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Employees to employers: Be flexible

I came across an interesting survey this week. It seems that most employees want a flexible working environment for their next job. Flexibility, of course, includes support for mobile technology and remote work.

Survey: Enterprises remain cautious about embracing cloud and big data

If you think all IT departments are racing to adopt cloud, big data, Internet of Things, or IoT, and mobile technology, you'd be wrong.

Retail stores: Embrace smartphone technology, or it's your funeral

Stores that fail to embrace in-store technology – namely integrating smartphone apps with the customer shopping experience – risk their own extinction, London-based technology analyst ABI Research said yesterday.

Hospital CEOs need to develop mobile strategies to address new use cases, advises IDC

Hospital CEOs and other healthcare executives will need to develop mobile computing strategies to address new use cases and organization settings for mobile devices, advised market research firm IDC.

Workers believe mobile connectivity has made life less stressful, Sprint survey finds

Despite recent complaints about the impact of mobile technology on work/life balance, a new survey commissioned by Sprint found that 44 percent of respondents said that believe that being constantly connected to their work via their mobile device has made life less stressful, not more.

Mobile tech reducing loan origination time for auto finance sector, says NetSol

Mobile technology is transforming the auto-financial and auto-leasing sector, reducing loan origination time and decision making, according to a white paper by IT and enterprise software provider NetSol Technologies.

Infographic: Millennial workforce is pushing IT managers to invest in mobile tech

According to a survey by Randstad Technologies and IDG Research Services, more than three-fourths of IT managers have seen an increase in their organization's mobile/remote workforce as a result of the influx of millennial workers. In response, 60 percent plan to increase investments in mobile within the next year.

Infographic: Is bad phone behavior undermining workplace communication?

Mobile technology has introduced a revolution in worker productivity and efficiency. But are bad behaviors by employees undermining mobility's potential in the enterprise?

Mobile technology a key component of PERS market growth, predicts Frost

Fueled by the desire of an aging population to remain in their homes, the personal emergency response system market  is forecast  by Frost & Sullivan to experience strong growth, reaching close to $1.5 billion by 2017, up from $1 billion in 2013.

News Scan: Device makers could feel YODA force; Go mobile, young job seekers; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Sept. 25, including what the You Own Device Act could mean for reselling electronics, the effect mobility could have on a job search, the record breaking weekend for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, smartphones and the portal head units in automobiles and how tougher cell phone standards are making recycling tougher.