Five ways IT can prepare for wearable devices at work

Just when IT execs are getting a handle on how to accommodate employees' personal smartphones and tablets in the workplace, the technology industry has thrown up a new challenge – wearable computers.

These devices are just starting to trickle into the marketplace, but now is the time for enterprises to start thinking about how to control these new gadgets and also how to leverage them.

Besides Google Glass, due out sometime in 2014, other companies are already selling smartwatches, some of which sync with a smartphone that a customer already owns, so some of the smartphone functions can be used on the wearable.

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