I saw a disturbing survey today that was carried out by Vision Critical on behalf of security firm Absolute Software. The survey finds that one-quarter of enterprise workers do not think that data security is their responsibility and that they should face no punishment if they lose sensitive corporate data.
Privacy can be a legal minefield for enterprises, whether grappling with BYOD or deploying mobile apps to generate business and satisfy customers.
With little mobile experience, Microsoft's new CEO, Satya Nadella, will need to turn Microsoft's fortunes around in the mobility space or risk losing its dominant position in enterprise IT.
Enterprises are rapidly moving ahead with development and deployment of a variety of mobile apps to make their mobile workers more productive, judging by the three stories in Wednesday's issue of FierceMobileIT.
Cisco is predicting that mobile data traffic will jump nearly 11-fold over the next four years and reach an annual run rate of 190 exabytes of data by 2018. The task for the CIO and IT team is to ensure that their firm stays ahead of the mobile curve, instead of being overwhelmed by it.
For me, BlackBerry makes a convincing case that it will continue to be the go-to mobility solution for enterprises in regulated industries, such as financial, healthcare and defense, as well as government customers. But that will confine it to a niche market. For industries where BYOD is widespread and usability is paramount, I don't see BlackBerry making a comeback, either in terms of handsets or enterprise mobility platform.
I'm sure you have heard that virtualization giant VMware has agreed to acquire enterprise mobility management (EMM) firm AirWatch for around $1.54 billion. What does this acquisition mean for the enterprises struggling with mobility?
China is forging ahead with mobility, both on the consumer and enterprise fronts.
Today, I came across some good BYOD advice from the UK Information Commissioner's Office, which I thought I would share with you.
It is high time that CIOs took their heads out of the sand and confronted enterprise mobility full on, instead of pretending they can take it or leave it.