IT Management Slideshow: Consumerization of IT: Perception Vs. Reality

By Dennis McCafferty  |  Posted 07-13-2011

Most common places for work-related email, Tweeting or posting to social-media sites (percent of iWorker respondents):

When on vacation (49%)While riding in a car (47%)While talking on the phone (40%)While driving a car (20%)In bed (29%)At church or other place of worship (5%)

Most common places for work-related email, Tweeting or posting to social-media sites (percent of iWorker respondents):

80%

80% of IT decision-makers polled feel IT must support use of consumer devices at work.

80%

2.9

2.9 out of 5 is the rating that IT decision-makers give themselves for support of these devices.

2.9

40%

40% of devices used to access business applications are personally owned by iWorkers, up from 30% in 2010.

40%

53%

53% of iWorkers say mobile devices are their primary work technology, up from 44% who said so in 2010.

53%

65%

65% of iWorkers say mobile devices will be their most critical work technology in 2012.

65%

35%

Only 35% of iWorkers believe that desktop PCs will be their most critical work device by 2012, down from 51% who said so in 2010.

35%

Perception Vs. Reality

Only 40% of IT decision-makers say their organization's iWorkers are allowed to access non-work related Websites. But 70% iWorkers polled say they are doing so at work.

Perception Vs. Reality

Perception Vs. Reality

44% of iWorkers say they use social media to reach customers, but only 28% of employers believe this is the case.

Perception Vs. Reality

46%

46% of companies are publishing social-media usage guidelines for employees, down from 60% in 2010.

46%