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July 23, 2014
Which mobile OS is best for your enterprise? IT pro Michael Thomason took a deep dive this week with the three leaders -- Android, iOS and Windows Phone -- and found pros and cons for all, which in the end means customers have real choices.
May 06, 2014
Numerous EMM vendors have added support for PCs to their products. Who's accessing personal PCs for work, and why?
March 31, 2014
As March Madness winds down, learn what Microsoft and other enterprise mobility vendors delivered this past month.
January 31, 2014
Lenovo's nearly $3 billion Motorola Mobility buy could lead to integration with Lenovo's ThinkPad brand for a big enterprise play.
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COPE (corporate-owned personally-enabled) is a business model in which an organization provides its employees with mobile computing devices and allows the employees to use them as if they were personally-owned notebook computers, tablets or ... Continue Reading
A medical devices maker sought to improve sales reps' knowledge to boost sales performance. So, it tapped into their innate sense of competition. Continue Reading
A smartwatch is a wearable computing device that closely resembles a wristwatch or other time-keeping device. Continue Reading
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IT should keep an eye on wearable devices -- the technology may enter your enterprise environment sometime in the future. Continue Reading
To make your BYOD program a success, make sure that your end users' bosses aren't left out of the picture. Continue Reading
The number and types of devices touching the enterprise continue to proliferate, so a mobility assessment is the first step in preparing a comprehensive plan for mobile device management. Continue Reading
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Avoiding command-and-controls policies can help IT better respond to the growing needs of mobile workers and meet its organization's goals. Continue Reading
Increased employee mobility in recent years has shifted IT's focus from desktop and laptop delivery to security risks associated with mobile devices. Continue Reading
Location services can be valuable to users, but it's not always acceptable -- or legal -- for employers to track users' devices and whereabouts. Continue Reading
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Some BYOD legal concerns are evident, such as invading users' privacy. Other concerns, such as liability and overtime, aren't as obvious. Continue Reading
Consumers and devs might find Samsung Tizen interesting, but it could be a different story for IT pros who are already juggling a lot of mobile OSes. Continue Reading
When a lot of devices access your network, the network slows down. Adding WAPs and upgrading the LAN can help you limit bandwidth consumption. Continue Reading