A few weeks back, Holger Schulze put out the call on his Information Security group on LinkedIn for respondents to a survey on BYOD and mobile security practices. Of the group’s approximately 160,000 members, 1,650 took the survey. In this article, we’ll look at those results that describe the state of BYOD at the organizations represented by the respondents.
In this edition of our BYOD Roundup, we cover: a new book on BYOD written not for managers or IT but rank-and-file employees, legal issues surrounding BYOD, and an issue that’s not often talked about when discussing “Shadow IT”.
We’ve got lots of BYOD stats in this roundup, gathered by ReadWrite and Intel, Cisco and Dell. Find out how people are using (and misusing) their mobile devices in the workplace!
In this roundup: Why you need to create a mobility policy and how CTS can help you, Samsung introduces “Knox”, their containerization solution for mobile devices, and ten ideas to help make BYOD more appealing to the people at your office.
Here’s a look at three reports on mobile use:
- iPass and IronMobile’s 2013 Mobile Enterprise Report,
- Citrix’s Mobile Usage Survey, which says we’re really attached to our smartphones, and
- Citrix Bytemobile’s Mobile Analytics Report, based on mobile traffic data
Here’s some BYOD by the numbers: ReadWrite’s top ten tips for successful BYOD, IT World Canada’s list of four no-nos that’ll mess up your BYOD initiative, and some BYOD-related stats from Mobile Enterprise’s and the International Association of IT Asset managers’ surveys.
In this roundup: a free ebook full of good recent articles on BYOD and its kissing cousin, the consumerization of IT; a few more statistics and oddities from Forrester’s Mobile Workforce Adoption Trends report; and IDC Canada’s Canadian Mobile Worker 2012 – 2016 Forecast.
Forrester Research’s recent Mobile Workforce Adoption Trends report (yours for the price of US$2,495) is based on a survey of nearly 10,000 information workers from 17 countries, in which they were asked about their usage of desktop, laptop, and mobile devices. We didn’t spring for the full report, but we were able to glean some numbers from online sources and we’ll share them in this article.
One of the issues that we cover when helping companies devise their mobile strategy is security and risk. Mobile devices, while incredibly useful and handy to the point that we wonder how we lived without them, present many opportunities to …
The folks at Samsung’s mobile division are interested in garnering a bigger share of the enterprise mobile market, and they’ve been doing their homework. They interviewed management and the rank-and-file at a number of companies and noted some differences in what each thought was important in a BYOD plan. Here’s what they found…