Last week there were more security breaches reported in the press. In 2011 cyber-attacks were characterized as the worst ever in terms of scope and even national security threats. Given this as the backdrop, what is IT to do?
There seems to be a disconnect between what we all would like BYO to be versus what is likely the reality. As a result we are seeing a new delivery model being delivered- managed consumerization.
As we go forward with this busy retail time of year, it is interesting to see the impact that technology has had in 2011. With the megatrends fully in place, this year could potentially be considered the year that the consumers are the experts.
With the trend in consumerization and mobility, many believe that PC's may not be a part of the social media fabric. It may be time to re-think that opinion.
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.