Enterprise mobility fears keeping CIOs awake at night

The topic of mobility and mobile is everywhere these days, not just in our homes but in our offices and boardrooms too. Some great statistics, recently released by [x]cube labs, suggest that as many as 73% of the global enterprise workforce are mobile workers. This may sound a little high even fantastical but they split the workers into groupings of users which included “wannabes” or those who are not actually mobile but want the technology that goes...

By David Akka, 29 November 2012, 0 comments. Categories: CIO, Employees, Mobile, Security.

Service catalogue: Hero of the BYOD revolution

Service catalogues are increasingly becoming a more powerful tool to both enable and control the BYOD revolution.

Of course, the tech world is abuzz with the BYOD conversation.

What you don’t hear much of anymore, however, is discussion about whether BYOD will become the norm. Instead, there are conversations about how to integrate it into the workplace, how to handle security and what BYOD means for the future of the CIO and their IT teams.

I say use the

By Richard Turkel, 26 November 2012, 1 comment. Categories: BYOD, CIO, Enterprise Mobility.

Why innovation must shape the CIO agenda

Denise Montgomery, Research Director, Financial Services Technology, Asia-Pacific, Ovum

Leading and managing innovation in a cost-constrained environment, and managing the organizational change that accompanies it, is a core concern for CIOs across industries. Given the scale and speed of the digital revolution, approaches to innovation need to focus on addressing the challenge of disruption, rather than initiating process improvement. In this environment, mobility is viewed as the new canvas for IT, along with cloud,...

By Ovum StraightTalk, 26 November 2012, 0 comments. Categories: CIO, Enterprise Mobility, Mobile.

5 tips for CIOs to cut the cost of mobile business apps

Many chief execs and CIOs will be shocked at the full cost of developing mobile business apps and it won’t be too surprising to hear the words "how much?" yelled across a boardroom - perhaps followed by an expletive or two - before or after the project is undertaken.   On the basis that it's better to understand in advance and take steps to manage the costs, we have provided some guidelines - five pieces of advice for CIOs that could reduce costs when creating a new business app. 1. Decide on your target mobile phone platforms at the start of your project....

By 5APP, 09 November 2012, 1 comment. Categories: CIO, Enterprise Mobility, Mobile.

CIOs struggling to keep on budget with enterprise app projects

The majority of IT company CIOs are struggling with budgeting for enterprise app testing, according to the latest survey from agile data management provider Delphix.

The research, presented by IDG Research Services and entitled ‘Enterprise Application Development MarketPulse’, garnered 108 responses from CIOs, CTIOs, executive VPs and the like from app-related IT companies, and the big takeaways were:

  • 86% of IT executives believe enterprise app initiatives are a major strategic priority for their business
  • 94% of respondents claimed that it was...

By James Bourne, 17 October 2012, 0 comments. Categories: CIO, Enterprise Mobility, MDM, Monetisation, Research.

CSC's CIO Barometer reveals BYOD uptake [infographic]

An in-depth piece of research from CSC, entitled ‘The CIO Barometer’, has revealed that, for many top IT brass, their personal devices are more useful to them than company-given equipment.

The survey covered more than 330 IT directors throughout North America and Europe, with half of the participants IT managers in their respective companies, alongside IT directors (29%) and CIOs (20%).

And the results found that, for many CIOs, the consumerisation of IT hasn’t been a smooth...

By James Bourne, 19 September 2012, 0 comments. Categories: BYOD, CIO, Cloud , Employees, Enterprise Mobility, Infographic, Research.