iPhones, Androids and BlackBerrys – oh my (Guest commentary)

Organizations should embrace consumerization of IT in the workplace
By Mark Aboud
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 09/27/2011

Employees everywhere are telecommuting and working remotely, they’re bringing their own laptops into work and they’re using smartphones and tablets to extend that work outside of the office.

But it doesn’t stop there: They’re using cloud computing and social networking to connect, communicate and collaborate. And they’re using third-party consumer apps interchangeably for business and personal use.

What this means is the boundaries between work and personal lives are no longer clearly defined.