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Four Tips for Designing a User Interface

March 29, 2017 by Matt Louden

UI

This blog is the third in a monthly co-authored series written by Matt Louden, Brand Journalist at MOBI and Charlotte O’Donnelly, Research Associate at Blue Hill Research. Capable software is a powerful competitive business advantage. Without an easy-to-use interface, however, it often fails to make the lasting impact your Information Technology (IT) department expects. Whether your enterprise is designing a User Interface (UI) for the first time or making changes to a preexisting one, be sure to keep these four tips in mind: Do Your Research More than anything else, organizations make the mistake of implementing changes and new UI features based solely on what users want. While the intent is admirable, it’s important to remember that a product’s audience brings suggestions to the table, not solutions. User requests can be unreasonable or downright impossible to implement if they fail…

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Make Mobility Great Again

March 27, 2017 by Matt Louden

public sector

Public and private sector mobility programs feature distinct differences. While governments are often more cautious to adopt new technology, 86% of agency employees believe optimal working conditions can only be achieved with the latest available mobile devices. Additionally, 66% say improved communication capabilities could make a major improvement to their organization’s overall success. Despite this, only 64% of current public sector workers use a smartphone or BlackBerry for work. In terms of mobile device security, public sector awareness is severely lacking. Today, only 27% of public sector employees realize information stored and sent from a device is encrypted and only 21% are aware an agency can track how and where a device is used. If end users took over an Information Technology (IT) Director or CIO position, 70% would make security their top tech priority. Organizations need a complete mobility…

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Let the Good Times Roll

March 23, 2017 by Matt Louden

TEMIA

As the Technology Expense Management Industry Association (TEMIA) wraps up its New Orleans meeting, the group’s Executive Board election results have been published. We’re excited to announce MOBI President Mitch Black has been named President of TEMIA! As an integral member of MOBI’s executive team, Mitch Black leads our go-to-market strategy and organization by leveraging years of industry leadership experience and knowledge of the enterprise mobility space. He manages the company’s vision, daily executive leadership, strategic partnerships, and industry relationships. TEMIA members from 40 different companies recognized Black’s extensive industry expertise and leadership experience, electing him and four others to Executive Board officer positions. The organization envisions a bright future over the next two years. “The digital transformation of the workplace is radically reshaping the way work is done in every industry and organization,” says Mitch Black. ”Mobility is leading…

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Head in the Clouds?

March 21, 2017 by Matt Louden

cloud services

Enterprise mobility program managers are always on the lookout for easy-to-use, cost-efficient innovations. Cloud software offers convenience and cost savings potential, making it a hot topic in the world of today’s technology. In fact, 64% of senior Information Technology (IT) employees predict an increase in their company’s cloud services budget this year as a result. Of these employees, 53% expect their budget to increase by at least five percent; 28% expect at least twice that. Cloud data storage is also being deployed at a record pace. In 2017, 54% of all primary data storage options deployed will be cloud solutions because of their ability to more quickly recall information. Cloud systems also increase data’s functionality and analytics potential. In addition to cloud software, saving money and efficiency continue to top the list of enterprise technology leaders’ priorities. Implementing an automation…

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On Cloud Nine

March 16, 2017 by Matt Louden

cloud software

Enterprise mobility programs are unique. No two businesses or verticals have the same mobile technology demands, so a cloud software solution must be flexible and capable of resolving virtually any issue. MOBI’s industry-leading cloud software platform centralizes, comprehends, and controls device ecosystems for almost 20 different verticals. Here’s a quick breakdown of six different industries and how we’ve helped: Transportation This industry relies on programs that offer real-time data, remote accessibility, and connectivity for dozens of device types to succeed. Unfortunately, widespread users and multiple facilities often lead to programs that severely lack centralization and visibility. One customer needed to remedy these issues without burdening IT in the process. Our software solution unified this customer’s disparate systems and eliminated the internal burden of managing enterprise mobility. By automating program management, creating self-service user options, and increasing company-wide visibility, this customer…

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