Driving Value from Consumerisation
Harnessing the value of consumer devices.
As technology progresses there is an ongoing desire from users to exploit the latest gadgets. Traditionally this has been stopped and controlled by IT but the tide is now slowly turning. The results from The Forum's Strategy Survey has highlighted that instead many are trying to ascertain the value that the business can get out of these new devices. What extra benefits can the corporate gain by taking advantage of these consumer products? Does it give the business an added agility or flexibility?
On the other hand this move away from centrally controlled and procured devices opens up avenues of risk for IT as well. Elements of data protection and ownership come into play alongside questions around policy and best practice. Supporting a myriad of devices will also become an issue if not managed and controlled from the outset. Allowances for employees for BYO schemes add to the impact before SLAs for support are considered.
Delegates will be able to discuss, in a confidential environment, the challenges they are facing, what can be put in place today and what the future holds for this constantly changing area of IT.
Who should attend
- Device Choice, Control & Management
- Employee choice v. corporate provision
- BYO schemes
- Format & features
- Security, Risk and Data Protection
- Data ownership & protection
- Policy & best practice
- Implications of remote wipe / kill
- Secure & flexible solutions
- Financial Implications
- BYO schemes & allowances
- RoI, TCO and benefits
- Tax implications
- Support & Helpdesk Impacts
- Support SLAs
- Which devices to support?
- Device agnostic services
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