Mastering The Graceful Transition To A Tablet-Friendly Office

Mastering The Graceful Transition To A Tablet-Friendly Office

With flexible working arrangements available in many organizations these days, the use of tablets and mobile devices is now prevalent. In fact, 95 per cent of companies permit their use. Tablets provide a myriad of benefits to users, combining the portability of a smartphone with the full range of functions traditionally found in a laptop. While there are many tablets available in the marketplace, perhaps the most well-recognized is the iPad.

What role do iPad devices really play in the workplace?

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4 Steps to Choosing the Right Devices for CYOD

4 Steps to Choosing the Right Devices for CYOD

When we started planning our CYOD pilot, we faced two critical success factors right out of the gate. We needed to ensure participants could pick a device that would excite and inspire them, AND leverage our IT department’s expertise in providing technology that will perform admirably (and reliably) within our environment.

What Softchoice chose for CYOD

“We chose HP, Lenovo and Dell for our CYOD pilot — offering a subset of three to five devices per vendor,” said Ron Haslett, Senior Manager of eCommerce at Softchoice and a participant in the CYOD pilot program. “These vendors have a wide range of offerings with Windows 8, as well as global availability and warranty structures.”

Choosing the right line-up of devices for our CYOD pilot required some input from our own internal experts. Here are 4 considerations we would recommend you have in mind when building out the list of devices included in a CYOD program.

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Blackberry 10: Unboxing, First Impressions & Technical Review (Video)

BlackBerry Unboxing

The new BlackBerry 10 has arrived!

Because Softchoice is part of the BlackBerry Technical Preview Program, we had exclusive access to the technology (handset and server software) before its official release, and I was able to spend a couple of weeks using the device. During that time, I had a chance to form some pretty strong impressions about the new smartphone.

Read on for my thoughts, as well as a bit of a technical deep-dive into the latest offering from Research In Motion. Watch my exclusive unboxing and hands-on review, and then read on for a bit of a deep dive into technical details that business users in particular will care about.

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