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Weekly recap: 10 technologies shaping IT, BYOD best practices, and more…

EducationEvery 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.
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.

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.