Mobility will be a key aspect of the future digital workplace, agreed panelists at the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium held here Wednesday.
While many companies have embraced BYOD as a way to improve employee productivity and mobility, others- particularly outside of North America- have dragged their feet or even actively prohibited BYOD for their employees. A recent BetaNews article identified a number of obstacles to broader adoption of BYOD.
Many employees do not think the apps their enterprise provides meet their needs. This is leading to a "going rogue" trend among employees who bring in their own apps, whether IT approved or not.
IT director Charles Trivett shares insights from his 20 years of observing what makes for a horrible boss in IT. Some are easy to spot, while others constantly change their stripes.
I came across in interesting commentary by security blogger Michele Chubirka. She observed that implementing a successful BYOD program is less about technology and more about organizational politics and employee psychology.
BYOD is posing challenges for legal e-discovery and employee privacy, warned V. John Ella, an attorney at the law firm of Jackson Lewis in Minneapolis, Minn., in a StarTribune article.
A number of recent court cases have clarified some of the legal issues around BYOD, observed Amanda Towney, an associate at the law firm of DLA Piper.
Companies are looking to vendors to help them sort out BYOD expenses attributable to work and personal use. Craig Mathias, a principal at consulting firm Farpoint Group, lays out four BYOD reimbursement approaches for enterprises to choose from.
BYOD confronts enterprises with many risks, not the least of which are legal. In an informative article in the Seattle Business magazine, D. Michael Reilly, an attorney with the law firm of Lane Powell, offers enterprises 5 tips on how to manage the legal risks of BYOD.
Most IT pros surveyed by the Ponemon Institute believe that negligent and careless employees pose the biggest threat to endpoint security in the enterprise.