Every week, I share the most interesting and useful tech articles that I’ve found over the past week. This week’s top articles focus on the BYOD best practices, IT tech skills, upcoming technologies, and more. I hope you find them useful:
For BYOD best practices, secure data not devices
As mentioned in this article, the key to BYOD success lies in the data, not the device. The companies that will struggle with BYOD are those that haven’t yet figured out how to control their data.
10 emerging technologies shaping the future of IT
Some of the most successful companies are those that identify upcoming technologies and trends and figure out how to take advantage of them. The hard part: Figuring out which new areas to focus on. The article above should help you with that task, as it identifies some of the most important technologies that will impact IT in the near future.
IT becoming less about tech skills and more about integration
Here’s an interesting article that is sure to cause some debate. However, while you may or may not agree that technical skills are losing value, you can’t argue that integration is becoming a vital aspect of business applications.
Cloud computing is not the enemy
Some people blame cloud computing for the rise in “Shadow IT” practices. This article takes another approach altogether, placing the blame on the companies rather than the cloud.