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How mobile technology changed the way IT pros work and live
This article is part of the Access issue of April 2017, Vol. 1, No. 2
Mobile technology has evolved rapidly, and has changed the enterprise along the way. From dealing with IT job development to personal lives to vendor products, companies are behind if they are not already going mobile. Four IT professionals share their stories about how mobile technology has affected their jobs, their companies and now our futures. Steve Athanas director of platforms and systems engineering, University of Massachusetts Lowell Expectations have changed considerably. Part of that is because of a more demanding work environment, but the other part is that you have a mobile phone and an iPad with you. There's no excuse why you shouldn't be able to fix problems right then and there. Steve Athanas The way we deliver services has also shifted. When I started working at the university, the expectation was, 'I can register for classes when I get to a computer.' Now it is, 'I can register for classes at any moment that I feel like pulling my phone out of my pocket.' If you don't have a mobile-first strategy, you have an ...
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