The official hub of The Enterprise Mobility Foundation
Want more than just blog posts? Login or Sign up for a free acount and get research, videos, slide decks and more! Join the online social network for Enterprise Mobility.

Enterprise BlackBerry

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 [...]
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 [...]
Dec 10 2012

2012 Enterprise Mobility Wish List

2012 Enterprise Mobility Wish List Last year, I created my first Enterprise Mobility Holiday Wish List. It wasn’t the typical, I want “this cool device” for the holidays list. It was a “please provide these products and services to the Enterprise so we can continue to push the boundaries on productivity and efficiency” list. This year I thought it would [...]
Sep 7 2012

iPhone Is The New Blackberry

iPhone Is The New Blackberry One of the most interesting shifts in enterprise mobility over the past couple of years is the development of a new type of mobility environment built around a single device.  Although BYOD and the increasing personalization of IT have driven a trend towards supporting multiple platforms and multiple devices, there are still companies out there [...]
May 21 2012

Four Questions IT Should Answer Before Selecting Mobility Management Solutions

Four Questions IT Should Answer Before Selecting Mobility Management Solutions The mobile landscape is evolving rapidly. Mobile and cloud are providing the foundation for the next 15 to 20 years of IT evolution. This shift is on the order of magnitude of the move to client server computing and the introduction of the Internet. The mobile landscape has created new operating systems (OS) for tablets [...]
May 2 2012

Some Thoughts From BlackBerry World 2012

Some Thoughts From BlackBerry World 2012 Hello from sunny Orlando.  I’ve been here with several thousand of my closest friends attending the much anticipated BlackBerry World as many mobile eyes wanted to catch a glimpse of the forthcoming BlackBerry 10 operating system.  How was the show you might ask?  What do I think of BB 10?  What was the reaction of [...]
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 [...]
Apr 2 2012

Inside Looking Out: An Executive View on Enterprise Mobility with Naeem Zafar

Inside Looking Out: An Executive View on Enterprise Mobility with Naeem Zafar It’s certainly been a while, but welcome back to the latest edition of Inside Looking Out.  We had the opportunity to sit down last week with Naeem Zafar, CEO of Bitzer Mobile, an enterprise mobility solution provider that utilizes a secure, mobile app container to isolate corporate access and data.  We covered a broad range [...]
Mar 21 2012

Email – The Entrance to Enterprise Mobility

Email – The Entrance to Enterprise Mobility Mobile Only: Week3 In the beginning, there was email – at least it was for enterprise mobility. It would be difficult to argue against the idea that email was the incentive to bring mobility in to the enterprise. It was the first thing that the enterprise and users sought to enable on their devices. It [...]
Mar 14 2012

An Open Letter To United States Representative Markey Re: The ‘‘Mobile Device Privacy Act’’

An Open Letter To United States Representative Markey Re: The ‘‘Mobile Device Privacy Act’’ Representative Markey, My name is Philippe Winthrop and I am the Managing Director of The Enterprise Mobility Foundation (click here to see my bio on LinkedIn).  The EMF is an independent (downtown) Boston-based think tank, whose sole mission is to evangelize best practices in terms of how organizations can reap the greatest benefits from deploying [...]