The proliferation of mobile applications and growing dependence on services built on application programming interfaces, or APIs, are driving a sea change in enterprise architecture, says one industry executive.
CEOs are ready to spend money, and mobility is one of their IT-related spending priorities, according to a survey of 410 CEOs and senior executives by research firm Gartner.
Chief information officers and enterprise IT departments face a myriad of challenges when allowing employees to bring their own mobile devices into the work environment. Issues related to management, support, security and access control abound.
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The BYOD trend is pitting the IT organization against the company's employees, warns Gartner analyst Chris Silva.
As people abandon their PCs for their mobile devices, will the web--that seemingly permanent phenomena of the digital world--become obsolete, destined to suffer the fate of the telegraph?
If you thought BYOD programs were popular with today's workers, just wait. New research shows that virtually all middle school and high school students in this country now have access to mobile devices, and two-thirds supply their own devices for schoolwork.
Mobility is the focus of Fleetmatics new cloud-based Work platform that enables field service workers to use smartphones and tablets to manage customers, jobs, schedules, invoices and even payment.
Hang onto your BYOD devices. The BYOD device market is expected to soar to $238.4 billion in just six years, a three-fold increase from last year's figure, according to the latest forecast from Grand View Research.
It seems everyone has a crystal ball and a prediction for the next big thing in mobility, but when the analysis comes from someone actually putting their money where their mouth is, it's worth pausing to listen.