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Disruptive IT Trends1 minute readNov 5th, 2010

Consumerization of IT news this week was peppered with headlines about mobile device use, iPad invasion, and mitigating security risk. Scan the stories below to see what IT leadership needs to know today about the impact consumer technologies and applications are having on the enterprise.

Forrester’s Ted Schadler says we need to bring marketing, IT, and customer services together to plan and execute the new customer engagement model: Welcome To The Empowered Era

Fortune asks if a new breed of cloud-oriented startups can change the way major corporations do business: Can social apps kill enterprise software?

NielsenWire shares new statistics about the  use of mobile devices in the U.S.: Mobile Snapshot: Smartphones Now 28% of U.S. Cellphone Market

GigaOM reports on one application performance management vendor that serves 5,000 customers with one sales rep: The Consumerization of IT

CIO talks with a mobile device management expert about the iPad’s path to the enterprise and the resulting security questions: IPad enterprise invasion and security risks