King Cnut (Cnut the Great) of England, Denmark, Norway, and parts of Sweden once famously instructed the tide to refrain from rising, only to hours later find its disdain for his royal decree. Today’s CIOs find themselves faced with similar limits on their power and influence as Androids, iPhones, and iPads flood the workplace.
Consumerization is widely credited as one of the seminal factors transforming the world of IT and forcing structural change on corporate IT departments. At the core of this consumerization is a fundamental change in expectations by the user community. Along with the average Joe becoming increasingly accustomed to downloading an app to a smart