Mobile Security is Table Stakes

Published on: February 18, 2013


Being a financial asset management firm, security is of course one of our primary concerns whenever we are talking about digital, be it our website, or the mobile app. For me, it’s one of the most important things. And it’s not a very glamorous feature, but it’s table stakes. It’s what our shareholders and our investors expect of us. We don’t want to be a …
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The Story Behind Invesco Canada’s Mobile Strategy

Published on: February 4, 2013


Hari Pillai, manager, e-Development & Design Our mobile initiative started with, like a combined approach actually. There was a lot of interest through our sales team that our advisors are getting more mobile savvy. And essentially, they wanted us to look into different mobile offerings that are in the market right now. And we also, at the same time, we were also doing a lot …
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Mobile Backend-as-a-Service: A Promising Premise

Published on: January 21, 2013


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 resources planning (ERP) without extensive coding. But with a BaaS …
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Jeffrey Hammond of Forrester Research on Seven Steps to Managing BYOD

Published on: January 7, 2013


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 successful enterprise mobility initiatives. Chris Willis, CMO, Verivo: Bring-your-own device …
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How Mobile Operators Are Impacting Enterprise Mobility

Published on: December 3, 2012


Kathryn “Kitty” Weldon, Principal Analyst, Enterprise Mobility of Current Analysis talks with Parna Sarkar-Basu, vice president of marketing communications for Verivo Software. Sarkar-Basu: What are the mobile operators doing to support enterprise mobility? Weldon: Well, the mobile operators realize that they have a role to play beyond just providing data services, voice services and devices. And in fact, they are really starting to put together …
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The Rise of Mobility Redefines the Engaged Worker

Published on: November 19, 2012


The way in which we access information is radically different today because of mobility. Access to knowledge and information is no longer tied to a PC, to an office, or hard-wired Web connection. Information and business processes can be tapped everywhere because of mobility. Because of that, the very nature of what it means to be an information worker is changing, becoming more real-time, more …
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Industry Analyst Shares the Developer’s Perspective on Enterprise Mobility

Published on: November 5, 2012


“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.

Avoid Getting “Stuck” on Mobility

Published on: October 22, 2012


In one sense, we’re all “stuck” on mobility since a large percentage of consumers use smart phones or tablets to enjoy apps and stay connected to what matters in our personal lives. That’s the positive, pervasive sense of being “stuck” on mobility. The negative twist to being “stuck” on mobility happens in business when companies start sorting through all the factors involved in creating enterprise …
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From Mobile Bling to Enterprise’s Next Big Thing

Published on: October 8, 2012


Over the past few weeks, a whole new wave of high-end smartphones has been announced. While Apple’s iPhone 5 was the undisputed star of the show, Samsung, Nokia, Motorola and RIM have all had big launches recently, each trying to grab market share in the phone industry’s most vibrant sector. Read on to find out what this means for the enterprise and how it’s impacting …
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Developing Multiple Enterprise Apps is the New ‘Norm’

Published on: September 24, 2012


There was a time when developing one enterprise app was considered a major milestone. Today, companies are developing multiple apps, primarily to increase employee productivity and engage better with customers. Our recent online survey also underscores this trend. Read on to find out more findings from our survey.