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Created January 27, 2015 by Jim Haviland

Wearable Tech in the Enterprise: ‘Everybody Is an IT Decision-Maker Now’

If you think you have your hands full with the BYOD issue now, just wait until wearable technology pervades the enterprise. And oh, by the way: You won’t have to wait long.

That was one of my key takeaways from a recent discussion about wearable technology with Jim Haviland, chief strategy officer at Vox Mobile, an enterprise mobility services provider in Independence, Ohio. According to Haviland, “wearables expand the possibilities for how and when people interact with apps and data, which can lead to more dramatic successes.”

I wanted to get a sense of what the big deal is about wearable technology, so I kicked off the conversation by asking Haviland what difference it makes whether the technology is wearable or not. In other words, how is the issue of wearable technology in the enterprise any different from the issues surrounding any other personal mobile technology in the workplace? Haviland said it’s a matter of scale

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