Look for big data fueled changes in the workplace very soon. If you're an employer, start looking for ways to offset bias in the raw data so that your final analysis is accurate and useful.
Quick takes on the latest mobile IT news for Wednesday, 1/28 including: HR departments' embrace of mobility in 2014, a slow but hopeful adoption of mobility in Africa, what Verizon and Vodafone shareholders have agreed to in the Verizon Wireless deal, Android's stake in the embedded device market and what the Dell'Oro group predicts for the future of the microwave transmission gear market.
Top news stories for Jan. 23, 2014.
Mobile devices in the workplace are reaching critical mass and companies that fail to proactively define a management strategy will soon find themselves in the unfortunate position of playing catch-up. Although a CIO's first instinct is to call a meeting with the IT department to hammer out details for acceptable use policies, don't forget to include another branch of corporate governance: Human Resources.
When Denis Edwards took the job of CIO at Edelman, a global public relations company, he jumped in with a 90-day plan. A similar blueprint can be used by CIOs to to re-evaluate or re-energize an IT team, writes Chris Murphy at InformationWeek.
The greatest misuse of technology here was not in accidentally sending an email intended for one individual to an entire department, but in using email to fire someone.