Weekly Enterprise Mobility Wrap-Up: Aug 10-14
IT shops take many tacks with mobile-first strategies
When it comes to using mobile in your organization, IT can take a number of approaches for device, app, and data security. What once meant enrolling everyone into an MDM, or mobile device management system, now has expanded to more unique options that can better cater to your end users. Depending on the level of security you need, some of the approaches listed here could be considered.
Five Ways to Support Your BYOD Initiative
BYOD, or Bring Your Own Device, can be seen as a burden for IT. However, there are ways to see it as an opportunity because it keeps employees engaged. How can you manage a successful BYOD scenario in your organization? Keeping data secure by communicating expectations to employees while also implementing security best practices are good ways to go about this.
What is DevOps and Why is it Relevant to Enterprise Mobile?
DevOps is a term that doesn’t get included all that often as part of enterprise mobility. Which isn’t to say it isn’t important. DevOps represents the union of software development, quality assurance, and IT operations. With DevOps your team is empowered by having fully-tested software and by having open lines of communication and cooperation.
The Mobile Only Workplace?
First came Blackberry as a disruptor in the workplace: people could access email from anywhere. Then Apple came along and furthered people’s interest in mobility by providing everything Blackberry did and much more. There’s no doubt that the workplace is going mobile with people demanding consumer-grade software to do their jobs.
The ‘VIP’ of mobility: Three keys to great enterprise mobile apps
VIP for mobile apps entails Value, Intuitiveness, and Popularity. These universal rules apply to mobile software no matter the industry. Obviously a mobile app needs to be useful and meet its objectives, but keeping in mind the other pillars of good enterprise mobile software is important to creating the right impact.