Remember the days when employees had no choice about their PCs and other technology tools? Once mobile devices and sleek, attractive notebooks hit the consumer market, employees started demanding comparable technology. Users complained that dated, bulky computers hurt their productivity and failed to meet all their needs. And, if they couldn’t get “cool” devices from their employers, they started bringing their own to work.
If you work in enterprise IT, this can make you crazy, as I discussed in a recent post. That’s one of the reasons I’m really looking forward to seeing how consumers and enterprises take to Microsoft Windows 8. Boasting a variety of benefits for both IT professionals and end users, Windows 8 is expected to arrive this October and bridge the divide.
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With their increase in popularity, IT organizations are under pressure from the business to come up with a strategy for making the most of tablets across the enterprise. This Executive Insights brief explains how organizations are addressing critical concerns about deploying tablets. Discover 7 important questions to ask yourself as you start to evaluate tablets for use in your work environment, such as security, IT control, application management, and connectivity.