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BYOD in the Workplace: Benefits, Risks and Insurance Implications

Parker Beauchamp | Posted 07.13.2016 | Business
Parker Beauchamp

The global market for Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is expected to reach $181.39 billion by 2017. BYOD policies can be a great way to increase worker s...

Plan Before You Buy EdTech

Eric Sheninger | Posted 08.19.2016 | Education
Eric Sheninger

The importance of getting instructional design right cannot be stressed enough. Don't fall victim to the cart before the horse scenario. If you or your school has the ability and funds to purchase technology, don't rush to get it into the hands of staff and students.

3 Technologies That You May Be Using Improperly

Rob Furman | Posted 04.29.2015 | Education
Rob Furman

As I present at many national conferences, sit on many educational technology forums and judge for many educational technology award groups, I am very frustrated by what I am seeing in terms of our use of EdTech.

The Role of User Experience in a 'Workplace Unplugged'

Sarah Deane | Posted 03.17.2015 | Technology
Sarah Deane

Welcome 2015. I remember when 2015 seemed so far away, yet here it is. Do you remember when you would wake up and you didn't have a phone to check? You would arrive at the office and sit at your desk to work on your daily tasks.

George Clooney, Forrest Gump, Sony Pictures and Hacking

Rebecca Abrahams | Posted 02.21.2015 | Technology
Rebecca Abrahams

Sony Pictures and the rest of corporate America must realize that the proliferation of cyber miscreants and illicit activities that steal Intellectual Property and sensitive data are finding it easier than ever.

BYOD - Where's The Party?

Nora T. Akins | Posted 01.04.2015 | Business
Nora T. Akins

Bring your own device (BYOD) is anything but fun. Every employer needs to address employees' personal communication devices. More and more employers...

The Two-phone Solution Doubles the Pain, Not the Pleasure

Rebecca Abrahams | Posted 06.03.2014 | Technology
Rebecca Abrahams

co-authored by Dr. Stephen Bryen, Chairman Ziklag Systems As the Wall Street Journal reports, many people are using two cellphones today -- one for w...

5 Steps to Successfully Adding a Telework Program at Your Company

Jessica Miller-Merrell | Posted 03.10.2014 | Business
Jessica Miller-Merrell

As someone who works from home myself and has since my first telecommuting job in 2007, I can tell you personally that there are challenges, benefits and opportunities that telecommuting can bring.

Denial is not a Mobile Security Strategy

Rebecca Abrahams | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology
Rebecca Abrahams

co-authored by J. Thomas Malatesta, COO Ziklag Systems Mobile device users and their organizations cannot continue to hide their naiveté under the g...

Finding a Solution for the FYI Culture

Eli Bronner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Eli Bronner

Because variance in speed used to indicate the urgency of a message, the advancement in mobile technology has also eradicated the old system of prioritizing enterprise communications.

GEN Y Does Not Want to Hear About BYOD Security Measures

Rebecca Abrahams | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Rebecca Abrahams

co-authored by Dr. Stephen Bryen Increasingly in the United States and around the world individuals use smartphones, and smart tablets, for personal ...

BYOD to School? 5 Tips for Keeping Student Devices Secure

Caleb Barlow | Posted 12.01.2013 | Technology
Caleb Barlow

Whether in junior high or in college, many students have one thing in common: a smartphone or tablet is in their pocket or backpack. According to eMarketer, by the end of 2013, smartphone users will represent over half of all mobile phone users. And by 2016, nearly three in five Americans will have a smartphone, including students.

Top Security and Operational Concerns IT Departments Should Consider for BYOD

Alexandru Catalin Cosoi | Posted 09.07.2013 | Technology
Alexandru Catalin Cosoi

With the increasing use of employee-owned devices, IT departments face more serious security concerns and need to strengthen the company's BYOD polici...

The Device Conundrum

Eric Sheninger | Posted 05.27.2013 | Technology
Eric Sheninger

As we continue to advance in the digital age schools and districts are beginning to re-think pedagogy and learning environments by instituting either 1:1 device programs or Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiatives.

Do Most Employees Intend to Steal Company Info?

Russ Warner | Posted 05.11.2013 | Small Business
Russ Warner

Employers need to better inform employees about what are and are not acceptable practices in storing, keeping, and sharing data. Employers need to explain what "IP" is and to whom it belongs.

Dear CIO, Want to Be a Hero? Embrace BYOD

Vala Afshar | Posted 05.01.2013 | Technology
Vala Afshar

The ability to Bring Your Own Devices (BYOD) to work is allowing people to be more happy, creative, productive and valuable as unique individuals rather than restricted to group options.

Who Wastes More Time at Work: Millennials, Gen X'ers or Boomers?

Russ Warner | Posted 04.07.2013 | Small Business
Russ Warner

Employees spend a third of their lives at work but mentally escape regularly because it's compelling and easy. Distractions are a click or tap away. But, as a category, who wastes the most time at work: Millennials, Gen X'ers, or Baby Boomers?

Will Phil See His Shadow?

Cindy Auten | Posted 04.03.2013 | Business
Cindy Auten

The irregular weather patterns lately have us all scurrying to find our jackets, snow gear, or even at times flip flops. It's been an odd season. That's where we see a huge return in working remotely.

And the Winner Is...

Cindy Auten | Posted 03.20.2013 | Technology
Cindy Auten

A new report found that 95 percent of federal employees who are using mobile devices for work tasks do so outside of the office at some point. Not only that, more than half of feds using smartphones and tablets for work are bringing their own.

Flexible Force: Learning From the Olympics' Legacy and Embracing Change

Nelson Phillips | Posted 01.20.2013 | Technology
Nelson Phillips

Resources can now be put in place to close the book on companies suffering from downtime. It's now over to the senior management to listen to the various demographics of their workforce and accept that change can be a positive, rather than purely disruptive force.

Bring Your Own Device Schemes Should Set Alarm Bells Ringing

Norman Shaw | Posted 09.13.2012 | Business
Norman Shaw

With employees increasingly shuttling their hardware between home and office, businesses need to be sharper at ensuring they're covering the accompanying security risks.

Digital Generation Gap

Mary Quigley | Posted 09.01.2012 | Media
Mary Quigley

These issues are not restricted to the classroom. If you think holding an office meeting is distracting now with people glancing at their cellsphone, wait until Gen Y floods the workplace. Eye contact will be a relic of the past.

ReThink Interview: Ondi Timoner -- On Tech Startups and the Documentary Renaissance

Jonathan Kim | Posted 06.30.2012 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Ondi Timoner's latest ventures, an interview show called BYOD (Bring Your Own Doc) and a YouTube channel called Live Public, use Timoner's interests in mind- and life-changing documentaries and technology to go behind the scenes of how both are made.

What Risk Does 'BYOD' Pose To Your Business?

The Huffington Post | Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 02.17.2012 | Small Business

The growing popularity of the "BYOD" (bring your own device) approach to IT, in which employees can use their personal mobile devices for work tasks, ...