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The BYOD debate is not over

It's been looking like BYOD was more myth than reality, in the words of one observer. But given the imminent demise of phone subsidies and other factors, BYOD may well undergo a rebirth.

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The bring-your-own-device fad is fading

U.S. companies are moving away from the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) trend that kicked off in earnest five years ago and had workers using their personal smartphones and tablets for work duties, according to a new study.

BYOD users worry employers can’t keep private data safe

Workplace smartphone and tablet users worry a lot about their personal information remaining private from their employers – and only a slim majority trusts their employer to keep that data safe, according to a Harris Poll survey...

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How to use threat intel to boost mobile security

Integrating threat intelligence feeds with mobile device management platforms can shore up BYOD security.

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Pretty much all of the Apple Watches are coming to work

Almost all current or perspective users of smartwatches and other wearable technologies want to use them for work, according to a Harris Poll survey commissioned by MDM vendor MobileIron.

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BYOD leading to increasingly risky behavior among employees

With more employees at more organizations using their own mobile devices in the workplace, security is fast approaching Threat Level Midnight. A new Aruba Networks study shows just how risky this behavior really is.

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6 ways 'shadow IT' can actually help IT

Users love shadow IT, but IT departments hate the very idea. It doesn't have to be that way.

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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.


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.


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’s year-long coverage of this...

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10 predictions for IT in 2015

If I am right, this will be a tough year for tech and everyone else.

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Is enterprise IT more difficult to manage now than ever?

Today’s enterprise IT departments face conflicting priorities, impossible goals, and existential threats with no obvious solutions.

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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.


8 tech buzzwords that you need to know

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

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