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An interactive eGuideBRING YOUROWN DEVICEEnterprise mobility is on the rise, driven in large part by the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)trend. Corporations that allow employees to use their personal smartphones and tablets forwork—currently about a third of IT shops, according to Gartner—allow workers to log on anytime,from anywhere, not just the office. This ability boosts employee productivity and satisfaction,as well as communication and collaboration.But BYOD brings some concerns, as well. Blurring the line between personal and corporate useraises security, compliance, and ownership issues. And, IT leaders must ask themselves, does theBYOD trend actually make workers more productive, or is IT simply caving in to employeedemand? These and other questions are addressed in this eGuide compiled from articles byComputerworld, InfoWorld, CIO, and Network World. Read on to discover the latest news, trends,and advice on the BYOD trend.Custom publishing fromCOMPUTERWORLD2. Enterprise Software GettingMore MobileA new survey finds that 73 percent of developers planto extend enterprise applications to mobile devices inthe next year3. A Third of IT Shops Support PersonalSmartphones, Tablets at WorkSome IT shops provide technical support for personalsmartphones, tablets and laptops used at work, but thepercentage is still relatively small, a Gartner poll found4. Are BYOD Workers More Productive?Most people prefer using their personal smartphone ortablet for work than a company-issued one. Does thismean their productivity will increase? Probably, saysAberdeen Group6. Young Employees Say BYOD a‘Right’ Not ‘Privilege’Also, 1 out of 3 surveyed would violate anti-BYODpolicies to use personally owned device at work7. BYOD: Making Sense of theWork-Personal Device BlurThe bring-your-own-device trend intersects the lines ofpersonal and work lives, stirring up a mess of problemsfor enterprise IT leaders, from dealing with lost devices tokeeping corporate data out of consumer cloud services9. BYOD: IT Execs Learn to Let Go of‘Command and Control’ MindsetThe consumerization of IT has some managers giving upgatekeeping. The result? More productive employees,more rewarding tech jobs13. More on BYODSponsored by 1 of 13COMPUTERWORLDEnterprise SoftwareGetting More MobileThird of Shops SupportPersonal DevicesBYOD WorkersMore Productive?BYOD a ‘Right’Not ‘Privelege’Making Sense of Work-Personal Device BlurLet Go of ‘Commandand Control’ MindsetMore onBYOD


IndustryBRING YOUR OWN DEVICETrendAn interactive eGuideEnterprise SoftwareGetting More MobileA new survey finds that 73 percent of developers plan to extendenterprise applications to mobile devices in the next yearBy Paul Krill, InfoWorldMOBILE APPLICATION DEVELOP-MENT, including the need to extendenterprise applications tomobile devices, is growing in prominence,according to research reportedrecently by Evans Data.Evans expects mobile and tabletapplications to become a hugepart of the development landscape.Between 35 and 40 percentof developers do some typeof mobile development or targetmobile devices at some point,said Janel Garvin, founder andCEO of Evans Data, in a presentationat the Evans Data DeveloperRelations Conference in San Jose,Calif. Seventy-three percent of developersplan to extend enterpriseapplications to mobile devices inthe next 12 months, Garvin said.“This is a big problem for largeenterprises who suddenly havenot just PCs to target, but all sortsof form factors,” said Garvin.In her presentation, she reeled offa variety of facts and figures basedon the company’s recent surveys,which also cover topics ranging fromsoftware development methodologiesto cloud computing to developerlocations worldwide. By 2015,there will likely be more software developersin India than there are inthe United States, Garvin said.Evans also found a growing useof agile development. Agile typicallyis characterized as developmentprocesses that incorporateshort iterations of developmentand more participation by intendedusers of the software. “Agile reallyhas come on the scene, andit’s being embraced everywhere bydevelopers,” Garvin said. “It’s veryattractive to developers because itremoves a lot of [situations involving]working on something for along time only to see it changed.”But traditional waterfall-style development“is still a method beingused by many people,” she said.Developers also are increasingtheir usage of scripting languages,with JavaScript remaining the topselection, Garvin added, and developerssee cloud computing intheir future. All told, 83 percentof developers surveyed anticipatesome type of cloud development,with Internet Explorer being the topbrowser targeted by cloud developers.“Cloud development is goingto reach out and touch clients inall different kinds of form factors,”said Garvin. Impeding cloud development,however, is a perceivedlack of cloud development skills.Social media usage also hasbecome prominent with developers.“It turns out that developersare on Facebook,” Garvin said.•Sponsored by 2 of 13COMPUTERWORLDEnterprise SoftwareGetting More MobileThird of Shops SupportPersonal DevicesBYOD WorkersMore Productive?BYOD a ‘Right’Not ‘Privelege’Making Sense of Work-Personal Device BlurLet Go of ‘Commandand Control’ MindsetMore onBYOD


User PerspectiveBRING YOUR OWN DEVICE An interactive eGuideexternal—were demanding. “Asusers get used to more functionalityon their smartphones, theywant to bring them into [the enterprise]—it’snot a question ofif, but a matter of when,” Kumarsays. “We accepted that premiseand began to look at what the potentialdownside or threats wereand then what we could do to addressthem.”In this case, Vanguard institutedmobile device managementsoftware from Good Technologythat gives users of all types of devicesaccess to company emailand calendars, yet at the sametime has encryption and other securitytechnologies that enablethe IT group to prevent unauthorizedaccess to other data. Thereis also the ability to remotely wipethe device if there is a problem.The more users take advantageof the corporate stipend programto cover BYOD devices, the moreunencumbered IT is from havingto administer day-to-day support.“We may no longer have to havea department that takes care ofwhat goes wrong with the Black-Berry,” Kumar says. “Right now, ifyour BlackBerry is broken, you goto a crew member to get support.If a personal device isn’t working,IT isn’t going to get the call.”Under Broadwater’s direction,Sesame Workshop now also letsemployees bring whatever devicethey want—iPhones, iPads, Androidphones or tablets, or Windowsphones or tablets—to thejob, as long as they sign a waivergiving IT the go-ahead to set somebasic security parameters, includingthe ability to remotely wipethe device if necessary.Broadwater is also engaginghis internal clients to help identifywhat technologies and capabilitiesSesame Workshop’s externalcustomers might be interested in.Via open competitions and steeringcommittee reviews, employeesfrom the business units are workingalongside IT to champion newinitiatives such as mobile apps andmore interactive Web experiences—a change that Broadwater says is awin-win for the organization.“The old-school CIO was reallygood at listening to the CFO andto HR and legal,” Broadwater says.“The new CIO needs to be reallygood at listening to the user andthe world at large and then sellingthrough the point to the CFO,legal and HR. It’s all about drivingIT and business closer together sothey work hand in hand.”•Sponsored by 12 of 13COMPUTERWORLDEnterprise SoftwareGetting More MobileThird of Shops SupportPersonal DevicesBYOD WorkersMore Productive?BYOD a ‘Right’Not ‘Privelege’Making Sense of Work-Personal Device BlurLet Go of ‘Commandand Control’ MindsetMore onBYOD


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