HOBI weekly blog recap 6/19-6/23

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of 6/19-6/23 IoT spending anticipated to grow 17 percent during 2017 IDC estimates organizations worldwide will spend up to $1.4 trillion in IoT hardware, software and services by 2021. While the firm predicts substantial growth within the next four years, IDC reports nearly 17…


HOBI weekly blog recap 6/12-6/16

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of 6/12-6/16 Educational technology market anticipates substantial growth due to digitization A new report from EdTechXGlobal indicates the educational technology market will reach $252 billion by 2020. Up to two percent of the $5 trillion global education market is currently digitized, and experts anticipate…


FTC cracks down on tech-support scams

Earlier this month, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced Operation Tech Trap, a new project that focuses on eliminating tech-support scams. The operation kicked off with 16 civil and criminal actions filed by the FTC as well as state, national and international law enforcement against tech scammers. Tech-support scams are a common tactic used by…


Craig Boswell leads BYOD webinar

Craig Boswell, HOBI International President, lead a webinar with APMG International about the benefits and challenges of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies this morning. The webinar, BYOD: D for Device or D for Disaster?, examined the benefits and challenges of BYOD in the workplace. Overall mobile shipments reached 2.45 billion during 2016, with 207.1…


Craig Boswell leading BYOD webinar

Craig Boswell, HOBI International President, is leading a webinar with APMG International about the benefits and challenges of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies. The webinar, BYOD: D for Device or D for Disaster?, begins at 10 a.m. EST tomorrow morning. Implementing a BYOD policy in an enterprise brings opportunities for increased productivity and less…