Consumerization in the News

Disruptive IT Trends1 minute readJan 7th, 2011
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It’s our first weekly wrap-up of consumerization news in 2011. And the IT media is expecting changes to the status quo in the year ahead. Read on for news about how IT departments are changing, expectations for the tablet market, and the inevitability of consumerization.

Computerworld reports on how the onslaught of mobile devices is changing the way IT departments operate: Help desks prep for consumer device blitz

PCWorld says that the challenge to tablet makers in 2011 will be presenting their devices as integrated and consumer-friendly: Are Tablets the New Technology Disruption: For Real This Time?

GigaOM asks if consumerization of IT will forever change the sale of software: SaaS Sales Wars: Consumerize IT or Retain the Status Quo?

IT World tells CIOs they need to put a set of security and governance policies in place and recognize that consumerization is here to stay: Can IT give users a consumer-like experience? Should they?

CIO shares results of a survey that asked manufacturing execs whether they feel Web 2.0 technologies should be married to their ERP systems: Like It or Not, Here Comes the Facebook-ization of ERP