Worldwide banking presence HSBC is considering moving from the BlackBerry to the iPhone as its standard mobile device for its hundreds of thousands of staff."We are actually reviewing iPhones from a HSBC Group perspective... and when I say that, I mean globally," according to HSBC's Australia and New Zealand chief information officer Brenton Hush. "A decision on a piece of hardware like that would potentially be deployed, conservatively, to 200,000 people."
HSBC is currently standardized on Research in Motion's BlackBerry.ZDNet
InformationWeek Elite 100Our data shows these innovators using digital technology in two key areas: providing better products and cutting costs. Almost half of them expect to introduce a new IT-led product this year, and 46% are using technology to make business processes more efficient.
The UC Infrastructure TrapWorries about subpar networks tanking unified communications programs could be valid: Thirty-one percent of respondents have rolled capabilities out to less than 10% of users vs. 21% delivering UC to 76% or more. Is low uptake a result of strained infrastructures delivering poor performance?
Join us for a roundup of the top stories on InformationWeek.com for the week of December 7, 2014. Be here for the show and for the incredible Friday Afternoon Conversation that runs beside the program!