Mobile strategy News
June 05, 2017
Unified communications expert Paul Clarke says the technology is still far from ubiquity especially as more CIOs implement mobile-first strategies. From a unified communications perspective, the ...
March 22, 2017
Microsoft's acquisition of Xamarin forced a change in strategy within IBM, and that turned out to be a good thing for IBM's Bluemix and Mobile cloud platforms.
February 23, 2017
Consumerisation of mobile technology has had many benefits. It has driven down the prices of devices, improved the user experience to the benefit of non-technical users. Plus, awareness and ...
February 14, 2017
Mobile devices put access to IT right into the hands of people while they are out and about performing their work tasks. For many this is not just about 'being in touch' or getting access to useful ...
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MBaaS platforms offer developers an easier way to utilize mobile application development resources. Find out how to put it all together with this guide. Continue Reading
Legal concerns can hinder the mobility strategy of companies, but designing compliance into the front end of mobile technology development will keep both regulators and CIOs satisfied. Continue Reading
"Go big or go home" is a common battle cry for people taking on a new challenge, but when it comes to enterprise mobility, some organizations just have to go small. Small and medium-size businesses don't have the capital to buy expensive mobility services, hire in-demand developers or recover from major security breaches. Fortunately, there are some products out there that can help -- and an SMB mobile strategy should focus on security capabilities first and foremost.
Meanwhile, many larger companies are looking to the top enterprise software vendors for guidance when mobilizing their core business apps. In his column this month, Eric Klein explores how SAP, Oracle, IBM and Microsoft are making moves to help IT tailor essential software for smartphones and tablets. The next steps are ensuring that mobile application code is secure and threat detection software is in place, which Maribel Lopez tackles in her column. This issue's Device Spotlight takes a look at a 2-in-1 tablet from Huawei as the company gains a foothold in the United States. We also look ahead to a few conferences end-user computing pros should consider attending in the final months of the year.Continue Reading
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The shift toward edge computing is happening in organizations everywhere, and mobility is at the center of the evolution. IT shops can take advantage of life on the edge. Continue Reading
Radiology and medical imaging are being transformed by new, more client-centered and mobile approaches and technologies as healthcare moves outside the hospital. Continue Reading
Vendors keep hammering the mobile HR message, but organizations are slow to buy into the pitch. One major reason is HR's failure to serve the biggest user base: employees. Continue Reading
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IT admins can get overwhelmed or undermined when it comes to the emerging mobile technology arriving in businesses. To stay on top of trends, it's crucial to plan ahead. Continue Reading
Many companies lack the right policies or tools necessary to implement a successful enterprise mobility strategy. Find out what your mobile initiative might be missing. Continue Reading
Many companies face obstacles in trying to go mobile, but not every mobile initiative has to be treacherous. IT can take steps to avoid making common strategy mistakes. Continue Reading
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Developers have traditionally been required to write new checkpointing for individual programs. Professor Gene Cooperman explains how transparent checkpointing will change that. Continue Reading
As freeing as BYOD can be for employees, it can mean more headaches for IT. Organizations need a BYOD policy and EMM strategy to help IT mitigate BYOD security risks. Continue Reading
CISOs are tasked with developing an effective enterprise mobile strategy that offers different levels of mobile security, from device management to application-layer controls. Some companies are moving beyond device management and containerization to protect the data layer. An effective enterprise mobile strategy can increase employee productivity, but how can security programs strike a balance between user experience and information security? In this issue of Information Security, we talk to companies about their enterprise mobile strategies to find out what works and what doesn't.
Even with all the momentum in advanced authentication, some enterprises show no signs of moving beyond usernames and passwords. Why isn't advanced authentication, such as one-time passwords or multifactor authentication (MFA), widely deployed? Despite the challenges of implementing and maintaining strong authentication methods, they provide significant benefits over password-only authentication mechanisms. The consumerization of MFA may lower costs. We look at strong authentication strategies and best practices for these methods on premises and in the cloud.
Also, we continue our Readers' Top Picks series with a look at enterprise encryption tools. TechTarget polled 1,435 IT and security professionals at medium-to-large enterprises who told us that they have active encryption projects or technology purchases in the next 12 months. Look for a shortlist of products and features from readers who plan to invest in enterprise encryption tools.Continue Reading