The "soft" benefits of BYOD, such as increased employee satisfaction and productivity, can be hard to justify to CEOs in the face of clearer evidence that BYOD programs can cost companies money.
While BYOD conjures up security nightmares for IT departments, it can have significant benefits for enterprises, such as increased employee satisfaction and productivity, as well as reduced training and hardware costs.
Mobility can open up the firm to security threats, such as lost or stolen devices with corporate data on-board or malware infection from an insecure app. To help enterprises cope with the security challenge posed by BYOD and mobility, FierceMobileIT is bringing together a panel of experts for a July 24 webinar at 1 pm ET covering the topic.
In case you missed the company email, this is official Telework Week, and a new study confirms the benefits of telecommuting programs for both the employer and employee.
Mobility has the potential to bring significant productivity gains to organizations, but many companies still aren't taking those gains seriously enough, a new study finds.
Most enterprises plan to increase their investments in mobile technologies over the next 12 to 18 months, according to a survey of 600 senior managers surveyed by IBM.
The title sounds a bit like a Jetsons episode, but Forrester analyst TJ Kleitt blogs three practical suggestions for CIOs in supporting the type of workplace that fosters employee engagement.
Close to half of employees said social tools help increase their productivity, and close to one-third said they would spend their own money to buy social tools for work, according to a survey of 9,908 information workers in 32 countries conducted by research firm Ipsos on behalf of Microsoft.
BYOD employees are gaining an average of 37 minutes of productive time per week, and BYOD implementation generates $350 of value each year per mobile employee, according to a recent report by Cisco.
A lot more organizations are planning to take advantage of telework this year than last year, and much of the growing interest is at federal agencies.