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Modern Workspace - 8 Technologies

The Modern Workspace – 8 enabling technologies

Oliver Descoeudres, from Logicalis Australia, describes the eight technologies that are enabling the modern workspace. Over the last decade, new ways of working have evolved as the consumerisation of technology has driven new expectations around flexible working and ‘everywhere access’ to data. The volume of work being done on digital platforms and mobile devices is growing […]

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Taking on the BYOD Influx

Chris Gabriel argues that businesses will, sooner or later, be forced to embrace BYOD and offers a series of tips for anyone preparing the ground for a productive, collaborative, yet secure BYOD environment. In the post PC era, many people who work in an office expect the freedom to work and collaborate using his or […]

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Enterprise Mobility & BYOD – 32 extra employee hours per month!

The productivity benefits of BYOD and enterprise mobility are becoming hard to ignore and corporate adoption is growing, but are businesses getting it right in terms of procedure and policy?  Caryn Johnston, Director of Propositions, investigates. BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) use among enterprise employees appears to be growing, according to recent Gartner survey.  At […]

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The middle market has big plans for unified communications

Cory Rehfeldt, Collaboration Practice Director, looks at the benefits and pitfalls associated with mid-market companies’ plans for unified communications – and advocates a carefully planned approach. According to KPMG, 60% of mid-market companies plan to increase capital spending in the near future, with the highest priority being information technology. More specifically, a Forrester Research survey […]

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9 Articles about BYOD for the CIO and CTO

Over the past two years we have featured several articles about BYOD.  Here is a round up of those posts all aimed at the CIO, CTO and wider C-Level community. Feel free to comment if you have any thoughts about the future of BYOD an mobility. If you want BYOD to work, do the maths […]

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BYOD in Schools – Taking Care of Security

Following Chris Gabriel’s examination of BYOD in Education, this follow up addresses some of the security issues faced by BYOD in schools. Earlier this year we discussed how an increasing number of schools are seeking to enliven the education experience by allowing pupils to use smart devices, or providing them with tablet devices, in the […]

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How to COPE with BYOD

Chris Meager looks at Corporate Owned, Personally Enabled (COPE), a BYOD model that may suit organisations who require a higher degree of predictability over their network of devices, with the advantages of allowing users the benefits of integrating personal and work use on a single smart device. Any straw poll on the views towards BYOD […]

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Real time education for the Real Time Generation

BYOD isn’t the only way to embed technology in education, says Chris Gabriel. The Real Time Generation survey, the results of which we released late last year, highlighted young people’s attitudes to technology in general, and technology in education in particular. Once again, the results demonstrated the extend to which modern technology and smart devices […]

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BYOD in Schools – High Definition Education?

BYOD in schools, Chris Gabriel looks at whether allowing school children to BYOD is a good idea or just a faddy notion. There is an argument that the use of technology and new inventions, such as BYOD, “dulls the memory and results in people seeming to know much, while for the most part knowing nothing”.  […]

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No BYOD Policy? Time to grasp the nettle

Chris Gabriel considers why it is that so few organisations have a BYOD policy in place, despite allowing employees to use their own devices for corporate purposes – and highlights a series of issues that an effective BYOD policy must take into account. A research whitepaper published in November by Ovum and commissioned by Logicalis, […]

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