Gartner: 20% of enterprise BYOD programmes to fail by 2016

This will fail happen, according to the research firm, due to enterprise deployment of mobile device management (MDM) measures that are too restrictive. It also predicts that by 2018, less than 0.01 percent of consumer mobile apps will be considered a financial success by their developers.

Predictions gone wrong: Losing bets analysts made for 2013

Cast your mind back to the late 2000s – when the iPhone 3G beguiled consumers and the iTunes App Store began shifting users’ ideas about how they bought and used software. When Microsoft pros saw nothing but clear skies after Windows 7 cleared out the Windows Vista storm, and when green technology was touted as a transformative force in IT.


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