BYOD = Bring-Your-Own-Device or Bring-Your-Own-Disaster? Part1

Good to read if you are fighting with BYOD or COPE

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In my last blog about the evolution of End-User Computing I briefly touched on the “Consumerization of IT” challenge. In this blog I want to drill down into the Bring -Your-Own-Device (BYOD) part of Consumerization. IT usually does not like the idea of employees accessing sensitive corporate apps and data on a device that is not owned nor controlled by IT. Where the user can easily store company data in his personal cloud without letting the organization know. The BYOD trend is often perceived as dangerous from IT. But is it really?

BYOD is a hot topic for 2-3 years and I had a lot of strategic and technical discussion with customers about it. There is still a lot of buzz around it and customers currently implement tons of processes and tools to address the challenge. Before I answer if I believe the “D” in BYOD stands for Disaster or…

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Technologies of End-User-Computing – Evolution to the sky

Check out our new workspace aggregator blog 🙂

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I’m an architect and so I spend the last 10 years to find out what my product managers want to have next to keep the product stable and changeable at the same time. So I will do that in this blog as well and try to support Oliver and his product visions with some more technical information and outlooks  on what drives the End-User-Computing space into the next decade from the architects and developers perspective 🙂


In the good old days IT departments started managing infrastructures and devices. The enterprise was able to define a 1:1 relationship between user and device. Does this management paradigm fit to our new world today? We are in 2013, driven by mobile & virtualisation paradigms changes. The end user is no more using just one device but is expecting to consume information from any device on any place all over the world. Today devices become…

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