The modern workforce isn’t just better connected and more mobile than ever before, it’s also more discerning (and demanding) about the hardware and software used on the job. While company leaders around the world are celebrating the increased productivity and accessibility of their workforce, the exponential increase in devices and platforms that the workforce wants to use can stretch a company’s infrastructure (and IT department!) to its limit.
If your IT team is grappling with the impact and sheer magnitude of this trend, let me reiterate a fact I’ve noted several times before on this blog: The “Bring Your Own Device” (BYOD) trend is here to stay.
Building products that address this need is a major facet of the first design pillar I noted last week: People-centric IT (PCIT).
Read more at source: http://blogs.technet.com/b/in_the_cloud/archive/2013/07/10/what-s-new-in-2012-r2-making-device-users-productive-and-protecting-corporate-information.aspx