-Balance

BYOD Twists and Turns Keep CIOs Off-Balance

In New York City, venerable companies give luxurious corporate cars to power brokers dressed in Armani suits driving down Wall Street. But across the country in San Francisco, you're more likely to see blue jeans-clad execs driving...

Calif. court calls for company reimbursements for BYOD phones

Calif. court calls for company reimbursements for BYOD phones

In what could be a decisive blow to the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) mega trend, the California Court of Appeal ruled late last week that companies must reimburse employees for work-related use of personal cellphones, as described in...

Silicon Valley tech execs behaving badly

Silicon Valley tech execs behaving badly

Move over Donald Sterling. The exploits of these misbehaving technology executives give the now-infamous billionaire L.A. Clippers owner a run for his money when it comes to moronic acts.

CMO-to-CMO: Engage With Technology

You'd think marketing pros speaking to a roomful of marketers about the rocky CMO-CIO relationship would devolve into an IT-bashing session -- but you'd be wrong.

How to Master CMO Word Play

Listen to an executive speak for 10 seconds, and you'll know instantly whether that person is a CIO or CMO. Their use of words and the way they talk about their jobs are polar opposite to each other.

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