As previously reported, six of ten mobile workers are using a personal smartphone for business purposes. In fact, the average mobile employee uses nearly three personal devices to do their job. Because three of four organizations allow for some form of BYOD policy, it's up to CIOs to make sure that internal users can perform their duties without compromising any company data or disrupting... Read More »
CIOs and their IT teams are spending less time managing company-distributed hardware and more time attempting to navigate the ever-rising surge of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) popularity, according to a new international survey from iPass. Very few workers feel that personal mobile products should not be used on the job,... Read More »
Bring Your Own Device is the craze that has swept the enterprise and all but revolutionized the way the corporate world views product purchases. Gone are the days when CIOs and their buyers decided which products employees will use and workers are expected to listen. Nowadays, the enterprise is all about choice and allowing employees to have some options about the devices they use to perform... Read More »
There once was a time when the IT sector and employees weren't so friendly. The IT side viewed employees as a group of individuals that had meager appreciation for use policies, didn't understand the gravity of security breaches and showed little or no respect toward the IT team. Meanwhile, employees saw IT professionals as the folks that hand them new computers every few years and try to... Read More »
The world is changing. You know it. Your employees know it. And, finally, the business side knows it. Whereas IT was once viewed as an expense at many companies, it's now seen as a way to gain a leg up over competitors. And with more products and services entering the corporate world each year, you have the opportunity each day to show why IT is essential.
However, whether IT is... Read More »
It's no secret that smartphones and tablets have changed the way companies and government organizations do business. Previously, employees would leave the office and be free from their ties to work. Now, wherever they go, including at home or on vacation, employees find themselves tied to their jobs. It's something that might cause personal stress, but actually has a strong impact on the... Read More »
On Jan. 30, Research In Motion not only changed its name to BlackBerry, but also unveiled many of the details about its new operating system, BlackBerry 10. Along with that, the company showed off a new line of BlackBerry 10-ready smartphones, the Q10 and the Z10. And with those announcements, BlackBerry kicked off the next phase in its long and storied history. Whether this latest chapter... Read More »
The BYOD craze is sweeping the enterprise. Companies around the globe are warming to the idea of allowing consumer-focused products into the enterprise for the purpose of doing business. And in some cases, the benefits of BYOD have registered with companies that are willing to invest in it.
Although it wasn't always a willing participant, IT has been ushering in the BYOD craze in the... Read More »
Apple has been saying for well over a year now that the iPad is making headway in the enterprise. In fact, Apple CEO Tim Cook said that the slate is being adopted by the vast majority of Fortune 500 companies. Smaller enterprises are also warming to the device, indicating that a product initially designed for consumers can be a success in the corporate world.
That was made even... Read More »
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