The Consumerization of IT content links listed below are to help educate you on how Microsoft can help you enable various aspects of the overall consumerization of IT shift in the industry of people bringing your own device (BYOD) to get work done. Under this topic, there are many considerations which need to be taken into account such as device management, security and information protection, access anywhere, productivity, and policies. The high level categories of content below are:
Microsoft Learning Jumpstart course on “Enabling Consumerization of IT” – http://aka.ms/consumerit This is a course designed to give you a jumpstart on learning about all of the technologies Microsoft has to enable consumerization in your company responsibly. The modules listed below are 50 minutes each, unless noted otherwise. This will also become a Microsoft Virtual Academy track soon.
Consumerization of IT on the Edge Show This is a weekly show from Redmond providing news and industry relevant information about bleeding edge Microsoft technologies. Each episode consists of ~4 minutes of IT Pro relevant news followed by ~12 min of technical interview on each evangelist's area of focus. I cover Consumerization of IT in its own set of episodes on a regular basis, the episodes so far are: #2 - Mobile Device Management in Configuration Manager 2012 #5 - Manage VDI using SCCM 2012 #7 - Operationalize security w System Center Endpoint Protection 2012 #10 - Office productivity on any device #12 - Enterprise voice and collaboration on any device with Lync #16 - Windows Server 8 VDI #18 - Virtual desktops and apps on any device #25 - Information Protection with AD RMS
Event Interviews: You also may want to check out these relevant product team interviews to give you a taste of what the technologies can do.
From MMS 2012 – most of which have demos and are targeted around 15 minutes each. Windows Intune Mobile Management Demo SCCM 2012 User Centric Application Delivery Direct Access in Windows Server 2012 User Experience and Desktop Virtualization Intervew System Center Endpoint Protection 2012 Dynamic Access Control Demo
Relevant Microsoft Product Evaluations
Consumerization of IT Matrix There are more than 19 products which support consumerization of IT and also a wide range of scenarios where Microsoft products support various devices. To help us and customers quickly understand all of this, I created an excel spreadsheet (http://aka.ms/coitmatrix) which maps capabilities and Microsoft products to which major computing devices we support across Apple, Google, and Microsoft (i.e. iPad, iPhone, Android slate/phone, Windows Phone, etc).
TechEd 2012 Sessions
MGT309 – Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Overview
SIA206 – Keep Your Data Safe!
SIA207 – Windows Server 2012 Dynamic Access Control Overview
WCL279 – Windows 8: Overview for the enterprise, Enabling Flexible Workstyles
WCL303 – Microsoft Desktop Virtualization – The Right Technology for Your Business Scenario
WCL386 – Windows Intune: Equipping the enterprise to manage the consumerization of IT
EXL312 – Forget about IT - How about Lync Inside Business Applications?!
OSP221 – Microsoft Office 365 for Enterprises
OSP325 – Active Directory Integration with Microsoft Office 365 (& Windows Intune)
Microsoft IT and Consumerization of IT
TechEd 2012 : SIA203 – The Consumerization of IT (Microsoft’s CISO perspective)