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Nov 22 2013

Driving To Consensus On Enterprise Mobility Management – Are We There Yet? Are We There Yet?

Driving To Consensus On Enterprise Mobility Management – Are We There Yet? Are We There Yet? I found myself spending a surprisingly considerable amount of time this past week discussing on the Twittersphere the concept of Enterprise Mobility Management  You know, I must admit to you that I find it curious.  Enterprise Mobility Management is a concept that has been around since at least 2006.  One would think that a topic [...]
May 23 2013

The Challenge of Misnomers in Enterprise Mobility

The Challenge of Misnomers in Enterprise Mobility I just came back from Vegas.  This was my first trip since the birth of my daughter, so I had almost forgotten the joys of dealing with airport delays and incredibly long days full of meetings.  Good times!  In any case, I wanted to share with you something that happened during the CTIA conference this [...]
May 22 2012

The Ugly Truth About BYOD

The Ugly Truth About BYOD While I am certainly not one who is shy to share an opinion with anyone (and I mean ANYONE), there is one thing that I typically don’t like doing neither in my professional life, nor in my personal life.  It’s the “ha ha! told you so!” moment where all the supposed experts who have been [...]
Apr 24 2012

The Enterprise Mobility Policy Guidebook: April 2012 Edition

The Enterprise Mobility Policy Guidebook: April 2012 Edition This is the latest edition of the mobility policy guidebook that includes additional recommendations based on the changing needs of the workplace, including tablets, app stores and individually liable devices. What’s new in this edition: The COPE Model (Corporate Owned, Personally Enabled) This is an alternative to BYOD Corporate Data Access GeoFencing 3rd Party Apps [...]
Mar 30 2012

Confused About BYOD? It’s Not Your Fault

Confused About BYOD? It’s Not Your Fault Please note my friends, that I will do my best to not turn today’s missive into a rant, but do forgive me if sometimes it may appear as one.  I say this because I have spent the last couple of days immersed in several discussions around the matter, including with subject matter experts (e.g., industry [...]
Feb 27 2012

Struggling With BYOD? Five Things Every Workplace Should Consider As They COPE With Enterprise Mobility

Struggling With BYOD? Five Things Every Workplace Should Consider As They COPE With Enterprise Mobility BYOD – Bring Your Own Device – is currently one of the most frequently discussed issues in enterprise mobility.  Although often used as a synonym for The Consumerization of Information Technology, BYOD and CoIT are two distinct, albeit highly overlapping trends. This document is meant to provide organizations an alternate approach – through five simple [...]
Feb 15 2012

Some More Thoughts Regarding What COPE Means For Enterprise Mobility

Some More Thoughts Regarding What COPE Means For Enterprise Mobility Where has the day gone?  It’s been one of those non stop days since dawn.  Frankly, that’s the way I like it.  The workaholic in me can’t deal with “slow” days.  I’ve spent part of the last 48 hours fielding some great offline questions regarding my last missive around what COPE can mean for the [...]
Feb 13 2012

Could There Be a Better Way to COPE With BYOD In The Enterprise?

Could There Be a Better Way to COPE With BYOD In The Enterprise? “You can have any color you want…as long as it’s black.”  That’s a quote that is attributed to Henry Ford.  It makes me think about the “old days” of enterprise mobility…you know, the ones before we had the consumerization of IT and the tsunami better known as Bring Your Own Device (BYOD).  You could have [...]
Dec 12 2011

BYOD 2.0: The Applications (R)Evolution

BYOD 2.0: The Applications (R)Evolution You know the expression “Well if you can’t beat them, join them”?  That’s a little how I feel like today.  As I have mentioned a few times recently, I keep getting bombarded these days with questions and discussions around trends in the Bring Your Own Device conundrum.  Those of you who know me know however [...]
Nov 15 2011

We Really All Can Get Along With BYOD In The Mobile Enterprise

We Really All Can Get Along With BYOD In The Mobile Enterprise People often ask me where I’m based – meaning specifically, where I work from.  I usually give them a coy answer (I know, shocking!) that I work out of seat 7C on United Airlines.  That’s how I feel today.  I just got back last night from Gotham City and am off to Europe today for [...]