Key takeaways; @Gartner_inc BYOD economics = I/TBM

  • @Gartner_inc BYOD economics webinar = very relevant topic in today’s time of numerous choices:
    • To MDM (mobile device mgmt) or not?
    • On-prem VDI or DaaS?
    • UC  w/DaaS,  Microsoft Lync or Cisco or…?
  • BYOD economics is NOT about cost savings, but doing BYOD right can decrease per-mobile user costs
    •  by 2/3,  down from $900-$1200 costs which are typical today
  • Top 5 goal for corp BYOD Program is “adopting technology at speed of consumer markets” = #agile architecture
  • BYOD I/TBM lessons:
    • Know Fully-loaded Cost per Device/Employee
    • If Centralize Costs, Showback by User/Department to Management

Focused on TBM, Technology Business Management ("run IT like a business"). - 30+ years of experience, in providing IT strategy, process, application, RAMP, hardware, software, network, internet and cloud solutions to financial services, MRD and high technology companies from startup to F500. - 20+ published articles on the intersection of business and technology. - Startup advisor and mentor to a dozen startups, four of which were acquired and one of which is newly-launched (ITconnecter, a Crosswaves Ventures LLC company). - Specialties: IT Technology Business Management (TBM, aka "run IT like a business"), strategic partnerships, technology innovation, solutioning and program/project management (onshore, nearshore, offshore). Technology consulting focused on innovation, built around process, data and integration (cloud, social networking). We use I/TBM financial management best practices to help mid-size and large enterprises ensure they are meeting the needs of their business effectively and efficiently.

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ITconnecter Partner Ecosystem

As the founder of ITconnecter, Gates’ portfolio of partner solutions provide solutions in the emerging technology areas of WaaS (workspace-as-a-service, BYOD), social media and data. ITconnecter partners by area include:
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