Some years ago, there was a television series called “Battle of the Network Stars”. In that series, well known celebrities and athletes competed in events. In client computing, we are now seeing a similar scenario play out. Well respected competitors are vying to become the eco-system of choice in your businesses where winners would be determined.
Like the TV show in the past the question is – what is the goal of the competition?
That is where the disconnect is occurring- eco-systems are about your business structure requirements, not about the surroundings.
Eith the consumerization of IT and mobility trends, TCO seems to be frequently mentioned, but in the context of industry norms. Does the drive by TCO without end user or business specific data really tell the story?
In the enterprise, asset management is one of the key lifecycle business practices. Achieving high practice levels clearly impacts cost, risk, service level and overall optimization. With the consumerization of IT, has the importance of asset management been diminished?
Many organizations use the term consumerization to mean many things. It is time that we define what exactly consumerization is and what to do about it.
Last week, we all received what could be deemed somewhat of a wake up call regarding security with the DNS Virus Check. The question is - did we really listen?