Three reasons why IT consumerisation fails: support, selectivity & security

Any regular user of public transport will know their return to the daily commute in the New Year has been accompanied by a plethora of shiny Christmas presents.

In their posh leather covers, and tightly held and coveted by proud new owners, these devices often have the capacity to hook into the corporate network. The . . . → Read More: Three reasons why IT consumerisation fails: support, selectivity & security

Are you ready for the consumer revolution?

So, there’s this CIO. Everything’s working well; corporate systems have been selected, devices have been agreed, data is secure. Nice.

Except there’s a rather large elephant in the room that no one, not even the CIO, has considered thoughtfully enough: consumerisation.

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Netbook and phone are smarter executive choice than Apple iPad

Banging on about the potential of the tablet is now almost de rigour for industry experts.

From the trade press to the conference hall, everyone is keen to talk about how the business world will be transformed by the iPad and it’s non-Apple cousins. The ability to use information on the move is undoubtedly a . . . → Read More: Netbook and phone are smarter executive choice than Apple iPad

Do you love or hate the Apple iPad?

Do you have an Apple iPad? Do you want one? The answer, according to a couple of Australian articles is ‘yes’.

One of the articles suggests senior executives have fallen in love with the iPad and are demanding their organisation finds a way to make the device work with existing corporate IT:

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Is Apple iPad an expensive marketing gimmick?

Have you bought an Apple iPad? Are you thinking about buying a Samsung Galaxy Tab? Maybe you think the whole move towards tablet devices is nothing more than a marketing exercise?

Well, medical device specialist Medtronic is probably one of the earliest and biggest corporate buyers of Apple iPad. ComputerWorld reports that CIO Michael Hedges . . . → Read More: Is Apple iPad an expensive marketing gimmick?