What if a personal device being used for work is lost or stolen? What happens to the data? Who pays for it? The enterprise and employees alike must consider liability, policies and procedures before allowing BYOD.
While sales professionals have been slow to embrace mobile technology, tablets are gaining traction among the sales force, and IT is starting to catch on as well.
With the rapid move toward BYOD, IT must also move quickly to define policy and manage mobile related expenses. Here are a few best practices for developing a strategy.
Jerker Hellström, CEO of Handheld Group, discusses the evolution of rugged devices and their use in the enterprise - which now includes use in ordinary offices.
If you still don't know what a "Superstack" is you need to find out. We explain it here, and why it is quickly becoming relevant for enterprise IT to know about.
The right level of mobile device security strikes a balance between too little and too onerous.
Despite the rapid adoption of mobile, creating an effective enterprise mobility strategy hasn’t been easy for many companies. Today’s CIO is tasked with often conflicting, sometimes redundant, mobile projects that have sprung up within individual business units. Establishing a Mobile enter of Excellence will help.
At the very least ensure that your company's mobile devices can be fully tracked and have their data wiped.
On the surface, BlackBerry Mobile Fusion appears to meet a critical need for enterprises struggling to manage their mobility demands, but is BlackBerry Mobile Fusion too little, too late for RIM? Or is it a solid solution that re-establishes RIM’s relevancy in today’s mobility marketplace?
Of course the iPad has a huge head start as far as current enterprise market penetration goes - but will Microsoft's deep enterprise roots prove to be a longer term differentiator that will level the playing field? Very possibly.