Successful organizations understand the importance of leveraging different learning technologies to meet the growing demands of today’s tech-savvy workforce by providing instant access to information at the moment of need. The prevalence of smartphones and tablets has become an intrinsic part of our daily life, in terms of how we consume and process information. With the influx of millennials in the global marketplace learning at the speed of search, it is time, not only to provide just-in-time learning experiences, but also to create effective BYOD policies that promote efficiency, adaptability and security.
Seventy percent of employees who have a smartphone or tablet use the device to check work email and perform other work-related tasks, a new Ovum study reports. The study, which was released in June of 2013, found that the numbers fly in the face of anti-BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) policies. Almost 30 percent of those using their phones for work-related tasks are violating an existing corporate BYOD policy. Even if you have an anti-BYOD policy in effect, your business could still be at risk.
What does BYOD mean to your organization? That's a question that INC.com posed to several leaders in the BYOD/BYOA space - including our own Joe Moriarty, vice president of marketing for Content Raven.
Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies are being increasingly adopted by small, medium, and even enterprise-level operations all over the world. According to a recent study by Cisco Systems, businesses lower their operating costs and raise productivity when they implement bring your own device policies—even when they don't leverage said policies as much as possible.
App wrapping is a way to provide extra security to your software or mobile applications. You can use an “app wrap” to add further authentication, or to restrict an app or device from specific functions.
When online shopping first became a reality, there was a sudden and imperative need for software that would improve and provide security for online retailers and their customers. Enterprise applications are the natural progression of the evolution of this kind of software.
Mobile devices, such as smartphones, tablets, and laptops have made everyone’s jobs increasingly efficient and convenient, but have also created opportunities for fraud and theft of critical information. The rapidly growing BYOD trend is requiring businesses to get serious about protecting their mobile data. The following control procedures can mitigate the risks and help protect the business when their data is made available on the web.
The Bring Your Own Device movement is no longer a small consideration - it’s something your business needs to address. Fortunately, there is a lot of expertise being generated about the best way to deploy and manage BYOD in enterprises. From data ownership considerations to an industry survey, here’s the best reading this month on BYOD.
Does Online Team Collaboration Lead to Security Threats?
According to a Forrester report titled The State of Collaboration Software Adoption, team collaboration software adoption rates for businesses increased by 15% from 2008 to 2009. This is an interesting fact considering it was a recessionary period!
With increased use of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) in the workplace, more organizations are eliminating their contracts and allowing their employees to use their own devices at work. For example, employees with a work-related cell phone needs can carry their own contracts and receive a stipend based on anticipated business use of their personal devices.
Not surprisingly, mobile data consumption has exploded in the last few years and has become an essential way of conducting business. According to a recent study from CTIA, American mobile users have consumed 1.1 trillion megabytes between July 2011 and June 2012. That’s a huge increase of 104 percent over last year’s 568 million megabytes.