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 […]
Mobile apps are a great way for enterprises to connect with customers and empower a distributed workforce. But behind the scenes, the mobile app development process can be stressful, driven by industry competition and tight timelines. We’ve seen this quick-to-develop, quick-to-deploy approach lead to many apps that don’t move beyond version 1.0. Of those that […]
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 […]
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s report about recommending tougher provisions over mobile app privacy had some big technology companies raising objections, according to news coverage. While some push back from mobile device and social media giants isn’t surprising, what does the FTC’s report and the government’s overall direction on app privacy mean for most enterprises? […]
“Developers are under a lot of pressure these days to create mobile apps for their companies.” In this video, Charlotte Dunlap of Current Analysis talks with Parna Sarkar-Basu, vice president of marketing communications for Verivo Software, about the pressures that these developers are facing and the technology that they’re using to meet the demand for enterprise mobility. Read on to find out more.
“Companies are increasingly allowing employees to bring in their own devices. So we no longer have sort of a secure, locked up environment.” In this video, Kathryn “Kitty” Weldon of Current Analysis talks with Parna Sarkar-Basu, vice president of marketing communications for Verivo Software, about the latest trends in enterprise mobility. Read on to find out more.
IT’s initial “lock ‘em down” reaction to the smartphone influx several years ago gave rise to many mobile device management (MDM) platforms. Read on to learn how mobile app management (MAM) platforms take a different approach to enterprise mobility, focusing on effective app management rather than total device control.
In a recent poll conducted here and on LinkedIn, you voted security as the number one challenge for companies looking to drive enterprise mobility in today’s bring your own device (BYOD) era. Read on to find out more about the results from our poll.