The payoff enterprises expect when they indulge their employees’ tech preferences

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Prior to the influx of smartphones, tablets, and other consumer devices into the workplace, enterprise IT and business leaders made top-down decisions regarding which technologies would be used by employees — who typically had little or no input — to do their jobs. Consumerization rendered that approach as obsolete as a pager. Enterprises today must […]

Beyond “mobile-first” to “mobile-only”?

Mobile technology is now a top or growing priority for the vast majority of enterprises, a new global survey shows. More than one in four respondents (27%) to Enterprise Mobility Exchange’s (EME) mid-year survey said mobile was the top priority for their enterprises, while 61% called mobile a “growing priority”. “The proliferation of mobile devices […]

Smartphones in the enterprise: A decade of productivity (and lots of personal texting)

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Ten years ago, on June 29, 2007, Apple released the first iPhone. This bold bid to capture the mobile consumer market from established players such as Nokia and Blackberry maker Research in Motion soon would trigger a movement called “consumerization,” which would have a huge impact on enterprises and IT professionals. Whereas once IT pros […]

Ce que vous devriez déjà savoir à propos de l’Internet des objets

Il y a quelques semaines j’écrivais un article à propos des différentes étapes par lesquelles une entreprise doit passer avant de sauter le pas de l’Internet des objets (IoT). Je soulignais par exemple l’importance de centraliser et analyser les données collectées grâce aux appareils connectés. Mais pour y parvenir avec brio, il faut faire attention […]

The IoT lesson you should have already learned

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A few weeks ago I wrote about the steps enterprises must take to get ready for the Internet of Things (IoT). I focused on the importance of managing and analyzing data generated from connected devices. Doing this successfully, however, is predicated on two things: connectivity and security. Without these, your IoT initiatives are doomed to underperform or, even […]

What do employees really want? (Hint: Not foosball tables)

Enterprises through the years have spent a lot of time and money trying to get their office environments just right. The goal, of course, is to make employees more productive and happy — which, theoretically, benefits the enterprise’s bottom line. Office perks and features can range from the archetypal foosball table to stand-up desks to office gyms and […]

What’s the Achilles’ heel of BYOD agreements? Employees

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As every IT professional in the world knows, the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) movement that began with the first iPhone introduced a number of immediate security challenges to enterprise data and networks. Suddenly, employees were using their own smartphones (and, a few years later, tablets) to access and store enterprise data. They were using […]

Believe it or not, the enterprise mobile era is just beginning

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As the year 2016 winds (or is it grinds?) to an end, mobile devices have become ubiquitous in the workplace. In giant corporations, small businesses and everywhere in between, employees are using smartphones and laptops — either personally owned or company-issued — to do their jobs, in the office, at home or on the road. Yet we’re […]

Le BYOD fait-il exploser votre budget technologique ?

Si les entreprises mettent en place des programmes de BYOD (apportez vos appareils personnels, en anglais « Bring Your Own Device »,) c’est qu’elles ont de bonnes raisons, en commençant par l’envie de rendre leurs employés plus productifs et plus heureux. Certaines entreprises quant à elles sont attirées par le fait de pouvoir faire des économies grâce […]

¿Está BYOD disparando su presupuesto IT?

Las empresas implementan programas BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) por varias razones; generalmente, albergan el deseo inicial de lograr que los empleados sean más productivos y felices. Sin embargo, algunas empresas también se sienten atraídas por la idea de ahorrar costes, gracias a BYOD. Después de todo, si la organización no tiene que pagar por […]