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Android in The Enterprise

Mar 3 2014

Nokia X – the Trojan Horse

Nokia X – the Trojan Horse Nokia today introduced their X smartphone series, devices that are based on Google’s Android, or more specifically, the Android Open Source Project (AOSP). AOSP eschews all of Google’s basic services and provides the bare Android OS to the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) that then must layer a set of services on top of it so [...]
Sep 10 2013

Enterprise Mobility is No Game

Enterprise Mobility is No Game EA games (Electronic Arts, Inc.) recently released Plants vs. Zombies 2. Plants vs. Zombies has to be one of my favorite games to play on my mobile device. For those of you that don’t know, Plants vs Zombies is what’s known as a tower defense game. The object is to eliminate enemies as they attempt [...]
Aug 12 2013

One Device To Rule Them All?

One Device To Rule Them All? I’ve had the same conversation a number of times over the last few weeks. Business groups or even IT groups that have set a goal to move all of their users to one device within the next year and a half. You can’t blame them really. As tablets have started to overtake PC/Laptop sales, most [...]
Mar 5 2013

Looking Back – A Year of Mobile Only

Looking Back – A Year of Mobile Only Mobile Only: Week 52 Benjamin Robbins, an EMF member, is spending the next year working solely from a single mobile device. Each week he shares his thoughts and experience with us on what it means to be mobile-only. One trip around the sun. I’ve made it. After spending the week at Mobile World Congress in [...]
Feb 26 2013

How Enterprises Can Achieve a Complete Return on Mobility

How Enterprises Can Achieve a Complete Return on Mobility Mobile Only: Week 51 Benjamin Robbins, an EMF member, is spending the next year working solely from a single mobile device. Each week he shares his thoughts and experience with us on what it means to be mobile-only. Enterprises everywhere are going all-in with mobility. They are arming their sales force with tablets, setting up [...]
Feb 18 2013

The Foundation of Mobile Productivity

The Foundation of Mobile Productivity Mobile Only: Week 50 Benjamin Robbins, an EMF member, is spending the next year working solely from a single mobile device. Each week he shares his thoughts and experience with us on what it means to be mobile-only. According to the 80/20 rule (also known as the Pareto principal), “roughly 80% of the effects come [...]
Feb 10 2013

Making Mobile Palatable for the Enterprise

Making Mobile Palatable for the Enterprise Mobile Only: Week 49 Benjamin Robbins, an EMF member, is spending the next year working solely from a single mobile device. Each week he shares his thoughts and experience with us on what it means to be mobile-only. My head is spinning from the diametrically opposed news as of late. The analyst firm Canalys released [...]
Feb 3 2013

Tracking Your Mobile—Something to Fear or the Next Frontier?

Tracking Your Mobile—Something to Fear or the Next Frontier? Mobile Only: Week 48 Benjamin Robbins, an EMF member, is spending the next year working solely from a single mobile device. Each week he shares his thoughts and experience with us on what it means to be mobile-only. The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on Friday issued a wide-ranging, but non-binding, set of new guidelines [...]
Jan 28 2013

What would it take to convince you to ditch your iPhone?

What would it take to convince you to ditch your iPhone? Mobile Only: Week 47 Benjamin Robbins, an EMF member, is spending the next year working solely from a single mobile device. Each week he shares his thoughts and experience with us on what it means to be mobile-only. Apple’s stock prices have fallen quite dramatically recently. Share price has fallen so much, from $702 USD [...]
Jan 21 2013

Reflecting On Enterprise Mobility in 2012

Reflecting On Enterprise Mobility in 2012 I must admit that I have been procrastinating on writing this particular post.  In fact, I have been procrastinating for weeks on this.  I had wanted to do it at the end of the year, but stuff happened.  Then, I wanted to do it at the very beginning of the year…and guess what?  Stuff happened.  [...]