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10 Things Compliance Can Do for You

January 10, 2017 by Matt Louden

compliance

What good is an enterprise mobility solution if it exposes your sensitive data? Mobility Management Platforms (MMPs) should provide peace-of-mind, not additional stress and danger. In addition to ensuring effective data protections and external processes, your mobility partner’s overall compliance should offer 10 business benefits: 1) Increased Awareness Compliance allows you to accelerate mobility program growth and success.[tweet this] By requiring an external mobility partner to retain data security compliances, your enterprise will increase its awareness of how to best utilize not just mobile devices, but its technology as a whole. This allows you to accelerate mobility program growth and success. 2) Created Baselines Many organizations struggle with basic data security, and therefore lack enforcement of universal sharing and protection requirements. If your business works with a compliant MMP, you will not only gain insight into how to securely store…

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Making the Move to Mobile

December 30, 2016 by Matt Louden

mobile workforce

Over the next few weeks, millions of employees will work outside traditional cubicle-cramped confines. What the office’s secret Santa may not have shared however, is that a majority of these workers won’t be found onsite after the holidays either. According to Citrix, 61% of today’s workforces are mobile at least part-time every week. Businesses that have embraced this model are experiencing significant benefits, including a 150% return on their mobile investments.[tweet this] The breakneck pace of mobile development and innovation, combined with increased enterprise reliance on Managed Mobility Services (MMS), has led to a proliferation of remote employees. Businesses that have embraced this model are experiencing significant benefits, including a 150% return on their mobile investments. Organizations are mobilizing their workforces so rapidly, in fact, that by 2020 IBM predicts a 44% increase in cloud-hosted workloads. IDC, a global technology…

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Cutting the Cord

December 22, 2016 by Matt Louden

mature mobility

Every day, we work with companies who enjoy the advantages of mature enterprise mobility. Unfortunately, only 30% of today’s businesses believe mobility is central to their success, and only 19% describe their current technology strategy as mobile-first. Employee demand for out-of-office capabilities and mobile workplace technologies is increasing exponentially, forcing organizations to “grow up” from an enterprise mobility standpoint. Here is how your business can generally expect immature and mature mobility efforts to differ: Immature, Ineffective, and Insecure Low-maturity mobility programs do little, if anything at all, to accommodate mobile devices and digital strategy. Traditional, PC-based technology is applied to smartphones and tablets, resulting in poor user experiences. Programs mired in mobile immaturity ultimately lack the expertise required to uncover and maintain substantial, long-term benefits. Despite each program’s unique differences, low mobile maturity exhibits almost universal symptoms. Usually, mobile device…

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Mobility’s Next Big Thing

December 15, 2016 by Matt Louden

IoT market

Since the days of DynaTAC, enterprises have been largely responsible for accelerating the evolution of mobile technology. Today, more and more businesses are buzzing over the Internet of Things (IoT). The IoT boom is about to begin. 37% of enterprises currently have IoT projects targeting end dates in 2017.[tweet this] Most companies already have IoT on their radar. In fact, 37% of enterprises currently have IoT projects targeting end dates in 2017. This figure will only increase moving forward, as early adopters and efficiency-craving organizations implement new technologies to uncover the myriad of benefits they offer. By 2018, IoT devices will surpass mobile phones as the largest global connected device population.[tweet this] Despite initial hesitation, companies are currently adopting IoT devices much more rapidly than mobile phones. By 2018, IoT devices will surpass mobile phones as the largest global connected…

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An Optimal Strategy

December 7, 2016 by Matt Louden

optimization

Is 2017 the dawn of a new enterprise mobility day? For the last decade, mobility strategy has worked tirelessly to support mobile devices and technologies. That’s about to change. Out with the Old, In with the New The evolution of enterprise mobility strategy is alive and well in 2016. One of this year’s most surprising trends is the dramatic slowdown of company smartphone and tablet replacements and purchases. In fact, 2016 marked the first year ever that smartphone purchases fell flat compared to the year prior. For those that have recently added new devices to their program, mobility isn’t quite the disruption it used to be. Not only has the overall pace of new mobile technology development slowed over the last decade, but most companies now have at least limited exposure to mobility implementation, management, support, and security. Companies that…

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