Amongst the Alfred Hitchcock classics is the Wrong Man. In it, Henry Fonda plays the role of a man whose life is turned on its head as the result of mistaken identity. His character, Manny, a devoted family man living on a tight budget, is identified by several witnesses as a bank robber, and a series of events see the devastating impact these errors have on him and his family.
With BYOD, the immediate reference point, target and perceived “owner” is identified as Manny, or rather, the IT team. The evidence suggests that they should take this on and do what is necessary (at the lowest cost). However if we pause to reflect, we see that BYOD is one of the factors that drive even bigger themes of: mobility, social and cloud. Thereby changing the way organisations interact with their customers, employees and partners. [Read more...]