The Executive’s Guide to BYOD and the Consumerisation of IT

But consumerisation of IT doesn’t just mean bringing your own device to work and using consumer apps and services: Their influence is also changing the way traditional enterprise apps look, feel, and operate. Microsoft’s SharePoint 2013 document management/collaboration server is a good example. Not only does its user interface adopt the Windows 8 “modern” look, but it also adds a managed version of the consumer SkyDrive cloud storage service, incorporates Facebook-style status updates, and includes an app development ecosystem.