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News about BYOD
  • Aussie IT must prepare for invasion of wearables: ISACA

    By Brian Karlovsky | 13 November, 2014 11:42

    APAC IT departments should prepare for the invasion of wearable technology in the workplace.

  • Managing BYOD expenses: How to get it right

    By Nancy Gohring | 12 November, 2014 22:38

    Bring your own device (BYOD) has become an accepted practice in business. Gartner predicts that by 2017, half of all employers will require workers to supply their own devices for work. Yet there are mixed reports about whether BYOD actually saves businesses money.

  • Why your workers hate BYOD

    By Tom Kaneshige | 08 November, 2014 08:23

    At a New York banking firm, a couple of executives lost their jobs because they didn't report lost phones within 24 hours, in violation of a draconian BYOD policy. At a California law firm, the CIO knew every time one of its lawyers slipped away to play golf, exposed by watchful BYOD management software.

  • Microsoft Office advancements are a boost for BYOD programs

    By Tim Greene | 07 November, 2014 05:14

    Microsoft is giving corporate BYOD programs a boost by upgrading its Office offerings for iPhone, iPad and Android to deliver more features free, increasing the likelihood that mobile workers will have better tools available to be more productive.

  • Top 3 challenges of BYOD for management and ICT teams

    By James Henderson | 31 October, 2014 03:13

    The mobile revolution has transformed the ways in which individuals interact within and beyond their organisation, getting more done faster for competitive & operational advantage.

  • Startup Capriza scores $27M to Zapp legacy apps into mobile ones

    By Bob Brown | 30 October, 2014 22:43

    Capriza, a startup that helps enterprises convert their legacy apps into mobile- and cloud-based ones, Thursday announced it has racked up an additional $27 million in venture funding. That should be enough to help Capriza scale its business on the marketing and sales side, and maybe even have enough left over to afford a drummer and bassist to form a company band (more on that later...).

  • Tech support's NSFW problem

    By Tam Harbert | 29 October, 2014 21:10

    As the recent scandal over leaked celebrity photographs reminded us all, people use their electronic devices for very personal pursuits in the era of smartphone ubiquity. Depending on the age and inclination of its owner, a modern-day digital device might contain not just nude selfies like those that were shared online, but images from dating sites like Tinder and Grindr, creepshots, or other salacious or even illegal material downloaded from the backwaters of "the dark Web" via anonymizers like Tor.

  • Workers use their own smartphones at work, without boss's knowledge

    By Matt Hamblen | 22 October, 2014 05:34

    Many workers use their personally owned smartphones and other computers for job tasks, but a new survey shows a big percentage are doing so without their employer's knowledge.

Interviews about BYOD
  • CIOs must adapt or risk being replaced

    By Tom Kaneshige | 13 May, 2014 03:04

    Michael Keithley has more than two decades of experience as a CIO. However, the IT veteran says he's seeing more change now than ever before. CIO.com's Tom Kaneshige sat down with Keithley to talk about the challenges he and his colleagues face, the need to speak the same language as the business side and the reality of what lies ahead for CIOs who refuse to change their approach.

  • Dell Software CIO says BYOD is not about devices

    By Tom Kaneshige | 05 December, 2012 20:10

    For Dell Software CIO Carol Fawcett, "BYOD" is not about being an expert on every mobile device in the world; it's about giving workers secure access to the apps and data they need on whatever device they are using.

Features about BYOD
  • BYOD brings corporate contradictions

    By Tom Kaneshige | 02 December, 2014 02:58

    During a roundtable discussion on the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) trend, a tech leader candidly offered this bit of real-world insight: "My wife is a nurse. There is no BYOD policy at the hospital. But all of the nurses communicate with each other via SMS, because that's the most efficient way to do their job."

  • BYOD twists and turns keep CIOs off-balance

    By Tom Kaneshige | 19 August, 2014 07:57

    In New York City, venerable companies give luxurious corporate cars to power brokers dressed in Armani suits driving down Wall Street. But across the country in San Francisco, you're more likely to see blue jeans-clad execs driving shared Zipcars to their wacky digs in SoMa, or south of Market.

  • Five flaws in Samsung Galaxy S5's TouchWiz

    By Nermin Bajric | 17 April, 2014 10:16

    The Samsung Galaxy S5 is an evolutionary device; the vendor’s new flagship is better than its predecessor across the board, without quite being revolutionary. But while it houses impressive hardware, it is let down by the infamous TouchWiz, Samsung’s own interface overlay which skins Google’s Android 4.4 Kit Kat operating system with heavy-duty software (and in some cases, gimmicks).

  • 12 hot US security start-ups to watch

    By Ellen Messmer | 13 November, 2013 13:23

    Going into 2014, a whirlwind of security start-ups are looking to have an impact on the enterprise world. Most of these new ventures are focused on securing data in the cloud and on mobile devices. Santa Clara, California-based Illumio, for example, founded earlier this year, is only hinting about what it will be doing in cloud security. But already it's the darling of Silicon Valley investors, pulling in over $42 million from backer Andreesen Horowitz, General Catalyst, Formation 8 and others.

  • Is Samsung poised to push Android past iOS in the enterprise?

    By Tom Kaneshige | 12 November, 2013 17:24

    The mobile world changes fast. Case in point: A year ago thinking that Android devices could be on par with -- and perhaps even overtake -- Apple in the enterprise would have been considered crazy. But the today the race is neck and neck.

  • Tips for testing your mobile app security

    By Michelle Drolet, founder of Towerwall | 20 June, 2013 22:35

    The enterprise has gone mobile and there's no turning back. And while the BYOD movement has received plenty of attention, IT departments are getting a handle on the security risks of personal mobile devices in the workplace. The next challenge is "bring your own application" (BYOA), because many public app stores have serious malware problems.

  • 5 BYOD pitfalls and how you can avoid them

    By Tom Kaneshige | 20 June, 2013 00:25

    Vague policies, rogue apps, zombie phones can doom even the best Bring Your Own Device intentions. But the good news is it's not too late to make game-changing adjustments.

  • The hidden dark side of today's hottest tech trends

    By Peter Wayner | 28 May, 2013 10:09

    New technologies and new IT strategies are here to solve all your problems -- except the ones they create

 
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