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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 3 2013

Holy Buyout Batman! Microsoft Buys Nokia’s Device Business – So Now What?

Holy Buyout Batman! Microsoft Buys Nokia’s Device Business – So Now What? You know, you take one day off to celebrate your nation’s labor unions and you miss out on almost $140 billion (with a “B”) of mergers and acquisitions.  Yup, the deal we all knew would happen eventually happened – oh ya, and Verizon bought the 45% of Verizon Wireless it didn’t own from long time [...]
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 [...]
Oct 30 2012

What Adults Can Learn From Kids: The Enterprise Mobility Perspective

What Adults Can Learn From Kids: The Enterprise Mobility Perspective Two big things occurred yesterday.  First and foremost, Hurricane Sandy decided to pay a very unwelcomed visit to the East Coast, wreaking havoc for millions of people, most notably in the New York/New Jersey area.  The other big thing was that our good friends in Redmond officially launched the Windows Phone 8 platform. It’s no [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Jan 2 2012

Five Predictions for Enterprise Mobility in 2012

Five Predictions for Enterprise Mobility in 2012 This Executive Insight covers five of the most important trends that The Enterprise Mobility Foundation believes will define mobility within the workplace in 2012.  Organizations are encouraged to consider these predictions – and their associated recommendations – in order to be prepared for the continued proliferation of mobility in the workplace. The five predictions include: [...]
Dec 23 2011

Reflecting On Enterprise Mobility in 2011: Part I

Reflecting On Enterprise Mobility in 2011: Part I I can’t believe we are just two days away from Christmas.  Almost everyone is winding down for the year to spend some much deserved time with family and get ready for the new year.  It’s also a great time to reflect on what has taken place in the last 12 months. Maybe I’m just getting [...]
Dec 8 2011

The Cure For The BYOD Blues?

The Cure For The BYOD Blues? Just under 15,000.  That’s the number of miles United Airlines tells me I have traveled in the last 2 1/2 weeks.  Not the best excuse, but really the only one I have for not having shared any missives with you on a regular basis during this time period.  Miracle of miracles, I am not traveling [...]
Oct 19 2011

Pitch Fest Slides From the 2011 Enterprise Mobility Boot Camp

Pitch Fest Slides From the 2011 Enterprise Mobility Boot Camp Last week, at the Enterprise Mobility Boot Camp at CTIA in San Diego, Philippe Winthrop – Managing Director for the Enterprise Mobility Foundation challenged top enterprise mobility solution providers to present what they view as the most important issue for the mobile enterprise today. Each provider gave a brief presentation and at the conclusion, audience [...]