Ever since BYOD made its momentous debut in the business world, its continuously growing popularity indicates that BYOD is more than just a trend. In fact, 38 percent of companies predict that they will stop providing employee devices by 2016, according to a recent global survey of CIOs conducted by Gartner. Experts say, at this rate, the number will increase to 50 percent – half of all employers – by 2017.
Traditionally, Energy and Utilities is considered to be a conservative and slow-moving sector; but now that it faces significant challenges in 2013 – including changing policymaker attitudes and consumer expectations – the industry is undergoing a series of technological advancements from within and outside the traditional IT organization.
In an industry of ever-evolving trends and innovations, it’s the mobile client environment that seems to be experiencing the most dramatic shifts. That’s the most important reason why, when it comes to mobile, business leaders can’t afford to remain stagnant and resist new technologies if they want to stay competitive.
Service providers traditionally focus on producing solutions in emerging, high-growth enterprise markets. In 2013, Gartner predicts that telecom service providers will see their networks and managed services mature and commoditize and, as a result, offer more services.
As demand for mobile IT workers continues to grow, organizations are finding themselves in a bind when it comes to quickly filling mobile positions. If you’re one of these businesses in a bind, Cannon Group can help bridge the gap.
You’ve probably heard it before: Cloud computing is the “next big thing.” But is it already here? Based on the figures in Gartner's new report, it may be time to think about cloud computing. Check out the benefits, and decide what’s best for your business.
Everyone knows that BYOD is a big deal. To date, roughly half of all U.S. adults own a smartphone. High-tech equipment is now more affordable and available than ever. Consumer markets – not business markets – are the main driving force behind mobile innovation. And by the end of 2012, U.S. CIOs expect 38% of their workforce to use personal devices at work.
Implementing a BYOD policy means lower equipment costs and potentially reducing monthly recurring charges, on the surface. But if you peel back some of the layers, it turns out that BYOD won’t actually save as much as you may expect at the end of the day.
Some of the largest wireless carriers in the United States are trying to figure out how to maintain their voice revenue -- DESPITE the fact that, because of a so-called "generational shift," studies show that people just aren't buying phones primarily to make phone calls anymore.