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Wearables in the workplace? Think BYOD

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.

Employers should reimburse for work-related BYOD expenses anyway

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.

The new California BYOD rule--and you

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.    

News Scan: Disney feels the mobile Force; Citrix's enterprise mobility sales surge; more

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.

Reining in BYOD expenses

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.

Shadow IT can obscure BYOD security risks

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.

News Scan: PayPal rolls out mobile checkout app; US, Japan ready for VoLTE launches;

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.

US Census Bureau rolls out new EMM system on 1,300 iPhones

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.

Don't write a requiem for BYOD just yet

While some headline writers have had fun with the recent California Appeals Court decision about employer phone call reimbursement ("Could Ruling Bring Down BYOD"), an analysis of the court's decision suggests a much more limited impact on BYOD.

California court rules that employers must reimburse all BYOD calls

In what could be a landmark case regarding the growing practice of Bring-Your-Own-Device, a California Court of Appeals has ruled that employees must be reimbursed by their employer for the use of any personal devices for work-related matters.