As consumerization moves forward, many experts, pundits, and bloggers discuss businesses taking reasonable risks. Is reasonable risk a new paradigm and reality, or a sound bite?
The trend for BYOC has continued since I originally wrote a point of view white paper in 2010. Since then, what has really changed? The answer may surprise you.
Social Media has changed the fabric not only of communications, but has impacted everything from politics to retail, from health care to family, and in reality almost every aspect of our day to day lives. For those who might still think of this as a "fad", you need to get over it- it is here.
We all know and understand that mobility and consumerization is here to stay. Adoption is a matter of time, readiness and security. At the same time, it is also clear that our governance surrounding all of these new means of access lags behind the pace of the technologies.
What's a business to do?
As businesses look to perform a technology refresh cycle on desktop and laptop technology, what guidance do we provide our employees for refreshing their PDA's and handheld devices? As IT, should we?