Virtually every employee today has a smartphone. Many also have tablets, such as iPads and Android devices. Most businesses are underutilizing these devices, because they belong to the employee in most cases. They are BYOD, “bring your own device,” as they say. Ignoring these devices is a mistake.
Continue reading to learn why ignoring these devices in your company is a bad idea, and what to do instead...
In recent years, the global workforce has become more mobile than ever before. A survey by Forrester Research of information workers found that 37% of respondents work from multiple locations outside of the office and that 53% of respondents use 3 or more devices for work.
It’s clear — the cloud has boosted productivity, increased collaborative possibilities, and made employees more comfortable with working from anywhere. Whether people are using Google Apps or Office 365 to manage their emails, contacts, calendars, and documents, managing their CRM through Salesforce, or storing important business information in Box, cloud services have proven their value and are certainly here to stay. This begs the question: how safe is data stored in the cloud?