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Computer Weekly special report: The State of the Nation in Mobility

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10 reasons you "don't" need mobile device management

You've probably heard of this "mobile device management" stuff by now, right? This bring your own device (BYOD) trend will likely come to a stop in a year or two and smartphones should only be used for phone calls. They are just phones after all.

Smartphones will never take over the workplace since employees only use technology when they absolutely must. If you're not convinced yet, take a look at these ten reasons that this MDM is overrated, including:

  • MDM deprives you of visits to your IT help desk
  • Your employees couldn't put security at risk, even by accident
  • Technology's only place is in the workspace

If you're still hung-up on the idea of MDM, read on to learn how this fad is changing the business landscape and stealing mountains of work from IT departments nationwide.

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