Every week, I share the most interesting and useful tech articles that I’ve found over the past week. This week’s top articles focus on CIO priorities, BYOD concerns, and more. I hope you find them useful:
Why you’d be stupid to bet against HTML5
If your company is considering mobile apps, what approach are you taking? Native, mobile web, or hybrid? While each approach has its benefits, this article explains the big reason why the mobile web approach is so useful for business.
10 strategic CIO priorities for 2013
This article is a great read for anyone in IT management. While the author makes some good points, I think that point #5 really stands out: Future-proof your IT architecture. As we move towards the cloud, you must create applications with a flexible architecture that won’t tie you down to any vendors or platforms.
Survey highlights employees concerns about BYOD
We keep hearing about how BYOD affects businesses, but here’s a nice article that takes a look at BYOD from the employee’s angle. Employees aren’t comfortable with the lengths that companies are taking to enforce BYOD policies, which include practices like monitoring phone usage, tracking, access to their personal data, and more. What’s the key to a BYOD approach that everyone is happy with? Don’t store data on the device itself.
8 IT Mistakes: Must-have lessons from top CIOs
Here’s a great article with real-life examples of mistakes made by other companies, and how you can avoid them. The stories highlight important lessons learned in projects like mobile app development, modernization, and more.