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Disruptive IT Trends1 minute readSep 24th, 2010
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This week, we saw a study on mobile app security that should disturb any CIO; a list of contraband tools increasingly used at work; case studies on companies who are putting their social media experts to use; and more. Read on for a taste of this week’s hot topics in CoIT.

PC Mag reports that 57 percent of mobile applications fail to meet security standards: More Than Half of Mobile Apps Not Secure, Report Says.

CIO Update references Unisys/IDC research in an article about the consumer devices and tools that workers are most likely to bring into the enterprise, whether IT approves of them or not: Top 10 Consumer Apps/Devices Infiltrating the Business.

Mashable provides examples of businesses that are using technology creatively to problem solve and spur innovation: How Businesses Are Unleashing Their Employees’ Social Media Potential.

GigaOM says employers hinder productivity by ignoring how satisfied workers are with the technology they’re provided: Open Thread: Are the Tools Issued By Your Employer Hindering Your Productivity?

Forbes recommends a strategy for finding common ground between digital natives and older workers: The Cross-Generation Workforce.