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Survey finds BYOD workers clocking in more hours

The bring your own device trend can mean security worries and extra work for your IT team, but there's also a big upside to the latest tech fad: workers clocking in more hours.

For tomorrow's workplace, nonmobile is not an option

Today's workers might not be able to see clearly what the office of the future will look like, but two things are for sure--it will be wireless and it will be mobile.

Firms increasingly turn to telematics to keep track of vehicles, workers

Competition for customers and regulatory requirements are driving firms to track vehicles and mobile workers through the use of telematics, ABI Research observes.

What is your firm's mobile 'app-titude'?

Enterprises are rapidly moving ahead with development and deployment of a variety of mobile apps to make their mobile workers more productive, judging by the three stories in Wednesday's issue of FierceMobileIT.

Proposed EU roaming charge ban could help business travelers, hurt operators

A proposed European Union law ending mobile roaming charges in Europe could help business travelers but hurt mobile operators.

BYOD is about application architecture, not purchasing policy, says Gartner

IT leaders who make investment decisions should understand that BYOD is about application architecture and solution design, not about purchasing policy, advises research firm Gartner.

One-quarter of US adults continue to access documents from previous employer

More than one-quarter of file-sharing service users report still having access to documents from their previous employer, according to a survey of 2,000 U.S. adults by Harris Interactive for Egnyte.

More mobile workers say 'yes' to voice control, finds Forrester

More than one-third of 1,611 information workers with smartphones surveyed by Forrester Research use voice recognition to perform their tasks.

Poor Wi-Fi coverage lowering mobile worker productivity, iPass survey finds

Around 41 percent of workers said lack of wireless coverage renders them unproductive at least 10 percent of their workday, which equates to 251 lost hours per year per worker, according to a survey of 1,150 mobile enterprise workers by Wi-Fi provider iPass.

Mobile workers face data caps, poor Wi-Fi connectivity

A full 42 percent of mobile workers surveyed by Wi-Fi provider iPass said that excessive cellular connectivity charges and restrictions on monthly plans force them to limit their data usage, affecting their productivity.