Becky Lawlor

Technology Writer

Becky Lawlor is a freelance technology writer specializing in mobility, cloud computing, unified communications and collaboration solutions. She develops and writes content that helps technology buyers understand and evaluate technology solutions, modernize their IT infrastructure and solve business problems.

Articles by Becky Lawlor

Airlines applying mobile innovation help the customer experience soar

Mobile innovation in the travel industry empowers employees and provides a better passenger experience, leading to more loyal customers. Here's how one airline… Read More

March 15, 2018

Making high-stakes decisions with mobile: The power is in your hands

Mission-critical mobile: When the fate of a city hangs on one decision, what will you do? Find out at Mobile World Congress with IBM's interactive video. Read More

February 14, 2018

Top 10 best restaurants in Barcelona you must visit during Mobile World Congress 2018

Traditional Catalan cuisine? Looking for seafood? All dessert sound perfect? Here are some of the best restaurants in Barcelona you should try during Mobile… Read More

February 8, 2018

Barcelona highlights for a first-time Mobile World Congress attendee

Whether you have only a couple of hours or a whole day, here are a few Barcelona highlights you'll want to be sure you experience. Read More

February 8, 2018

Future of technology: Will the plots of “Black Mirror” soon be our reality?

Does the "Black Mirror" episode "Arkangel" give us a harrowing vision of the future of technology including wearables, RFID, and mobile technology? Find out. Read More

January 17, 2018

A healthier future through mobile healthcare innovation

Mobile healthcare innovation is evolving, offering comprehensive care to those that would have gone without it in the past and hope to those who previously… Read More

January 12, 2018

What is the cost of developing an app?

What is the true cost of developing an app? Learn the projected cost of each stage, from discovery through development. Read More

January 11, 2018

4 mobile banking trends that will boost your business’s productivity

Current mobile banking trends are changing the way customers and companies interact with banks, and smart organizations are resolving to make this the year… Read More

January 10, 2018

Enterprise mobility solutions: It’s time for insurers to catch up

Few insurance agencies have embraced enterprise mobility solutions. Those that do utilize a mobile app may have found the secret sauce to differentiating themselves… Read More

January 9, 2018

Mobile security: 7 innovative tactics to engage your employees in 2018

Mobile security threats will only continue to grow as hackers turn more of their attention to mobile devices. Read More

December 13, 2017

Enterprise mobility management: Are you ready for the gig economy?

Implementing effective security policies and strong enterprise mobility management solutions can help your business achieve agility by hiring contractors. Read More

December 12, 2017

Ring in more holiday sales with mobile push notifications

Mobile push notifications may prove to be one of the most important tools retailers have this year. Read More

December 11, 2017

5 mobility trends marketers need to embrace

Most marketers understand that AI, voice and hyperlocal search are major mobility trends, but few have adapted their marketing strategies in response. Read More

November 9, 2017

5 mobile trends changing the retail industry

As mobile grows increasingly important to shoppers, retailers are adopting a number of mobile trends to improve the customer experience. Read More

November 1, 2017

Mobility challenges: How to improve team collaboration when the office can be anywhere

Mobility challenges — such as facilitating collaboration inside and outside of the office — can hinder employee productivity. Read More

October 19, 2017

Give your enterprise the ultimate cybersecurity makeover during Cyber Security Awareness Month

In honor of National Cyber Security Awareness Day, here's how to give your organization a cybersecurity makeover. Read More

October 2, 2017

Mobile applications: 5 steps to incorporate mobility in your organization

Mobile applications are a great way to differentiate your organization in the market. Here are five steps to incorporate mobility in your organization. Read More

September 27, 2017

Back to school: Mobile technologies are changing the way students learn

A notebook and a pen used to be essential tools for heading back to school, but these days, students rely more on mobile technologies. Read More

September 26, 2017

Mobile service management tips for 2018

CIOs and network managers should assess ways to improve their mobile service management, including inventorying and auditing mobile network contracts. Read More

August 30, 2017

Is zero application interface the future of mobile?

The mobile application interface has always been at the heart of how people interact with their mobile devices. Read More

March 31, 2017

5 April Fools’ Day mobile app pranks you can pull on your boss

If you'd like to spice up your workday with a fun prank on your boss for April Fools' Day, mobile apps offer an opportunity to put a modern spin on it. Read More

March 29, 2017

How to securely manage mobile devices: The new insurance industry risk

The explosion of mobile access has created a new form of risk in the insurance industry: how to manage mobile devices. Read More

March 10, 2017

What is telemedicine, and how can it change patient care for the better?

Telemedicine has been touted as a way to improve access to care and reduce healthcare costs. But what is telemedicine? Read More

October 26, 2016

A hyperlocalized mobile marketing strategy engages customers in the moment

Incorporating your customers' physical location into your mobile marketing strategy is necessary if you're looking to build brand loyalty. Read More

September 6, 2016

Integrated mobility isn’t just a trend — it’s a new opportunity to win customer loyalty

The need for integrated mobility — meeting customers and employees on their mobile devices — is making collaboration between CMOs and CIOs vital. Read More

August 18, 2016

How to use proprietary analytics to solve your mobile infrastructure challenges

As challenges continue to mount in creating an optimal mobile environment, proprietary analytics tools maybe the answer CIOs and IT teams need. Read More

August 1, 2016

Building a mobile enterprise: Four strategic roles for CIOs

Here are four important areas in which CIOs can and should take the lead on building a mobile enterprise. Read More

July 15, 2016

Three best practices for mobile app distribution

Here are three steps you should take during the mobile app distribution process to ensure that you reach your target audience. Read More

April 8, 2016

Four key mobile engagement metrics

Contextual engagement, convenience engagement, emotional engagement and social engagement are four key mobile engagement metrics for brands to utilize. Read More

March 24, 2016

Mobile device analytics are opening up new frontiers for mobile security

How enterprises are taking advantage of mobile device analytics to tackle growing mobile security concerns. Read More

March 21, 2016

Mobile architecture: 3 key benefits of implementing an SOA

Enterprises are looking for a stable mobile architecture that offers a better user experience. Here are three ways that SOAs can improve mobile development Read More

January 28, 2016

The power of the IoT platform in the workplace

Here's an overview on how adopting and integrating an IoT platform can ensure connectivity in the workplace. Read More

January 28, 2016

Three key mobile backup solutions to keep disaster at bay

Here's an overview of three major mobile backup solutions that will help you ensure that your app data can be easily recovered in case of disaster. Read More

January 26, 2016

3 mobile collaboration tools that improve employee productivity

Here are three mobile collaboration tools that you can use to boost your employees' productivity. Read More

January 12, 2016

The case for bringing cloud-based collaboration tools to your enterprise

Here are three things to consider when selecting new workplace collaboration tools. Read More

December 15, 2015

Seven ways to measure mobile ROI

What key performance indicators (KPIs) will best indicate an app's performance and mobile ROI? Read More

December 14, 2015

Choosing a mobile app development approach: Native or hybrid?

Deciding upon the right mobile app development approach for your enterprise is not a multiple choice question with one clear, correct answer. Read More

November 18, 2015

BYOD security: 5 ways CIOs can securely embrace BYOD

How can your organization embrace BYOD and reap its benefits without risking security? Here's a look at five best practices for BYOD security Read More

November 5, 2015

Five software protection strategies to speed mobility in the enterprise

Here are five software protection strategies to help CIOs speed the adoption of mobility while still protecting their organizations from unnecessary risk. Read More

October 27, 2015

How retailers are using Halloween apps to scare up more sales

Retailers are integrating Halloween apps into their marketing strategies to increase brand loyalty, enhance consumer engagement and streamline purchases. Read More

October 26, 2015

Four ways adopting mobile trends will prepare CIOs for the next ten years

A crystal ball can't tell businesses what the next 10 years will hold for technology, but looking at mobile trends today can give them a good idea. Read More

October 12, 2015

How CIOs can successfully build a mobile infrastructure with C-suite collaboration

Building a mobile infrastructure with CIO and C-suite collaboration results in a more successful implementation. Here's how to bridge the divide. Read More

September 23, 2015