Consumerization of IT Is the Mega Trend

A. Braunberg
A. Braunberg

Summary Bullets:

  • Consumerization of IT is having a pervasive impact on enterprise IT.
  • It is much broader than simply worrying about device management and security.

My CEO asked me for a comprehensive, non-technical definition of the mobility market.  It got me thinking about how pervasive the impact of consumerization of IT has become.  I am buried in the day to day of a lot of our Enterprise Mobility coverage, but that is just the most obvious place that mobility impacts our enterprise coverage. Consumerization of IT is an important trend in our Application Platforms, Collaboration Platforms, Enterprise Networking, Unified Communications, and Enterprise Security coverage.  Certainly no other topic, with the possible exception of the cloud, gets as many cross-disciplinary conversations going in our enterprise group.  The following are short summaries of the impact of consumerization of IT on several of our coverage areas: Continue reading “Consumerization of IT Is the Mega Trend”