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.

Citrix mobile report reveals continued dominance of iOS in the enterprise

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A new report from software giant Citrix has revealed that while the number of devices managed in the enterprise is exploding year on year, iOS remains by far the most popular workplace OS.

Device numbers in the enterprise grew 72% from 2013 to 2014, with almost two thirds (64%) running iOS, 27% running Android, and 9% Windows Phone. In EMEA these figures changed to 50% for iOS and 30% for Android, while in the Americas the figures stood at 57% for iOS and 27% Android. Asia Pacific saw...

By James Bourne, 10 February 2015, 0 comments. Categories: Android, Enterprise Mobility, iOS, Mobile.

Can we assess the future of mobility from the maturation of the PC market?

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When you think about it, mobile computing has been around for a while now - if you need a refresh refer to The History of Mobile Computing. Many organisations are already on, or are currently moving onto their next generation platform and applications. Of course enterprise mobility will not follow exactly the same path as other technology advances.

An interesting example is the introduction of personal computers; there are...

By Adam Sivell, 09 February 2015, 1 comment. Categories: Employee Education, Employees, Enterprise Mobility, Mobile.

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.

Mobile apps for the enterprise

You don’t need anyone to tell you that mobility is critical to enterprise productivity, collaboration and profitability. You realize, too, that the strategic, long-term value in mobility lies in applications. Desktop apps (like Sharepoint, LiveLink and SAP) where data resides behind the corporate firewall, have been driving business for years now, and making those apps move – literally – is where it’s at.

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

Mobilising the military: What are the pitfalls?

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According to reports, the US Defence is looking further at BYOD solutions to mobilise the mobility, ensuring security of communications is paramount and improving productivity.

As reported by the Federal Times, a pilot operation will aim “to examine the viability of a BYOD program within the military.”

No specific timeline was given, but according to the report any BYOD-friendly device for military personnel would be heavily locked down. It’s likely that these...

By James Bourne, 21 October 2014, 0 comments. Categories: Enterprise Mobility, Mobile.

FeedHenry CEO Cathal McGloin on Red Hat sell: We needed to go big or go home

Yesterday, news broke that open source tech firm Red Hat had acquired mobile backend as a service (MBaaS) provider FeedHenry. The move plays into Red Hat’s needs to increase its footprint in the mobile space, as well as FeedHenry’s desires to increase its bidding power globally.

Here’s what we know so far:

  • The two companies had been working “long and hard” and “intensely” on this deal for the past four months
  • Originally Red Hat and FeedHenry spoke of...

By James Bourne, 19 September 2014, 0 comments. Categories: Development, Enterprise Mobility, M&A, MBaaS, Mobile.