Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) news, solutions, and analysis for IT professionals, covering mobile security, mobile device management, and BYOD policy.
  • Pretty much everybody still confused by mobile management

    Posted May 10, 2013 - 12:01 pm

    Despite the abundance of expert opinion, commentary and debate surrounding BYOD and mobile device use in the enterprise, there are still few clear answers to some of the biggest problems out there, according to a panel of experts.
  • London Gatwick Airport takes out 200 servers, moves to cloud, BYOD

    Posted May 8, 2013 - 10:59 am

    Airport's IT transformation to cloud, BYOD support is saving money, boosting security.
  • How app wrapping works

    Posted May 7, 2013 - 3:20 pm

    BYOD brings out the classic problem between control of corporate information and individual freedom. It kicks it up to a whole new level because the devices belong to the users, but at least some of the apps and information belong to the company and as such need protection and policy enforcement.
  • BYOD and ITSM: What you need to know

    Posted May 6, 2013 - 1:41 pm

    Highly functional personal devices are increasingly being adopted as technology tools in enterprise IT environments. This represents yet another challenge for CIOs and senior IT managers trying to use standards and frameworks-based IT service management (ITSM) processes for better governance and business benefits.
  • Federal CIOs grapple with BYOD, mobile workforce

    Posted May 1, 2013 - 2:06 pm

    Security and cultural issues are among many challenges government CIOs face in implementing mobile device management and BYOD strategies.
  • How to craft the best BYOD policy

    Posted May 1, 2013 - 1:31 pm

    What is a good BYOD policy? Step one is to clarify the rights of both company and employee and state upfront what's business and what's personal. But there's a lot more to it.
  • Windows 7, iOS, BYOD redefine enterprise OS landscape

    Posted April 25, 2013 - 3:19 pm

    Led by Windows 7, Microsoft's operating systems still control the enterprise, but the software giant's days of dominance are waning. As a recent Forrester report highlights, mobile devices and BYOD have made the state of enterprise operating systems far more complex.
  • Why the midmarket is overlooking benefits of BYOD

    Posted April 25, 2013 - 11:51 am

    Make no mistake: Companies, especially midmarket ones, face a sea change in how they operate when they take up the "Bring Your Own Device" banner. It's not simply letting employees use their personal smartphones, tablets and laptops for work.
  • Where's the BYOD payoff?

    Posted April 25, 2013 - 11:14 am

    Companies may be bleeding corporate dollars in the name of BYOD productivity gains that don't really exist, says Nucleus Research.
  • As BYOD explodes, IT managers learn to cope

    Posted April 23, 2013 - 11:28 am

    Five tech departments share strategies for coping with BYOD.
  • BYOD lawsuits loom as work gets personal

    Posted April 22, 2013 - 3:20 pm

    Your company better make sure it has an explicit terms-of-use BYOD agreement. Here are ways companies can protect themselves.
  • Running the ROI numbers on BYOD

    Posted April 17, 2013 - 6:36 pm

    With hard data in short supply, the value of consumer devices is in the eye of the beholder.
  • The Weekly Hash - April 12, 2013

    Posted April 12, 2013 - 10:56 am

    Reviewing the week’s top tech stories, today featuring Austin getting hipper, NASA getting Armageddony and T-Mobile getting more desperate
  • BYOD gets messy with AT&T class action lawsuit

    Posted April 11, 2013 - 3:02 pm

    With a BYOD twist, AT&T agreed to settle a class action lawsuit for overcharging corporate customers for almost seven years. But like most things involving BYOD, this gets complicated.
  • Forrester Research calls mobile-device management 'heavy-handed approach'

    Posted March 28, 2013 - 4:51 pm

    Forrester Research predicts that with the "bring your own device" (BYOD) trend expected to increasingly include laptops in addition to smartphones and tablets, the approach to managing those devices is in for some big changes.
  • Killing the help desk softly

    Posted March 26, 2013 - 1:55 pm

    A "bring your own support" movement is sprouting up within BYOD programs as employees become more self-sufficient. Is this a death knell for the IT help desk? One possible savior: an enterprise Genius Bar.
  • Jack Gold: Has BYOD peaked?

    Posted March 21, 2013 - 8:51 am

    Expect enterprises to start instituting stricter policies to make BYOD a more secure and cost-effective policy.
  • Aggressive mobility plans bring risks, but the rewards are high

    Posted March 11, 2013 - 10:47 am

    Companies that are proactively embracing mobility to transform their businesses are incurring much greater costs associated with mobility incidents, but they are also reaping significant rewards, according to a new study by Symantec.
  • How to avoid BYOD disasters

    Posted March 11, 2013 - 7:23 am

    Imagine an organization where employees are given several consecutive months of vacation every year. It sounds like a dream, but in the era of BYOD, it could also be an IT exec's worst nightmare.
  • Productivity gains spur Intel to expand BYOD program

    Posted March 5, 2013 - 12:50 pm

    Intel has expanded its bring-your-own-device (BYOD) program, which has been a resounding success, providing around 5 million hours of annual productivity gains last year, the company said.
  • Surface letdown means iPads get enterprise go-ahead

    Posted March 1, 2013 - 12:11 pm

    iPads have held their ground against challenges in the enterprise from Android tablets and Windows 8 tablets like the Surface RT. But Apple can still do more to maintain its lead in the mobile enterprise.
  • Federal CIOs still say no to BYOD

    Posted March 1, 2013 - 11:43 am

    Government IT leaders who oversee sensitive or classified information require firm device-management policies to address security concerns before they will even consider allowing workers' personal smartphones and tablets behind the firewall.
  • When alien hardware invades: 4 keys to BYOD success

    Posted February 28, 2013 - 5:43 pm

    The 'bring your own device' revolution is invading workplaces nationwide you must be ready to handle the growing pains.
  • Samsung bolsters BYOD management with a Fort Knox approach

    Posted February 25, 2013 - 4:12 am

    Samsung Monday announced an improved version of its SAFE management and security system for popular Samsung-branded smartphones and tablets.
  • Does BYOD cost too much?

    Posted February 20, 2013 - 4:16 pm

    It's a good bet you don't know how much your company is spending on all those "Bring Your Own Device" smartphones and tablets. Even worse, it's probably too much, says a mobility management expert.
Join us:






Join today!

See more content
Ask a Question