Wireless charging is about convenience and productivity

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If you had to list the top five workplace technology trends for the coming year, you’d probably pretty quickly come up with connected devices, voice-activated technologies, augmented reality (AR), and artificial intelligence (AI). What would be the fifth item? According to 2,000 U.K. office workers surveyed recently by Workthere, a global consultant to organizations looking […]

What will be the next tech inventions we can’t live without?

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Google recently celebrated 20 years of existence. Now, two decades really isn’t a lot of time in the big picture. But the world’s most popular search engine — though it’s not the first internet search engine — now is such a part of our daily lives that its very name has been turned into a […]

The “freedom” to work anywhere comes at a hidden cost

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Mobile technology, the argument goes, liberates enterprise workers from the confines of the office, enabling them to be productive at home, on the road, or in the local coffee shop. But can this “freedom” to work anywhere, and at any time, have a subtly pernicious impact on a mobile device owner’s private and professional life? […]

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 […]

Study: 40% of used devices contain personal info

Here’s a new data point for IT professionals to ponder during their sleepless nights: 40% of electronic devices sold in publicly available resale channels contain Personally Identifiable Information (PII). A study by the National Association for Information Destruction (NAID) analyzed hard drives, mobile phones and tablets. “While there have been similar studies over the past decade, […]

The connection between enterprise mobile and the Internet of Things

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The Internet of Things is set to explode over the next few years, with research firm Gartner predicting that 6.4 billion connected “things” will be in use globally this year, up 30 percent from 2015. Gartner expects nearly 21 billion things to be connected to the Internet by 2020. Enterprises can use other technologies, such as data analytics, to […]

How machine learning and AI are transforming the workplace

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Enterprise success in the digital economy requires levels of speed and flexibility that legacy IT systems simply can’t provide. Fortunately, the emergence of big data analytics, artificial intelligence and automation gives enterprises powerful new tools to improve efficiency and decision-making. Over at Information Management, contributor Mark Feldner makes the case that “big data and artificial […]

The high cost of gaps in enterprise mobility

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Companies lagging in their embrace of enterprise mobility are paying a price, a new survey-based market report concludes. According to the “State of the Market Report on Enterprise Mobility” by research and analyst firm Webtorials, gaps in enterprise mobility deployments result in loss of employee productivity. Specifically: $12,493 per knowledge worker $9,283 per information worker […]

How wearable devices are benefiting enterprises

Thanks primarily to smartwatches — as opposed to, say, Google Glass — wearables slowly are becoming a part of the everyday lives of people. Which means they’ll soon show up in the enterprise in enough quantity to catch IT’s attention. In some workplaces that’s already happening, and there’s even an acronym to communicate this phenomenon: […]

Is your enterprise making these mobile policy mistakes?

Enterprise decision makers have been hearing for years that mobile technology can increase productivity, decrease costs and streamline business processes. All of which is true, at least when the mobile deployment is managed effectively. When fundamental management mistakes are made, they can negate many of the advantages that mobile can bring to an enterprise. And […]