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D Thomson | 10 Sep 2013 | 0 comments

Managing technology in business was never simple. You can go back ten, twenty, even thirty years and find articles about how senior IT roles have struggled to deliver new systems and services whilst keeping existing capabilities running, fending off security challenges, or coping with the always-disgruntled user base. Some things never change.

So, when we look at how the CIO's role is changing, it's not like it is starting from any fixed position, a time when decision making was easier or things 'just worked' - they never 'just worked' ! Decades ago, technology started fragmenting, becoming more distributed as Moore's law enabled computers to become smaller - mainframes begat mini-computers, which then were overtaken by client-server architectures and then by highly virtualised infrastructures.

The trend continues. For example, 'consumerisation' is the tag given to the phenomenon of powerful computers becoming small...

Symantec Analyst Relations | 19 Dec 2011 | 0 comments

Blog by Robert Mol, Director Product Marketing EMEA:

About a week ago I hosted an Executive Round Table on Consumerization of IT. Just outside the city of Brussels, Belgium a group of Enterprise customers from a variety of industries gathered for what can only be described as a Round Table with gastronomic excellence. After a gracious opening by our host and a last sip of the finest bubbly, my focus turned to discovering the perception of our guests on the Mobile Solutions and Services market. My primary question? Do they recognize the same explosive and disruptive change in the adoption of Mobile devices as presented by the analyst community and what are their key concerns? With representation from the Finance sector, Healthcare, Government, and Media,  this was looking to become a lively afternoon with likely very different perceptions amongst these senior IT leaders.

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Symantec Analyst Relations | 12 Dec 2011 | 0 comments

Blog by Robert Mol, Director Product Marketing EMEA:

I’m currently defining some interesting debate topics for a “Consumerization of IT” roundtable discussion taking place in Brussels on December 2nd. This debate, which will be joined by a group of enterprise IT executives may well become a very lively debate on priorities, or we may find the usual reluctance to discuss the rather typical analyst assessment of the market for mobile technologies.

Read more here: What comes first “Management or Security?”