Mike Elgan

Contributing Columnist

Mike Elgan is an opinion columnist at large who writes for Computerworld.com, The Raw Feed, TechGear and many other online and print publications. In the past, Mike has worked as chief editor for Windows Magazine, HP World Magazine, Inside HP, HP World News, The Palm Reader, Palm News, Road Tricks, Portable Life News, Laptop Life, BuzzWords, Pocket Windows and Portable Windows. The World Is My Office

Why 'experiental' marketing will be a massive IT challenge

The augmented reality boom will transform phones (and business)

The augmented reality boom will transform phones (and business)

Starting next year, look for AR to begin transforming enterprise communications, logistics, manufacturing, analytics, product design, training, marketing and collaboration.

Avoid the mouse trap: Old habits wreck new tech

Avoid the mouse trap: Old habits wreck new tech

New technologies that can revolutionize business and have powerful new UIs are emerging quickly. But most people are still tapping away on keyboards.

Google wants to kill your phone

Google wants to kill your phone

Google is laying out a path to make phones obsolete and replace them with something much better.

Why total bans on remote work don't remotely work

Why total bans on remote work don't remotely work

Companies seem to be moving in different directions when it comes to remote workers. Some have embraced the practice. Others have banned it. But there is a middle ground.

The 5 surprising things to know about smart glasses

The 5 surprising things to know about smart glasses

As you hear about augmented reality over the next few years, understand where it's going: straight into smart glasses to power enterprise applications.

We need virtual assistants that talk to each other

We need virtual assistants that talk to each other

A lot of companies have developed voice-based virtual assistants, but you still have to choose one and stick with it.You shouldn't have to.

Inside the trillion-dollar selfie industrial complex

Inside the trillion-dollar selfie industrial complex

The taking of selfies and other photographs inspired and driven in part by social sharing is the key to the future of business, marketing and the artificial intelligence age.

Get ready for the coming business travel crisis

Get ready for the coming business travel crisis

Companies face two impending risks to corporate data: a potential mobile device ban on air flights and the ongoing possibility that data could be exposed during border crossings.

Google, A.I. and the rise of the super-sensor

Google, A.I. and the rise of the super-sensor

This week's demo of Google Lens showcases to what's really coming: The rise of the all-purpose super-sensor fueled by software-based A.I.

Yes, Apple is building a car

Yes, Apple is building a car

All signs point to Apple building cars in the same way (and for the same reason) they build iPhones.

Why your next business phone will be an Amazon Echo

Why your next business phone will be an Amazon Echo

Virtual assistant appliances are for the home. The first business Echo will work like a landline business phone.

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