Office work is leaving the office, as the new business dynamic is slowly but surely shifting towards the mobile device world. Media tablet sales have recently surpassed 20 million, and IT departments are capitalizing on the popularity of these devices, and venturing into the world of corporate mobile device management.
The move to mobile is not without precedence. School systems, from elementary to college, are taking advantage of the mobile device revolution by implementing a “bring your own device” (or BYOD) policy, where students then use school-provided apps. Teachers are able to turn what would previously have been considered a distraction into a powerful tool for student engagement and interaction, and without having to buy devices for ever