This tool aims to help businesses achieve faster software delivery through DevOps

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Micro Focus has released its latest business delivery platform for agile software development, Atlas 2.0, on a subscription basis starting from $60 per month per user.

Atlas 2.0 aims to help business analysts in agile software delivery organisations manage agile communication more effectively, ensuring that the development process quickly changes to the changing needs of an organisation.

The system captures data from several different sources for analysis, prioritisation, documentation...

By Enterprise CIO, 07 September 2015, 0 comments. Categories: Data & Analytics, Development, Enterprise Mobility, Productivity.

The Cisco and Apple deal looks good on paper – but what can the CIO take away today?

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Cisco and Apple have announced a partnership to optimise Cisco networks for iOS devices and create a ‘fast lane’ for iOS business users.

Whereas eight years ago Cisco was winging a lawsuit to Cupertino for allegedly infringing its iPhone trademark, the companies now have a mutual goal. The deal continues to play into the trend of Apple building, rather than burning, bridges with technology giants, and has echoes with the enterprise app partnership announced with IBM one year...

By James Bourne, 01 September 2015, 0 comments. Categories: CIO, Collaboration, Enterprise Mobility, iOS, Productivity.

Millennial workforce increasingly frustrated by company-issued collaboration tools

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More and more workers understand the benefits of collaboration tools in the enterprise – but continue to be thwarted by the tools at their disposal.

That’s the key finding from survey data released by Alfresco Software, which notes a distinct generational gap in terms of how employees like to get their work done. Nowhere is this better encapsulated than in terms of company-issued collaboration tools; 71% of millennials face challenges with the software, compared to 45% of the...

By James Bourne, 26 August 2015, 0 comments. Categories: Collaboration, Employee Education, Employees, Enterprise Mobility, Productivity.

How traditional enterprise apps are being ousted by disruptive competition

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A report released by identity and mobility management provider Okta reveals changing elements in how companies approach enterprise apps, showing how size no longer matters for cloud deployments and how many traditionally popular enterprise apps are being pushed aside.

The study, which analysed anonymised findings from Okta’s data set of 4000 applications, found that while the likes of Salesforce for CRM, Amazon Web Services for infrastructure and Box for content storage continued...

By James Bourne, 21 August 2015, 0 comments. Categories: Applications, Cloud , Enterprise Mobility, Productivity, Research.

How a real time collaboration solution can become your daily work companion

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We live in a world that has seen incredible change in the way we do ordinary tasks. Just as GPS changed the way we travel, online retailers changed the way we shop, and review sites changed the way we pick restaurants, social networking has changed the way we communicate and collaborate with our friends and family. Social networks make it far easier to keep up to date on what your friends and family are doing, plan events and share life milestones.

In the secure enterprise collaboration...

By Jens Koerner, 19 August 2015, 0 comments. Categories: Collaboration, Employees, Enterprise Mobility, Productivity, Social.

The four steps to a successful mobile migration

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Congratulations! You’ve selected an enterprise mobility management (EMM) provider and are ready to transform your business with mobility. The first part complete: you’ve made the mobility case to your executives, evaluated deployment options based on your organisation and selected your trusted mobility vendors. Now it’s time to get the secured, equipped devices in the hands of your employees and start transforming your business processes through mobile.

We at...

By Brendan Lowe, 13 August 2015, 0 comments. Categories: Employee Education, Enterprise Mobility, Productivity.

The evolution of AR, wearable tech, and opportunities for the enterprise

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Developments in new technology, such as bring your own device (BYOD), have often led to an improvement in efficiency and productivity in the workplace. A natural evolution of BYOD, implementing wear your own device (WYOD) and wearable technology to further increase enterprise productivity, is steadily becoming more commonplace.

Added to this is augmented reality (AR), which can have a broad reach in some unexpected areas adding information directly in context to greatly enhance...

By Ranzie Anthony, 20 July 2015, 0 comments. Categories: Enterprise Mobility, Productivity, UX, Wearables.

A glimpse into the future, Samsung style: How the office of 2025 might look

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A new report from Samsung argues the office of 2025 will include a move towards ‘creative villages’ rather than remote working, as well as smart technology which turns employees into super-productive machines by eradicating the irrelevant email blitz.

The report, the first to be released as part of Samsung’s Smarter Futures series, goes against the grain of remote working or hotdesking as the future of the office. At its nub, the theory argues the future office...

By James Bourne, 14 July 2015, 0 comments. Categories: Collaboration, Employee Education, Employees, Productivity, Samsung.

Why asking employees to use free Wi-Fi on the road is an expensive thing to do

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A new study from Rethink Technology Research, sponsored by connectivity specialists iPass, has found North American and European business travellers wasted at least £855 million in connectivity charges while travelling in 2014.

Of that £855m, almost one third (£275m) of that number came from trips within Europe, while £243m came from Europeans travelling outside of Europe, and £337m from North Americans travelling internationally.

“Our findings are...

By James Bourne, 09 July 2015, 0 comments. Categories: Authentication, Collaboration, Productivity, Research, Security.

The five questions business managers need to talk to IT about faster enterprise mobility

In a business context, the mobile industry is still in its infancy. Even with the consumerisation of IT, enterprise mobility has a way to go to catch up to the robust productivity capabilities of the consumer world. So how do you get there? Do you build? Do you buy? Do you wait? If you’re looking to build enterprise apps, then be aware you’re putting more strain on your already overworked IT department. To make sure everyone gets what they want, this whitepaper outlines the five questions you need...

By James Bourne, 02 July 2015, 0 comments. Categories: Collaboration, Enterprise Mobility, Productivity.