Tagged With workforce mobility

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As work becomes more flexible, our mobile devices more powerful, new vulnerabilities emerge. Phones and laptops are almost always on us, they're full of juicy data -- both personal and work, making them prime targets for anyone with the skills to gain access. But all is not lost! Here are some of the things you can do, technical and not, to secure your work devices.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

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Remote work isn't new, but thanks to technology and changing norms, it is growing. It allows for more flexibility for workers, and brings new opportunities for companies -- a wider hiring pool and lower overhead among them. But it also brings a unique set of challenges to be met.

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Working from the road has often meant compromise -- underpowered gear, software that has been clunkily ported for mobile devices and forced downtime. But those days are largely behind us. Thanks to the cloud and ever-better hardware, you can achieve a lot with just a few select apps. Here are five to get you going.