Seems to me that the first issue is way overblown. Remember that there are dozens of YouTube videos of 3-year-old kids running i* devices just fine - most employees should be able to do most things on their own just fine as well. The security issue is a real one and one that corporate IT will have to work thorough, but it is unclear if the risk is that much different than with corporate-owned portable devices.
Apple, with the announcement of the new iPad Wednesday has upped the ante. Few remaining corporate IT departments will be able to resist the tide - and it is far from clear if there is a way to recover the old normal.
Disclaimer: Harvard is not immune to this problem. I do expect an updated portable device policy soon, but I'm not involved in creating such policy, so the above observations are my own.
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