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Consumer technology in the enterprise News
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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Are mobile device management (MDM) and bring your own device (BYOD) passé? Some experts argue that CIOs and IT managers should zero in on mobile information management (MIM) and mobile application management (MAM) to truly gain business value from ... Continue Reading
With Glass for Work, Google aims to overcome the challenges the "smart glasses" have faced in the consumer marketplace. The new focus on enterprise could help field workers, manufacturers and engineers get more done hands-free. Continue Reading
The Internet of Things is made up of more than just smartwatches and FitBits. The connected car and home, implants, smartboards and robots may be on their way to drastically altering your regular workday. Take a look at where the IoT is headed. Continue Reading
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For new members of the workforce, smartphones, tablets and the cloud are a part of life. In some IT departments, however, they're still viewed as disruptive forces. How should today's businesses respond to millennials and technology? Continue Reading
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
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To make your BYOD program a success, make sure that your end users' bosses aren't left out of the picture. 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
Some BYOD legal concerns are evident, such as invading users' privacy. Other concerns, such as liability and overtime, aren't as obvious. Continue Reading