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  • What is going wrong with BYOD?

    The Bring Your Own Device movement was supposed to make employees more productive while saving companies money. But a funny thing is happening on the way to mobile nirvana: Companies aren't doing it, according to a new study by CompTIA.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige14 June 14 03:37
  • Secret video and audio recordings a legal minefield for employers

    Thanks to smartphones and wearable technology such as Google Glass recording illegal or inappropriate conversations and behaviour in the office couldn't be easier. If your company has a BYOD policy this could spell disaster.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige07 Feb. 14 11:30
  • BYOD IT Skills in High Demand

    The rise of BYOD is making an impact on a variety of IT positions, from help desk to mobile app development to security and compliance. In fact, according to one research firm, its one of the only bright spots on the IT jobs landscape.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige24 Jan. 14 21:52
  • BYOD Became the 'New Normal' in 2013

    CIOs have had eventful year when it comes to BYOD. Concerns over hidden costs, employee privacy and corporate data security gave way to convenience. However, mobile device management vendors stepped in to help IT sell the concept of compliance and lawyers and the National Labor Relations Board jumped to the aid of employees smacked with draconian BYOD policies.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige19 Dec. 13 19:55
  • 6 tips to help you manage shadow IT

    IT, mobile and security experts offer advice on how to minimise the risks associated with third-party apps and services as well as with employees using their mobile devices in the workplace.

    Written by Jennifer Lonoff Schiff13 Nov. 13 14:26
  • BYOD's Battle Royale Pits IT vs. Employee

    IT departments want to control the devices employees bring into the workplace. Employees say, 'my device, my rules.' It's an epic battle that promises to rage on, but who's winning right now? Check out this infographic for a BYOD scorecard.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige06 Nov. 13 14:39
  • CIOs need to push BYOD policies to lure millennials

    In less than two years, millennials will make up the largest segment of the workforce. If you hope to attract GenY technology professionals, your IT strategy better include a bring-your-own-device plan that plays to the strengths of this tech-dependent generation.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige05 Aug. 13 21:43
  • Are businesses rushing to BYOD too quickly?

    A survey of IT executives and IT pros paints a disturbing picture of BYOD. That picture includes a lack of confidence in compliance with federally mandated regulations, a fear that sensitive data is at risk and uncertainty about the overall effectiveness of BYOD.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige30 July 13 18:20
  • BYOD to Change the Face of IT in 2013

    The influx of younger workers and BYOD programs in 2013 will continue to shake up IT departments, according to new research reports. Should CIOs shift to a device-neutral service model?

    Written by Tom Kaneshige07 Feb. 13 21:35