Live Video: Embracing Consumerization & Mobile Devices

Sara Peters, Editor in Chief | 1/7/2013 | 10 comments

Sara Peters
They're everywhere. They don't even bother to hide anymore. There's probably one in your pocket right now. I speak of course of consumer mobile devices, strolling around your organization's IT environment, jauntily twirling their canes like they own the place. And it isn't just the mobile devices, oh no. It's their cohorts in consumerization -- like public cloud computing and social networking.

Once upon a time you might have simply shut them out of your organization -- blocking social networking sites with your web policies, kicking personal smartphones out of your network, dismissing tablets with a wave of your hand, refusing to acknowledge that users might be right about cloud services' value -- but that time is long gone. In fact, not only should you no longer be afraid of consumer applications and mobile devices, you should be embracing them. Even though they weren't built for business IT doesn't mean they can't work for business IT.

Are you having trouble accepting that truth? Have you come to grips with reality but aren't sure how to take the next steps in creating a healthy relationship with consumerization and mobile devices?

Then don't miss our next live video event, Embracing Consumerization and Mobile Devices, taking place this Thursday, January 10 at 12:00 p.m. ET.

Our guest will be Mike Scovetta, director of advanced technology for a major media network. He is successfully securing his organization while supporting mobility and an array of consumer devices -- and he has a remarkable ability to do it all with a smile.

So register now and bring your quandaries and your questions with you at 12:00 p.m. ET on Thursday. You'll return to your work wearing a smile, too.

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nimanthad   Live Video: Embracing Consumerization & Mobile Devices   1/31/2013 9:43:26 PM
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When is the next session Sara? I'm interested in weighing my thoughts here
nimanthad   Live Video: Embracing Consumerization & Mobile Devices   1/26/2013 3:25:15 AM
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Thank you sarah. I went through the highlights. It was great. I really have some questions to ask. Hope there will be a continuation of this chat in the near future. If so please let me know. I will not miss it this time.
freespiritny25   Live Video: Embracing Consumerization & Mobile Devices   1/10/2013 11:59:13 AM
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Looking forward to the show!
Technocrat   Live Video: Embracing Consumerization & Mobile Devices   1/10/2013 12:01:45 AM
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Really looking forward to this video event, as one who has slowly warmed up to the BYOD movement ( devices especially) I know longer fight the illogical battle of whether this is a worthy undertaking. 

The process can be managed for the most part and methods are improving by the day. 
Pubudu   Live Video: Embracing Consumerization & Mobile Devices   1/9/2013 1:30:49 AM
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Hope you will update the highlights of 10th program, waiting to see what Mike Scovetta has told.
tinym   Live Video: Embracing Consumerization & Mobile Devices   1/9/2013 12:35:35 AM
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You guys picked a great time for this show. CES is just getting started and so is all the hype surrounding featured products.
Sara Peters   Live Video: Embracing Consumerization & Mobile Devices   1/8/2013 10:26:26 AM
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@stotheco  Great! We'll see you there. Mike is a great guest, so I promise this will be an excellent entertaining show.
Sara Peters   Live Video: Embracing Consumerization & Mobile Devices   1/8/2013 10:25:01 AM
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@nimanthad  Never fear! The archive of the show will be immediately available if you can't make it, and we'll do a blog or video blog that gives you a snapshot of the highlights.
nimanthad   Live Video: Embracing Consumerization & Mobile Devices   1/8/2013 7:59:05 AM
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Looks very interesting. Hope there will be updates and highlights of the event for those who missed it
stotheco   Live Video: Embracing Consumerization & Mobile Devices   1/8/2013 4:09:16 AM
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I am definitely looking forward to attend. See you at the show!

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