News Round-Up 5/24/13: DOD Approval for iOS 6, Steve Jobs' thoughts on CIOs, BYOD helps improve student learning
The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) has approved the use of Apple iOS 6 on the Department of Defense's networks. Devices running the latest version of Apple's operating system join BlackBerrys and Samsung Galaxy smartphones and tablets, which recently got the green light from the DOD.
JP Rangaswami is the chief scientist of Salesforce, but about a decade ago he was the CIO of Dresdner Kleinwort, an investment bank. At a panel on the social enterprise at the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium yesterday, he told an interesting anecdote about Steve Jobs that shows how the former Apple chief viewed the enterprise.
The BYOD movement in Cincinnati's Kenton County School District started by accident, but it has turned out to be a huge motivator for the education of the district's 14,000 students.
When a government minister says to an incoming CIO, “I want to connect my iPad to the network”, the answer has to be yes, right?
With businesses becoming more mobile, Shore believes the mobile landscape is something for autistic individuals to explore, especially when there are more adults with autism. In addition, a greater percentage of these adults are able to work, specifically because issues were addressed when the individuals were children. The next generation is being assisted with the help of the iPad and an abundance of apps.