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How design and experience drive enterprise technology adoption

Yves Behar spoke recently about how critical design is to technology adoption, a reality that applies to enterprise products as well.

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Preparing the network to meet BYOD challenges

Bring your own device: Bring it on.

Microsoft cloud services provide construction firm with cost-savings, increased productivity

Chicago-based firm Walsh Group Construction is finding that buying into Microsoft’s Enterprise Mobility Suite has helped streamline its BYOD program and that relying on the cloud service required a leap of faith for security.

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For BYOD, money changes everything

You can't blame employees for wanting to be paid for using their personal phones and tablets for work. And it’s understandable that companies don't want to subsidize personal use. Who foots the bill for BYOD phones has turned into a...

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BYOD was a tech roller coaster ride in 2014

From the beginning, the Bring Your Own Device movement has been a nightmare for CIOs. And recently many workers – once excited by the concept – are wondering if it’s worth it. Here’s a look back at CIO.com’s year-long coverage of this...

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Around the world With BYOD

More than half of employees across the global bring a mobile device to work. However, when you look at individual countries, the results vary wildly in terms of ownership and adoption -- surprisingly, some tech-loving countries are...

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BYOD is saving serious money for IT

Savings have been anecdotal for a while, but now Gartner is measuring real dollar savings.

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BYOD brings corporate contradictions

CIOs naturally want a BYOD policy in place to give them some level of control, but the reality is that employees will do whatever they want regardless of the policy.

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8 tech buzzwords that you need to know

Impress your friends at this year’s holiday gatherings by dropping a few of these terms.

Managing BYOD expenses: How to get it right

BYOD programs haven't always saved money. But, handled correctly, they can.

HP's BYOD service protects mobile devices and PCs

HP Touchpoint Manager is for SMBs, with plans starting at $2 per month

Microsoft Office advancements are a boost for BYOD programs

Businesses with mobile workers can do more on more devices with Microsoft Office upgrades for iPhone, iPad and Android.

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

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...

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BYOD forces users' personal information on help desk

The help desk can be caught in the middle when users put not-safe-for-work (NSFW) material on their personal devices.

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Employee-owned PCs are scaring enterprise IT

IT departments are worried about security risks when employees use their PCs for work purposes, but employees aren’t going to stop anytime soon.

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Desktop-as-a-Service: Your BYOD assist

Using virtualized desktops delivered from the cloud is a way to bring apps to wherever your users are working and whatever they're working on.

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

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.

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Local Virtual Desktops May Be the (Old) New Thing in BYOD

For IT organizations seeking to take a more employee-centric stance by employing a Bring Your Own PC (BYOPC) program, client hosted desktop virtualization may be what the doctor ordered.

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