We've never been more mobile. Devices like smart phones are cheap, powerful and attractive. And while they have many toy-like and entertaining features, they are also IT workstations...how's that for an idea...a smart phone workstation? As such, they must be woven into the fabric of enterprise IT...
Workstation, now there's a term whose shelf life has expired.
I agree with the brief and your analysis. Productivity and convenience are driving mobile usage across both consumer and business context. Retailers like Target have found mobile campaigns [convenience, context, content] in conjunction with print (weekly flyers) boosting sales. Enterprises are arming executives with tablets to access information and be productive on the go. On the flip side security concerns and constant change in technology is a CIO management top priority. Overall, folks realise the genie is out of the bag and are trying to harness it positively, rather than let it overwhelm them.
When asked what they'd do with $5 million, big data topped the list of insurance company CIOs in a Novarica survey. Enterprise CIO Forum community manager John Dodge explains and reviews CIO wish lists for 2012.
Many enterprises are looking to Managed Print Services (MPS) to help them better manage complex print environments. While MPS engagements help businesses optimize their infrastructure, manage their IT environment and improve overall workflow, the benefits of incorporating MPS into your enterprise extend beyond technology. MPS can help your organization reduce costs - both financial and environmental - lower the burden on IT staff and improve employee productivity.
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.