Stories by Denis O’Shea

The three-stage mobile strategy

Within the world of enterprise IT there are three huge shifts underway; the rise of mobile technology in the workspace, the uptake of cloud services and growing end-user independence.
As a result of these three trends coming together, CIOs and IT managers need to start thinking seriously about a mobile strategy that makes sense for their individual organisation.

Written by Denis O’Shea30 Jan. 12 22:00

Meet us halfway

The BYOD (Bring-Your-Own-Device) trend seems unstoppable, especially when it comes to mobile devices. According to IDC, employee-owned smartphones will represent more than half (56 percent) of the business smartphones shipped in 2013. Enterprises and government entities are scrambling to adapt to this reality, often not realising the full impact of employee purchased technology in the workforce.
Technology is now part of a company’s image and brand and this is shaping the BYO question for the CIO. Are we going to resist the BYO trend and insist on company-provided devices or will we embrace the shift and empower staff to use their preferred technology?

Written by Denis O’Shea18 Dec. 11 22:00