Event – People Centric IT

Hi All, I know that has been a while since the last post, a bit more than 1 month to be exactly. During this time, i have been busy creating and delivering couple of presentations (Birmingham and Reading) as well as creating content for this site (a blog post about this will happen soon :) ).. Birmingham i presented 4 sessions, (yes, i think people had too much of me that day) and Reading only 1…but was recorded, so once online i’ll post the link for you that missed. anyway, here you can download my presentations: BYOD & CYOD MDM with SCCM & Intune OSD And for those at the locations, send me an email (raphael AT rflsystems DOT co DOT uk) and you’ll be entering in a draw to win a copy of my e-book

Read the complete blog: http://thedesktopteam.com/blog/raphael/event-people-centric-it/

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How’s that BYOD implementation going?

According to recent reports, BYOD implementations may be stalled due to unresolved risks identified during the process.  Things like security, privacy, and even legal implications have all surfaced.  For those that have BYOD on your project schedule this year, what are you seeing? Our sister site, WindowsITPro, has some interesting new information regarding BYOD that you might find interesting.  Take...

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The Planning Guide to Consumerization

Intel has put together a planning guide, of sorts, for Consumerization.  It’s not spot-on, but there’s a lot of pieces within the doc that can help you a) understand things like consumerization and BYOD, and b) figure out if this industry concept is worth looking into for your company. Grab the guide:  Planning Guide: Five Steps to Consumerization of IT...

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Good Technology Sues AirWatch and MobileIron

The mobile space is definitely becoming mainstream and various companies have taken legal actions to hold their ground and a piece of the potential business. Recently Apple and Samsung battled it out and in the past such legal moves has shaped the various products used for computing for a longer period of time. Recently larger companies, perhaps foes between themselves,...

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BYOD follow-the-leader: The US Government

Here’s an interesting link I came across today.  As a huge piece of the industry continues to hammer on the whole “Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)” strategy, the US Goverment has released its own strategy and posted it publicly.  Are they doing it right?  There are pieces of their plan that might make for important inclusions in your own BYOD...

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Infographic: Pros and Cons of going BYOD

The burning question:  To BYOD or not to BYOD? Since BYOD has become the buzz term of the day, a lot of companies are looking to see what value it could provide.  In, “Circling around: BYOD poll numbers” we threw out some numbers of our current BYOD poll and the stats are interesting. If you get some time and haven’t...

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Google enters the Mobile Device Management Enterprise space

The MDM space is getting crowded.  Companies like Airwatch and MobileIron have been providing MDM for a while.  Big software companies like Symantec have been buying MDM firms, while Microsoft has extended Windows Intune with MDM capabilities. Now, per a blog post and video Google is also pushing further into the Enterprise space for managing all sorts of mobile devices...

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Circling around: BYOD poll numbers

We have an open poll sitting here on the site that is still collecting numbers, but I thought it would be good to see how the numbers are stacking up, so far.  Is BYOD in your company’s future?  The numbers are interesting… And some of the comments are telling… Jump out and count your vote and voice your opinion… myITforum...

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Symantec unveils larger BYOD product plan, Odyssey Software gets its Symantec name

In a press release and a blog post today, Symantec has announced several new pieces to their mobile management and security strategy.  Currently, there is no single vendor that provides complete management for mobile devices, but it looks like Symantec is trying to change that.  And, it’s coming at a good time.  Symantec appears to be trying to reinvent itself,...

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