TrackVia Tech Talk: Week of 7/21/14


Here is a roundup of our favorite tech, BYOD, BYOA news stories for the week of July 21, 2014.

BYOD, BYOA and Shadow IT… oh my!

There’s been a lot of discussion (and worry) about both shadow IT and bring your own device (BYOD), but see why ZDNet says that Shadow IT really has very little to do with BYOD.

Fierce Mobile IT’s Fred Donovan discusses how close to half of organizations either don’t have a mobile device policy, or haven’t fully implemented the policies that they have in place. Read more here on firms turning a blind eye to BYOD policies. 

While the industry debate over BYOD/BYOA continues, TechRadar’s prediction is unchanged: the IT department is going virtual. See why the days of employees going down the hall to ask their IT department for help or submitting tickets to get serviced could be a thing of the past. Read more.  

Fierce CIO is holding a webinar to discuss why the BYOD trend may be anything but a trend and why mobility rules the workplace. Check it out here.  

eWeek’s Nathan Eddy on why IT asset managers should work together with CIOs on Shadow IT. Read more

Make sure to keep checking back each week for more, and tweet us at @trackvia to weigh in.