Enterprise mobility developer SkyGiraffe raises $3m in series A funding

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This publication is always keen on featuring interesting companies with something to say in enterprise mobility – and the next cab off the rank is enterprise mobile development tool SkyGiraffe, which has announced a series A funding round of $3m.

SkyGiraffe, which is headquarted in Menlo Park with development operations in Israel, closed the round of funding led by Trilogy Equity Partners, alongside existing investor 500 Startups. The company had taken strategic...

By James Bourne, 19 February 2015, 0 comments. Categories: Applications, Development, Enterprise Mobility.

Mobile Moments of Productivity eBook: Easy Approval Processes

It seems to be a universal truth that simple day-to-day tasks tend to be overly timeconsuming – particularly managing approvals. As a manager, you are frustrated with the time it takes to access multiple, complex applications using multiple logins that may or may not have multiple mobile apps that clutter up your mobile device. It seems like a never ending battle.

This eBook explores ways to reduce the burden of daily, inefficient approval processes in order to make faster,...

By Richard Potts, 18 February 2015, 0 comments. Categories: Applications, Enterprise Mobility, Mobile.

NIST argues importance of vetting mobile enterprise apps in new report

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A new report from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) argues organisations need to employ a vetting process to ensure enterprise applications meet their security requirements.

The vetting process outlined in the report consists of app testing, for vulnerabilities by services, tools, as well as humans, and app approval and rejection. Before that’s in place, however, companies need to produce a document which describes the requirements that make up their app...

By James Bourne, 04 February 2015, 0 comments. Categories: Applications, Security.

The impact of BYOD from a software and applications perspective

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There is no doubt about it; being a CIO is more difficult than ever.

Once upon a time the life of an enterprise CIO was relatively straightforward.  Of course we thought it was pretty damn complicated at the time, but looking back with the beauty of hindsight, knowing what we know now, we can see we had far fewer choices and far less risk to manage.

Enterprise IT done well goes unnoticed, it happens seamlessly, without interruption.  Of course, everyone thinks they can...

By Steve Wood, 30 January 2015, 1 comment. Categories: Applications, BYOD, CIO, Development, Enterprise Mobility.

Why the world's leading businesses trust BlackBerry

There are dozens of enterprise mobility solutions on the market. So why should your organization choose BlackBerry? What sets us apart? There’s a long list of reasons, from the lowest TCO to the most security certificates. In this brief document, we’ve highlighted just a few key points – the ones our customers tell us matter most to them.

By Richard Potts, 14 January 2015, 0 comments. Categories: Applications, App Platforms, BlackBerry, CIO, Enterprise Mobility, Mobile.

The CIO’s guide to enterprise mobility management

CIOs make tough decisions every day. To make the right ones, you have to trust your sources and be confident that you’re prioritizing the right issues.

Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) is top of mind for most CIOs today, not just because of BYOD and COPE (Corporate Owned, Personally Enabled), but also because of the clear opportunity that mobility presents to boost productivity, customer engagement, job satisfaction and more.

By Richard Potts, 14 January 2015, 0 comments. Categories: Applications, BlackBerry, CIO, Enterprise Mobility, Mobile.

Reddo Mobility snaffles $4.25m in funding, utilises HTML5 to mobilise desktop apps

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Meet Reddo Mobility. The Massachusetts-based firm, which launched in September, has announced $4.25m (£2.82m) in funding for its solution which ports virtualised Windows desktop apps to mobile devices through its HTML5-powered mobile experience virtualisation technology.

It’s a fascinating way to address the problem of creating lumbering, data intensive enterprise apps on mobile. The Reddo user experience connector, connected to a user’s desktop, intercepts the...

By James Bourne, 07 January 2015, 0 comments. Categories: Applications, Enterprise Mobility, HTML5, MBaaS.

Analysis: Apple and IBM announce first mobile enterprise apps

Apple and IBM have launched their first set of enterprise mobile applications as part of a global strategic partnership between the companies that was announced in July 2014. It is a pivotal collaboration that could have a far-reaching effect on the future of enterprise mobility marketplace.

The collaboration, dubbed IBM MobileFirst for iOS, is a suite of applications and managed services for enterprise mobility, cloud services and big data. These are aimed at businesses needing support of the mobility life...

By Nicholas McQuire, 17 December 2014, 2 comments. Categories: Applications, App Platforms, Enterprise App Stores, iOS, Productivity.