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 their […]
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.
As we wait for the shipments of the new iPad, it’s worth thinking about the impact the latest version is going to have on the enterprise — and chances are it will affect it in ways we can’t anticipate.
It doesn’t take an ROI study to figure out that a well-trained staff of IT pros is a solid investment for any company. If there is any group that needs to stay on top of a constantly changing profession, it’s IT.
IT may or may not run like a business, but as a department, it has to strive to understand the business it’s there to support — and that may mean bringing in a few more business types to get there.
If you want to run a private cloud with a services portal, you need to start treating IT like a business, and that means offering service level agreements just like the public cloud providers.
It seems odd that there are still so many private cloud haters out there, when a private cloud could make a lot of sense for the right organization and help departments see the actual value of IT services.