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Workplace IT Consumerization vs Control

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Once forbidden under rubrics such as Rogue or Shadow IT, consumer technology is invading workplaces everywhere! The officially sanctioned (and controlled) productivity tools of corporate IT are finding it hard to compete with the multiplicity of cool new consumer gadgets promising sky-is-the-limit productivity. The CIO must now weigh the headaches of increased security vulnerability, privacy issues, and the complicated management of data shared over a motley assortment of gadgets, against the possible loss of significant competitive advantages. How does a CIO solve this dilemma?

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Steve Romeo

Steve Romeo, Vice President of Information Technology, Breg, Inc.

Steve Romeo is the Vice President of IT for Breg/Orthofix, a medical device manufacturer located in San Diego. Steve’s experience ranges from manufacturing IT leadership to defense information systems management. In his current role, Ste... More   View all posts

Sam Coursen

Sam Coursen, Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO), Freescale Semiconductor

Sam Coursen is vice president and chief information officer (CIO) of Freescale Semiconductor. Sam joined Freescale in August 2005. Prior to Freescale, Sam was vice president and CIO of NCR Corporation, a global technology solutions provider... More   View all posts

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