BYOD can enhance employees' productivity and their willingness to work extra hours, yet there are BYOD pitfalls that companies need to avoid.
The top news stories for August 28, 2014.
Enterprises need to begin crafting policies in order to harness the productivity benefits of wearables while ensuring that sensitive data is secure and privacy rights protected. These policies should be based on existing BYOD policies, yet take into account some of the unique attributes of wearables.
Let's stop the hype about the California court ruling and let's start reimbursing employees for work-related BYOD expenses. It's only fair.
As if CIOs don't have enough BYOD issues to worry about, now comes a new court decision from California that requires companies to pay for much of their employees' device use.
Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Friday, Aug. 22, including Disney targeting "midcore" game players with the new Star Wars mobile game, a 100 percent revenue jump in its enterprise mobility business, the enterprise need for flexible IT services fuels custom app development market, automotive BYOD to reach $26.4B in revenue and how the Samsung smartphone has been recommended twice over Apple.
BYOD is here to stay, and enterprises need to figure out a way to manage the costs associated with a BYOD program. Here are some tips to keep BYOD expenses from getting out of control.
Blocking or ignoring BYOD can cause employees to take matters into their own hands, resulting in shadow IT that can pose security risks for the enterprise.
The latest mobile IT news for Wednesday, August 20, including PayPal rolling out One Touch mobile checkout app, BYOD fueling online video platform market, U.S. and Japan are ready for VoLTE launches this year, Apple and Samsung losing grip on tablet market dominance and IoT pushing wireless connected device installed base to 41B in 2020.
The U.S. Census Bureau may still be looking for a way to get a leg up on how to manage 1.3 million HTML pages and more than 120,000 PDF files, but that hasn't stopped the agency from deploying a new content management system on its mobile devices. FedTech reports the Census Bureau replaced more than 1,300 BlackBerry devices with iPhone 5s handsets preloaded with Fiberlink/IBM's Maas360 enterprise mobile management system.