Ten years ago we thought we were in the midst of a digital revolution. But many would argue, if that was revolution, what we are in now is a total transformation. Information technology is more integral to competitive advantage and organisational success than it ever has been in the history of business. As a result companies are introducing an increasing number of digital projects, across a variety of different platforms—meaning IT Directors and their teams are having to juggle an unprecedented amount of work.
Wearable computing may not quite rival the luxury brands yet in terms of fashion statements, but wearing devices is on the rise. In fact the IDC predicts 112 million wearable devices in just three years’ time. What does this mean for businesses? Believe it or not, it may mean your network crashes, your office connectivity grinds to a halt and a virus causes an IT meltdown. But this rosy picture doesn’t have to be your company. Below are the top 5 things to consider as wearable devices become mainstream: