With the growing trends in mobilization and virtualization, the
implementation of bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies is increasingly
popular among businesses around the globe. In a time when the majority of
employees own a smartphone, laptop, or tablet, it makes sense that they
should have the ability to conduct business using their personal devices.
Realizing that these resources are already available, and most likely already
in the hands of employees, businesses are making the shift towards BYOD
workplaces. This practice improves employee satisfaction, while
simultaneously growing business.
However, while the excitement surrounding BYOD grows, businesses must
establish effective policies to prevent potential risks. In making the shift
to BYOD environments, IT departments face many issues. For instance, how can
data remain secure when employees are transportin... (more)
Rich Internet Applications for the Enterprise (Enterprise RIA) can convey
multiple benefits to a business, from lower cost of ownership, overall
application availability and better security, to tremendous user experience.
But these benefits come at a price: complexity and cost. For enterprises and
ISVs looking for an efficient way of acquiring RIA-build capabilities, there
is now a new breed of end-to-end RIA platforms designed to overcome the
limited scope of client-side RIA platforms and the lack of deployment
flexibility inherent in cloud-based Platform-as-a-Service solutions.... (more)