Consumerization at work: A guide to business and personal IT devices

Consumerization at work: A guide to IT devices

IT consumerization is the blending of personal and business use of IT devices and applications. Learn how to stay on top of the trends and the challenges of consumerization inside and outside of the workplace.

IT consumerization is the blending of personal and business use of IT devices and applications. Consumerization is changing the software industry with a growth in mobile devices, applications, cloud computing and also in security concerns.

While businesses can generally command control of security within established technologies, it is the personally owned devices that require new ways of thinking about security. How does a business manage personal apps? What types of security precautions are necessary? What kinds of threats are out there?

Learn how to stay on top of the trends and the challenges of consumerization. This guide compiles the latest news and advice on mobile, app management and how consumerization affects other software technologies.

Table of contents:

Mobile consumerization: Testing and security challenges

Get a better understanding on how to test mobile apps before they reach the consumer. Learn about the latest mobile computing technologies with news and tips from industry experts.

Explore smartphone and mobile computing technologies and services

How to avoid consumer testing

Mitigating the emerging threat of consumerization

Functional testing in a mobile world

Smartphones: The IT world, cloud computing and HTML 5

Bringing mobile devices to the enterprise

Managing Apps

How can businesses best manage applications? What kinds of challenges do managers face? Consumerization poses new concerns for managing applications. Find out why and how to best go about addressing issues.

Mobile application performance management challenges

Emerging trends: The enterprise app store

Can traditional IT survive consumerization?

How business is transforming consumerized technology

Consumerization and software services

How does consumerization affect other areas of software technology? Find out here.

What is IT consumerization?

The role of APIs

Attracting developers to public APIs

Keeping REST interfaces simple and consistent

Consumerization implications for SOA