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KPMG: Executives Want Cloud Computing To Improve Employee Productivity

Business executives are looking to cloud computing to improve employee productivity. That’s according to a KPMG study published recently. According to the survey of 500 leaders in business, 42% said that they are embracing the cloud to fill technology gaps so that employees can have easier access to business resources. That’s almost triple the amount of 15% that recognized the advantage of the cloud just two years ago. Specifically, 54% of those polled expect the cloud to increase employee productivity. Almost half (48%) said that the cloud will improve employee morale. The study by KPMG was conducted in conjunction with Forbes Insights. It was once the case…

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Keeping the “Bring Your Own Device” Policy In Line With Your Network Security

Bring your own device (BYOD) is a trend that has been developing over the past few years. It’s good for companies because employees bringing in their own devices ultimately results in cost-savings. In addition, employees seem to like it as well because they more comfortable working on their own devices. Sounds good, right? There’s just one tiny problem that companies have been known to overlook: network security. It’s harder to protect data and information when employees are bringing in their own devices, rather than using company-provided computers. If this process is insecure, then throw out all of the cost-savings, comfort, and…

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