This is one of the more extreme views I've read suggesting CIOs should jettison the technology part of their job. And it cites U.S. Tennis Association CIO Larry Bonfante, who says CIOs trying to stay on top of tech are fighting a losing battle.
Rather, the CIO should be a communicator, change agent, relationship manager and a business solutions advocate. But is that a CIO or something else? A title is a title is a title.
Introducing and implementing an enterprise BYOD policy requires a thorough examination of several different factors, from allowed devices to supported user conveniences. Even with more mobile devices in the workplace, printed materials are still used across the enterprise, with an increasing number of these pages originating from mobile devices. According to IDC*, the “total U.S.
Take a look at about any office and there’s no question that that the number of mobile devices and cloud services used by employees have multiplied in recent years. The rapid expansion in the use of mobile devices is both a productivity boon and a complexity challenge --- especially when some products or services don’t work well with others.
By 2014, Gartner projects approximately 80 percent of professionals will use at least two personal devices to access corporate systems and data. It is no longer an option for enterprises to deny employees the use of smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices for business use.
The amount of data being used and created in business today is prolific creating big challenges for business of all sizes. This challenge is compounded in environments where both paper-based and electronic workflows are prevalent.