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BYOD makes the headlines, it takes just one to spoil the party. Mobility whether internally issued or personal devices all carry management and security management concerns and challenges.
After 20+ years from the days of mainframe, to distributed networks, now to highly mobile device du jour IT organizations must break the cycle of new technology first, management later. Headlines are always an eyeopener for a wake up call.
IT is being outsourced rapidly and must develop the discipline to manage new technology and manage it accordance to business priorities. For instance, many engineering firms are arming their field engineers with mobile devices. Managing that mobile infrastructure is driving the business and must be managed as such as all services are not created equal.
This is a light offense and an article worth a grin, but should be an eyeopener too. The worst is yet to come in the headlines.
Are you managing or hoping no one spoils the technology party?
Mimecast CEO Peter Bauer recently found himself at the intersection of consumerization and IT management, falling victim to personal data loss as the result of the internal management policy he himself helped establish. (Read Full Article…)