It's Take Your iPad to Work Day
But there are significant issues to overcome - security being the most worrying for IT managers. A recent survey by Cisco found that although 48 percent of IT managers said they would never authorise employees to bring in their own devices, 57 percent agreed it's happening anyway without their consent. So it's probably a case of how it should be managed, rather than outlawing it.
As for me, I sometimes write this column on my iPad in Starbucks, sometimes at work. I check e-mail on my smartphone and use my home computer to check the database. My IT department probably worries about it, but I wouldn't have it any other way.