TabTimes: Tablets in SALES — Getting to Yes Faster

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At the recent TabletBiz conference that took place in New York City, there was an interesting panel on the potential for using tablets in sales processes. “Tablets in Sales – Getting to YES Faster” was moderated by Stephen Diorio, Founder of Profitable Channels, and featured panelists Louis Jonckheere, CoFounder of Showpad, Andy Zimmerman, CMO of […]

Should Enterprises Worry About WYOD (Wear Your Own Device)?

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Mobile is beginning to take on a whole new meaning. Until recently, “mobile” technologies were neatly categorized. They typically referred either to smartphones, tablets, or other types of portable devices (scanners,  ruggedized laptops, etc.). However, the emergence of wearable and embedded mobile computers — a trend known as WYOD (Wear Your Own Device) — is prompting […]

Interview with Ovum on Enterprise Mobility

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tl:dr – focus is shifting from devices to apps, and MDM vendors are jumping on the bandwagon with “veneers” of MAM and MDM. MAM is more than an enterprise app store, as enterprise app stores are really just the “last mile” of the mobile app lifecycle. 1. What is the current state of the enterprise […]

How Continuous Productivity Affects MAM™

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Is your company looking for a new level of productivity? How about continuous productivity with mobile application management (MAM™)? The concept of continuous productivity is defined by LinkedIn’s Steven Sinofsky in a recent article in Business Insider. He writes, “The cloud-powered smartphone and tablet, as productivity tools are transforming the world around us along with implied […]

Global Study: Mobile Application Management Adoption on the Rise

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A recently-released study of 1,700 senior IT decision makers across 17 countries commissioned by Citrix finds that 71% of enterprises view mobility as a top priority for their organizations, while 63% see mobility as the greatest factor in helping their companies gain a competitive advantage. Moreover, the study reveals that rising adoption of a mobile […]

Using Enterprise Apps for Customer Service in the Insurance Industry

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In a recent post, we talked about the potential for implementing enterprise apps on the retail sales side of the insurance industry. However, insurance carriers — especially those handling property and casualty policies — can also benefit from mobilizing operations, especially processes that are consumer-facing. Good customer service is one of the most important driving […]

Security and Privacy Threats to Enterprise Mobile Apps

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A recent study conducted by the research firm Ovum revealed that 70% of employees who own a smartphone or tablet use it to access corporate data through enterprise mobile apps. This staggering figure that points to the surge in the popularity of bring your own device (BYOD) policies among enterprises. While the advantages of BYOD […]

Remotely Control Apps While Remaining Employee-Friendly

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As corporations become more experienced in deploying and managing mobile apps across the enterprise, IT is able take mobile strategies to new levels through advanced tools and capabilities. For instance, a mobile application management (MAM) program that boasts app remote control of corporate apps can enable IT to build better apps by enabling shared real-time […]

Gaining Competitive Advantage in Patient Care with Enterprise Apps

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Healthcare is a hot topic these days, especially with the major changes of ObamaCare coming into effect. No one knows how these changes will affect the quality of service, but it is certain that many eyes will be scrutinizing both the cost and quality of healthcare services in the near future. This creates a great […]

BYOD in 2025: Better Design, Management in Hot Demand

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As it stands now, many employees are taking advantage of the bring your own device (BYOD) movement to help them increase their productivity. With continued device enhancements, like the iPad Air and predicted iPad Pro for business, this employee preference is only expected to increase. But this may be less of an elective approach for […]