Working Off-Line: New Forrester Report Tells All

As enterprise mobile apps take off, the ability to have employees mobile-enabled even when connectivity is limited is rapidly becoming the new “must-have” feature.  Implementing off-line capabilities is not a simple task  as many development teams know. In Forrester Research’s recent report, The Offline Mobile Challenge“, the analysts clearly various approaches, and when you should […]

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“Lions and Tigers and Bears Oh My”

I don’t know about you, but if you have spent more than 10 minutes looking at the mobile “landscape,” you are probably as confused as I am. In fact, I think it looks more like a jungle than a landscape. New mobile technologies, coupled with the way we interact and consume information, have led to […]

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Your Starbucks is Leaking (Your Mobile Data) – Why It Didn’t Need to Happen

When it came out that Starbuck’s mobile payment app was storing user’s personal information – including passwords – in clear text, executives at the Seattle-based company were shockingly unsurprised! Their rationale – the risk of extensive loss was low, so they chose convenience over security. This is horribly wrong on two counts: First, the risk […]

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The Importance of Mobility Can Be Seen In Our Students

As a MIT alum, and all around engineering nerd, I look forward to the opportunity to work with smart young students in hopes of helping them reach their full potential. This week, I’m working with a bunch of undergrads on the Start6 initiative. Start6  is the first-ever Startup Bootcamp for Electrical Engineering & Computer Science […]

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Interview with Andrew Borg of Aberdeen Group: Part 1

The Enterprise Mobility Application Lifecycle This is the excerpt from the first of a three-part interview between Andrew Borg, research director, enterprise mobility & collaboration, Aberdeen Group with Chris Willis, chief marketing officer, Verivo Software. Willis: Andrew, can we define the enterprise mobile application development lifecycle, and why it’s important? Borg: The first step is […]

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Enterprise Mobility Goes Mainstream

Businesses have flirted for years with making their employees more mobile, but for most companies, these good intentions have stalled at giving out BlackBerrys to executives and laptops to sales people. In short, going mobile meant having a phone and access to email, contacts and web browsing, but little else. For laptop users, mobility has […]

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Empower telecommuters by borrowing from enterprise mobility’s strengths

Even though Marissa Mayer has finally addressed the elephant in the room, the decision by Yahoo! to abolish its work-from-home policy seems to fly in the face of the growing role of mobility in the enterprise. Enterprise mobile apps, after all, are all about connecting people with information and business processes wherever they happen to […]

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Time to start leveraging implementation accelerators for mobility

Moving quickly with enterprise mobility is more important than ever. Where a year ago, many companies still exhibited a “stick a toe in the water” approach with a pilot project that might take a year, today, multiple app projects per year is becoming the norm, as recent research has noted. That means speed is imperative. […]

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Mobile Backend-as-a-Service: A Promising Premise

Perhaps the biggest challenge in developing mobile enterprise apps is integrating them to backend systems. That’s why any technology that can simplify that challenge—including mobile backend-as-a-service (MBaaS or simply “BaaS”)—is a technology worth watching. Like a mobile enterprise application platform (MEAP), BaaS uses middleware technology to allow developers to link to backend systems like enterprise […]

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Jeffrey Hammond of Forrester Research on Seven Steps to Managing BYOD

Jeffrey Hammond of Forrester Research and Christopher Willis, chief marketing officer for Verivo Software, discuss the seven steps to managing BYOD. From the types of devices, workloads and security classes you need to support to the information, features and activities that users expect to use, learn more about the best approach to planning and executing […]

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