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Industry Experts on Mobile Policy Creation

January 8, 2015 by Hadley Green

“Policy” is an ambiguous word that can spark new processes, new ideas, and new rules. What does a company need to consider when creating their mobile policy?

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Advice to Plan Your Mobile Strategy

October 15, 2014 by Hannah Scott

INSTANTLY DOWNLOAD THE GUIDE In Gartner’s Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2014, mobility specifically took two slots. The question for creating a mobile strategy in the enterprise is not if anymore, it is how. This Thought Leadership Series white paper from Mobile Enterprise, delves into the process of creating the flexible strategy necessary to make a Mobile First enterprise. Should a company own all the devices and lock them down or establish a BYOD environment? What devices and Operating Systems will be supported? Who will be using the devices or apps, and what do they need access to in order to work successfully? How will support calls be managed? What policies should be created? What technology can the company implement to meet its goals? To learn more about becoming a Mobile First enterprise, sign up to get your free download of the white…

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Understanding The Value of Managed Mobility Services

June 20, 2014 by Reid McDowell

Field Technologies Online recently interviewed business leaders at the top Managed Mobility Services (MMS) companies to discover and share a journalistically neutral report on the value of Managed Mobility Services. MOBI President, Mitch Black, was among the experts interviewed. The article focuses on how “outsourcing mobile device support can reduce costs and allow you to concentrate on your business’ core competencies.” Download a PDF of the article by clicking the image to the right or view the originally published story, here.

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15 Considerations When Evaluating BYOD

May 1, 2014 by Matt East

A couple years ago, we saw a rush to BYOD; then, last year, we saw an emergence of companies moving back to corporate liable. This year, the feeling regarding BYOD seems to be somewhere in the middle, which is probably where it should be. Most organizations move to BYOD because they believe it will help reduce costs and the burden on their internal IT team to support the device. However, it seldom achieves either of these for reasons outlined below. It may, however, help with productivity, increase employee morale, and attract top talent. We’ve compiled a list of the top 15 elements you should consider when weighing the benefits and drawbacks of BYOD.

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Mobility Management Defined (Kind Of)

March 13, 2014 by Matt East

Before I dive into this touchy subject, I want to encourage colleagues, partners, customers, potential buyers, analysts, and even competitors, to jump in with their comments below; I’d love to hear some insight from outside the MOBI walls. You’ll see quickly that I don’t have all the answers. Recently, I’ve come up with a surefire way to give myself a quick headache: I simply start thinking about the various acronyms used in the mobility management industry today. Using MOBI as an example, Gartner included us on the MMS Magic Quadrant last year; according to the quadrant, MMS stands for Managed Mobility Services. However, to help with the confusion, the Gartner IT Glossary states that MMS stands for Mobility Managed Service. Years prior to this, we were ranked in the AOTMP State of the Industry Report as the top WMM or…

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