July 2, 2018 •
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Today there is a near continuous need for companies to keep repositioning themselves and re-work their strategies in the pursuit of success. According to PWC’s 2017 CEO Survey, nearly a quarter of CEOs singled out innovation as their top priority for 2018...
Technology is making workspaces and work styles more flexible and collaborative by the day. Cutting edge personal devices continue to infiltrate the workplace and with cloud computing and superior Internet connectivity, the idea of working from anywhere is...
November 10, 2017 •
Southern Africa •
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Over the past few years, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) has entrenched itself in many large companies’ IT policies and become a part of their organisational culture. CIOs acknowledge that BYOD has enabled the workforce to become more mobile, productive and...
Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) responsive, and multi-device are just some words that today are part of our lives. Multi-device strategies are devised and policies are prepared for BYOD. The use of different devices has led to a whole new way of working. Gartner...
Research shows that the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) trend is not only here to stay, but will, in fact, grow in significance in next few years. Human Capital Management and HR experts at CRS Technologies believe that businesses ought to conduct a thorough...
The Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) trend is rapidly increasing making it necessary for organisations to adapt to this growing movement. Businesses can no longer afford to lose out on the mobility, flexibility and productivity gains that BYOD offers. Evolving...
August 17, 2015 •
Top Stories •
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Data protection has always been a challenge, even when data flow was, more or less, confined to a closed network system. Now, we have the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) era in which your employees and contractors basically feel they should be able to use...
June 22, 2015 •
Top Stories •
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Organisations in Africa and globally are faced with the challenge of dealing with a highly mobile, tech-savvy workforce that demands to use devices of their choice. While this can potentially help organisations to improve productivity significantly by...
Just like mobile analytics, big data, the internet, and social networks changed the way companies do business, so the adoption of mobile devices has become a catalyst for change in corporations and small- to medium-enterprises (SMEs). Smartphones and tablets...
April 2, 2014 •
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Companies are going to have to move away from a mobile security stance to a mobile device management approach if they are going to embrace Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) without compromising information security. Richard Broeke, an IT security expert at...
February 5, 2014 •
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Mobile security and device management will become one of the top challenges for South African companies as attacks on smartphones and tablets are likely to increase again in 2014. So says Richard Broeke, a consultant at leading IT security company, Securicom....
January 23, 2014 •
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Seven years ago Steve Jobs stood up at Macworld, San Francisco, and announced the first iPhone in San Francisco and in doing so launched a revolution that is still having a monumental impact on the business and social world today. Up to that time a mobile...
September 19, 2013 •
Enterprise IT •
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With the growth of technology, the relevance of cloud computing emerged as an important issue at Gartner’s recently-concluded Symposium and ITXpo, held in Cape Town, South Africa. Local mobile operator MTN has a number of cloud offerings, but the...
July 24, 2013 •
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Cisco today released findings from Cisco’s 2013 Annual Security Report (ASR) in South Africa revealing that the highest concentration of online security threats come from legitimate destinations visited by mass audiences, such as major search engines,...
June 21, 2013 •
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From smartphones to tablets, mobile devices continue to cause ongoing concern for IT teams responsible for information security. Sensitive corporate information can be easily transported, leaked, or lost while the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) movement has...
June 12, 2013 •
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The Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) trend is transforming the IT industry and how businesses tackle the challenges of personal mobile devices brought to work by employees. IT leaders are faced with risks and rewards as BYOD has become the rule rather than...