Weekly Enterprise Mobility Wrap-Up: Mar 30 – Apr 3
► Enterprise mobility – where do we go from here?
Looking back on initial reactions after the recent Mobile World Congress, Jon Reed shares his thoughts on what the road ahead for enterprise mobility looks like. He offers a few ideas from Kevin Benedict, who acknowledges some of the struggles companies face and where investments in mobile can be made that will pay off.
► Three enterprise scenarios for MDM products
It’s common to think that in order to best govern devices in BYOD scenarios that you need to implement an MDM framework. But ultimately what do you need to accomplish? You must protect data, you must guard the device, and you must manage connectivity. This piece goes into great detail on what an MDM system will afford you.
► Microsoft Office 365 Gets MDM Boost
In an effort to provide greater data security, Microsoft is now including MDM capabilities that tie into O365. This will be on all platforms: iOS, Android, and on Windows. For further protection companies can look to Microsoft Intune as well.
► IBM, Apple Unleash New Enterprise Apps
As a result of their established partnership, IBM and Apple are continuing to produce mobile-focused apps for the workplace. Now they’ve released a number of apps catering to the healthcare industry, in what can be seen as a driver to get more employees using iOS devices at work.
► Creating a Mobile Development Strategy for 2015
We’re already deep into 2015, but that doesn’t mean you still can’t make it the best year for enterprise mobility. As part of your strategy, finding the most effective way to quickly produce apps plus how to manage those apps with the help of IT are paramount.