Crafting The Mobile Experience

In Mobility by Daniel Newman1 Comment

This post is sponsored by Samsung Business. All thoughts and opinions are my own. The rapid proliferation of mobile has done more than just untether us. Sure, we no longer have to rough it to our office just to check email or to update a spreadsheet. But in reality, that isn’t really all that new. What is new is the importance …

Are we considering mobile security when developing a mobile strategy?

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Enterprises large and small are going mobile. In fact, with BYOD (bring your own device), a wide range of mobile devices are making their way into businesses, and employees are exposing companies to security issues through shadow IT, the cloud, and the app economy, with or without their knowledge. A new study by eBay shows that one in every four online …

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Mobile Marketing Automation: A Must for Businesses and MSPs

In Mobility by Shelly Kramer1 Comment

With the proliferation of mobile devices and the development of effective and accessible automation technologies, is this the year mobile marketing automation (MMA) becomes table stakes for business success? I think the implications here are much broader than that, as the managed mobility service market itself is exploding. So, not only do businesses need to be paying attention to mobility …

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Can Embracing Mobility Bring an End To Shadow IT?

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“Shadow IT”, or the use of unapproved apps in the enterprise, is a huge problem for businesses. Today’s companies want more flexibility, faster than IT departments can provide. Tech-driven employees use a variety of tools and apps in their personal lives and expect the same level of ease and efficiency from their work tools.  In short, employees are seeking true …

Mobile is a Lifestyle, not a Technology

In Mobility by Daniel Newman3 Comments

With an increasing number of companies investing in deployment and management of enterprise mobility than ever before, it’s no surprise it’s one of the hottest trends in today’s business landscape. Remote work is fast becoming mainstream, as flexible hours and work locations allow employees to work more efficiently and accomplish more. Our teams are accessing data, meeting deadlines, servicing clients, …

Mobile World Congress: How NFV is driving the mobile agenda

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It didn’t take long — wandering the halls of Mobile World Congress 2015 (MWC15) — for me to see (and hear) that network function virtualization (NFV) is a hot topic in both the networking and telecommunication worlds. Every day it is being considered more of an emerging reality for network operators. Why is NFV being talked about so much? First of …

The mobile workforce goes beyond working from home

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Last year, surveys and reports predicted that 2015 will be the year of enterprise mobility. For most companies thinking about a mobile workforce, mobility has been all about flex work and work-from-home arrangements. While some companies are open to these, others aren’t as quick to jump on board. For example, Yahoo CEO, Marissa Mayer comes to mind: she called work-from-home …

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Social and Mobile Set To Inspire Workplace Transformation

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Business has forever been a world of change. If we think of it – change has been the only constant factor given the proliferation of so many technologies since the last couple of decades. While change has occurred in all aspects, the workplace is where some of the most glaring transformations have taken place. Let’s take a look at two …

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Mobile, Future of Work and The Collaborative Economy

In Mobility by Daniel Newman3 Comments

What is hot? I mean, what are people clamoring to these days? I enter a room full of futurists and I listen. Uber this and Air BNB that; these companies are changing the way business is done by reorganizing human potential into a way that is cohesive, manageable and let’s not forget useful to the rest of society. Sure Uber …

Another Mobile Disruption: This Time Transportation in China!

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As everyone knows, the buzz phrase or word making the proverbial rounds among today’s marketers is “cloud.” From cloud computing to cloud storage and on and on – anything with the word “cloud” attached to it gets the immediate attention of marketers. Another similar buzz-worthy word is of course “mobile,” for it too causes any good marketer to sit up …