Along with the proliferation of mobile devices and new applications, cloud computing is changing the nature of enterprise IT. As employees clamor for more supported devices and applications that they can access anytime, anywhere, the pressure on IT to provide flexible, secure technology options is only increasing.
This classroom explores the implications of this convergence of technology trends, some of the benefits for IT and users as well as the challenges. Included is a timeline of developments in the consumerization movement and a discussion of how shadow IT complicates an organization’s efforts to maintain control over devices and data.
Senior News Writer, TechTarget
Diana Hwang is a senior news writer for the Data Center and Virtualization Media Group, covering Microsoft Windows, tablets, Microsoft Office and mobile technology topics. Prior to joining TechTarget, Diana was a research analyst for IDC and a reporter for Computer Reseller News focused on mobile technologies and distribution channel issues.
Paul Korzeniowski is a freelance writer who specializes in cloud computing issues.
Craig J. Mathias
principal, Farpoint Group
Craig J. Mathias is a principal at Farpoint Group, a wireless and mobile advisory firm in Ashland, Mass. Mathias is a well-known and often-quoted industry analyst and frequent speaker at industry conferences and events. He is a member of the advisory board for Interop, chairs the conference’s wireless and mobility track, and writes blogs and columns for several publications and websites. He is also a member of the IEEE and the Society of Sigma Xi.
senior mobile channel manager
Matt Schulz is the senior mobile channel manager at a leading financial services company, where he focuses on mobile strategy, member experience and innovation. Previously, Schulz led the field mobility program at American Family Insurance, where he concentrated on mobile strategy, networks and business workflows. Schulz has written for the Enterprise Mobility Forum and other publications. In addition, he holds Project Manager Professional and Certified Internet Webmaster certifications.