on a regular basis (see Table 1); for
example, to stay connected with colleagues or customers. And 29% are using them at least once during an ordinary work week.
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But IT consumerization does not
stop there. In addition to consumer
devices, employees are also using
consumer software apps that are not
part of the corporate enterprise IT
portfolio, but are available for easy
consumption through the cloud by
home users and employees alike.
Google Apps, Facebook, and Skype
are just a few examples of consumer
apps that employees are regularly
using as work aids. From boosting
personal productivity on the job, to
strengthening social and business
relationships, to empowering virtual
communications among colleagues,
consumer applications are used dai-
ly by more than 20% of employees
worldwide, according to our survey
(see Table 1); 29% use such apps at
least once a week.