Hidden BYOD hurdles could complicate wireless expense management

Bring-your-own-device programs are coming thick and fast these days, attracting the attention of everyone from government technology executives to small-business owners. Conventional wisdom suggests that leveraging personally-owned smartphones and tablets is a surefire way to control corporate wireless spend, but emerging evidence suggests that hidden costs could complicate matters. Mobility is no longer a competitive […]

Apr 18, 2012 Read More »

Enterprise Mobility Management Must Address Independent Liable Employees

The consumerization of IT is eliciting a number of different responses from corporate network managers these days. While some strategies are better informed than others, perhaps the largest single mistake would be to overlook or ignore this trend. A new crop of tech-savvy employees that are both willing and able to make autonomous decisions outside […]

Apr 13, 2012 Read More »

Enterprise mobility initiative finding support from all angles

The first calls for workforce mobilization tend to come from the lower end of the totem pole as common employees look to leverage the technologies they are most familiar with and promote a better work-life balance. But as time goes on, it seems as though top-level executives are coming around to the idea as well […]

Apr 04, 2012 Read More »

Crafting a comprehensive smartphone management strategy

With personal preferences and business demands making smartphones inevitable components of enterprise IT plans, early intervention is essential for making sure security and cost-efficiency are not sacrificed for productivity gains. With that in mind, companies should already be taking stock of their current mobile phone inventory and deciding how to apply the right combination of […]

Apr 04, 2012 Read More »

Report Highlights Differences Between iPhone, Android Data Consumption

Industry analysts from comScore have been a leading source of insight into the ongoing competition between vendors vying for supremacy in the mobile marketplace. Google and Apple have been leading the way for several months on the success of Android handsets and the omnipresent iPhone. As companies welcome personally-owned devices into their enterprise mobility plans, […]

Apr 03, 2012 Read More »

Tablets Insert New Questions Into Enterprise Mobility Plans

Enterprise IT teams may have had their first taste of mobility management challenges when employees started taking their work home with them on laptops and the occasional executive BlackBerry. But with the mainstream adoption of smartphones and now the rise of media tablets, a new round of questions need to be answered in enterprise mobility […]

Mar 26, 2012 Read More »

Reasserting the role of CIO in enterprise mobility management

The influx of personal smartphones and tablets in the modern workplace has signaled a variety of important changes in office dynamics, restructuring the roles, responsibilities and capabilities of individual employees and sometimes entire departments. But although this sea change must be observed and addressed, this ongoing consumerization of IT is unlikely to lead to the […]

Mar 21, 2012 Read More »

Mobility management troubles may be holding back SMB tablet adoption

Tablet technology found firm footing in the business community after the Apple iPad captivated the attention of enterprise executives and spread across their respective organizations. Although small and medium-size business initially trailed this development, they have since closed the gap with a flurry of new deployments. But as the third-generation iPad prepares to hit shelves […]

Mar 16, 2012 Read More »

iPad 3 could signal massive opportunities in enterprise mobility management

Following Apple’s sneak preview of the iPad 3 earlier in the week, companies are already plotting how the innovative device could fundamentally change the way they do business. Against this backdrop of excitement, there may be a crucial opportunity for managed service providers and vendors capable of offering the enterprise mobility management solutions these organizations […]

Mar 08, 2012 Read More »

Are you scrambling to keep up with enterprise mobility?

Industry organization CompTIA says your company is most likely “scrambling” to keep up with the fast pace of enterprise mobility growth. The consistent release of new devices, applications and tools has mobility professionals spinning out of control as they try to keep it all straight, CompTIA says. But that doesn’t apply to your organization, right? […]

Mar 07, 2012 Read More »