Most employees use mobile apps to do their jobs, not to goof off

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Mobile enterprise employees really are using their devices for work — well, for the most part. A new survey of more than 650 enterprise employees in the U.S. and Western Europe by analyst firm CCS Insight reveals that productivity apps generally are the most widely used mobile apps at work, with Microsoft’s Office 365 (used by […]

Cloud integration now tops mobile priorities, survey finds

Cloud integration and mobile data management are top priorities for mobile initiatives at large enterprises, according to a recent survey. Two-thirds of the nearly 600 IT decision-makers surveyed (by B2B research platform Clutch and mobility services company DMI) identified cloud computing as the key enabler of mobile data management. Varun Dogra, chief technology officer at DMI, said the enterprise […]

What’s the Achilles’ heel of BYOD agreements? Employees

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As every IT professional in the world knows, the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) movement that began with the first iPhone introduced a number of immediate security challenges to enterprise data and networks. Suddenly, employees were using their own smartphones (and, a few years later, tablets) to access and store enterprise data. They were using […]

Believe it or not, the enterprise mobile era is just beginning

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As the year 2016 winds (or is it grinds?) to an end, mobile devices have become ubiquitous in the workplace. In giant corporations, small businesses and everywhere in between, employees are using smartphones and laptops — either personally owned or company-issued — to do their jobs, in the office, at home or on the road. Yet we’re […]

Measuring the ROI of mobile apps

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Developing mobile applications can be a tremendously costly proposition for enterprises. Thus it’s critical that apps developed in-house at great expense deliver a solid return on investment. But how can the ROI for a mobile app be measured? According to Madison Moore over at SD Times (the SD stands for software development), there are ways. The key […]

Is BYOD blowing up your IT budget?

Enterprises implement BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) programs for a number of reasons, usually starting with a desire to make employees more productive and happy. Some enterprises, however, also are attracted to the notion of saving money through BYOD. After all, if the organization doesn’t have to pay for all those smartphones and tablets, it […]

Enterprises plan to spend yet more on mobile

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Nearly two-thirds of enterprises plan to spend more money over the next year on mobile technology, including devices for employees, apps security and mobile data security, according to a survey from IDC Research. Part of the increased spending is due to the shift away from Bring Your Own Device programs to Choose Your Own Device […]

The connection between enterprise mobile and the Internet of Things

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The Internet of Things is set to explode over the next few years, with research firm Gartner predicting that 6.4 billion connected “things” will be in use globally this year, up 30 percent from 2015. Gartner expects nearly 21 billion things to be connected to the Internet by 2020. Enterprises can use other technologies, such as data analytics, to […]

5 elements covered by a comprehensive mobile security strategy

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As more business is conducted through mobile devices, it is becoming increasingly important for enterprises to ensure they can provide adequate security against data loss, data theft and malware. The challenge is that an effective mobile security strategy has to cover a lot of ground. Enterprise mobile technology is complex and includes numerous points of […]

If you don’t have a mobile Center of Excellence, you should

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The concept of a mobile “Center of Excellence” (CoE) appears to have hit the radar in 2013, judging by headlines found in a Google search, “Why You Need A Mobile Center Of Excellence,” “How to Build a Successful Mobile Center of Excellence,” and my favorite, “Mobile Centers of Excellence: A Stupid Name for A Smart […]