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When you institute BYOD at your company, make sure you establish sensible security and acceptable use policies that everyone understands.
As the BYOD movement gains momentum in the enterprise, it’s worth considering the risks involved in letting employees use their own equipment for work purposes — and there are implications you need to examine up front.
For IT pros, the incessant chatter regarding cloud and distributed environments is nothing new. What we’ve been seeing lately (especially for those who read this blog regularly) is a transition from conceptual, nebulous, marketing driven cloud to cloud in action. Organizations are now ready to make the leap to distributed environments and are expecting theirRead More
A vendor-sponsored survey conducted by IDG found to nobody’s surprise that a combination of smaller staffs and changing roles is putting increasing pressure on IT. No big shock that.
As we’ve learned over the past year or two devastating disasters can strike anywhere making a disaster plan essential — and storing your data in the cloud away from your business might be a way to go.
With consumerization causing changes across the enterprise, it’s no surprise that Microsoft COO Kevin Turner says it’s shifting roles in the C Suite and putting pressure on the CIO to show business value.
It’s difficult for business and IT to navigate their changing roles across many organizations as consumerization of IT drives new ways of using technology, but it’s imperative the units talk with one another and that the balance of power doesn’t shift too sharply one way or the other.
While we all know that consumerization is going on in the enterprise all around us, we might not know the forces driving that. There is mobile of course but it’s not the only factor in play — not by a long shot.
Even though a majority of survey respondents think its wrong to take confidential files from the office, 90 percent of them said they do. IT needs to find a way to help them do the right thing.