Latest consumerisation articles

Lean, green and flexible: exploring the IT powering WWF's new HQ

wwf-living-planet-centre-interior
When the WWF designed its new headquarters, it knew its IT infrastructure had to be able to support hot-desking, mobile working and video conferencing in a cost-effective and eco-friendly way. Danny Palmer went to Woking to find out if it succeeded
12 Nov 2013

BYOD is fine - but only on a dedicated network, says WWF CIO

wwf-cisco-auditorium
Dave Southern tells Computing how the animal charity runs a separate network specifically for BYOD
06 Nov 2013

Smartglasses will make workplace more efficient sooner rather than later, claims Gartner

Google Glass
CIOs should start preparing for technologies like Google Glass now, say analysts
06 Nov 2013

GoClever Aries 70: Review

How does the new 7 inch tablet from Polish firm Goclever fare in the cluttered Android market? Should enterprises consider this as a budget option for road warriors, or are there better options elsewhere?
04 Nov 2013

Bring your own lawyer: the legal perils of BYOD

With staff seeking to perform more and more functions on their devices rather than clunky work PCs, organisations are starting to consider the legal implications – and it isn’t a straightforward matter
30 Oct 2013

The secret to BYOD? Make users your security staff, advises Intel

Security in a world of wired PCs was hard enough. But when staff are using their own wireless devices, all over the world, it becomes an order of magnitude more complex. Graeme Burton reports
22 Oct 2013

Malware writers move in for the mobile kill

Mobile security resembles PC security in its early days, warns McAfee’s Jason Brown at the Computing IT Leaders’ Forum
27 Sep 2013

There’s life in the old PC yet

Some tablets may become obsolete long before laptops and desktop PCs bite the dust, writes John Leonard
17 Sep 2013

MobileIron integrates with Salesforce for enterprise mobility management

One billion mobile enterprise devices all need to be managed, says MobileIron's Ojas Rege
27 Aug 2013

The future of cybersecurity and BYOD at Network Rail

Peter Gothard visits Network Rail's head of IS strategy, Simon Goodman, to find out more about the company's cybersecurity policy
19 Aug 2013

Curtains for Windows as Hillarys Blinds opts for Android

When Hillarys Blinds wanted to build an app for its in-home sales staff it weighed up mobile platforms – and opted for a combination of Android and Samsung smartphones
07 Aug 2013

Force India IT chief full of praise for BlackBerry and BB10

Adrian Collinson, Head of IT for the Force India F1 team tells Computing BlackBerry doesn't deserve such a bad rap
06 Aug 2013

'Execs don't understand how to fix cyber security problem'

While 'maniacs run around' with mobile devices, executives are aware of a security problem, but don't understand how to address it
25 Jul 2013

Bedford Hospital NHS Trust goes for Xirrus over Nortel and Cisco for new Wi-Fi network

Hospital-wide Wi-Fi network will facilitate BYOD policy, says CIO Mark Austin
24 Jul 2013

iOS takes off at Air France: an interview with Jean-Christophe Lalanne

The airline’s IT chief tells Danny Palmer how he has turned the BYOD concept on its head, and why he believes Apple is flying high in the tablet market while Microsoft is still stuck on the runway
24 Jul 2013

Bridging the mobile generation gap

A Computing survey finds that the urge to lockdown or ignore mobile technologies remains strong; but IT needs to get hip to the new breed
23 Jul 2013

No BlackBerry 10 for Southern Health until platform proves itself

'More demand for Android and Apple' says security manager
19 Jul 2013

Microsoft targets £429 Xbox One games console at small businesses

Has the big M finally lost it?
11 Jul 2013

Computing Tech Tiff debate: closed or open cybersecurity?

Should cyber security be belts and braces or flexible and free? Computing staff debate
08 Jul 2013

Windows 8 tablets 'haven't reached quality of iPads,' says Air France CIO

Jean-Christophe Lalanne tells Computing that while Air France is keen to look at Microsoft Windows 8, the airline doesn't yet consider it a major player in the tablet market
08 Jul 2013

HMRC trials 'choose your own device' policy - but it won't be iPads for all

HMRC staff to be allowed to select end-user devices for personal productivity, says CIO Mark Hall
08 Jul 2013

The Top 10 best iPhone apps for enterprise users

Sooraj Shah looks at the apps that can boost productivity when you're on the move
08 Jul 2013

Hounslow selects Salesforce to help drive digital transformation

Council looks to provide better services using mobile, social and cloud computing
27 Jun 2013

Houses of Parliament staff increasingly using iPads, says parliamentary head of ICT

Many committees have ceased using paper documents altogether
27 Jun 2013