Matt Rosoff is the editorial director of CITEworld and has overseen the site since it launched in October 2012. He previously worked for Business Insider, where he established the West Coast bureau, initiated enterprise technology coverage with the launch of SAI Enterprise, and helped direct the new BI Intelligence research service. Prior to joining Business Insider in 2010, Matt was an analyst at Directions on Microsoft for 10 years and blogged about digital music for CBS Interactive's News.com. He got his start in 1995 as a writer and editor at CNET. He's also a musician (electric bass) and the father of two children who (luckily) take after his beautiful wife.
SecondMarket believes Bitcoin could revolutionize payments and e-commerce, but the market needs to be bigger and more stable first. So it's spinning out its Bitcoin-related businesses and trying to build an exchange like the New York Stock Exchange. We talk to CEO Barry Silbert about his plans.
Office is a PC product from the PC era. It's big, complicated, and full of features. That's now how mobile computing works. Moving a full touch-screen version of Office to the iPad solves no real problem for anybody.
If there was any doubt, the latest smartphone platform market share numbers from IDC make it crystal clear that it's a two-horse race. IT and developers should plan accordingly.
Last year, Gartner predicted marketing officers and other business users will control a larger part of the technology spend than CIOs by 2017. A recent Forrester analysis debunks this claim, but make no mistake: Users and business units drive plenty of tech buying decisions. It's just that IT eventually gets involved anyway.