IT managers and CTO's all over the world are currently faced with a flood of devices and services that employees want to use to do their jobs. The advantages are obvious: satisfied and mobile employees have the ability to work in creative, solution-oriented ways on devices they already know how to use from home.
But disadvantages are also present: IT departments lose control of the devices as well as core data flows. Like it or not, the consumerization of IT is impossible to ignore and is a top-of-mind topic among IT-decision makers.
In this Market Talk we take a look at consumerization from different viewpoints.
* HR and organizational aspects of consumerization.
* Security of data flows and devices.
* Consumerization as a growing business area
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|08:45 - 09:00||Registration and coffee|
|09:00 - 09:10||Editor of M-Talks, Adam Hvidt, welcomes and introduces the topic.|
|09:10 - 09:25||Bring your own device (BYOD) requires new corporate thinking|
Torben Rune, CEO, Netplan
The technology of handling external units in a corporate network is still maturing and far from perfect. Referring to a number of examples, Torben Rune sketches a model on how companies should adapt to employee-driven demand to use their own hardware combined with online services. Torben Rune also gives us an idea of how the scenarios of future consumerization will unfold. What does the future of consumerization has in store
|09:25 - 09:45|
Why does employees want to use their own devices and services
Nikolaj Sonne, TV-host "So Ein Ding"
Through examples from his own work in the Danish Broadcast Cooperation (DR) Nikolaj Sonne, known from danish television will show us the brutal forces behind the wave of Consumerization. Why use a stiff corporate it-system when the iPhone or an online service offers a much more user friendly alternative? Brace yourself - entrenched assumptions might be challenged in this talk.
|09:45 - 09:55||Pause|
|09:55 - 10:10||Goodbye to rigid IT: How to strengthen your employees' creativity|
Søren Jensen, CEO, ATEA
Prohibition leads to frustrated employees and stands in the way of creative solutions. The obvious way forward is to show confidence and flexibility towards the demand to use devices such as tablets and smartphones at work. The choice of device must rest with the employee; the strategy governing this choice belongs in the HR department. Søren Jensen gives us five pieces of advice on how to address consumerization.
|10:10 - 10:25||Keep your eyes open to meet the challenges of consumerization|
Anders Greve, Country Manager, Check Point Software
Anders Greve guides us through a range of technologies, both hardware as well as software, that can provide technology-keen employees with secure and platform-independent access to corporate data.
Consumerization should not be viewed as a threat, but it requires timely leadership considerations on how, when and why data should be available on various platforms.
|10:25 - 10:35||Pause|
|10:35 - 10:50||How to manage the risks of consumerization: chop it up!|
Jes Kjær Mogensen, partner PwC.
When it comes to the consumerization of IT, the discipline of risk management is a very important tool. By breaking risks down into their individual elements and addressing the issues according to the interests of the organization, risk management makes the diverse IT-environment more manageable. Jes Kjær Mogensen from PwC will guide us through the key elements of this process.
|10:50 - 11:05||How tablets and apps strengthen the business|
Alf Døj, CEO Comet People
By removing 160 pounds of paper manuals from Thomas Cook Airlines and instead distributing the information on tablets, the airline saves a fortune in fuel alone. In addition to this are operational savings in the form of printing costs, distribution and shipping. Alf Døj from Comet People demonstrates through real-life examples how clearly articulated, business problems can be solved with targeted apps.
|11:05 - 11:20||Pause|
|11:20 - 11:35||Turn business upside down when adapting to consumerization|
Carsten Levin, CIO Codeo. Teaching at the IT-university
Using the possibilities of consumerization takes a great deal of consideration. Though it’s easy to give employees access to complex business systems from a tablet, it will rarely make sense. Refrain from giving your employees access to anything but what they need, when they need it. Carsten Levin gives us some good advice and examples on planning mobile access-projects.
|11:35 - 11:50||Myths and facts about consumerization|
Partik Lowendahl, Group Manager, Avanade
Through his 15 years as a consultant, Victor has encountered many myths about consumerization. In this talk he will address the most common misinterpretations and present some guidelines on the pros and cons of adjusting business to the new, consumer-driven IT-wave. The question is not weather businesses can afford it, but rather the fact that they cant afford to ignore it.
|11:50 - 12:20||Round up and questions for the speakers|
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