Ensure BYOD Success with a Strategy that Respects Device Owners

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The mobile device market is far too fragmented to support mobile security entirely on a device level. Each employee-owned device is unique and would require an individualized security strategy in order to secure enterprise data. Instead, you can cut through the complexity with a flexible mobile platform that is capable of supporting the entire enterprise mobile […]

Seamless Security Approach Drives Mobile Adoption

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BYOD has the potential to increase productivity, and can even decrease costs, but not all BYOD initiatives are equal. Employees embrace the ability to use their own devices for work purposes in the office, at home, and on the go, but businesses need to hold up their end of the bargain. It takes a well-balanced […]

Mobile Security: Why Focusing on the End-Point of Mobility Works

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According to Gartner, over half of companies will have sanctioned BYOD programs by 2017. This comes as no surprise considering the overwhelming evidence that, when administered correctly, BYOD has a positive impact on companies. It’s linked to increased productivity and employee satisfaction among other things, but also brings up concerns over mobile security. Securing sensitive data and […]

Wired Innovation Insights: How You Can Take Advantage of B2C Mobile Apps

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Today’s highly mobile consumer is creating immense opportunities for companies to utilize B2C mobile apps as an effective engagement technique. For instance, in retail alone, among the 70 percent of holiday shoppers who used a mobile phone while in a store, 62% accesses that retailer’s website or app, according to a study conducted by ForeSee. […]

Apperian EASE Jenkins Plugin Makes Testing A Snap

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Continuous integration (CI) — a process to monitor source code repositories for changes and compile the app when changes are detected — is one of the most critical components of successful application development. With CI you are able to: Detect code compilation issues immediately after checkin/push to ensure they are fixed ASAP Run automated tests to […]

Study: 95 Percent of Employers Concerned About BYOD Security Risks

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BYOD (bring your own device) can enable organizations to generate impressive productivity gains by empowering employees with enterprise mobile apps and data on their mobile devices. Despite these benefits, a recent survey conducted by security specialist Webroot finds that 95 percent of employers remain concerned about BYOD security risks. Those concerns may be exacerbated by […]

8 Reasons You Need an Enterprise App Store

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There are almost 2,000,000 apps in the Google and Apple app stores. Among these two million apps, you can download many great ones that enhance your day-to-day personal and work life. Unfortunately, you can also stumble upon apps that exploit your mobile device.  Unsavory developers are building increasingly complex apps with spyware that can take […]

VentureBeat: What the new Apple-IBM mobile partnership means for enterprises

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Apple and IBM announced a global partnership for “enterprise mobility” this week, but what does this truly mean for enterprises? What can we expect to see in terms of real deliverables in the next 6-12 months? Let’s take a look at the four “core capabilities” the new partnership will address. A new class of more […]

Gartner Research: Assess Your Constituencies Using Mobile Apps

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Excerpts from the Gartner research note by analysts, Chris Silva and Jason Wong, published 30 June 2014. A key factor that helps enterprises evaluate mobile app deployment methods is an assessment of the constituencies and user groups that will be served by the app catalog. Due to differences in how devices, user credentials and identity […]

Gartner Research: Assess Your App Management Needs

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Excerpts from the Gartner research note by analysts, Chris Silva and Jason Wong, published 30 June 2014. When determining the best enterprise app store approach, the first step is to consider the business- to-employee (B2E) apps in use, those that will be deployed and the extent of management that the IT organization needs to apply. […]