James A. Martin

James A. Martin is a seasoned tech journalist and blogger based in San Francisco and winner of the 2014 ASBPE National Gold award for his CIO.com blog. He writes CIO.com's Living the Tech Life blog and is also a content marketing consultant.

10 ways to get the most from Facebook’s Workplace

10 ways to get the most from Facebook’s Workplace

Take full advantage of Facebook’s enterprise collaboration platform with these strategies from early adopters.

How to get a cutting-edge web browser

How to get a cutting-edge web browser

From Chrome Canary to Microsoft Insider Preview, you can experience tomorrow’s browser features today — if you don’t mind the risks of pre-release software.

10 tips for preventing Slack burnout

10 tips for preventing Slack burnout

Group chat apps such as Slack can help teams collaborate and be productive — but they can also get overwhelming, with too many messages demanding your attention. Here's how to tame the Slack beast.

41 cool and useful IFTTT applets

41 cool and useful IFTTT applets

Want to automatically save articles you’ve liked on Twitter to Pocket? There’s an IFTTT applet for that – and for a lot of other things, too.

7 unexpected ways collaboration software can boost productivity

7 unexpected ways collaboration software can boost productivity

From crisis management to flash teams, collaboration software is making enterprises more productive.

How to pick the right collaboration tools

How to pick the right collaboration tools

IT pros say collaboration is a high priority to their organization, so it's important to choose wisely

10 Evernote tips to organize your info in 2017

10 Evernote tips to organize your info in 2017

Whether you're an Evernote newbie or a proud power user, these 10 tips can elevate your digital note-taking to a new level of productivity.

6 iPhone apps that use 3D Touch to make you more productive

6 iPhone apps that use 3D Touch to make you more productive

The vast majority of third-party iOS apps don't yet support Apple's new 3D Touch feature, but we found six worthy downloads that let you hard press app icons and within apps to boost your efficiency and productivity.

14 ways to improve corporate wellness programs with wearables

14 ways to improve corporate wellness programs with wearables

Corporate wellness experts share dos and don't of wearable-based corporate health and wellness programs, along with advice on how to enhance and improve your organizations current employee fitness initiatives.

3 new iOS 9 features business users will love

3 new iOS 9 features business users will love

Apple's latest mobile OS is packed with valuable features, but the new Split View, email attachment, and image markup capabilities will be particularly helpful for businesspeople.

Why iPad Pro won't replace any of your current gadgets

Why iPad Pro won't replace any of your current gadgets

Apple's new tablet is 80 percent faster than most of the portable PCs shipped during the past year, according to the company, but for the average user, iPad Pro won't replace a desktop, laptop or even another tablet. Here's why.

Traction Watch: Job app Switch grows job applications 220% in a month

Traction Watch: Job app Switch grows job applications 220% in a month

A Tinder-like startup app is playing matchmaker to businesses and would-be employees.

Traction Watch: Cybrary helps fill gap of 1M vacant cybersecurity jobs

Traction Watch: Cybrary helps fill gap of 1M vacant cybersecurity jobs

Cybrary's goal is to make cybersecurity learning for individuals "free and open source."

3 reasons you need SanDisk's Connect Wireless Stick

3 reasons you need SanDisk's Connect Wireless Stick

Don't have enough storage space on your smartphone? Need to share lots of files with other people in a meeting? SanDisk's new wireless USB 128GB flash drive may be worth its $100 price tag.

2 experimental apps from Microsoft Garage you need to test drive

2 experimental apps from Microsoft Garage you need to test drive

Microsoft's Garage unit continues to pump out interesting and experimental apps for Windows Phone, iOS and Android. Two of its most recent releases, Send, for quick messaging, and InstaNote, which retroactively records audio, are both...

5 reasons why Spark could be the next great iOS email app

5 reasons why Spark could be the next great iOS email app

The recently updated iOS app Spark has a lot to offer, including support for multiple email and cloud document services, and it could be the only iOS email app you need. However, it also has a few annoying kinks.

Traction watch: Who is gaining ground in the mobile payment industry?

Traction watch: Who is gaining ground in the mobile payment industry?

The first credit card, dubbed "Charg-It", was introduced in 1946. It took another 13 years for the first plastic credit card to arrive on the scene when in 1959 American Express introduced the first card made of plastic.

These 3 Android, iOS apps simplify and speed up social sharing

These 3 Android, iOS apps simplify and speed up social sharing

The Suggestions, Buffer and Klout apps are all designed to help you find unique and relevant stories to share with your social followers. For the most part they deliver, but each has its own set of drawbacks and limitations.

The 5 best Android and iOS apps of summer 2015

The 5 best Android and iOS apps of summer 2015

These five Android and iOS apps, for creating compelling media, scanning and digitizing documents, exercise and more, are all must-haves for the summer season.

Traction Watch: FollowAnalytics promises enterprise marketers fast, deep mobile and IoT analytics

Traction Watch: FollowAnalytics promises enterprise marketers fast, deep mobile and IoT analytics

Spring 2015 DEMO Traction champion FollowAnalytics has developed a "1:1 mobile marketing platform" that the company says helps enterprise marketers successfully transition to a mobile first strategy.

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