Do you use your own Android phone at work? These 10 apps go the distance between home and office.
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The virtualization boom has been underway for quite a while in SMB environments. Most of the predictions suggest that's only going to continue. A potential benefit here is that an existing virtualization platform can offer a way to manage BYOD risks by keeping corporate data inside the corporate perimeter. Since you'll access your business data virtually whether you're in the office or not, it isn't stored on your device. That reduces the opportunity for mishandling of company data, intentional or unintentional. (If your employer uses virtualization and has a highly structured BYOD policy, this might already be a core requirement for accessing company data from your personal devices.) Major vendors like Citrix and VMware offer free Android apps.
Building A Mobile Business MindsetAmong 688 respondents, 46% have deployed mobile apps, with an additional 24% planning to in the next year. Soon all apps will look like mobile apps – and it's past time for those with no plans to get cracking.
InformationWeek Tech Digest, Nov. 10, 2014Just 30% of respondents to our new survey say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?