Monday, June 21, 2021

After BYOD comes MDM

There are few technologies that are transformative in the IT industry. Many are widespread, but only a handful overturn the status quo.

The change in corporate policies from mandating a mobile platform to bring-your-own-device is one of them.

Ironically, BYOD isn’t a technology but an attitude shift. But as this article from ComputerWorld U.S. points out, its effects will be with organizations for years in terms of nailing down mobile device and application management.
 
 
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One industry analyst predicted it will be several more years before a majority of enterprises have a better grip on BYOD and related demands. “It’s a whole change in the way enterprises think about devices — and PCs too,” he said.
 
 
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Howard Solomon
Howard Solomon
Currently a freelance writer, I'm the former editor of ITWorldCanada.com and Computing Canada. An IT journalist since 1997, I've written for several of ITWC's sister publications including ITBusiness.ca and Computer Dealer News. Before that I was a staff reporter at the Calgary Herald and the Brampton (Ont.) Daily Times. I can be reached at hsolomon [@] soloreporter.com

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