Quick takes on mobile IT news for Monday, 12/9 including: the mindset surrounding the culture of mobile shopping, the downsides to security concerning Amazon's proposed delivery drones, the increased interest in mobile apps by IT pros, the problem with deploying policies and structuring rules later and AT&T's attempt to save money for those who pay for their own mobile devices.
Wearable devices need clearer use cases for widespread adoption, judges Paul Brown, director of Strategy Analytics' user experience innovation practice.
A full 87 percent of U.S. employees said that they are annoyed by their fellow workers mobile phone behaviors, according to a survey of more than 2,000 U.S. adults conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of Jive Software.
The BYOD trend fuels strong growth in the enterprise wireless local area network market, which increased 12.8 percent year-over-year in the third quarter, according to the latest stats from IDC.
Quick takes on mobile IT news for Wednesday, 12/4 including: the rise of mobile enterprise apps with IT officials, mobile business intelligence lends boost to BI adoption in the enterprise, BlackBerry's BES 10 gets upgrade and helps out BYOD, PC shipments now live in the shadows of tablet shipments and the latest on mobile gambling.
A majority of employees who work at companies that have BYOD policies primarily use their personal device as their work device, according to an online survey of 2,000 U.S. adults by Deloitte.
Enterprises should handle wearable devices like any other mobile device, if and when they enter the workplace in significant numbers, advises Phil Redman, vice president of mobile solutions and strategy at Citrix.
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.
Quick takes on mobile IT news for Monday, 11/25 including: the short attention span of mobile shoppers when it comes to retailer mobile apps, the results of the Apple/Samsung patent case, offloading data capacity onto Wi-Fi networks by mobile operators, reported benefits of BYOD and the major success of Windows 8.1.
To accommodate the network demands of its BYOD program, the University of Findlay deploys a unified wired and wireless access network based on Aruba Networks' mobile virtual enterprise architecture to accommodate its BYOD program.