Commentary

20 Mar 2017
Welcome to the cloud. Whether you're just joining the revolution, or you've been up here for a while, you're probably aware that there's a huge array of cloud apps and services to help users stay productive. As a leading provider of identity and mobility management for the enterprise, Okta works...
20 Mar 2017 · by Chris Walker, PHIGs Information Management Consulting, Inc.
Whether we like it or not, we’re storing more and more content in the cloud, and that content needs to be governed. Here are some things that I think about and talk about with clients when they are getting started with Information Governance: 1. To paraphrase Ann Cavoukian1 – You can outsource...
26 Feb 2017 · by Jade McQueen
Over the weekend, Hollywood celebrated the best in filmmaking. This year's Oscar nominees ranged from La La Land, a musical love story and ode to Los Angeles (earning a record-tying 14 nominations), to Moonlight, a groundbreaking story that reverberates with deep compassion and universal truths....
31 Jan 2017
Today, Slack officially launched its first enterprise product, Slack Enterprise Grid. We're incredibly excited about this announcement, because we have been collaborating with them for a while now through integrations that enable seamless productivity and communication, and new ways of working....
16 Dec 2016
Now that 2017 is almost here, your newsfeed is probably flooding with lists of things you should have read, eaten, bought, or seen this year. While we can totally get behind more flexibility and excessive use of gifs at work, here are some work habits you better be leaving behind in 2016. 1....
12 Dec 2016
In life, we all know sometimes it's the little things that matter most. At the end of the year, it could be finding that perfect holiday gift for a friend. Or maybe it's face-planting onto the couch at the end of a long day. Our product team is always busy building big stuff like the new Box files...
07 Oct 2016 · by Bryan Breckenridge
We live in a world of increasingly bad weather. Rising tides, threatening cities. Warming oceans, creating more frequent and more dangerous cyclones. And, as the category four storm bearing down on Florida attests, hurricanes that are only getting stronger. It’s an entirely different era. It’s not...
29 Sep 2016 · by Riju Khetarpal
Earlier this month, hundreds of life sciences customers and thought leaders joined us in San Francisco for our annual user conference, BoxWorks 2016. Our investment in the life sciences industry started over 3 years ago and today, we are extremely proud to support digital transformation...
26 Sep 2016 · by Missy Krasner
I recently got to visit with several leading hospital executives at our annual user conference, Boxworks2016, including moderating a panel with Box customers from HCSC, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Midland Memorial Hospital, Eli Lilly and Jazz Pharmaceuticals. A large part of our conversations...
23 Sep 2016 · by Sanjay Manchanda
I’ve always been fascinated by how organizations make decisions. When it comes to tools for collaboration, productivity and content management, there are several options on the market. All claim to provide comparable technical features and capabilities. How does anyone ultimately choose? In my role...
18 Aug 2016 · by Noah Kuttler, IBM
Science is always right, until it's proven wrong. Consider the poor guy, whose name is lost to history, who had to go into a room full of map makers and say something like, "So. Funny thing. This whole 'world is flat' thing that we've been telling everyone about. Well, I just got a letter from...
06 Apr 2016 · by Adam Ross
Financial services companies of all stripes are finding themselves in the crosshairs of digitization, and their CIOs are tackling wholesale change on myriad fronts. This new digital era is the turning point that determines the viability of many organizations. To better understand the evolving...
06 Apr 2016 · by Karthik Chandhramoulie
With the latest blockbuster superhero movie in theaters, it got me thinking about the real-life superheroes in business: IT teams. The modern enterprise is changing faster than a bespectacled reporter in a phone booth. Your IT team needs to transform to digital in a flash. You need bulletproof...
05 Apr 2016 · by Brooke Bray
The biggest risk facing organizations today? Not taking risks. The workplace is changing – and it’s changing fast, all the time. As Box CIO Paul Chapman explains in his Box Virtual Summit keynote, IT strategies that worked for decades are no longer viable; they were developed at a time when...
18 Mar 2016 · by Josh Chernoff
Succeeding in retail is hard – and it's getting harder. Consumer behavior shifts faster than ever, and there's a dizzying array of new tools and technology. To stay relevant, retailers are hustling to keep up with these changes, and this scramble places a premium on discovering new, untapped...
03 Mar 2016 · by Aaron Levie
Today we filed an Amicus Brief in support of Apple. You can read the full brief below as well as a blog from our Chief Information Security Officer.   As we've all seen by now, last week the US Government made an unprecedented request to Apple: help create software to bypass the iPhone's...
02 Mar 2016 · by Joel de la Garza
Read more from our CEO and Cofounder Aaron Levie on The Debate at the Heart of the Digital Age When the first plane hit at 8:45AM on September the 11th, 2001 I was somewhere between the 3rd and 4th floors in building 3 of the World Trade Center. A frantic 15 minutes later the second plane hit...
10 Feb 2016 · by Riju Khetarpal
In the fall of 2014, Box announced Box for Industries, an initiative to accelerate business transformation in targeted industries. Box had already seen strong adoption with organizations in the Healthcare and Life Sciences vertical, and I was impressed with Box’s investment in the space. At the...
05 Feb 2016 · by Josh Chernoff
The holidays are over, the dust is settling on post-holiday clearance, early spring arrivals are nudging marked-down scarves, winter coats, and cashmere sweater programs off the prime spots on the selling floor. The NRF Big Show, held in New York, from January 17-19, has been packed up and the...
21 Jan 2016 · by Bryan Breckenridge
In our increasingly connected world, technology has a profound ability to serve communities the world over. After Typhoon Haiyan in 2013, virtual portals were set up to hold sensitive data for disaster relief efforts, donate-by-text options supported recovery efforts ...