Weekly Enterprise Mobility Wrap-up: July 18-22

Overcome security concerns - Sitrion webinar

Your next enterprise mobile app might not be as popular as Pokémon Go, but at least you can learn a few things from popular gaming apps. Also, what needs to go into an effective enterprise mobile strategy besides emulating consumer apps? And here's a reminder to sign up for Wednesday's security webinar by our own CTO, Brian Kellner, an expert in mobile security: 

Sitrion Webinar: "A Smooth Security Journey for Mobile"
Wed, July 27 – 11:30am ET
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Mobile Security: Is MDM really working? 
Blog post by Brian Kellner: I hate clothes hangers. They always seem to get tangled up in my closet. I know we need something for hanging clothes, but I often wonder if there isn’t a better option. I’m willing to bet a lot of people think about Mobile Device Management (MDM) the same way. It solves a necessary problem, but is it really the best approach?

Can enterprise app developers learn from Pokémon Go?
In order to understand mobile app adoption, one must look no farther than the most popular of consumer apps: games. At its core, enterprise app developers can draw from the fundamental qualities that make these apps appealing: namely, delighting users and being easy to learn. Applying this knowledge to enterprise app development can keep you ahead in the game.

Building an effective enterprise app development strategy
There are many components to an effective enterprise mobile strategy. Understanding how you will build and roll out enterprise mobile apps that are most beneficial to your organization takes some careful planning. Understanding what the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) will be is a good way to measure your enterprise mobile app success. Planning for the future when content must be updated should be part of the strategy as well.

Enterprise mobile security not fully realised, argues BlackBerry – but with a twist
Frequent and malicious attacks to the mobile enterprise are nothing new, but what many companies still struggle with is how to best implement a security strategy that not only protects corporate data, but is also streamlined enough for end users. In some ways security policies can be a hindrance, and so IT must meet the needs of the organization while also balancing the end user experience as well.

Apple just dropped another iOS 10 public beta for you crazy testers
Only very recently did Apple begin allowing non-developers access to pre-release versions of iOS. If you’re so inclined, you can now download this new version to your Apple devices. While the final release isn’t until September, you can already check out new features added to Siri and the lock screen.

Samsung beefs up enterprise lineup with Notebook 7 Spin
Business users who are looking for the flexibility of a tablet combined with the robustness of a laptop, need look no further than the ever growing slate of notebooks and hybrid devices. Samsung is keeping up with things with the introduction of a new notebook featuring Windows 10.

Jenny Blumberg, Mobile Solutions Manager

In Jenny's years at Sitrion she has supported many products including Glassboard, widgets, various RSS readers, and the Sitrion Social mobile apps. When she’s not conquering enterprise mobile challenges, she’s snowboarding, cooking, or camping in beautiful Colorado.

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