BYOD Up Up and Away!

BYOD Up Up and Away!

BYOD (bring your own device) is a trend that can be depicted as a graph line headed upward, with more companies than ever implementing BYOD initiatives. However, the rapid rate of growth in the use of personal devices is creating serious headaches for IT personnel responsible for delivering information to people carrying such devices. The answer to this problem is to let outside experts develop the tools that work securely with the web and corporate cloud systems, and let IT worry about monitoring and managing employee BYOD training and usage. The Pew Research Center conducted a research project a few…

Employee Engagement Solutions are No Longer “Nice to Have”

Employee Engagement Solutions are No Longer “Nice to Have”

Employment engagement solutions are no longer "nice to have," because companies with engaged employees outperform businesses with disengaged employees. Engagement solutions are critical business drivers of increased employee satisfaction, productivity and communication. Rising to the top of the sustainable engagement solutions list is mobile technology, an accommodation for the tech generation that also improves communication between employees at all levels and enhances work efficiency. Employees are sophisticated today and how employers interact with them is critical. For example, your millennial employees are committed to their mobile phones, so employers offering state-of-the-art technology, such as mobile apps linked to their corporate…

Developing Your Own App is Hard!

Developing Your Own App is Hard!

Believe it or not, desktop computers are on the endangered species list. Just three years ago, 90 percent of Internet and intranet browsing was done on what was considered state-of-the-art desktop systems. Today, that figure has dropped to 60 percent. Mobile technology is rapidly taking over the Web, and innovative leaders are taking advantage of the productivity and increased employee engagement that new mobile tools and bring your own device (BYOD) policies provide. Unfortunately, some companies have a fear of commitment. Instead of embracing the future by choosing best-in-class mobile solutions, they invest limited amounts of cash on in-house creations.…