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Posts Tagged ‘Consumerisation’

  • Efficiency, consumerisation and Business Intelligence

    July 2, 2013 • FeaturesComments Off on Efficiency, consumerisation and Business Intelligence

    From the launch of Atari in the 1980s to today’s always connected Internet age, changes in technology have resulted in massive upheavals in the business environment. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the requirements and opportunities presented in the...

  • Managing IT consumerisation in manufacturing, distribution

    May 23, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Managing IT consumerisation in manufacturing, distribution

    Wikipedia describes Consumerisation as “the growing tendency for new information technology to emerge first in the consumer market and then spread into business and government organisations. The emergence of consumer markets as the primary driver of...

  • Simple and secure wins the BYOD race

    April 10, 2013 • FeaturesComments Off on Simple and secure wins the BYOD race

    Driven by the consumerisation of IT, user-owned devices are increasingly used for business purposes, forcing significant changes in organisations. Now, more than ever, businesses in South Africa need to consider bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies to...

  • BYOD – where does the control actually lie?

    March 5, 2013 • FeaturesComments Off on BYOD – where does the control actually lie?

    The consumerisation of Information Technology, characterised by Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), is a market created by consumers purchasing their own devices, including smartphones, tablets and laptops. As BYOD continues to replace the traditional enterprise...

  • 2013 to see businesses grapple with the app challenge

    January 8, 2013 • FeaturesComments Off on 2013 to see businesses grapple with the app challenge

    Citrix predicts that the rise of consumerisation and the Bring-Your-Own (BYO) phenomenon will force IT departments to focus on the challenge of apps and data governance. 2012 saw the proliferation of smart phone and tablet use, followed by the implementation...

  • 10 strategies for mastering the Cloud and BYO

    August 29, 2012 • FeaturesComments Off on 10 strategies for mastering the Cloud and BYO

    Whether you’re embracing, ignoring or fearing BYO and cloud computing, one thing is for sure:  the notion of security has been irreversibly changed.  This force of change in security has been instantiated by a transfer of power, as BYO, Cloud and...

  • Use ‘bring your own device’(BYOD) as a strategic asset – Citrix SA

    August 21, 2012 • FeaturesComments Off on Use ‘bring your own device’(BYOD) as a strategic asset – Citrix SA

    According to Citrix South Africa country manager, Sean Wainer, it is time to leave behind the hackneyed discussion about the apparent threats to organisational control and security represented by the proliferation of devices and the growing trend among...

  • Consumerization of IT reaching fever pitch

    February 6, 2012 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Consumerization of IT reaching fever pitch

    Africa’s foremost ICT publication IT News Africa (www.itnewsafrica.com), today announced the theme of their next Innovation Dinner as “Consumerization of IT- Rethinking your device strategy”. The Innovation Dinner Series, an event that takes place...

  • Top 5 changes IT can make

    September 22, 2011 • Lists, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 5 changes IT can make

    Information Technology is an integral part of today’s business environment, and with a lot of change happening at a very rapid pace, it’s often difficult and expensive for IT departments to stay ahead. Technology websites Ars Technica recently asked a...

  • New technologies reshaping the mobile enterprise

    March 16, 2011 • FeaturesComments Off on New technologies reshaping the mobile enterprise

    Consumerisation, cloud computing, tablet computing and mobile collaboration are among the major trends that will drive the market for enterprise mobility solutions over the next year. That’s according to Robyn Milham, head of enterprise sales for...