This week, Apple and IBM revealed the first fruits of their efforts to improve the ways in which businesses work through utilising mobile services. IBM MobileFirst for iOS brings a raft of new, made-for-business apps and cloud services that bring IBM’s big data and analytics powerhouse systems to iOS enterprise users.
It’s getting towards the end of the year, so naturally employers start thinking about what 2015 holds for their business. But it’s a two way street. In the latest survey results by software provider Premiere Global Services (PGi), US employees want tablets, project management tools and productivity apps to aid their jobs in the coming year.
If an employee’s mobile device gets infected with malware which degrades performance, mines information and steals data minutes, it’s not only a burden for the CIO, but also the mobile operator. Alcatel-Lucent is looking to change that with Motive Security Guardian, a virtualised mobile security hub.
A survey of 300 IT professionals in the US from network provider Spiceworks has found that despite the huge prevalence of BYOD in the workplace, bring your own everything (BYOX) is not getting traction.
Microsoft’s business intelligence (BI) tool, Power BI, is being tested and prepared for mobile devices with an iOS app, according to reports.
Benelux-based waste management provider Van Gansewinkel has announced it is working with electronic signature software firm DocuSign to automate and mobilise its business.
Firms need to take a holistic, three stage approach to ensuring that data is kept secure, consisting of education, policy and technology. But what do each of these steps consist of, and how can businesses implement them without impacting their mobile device use?
While it's true that big data analytics greatly expands the information available to us, it also changes the purpose of the data scientist. Where is the overlap between machine analytics and human analysis?
A federal judge in Texas has ruled an employer who wiped a fired employee’s personal device did not violate his privacy rights.
Here’s one firm which is using wearable tech at the office. Cloud services company Appirio has brought CloudFit into work, with the aim of improving employee morale and reducing health insurance costs.
Environmental safety compliance provider ESG has used MobileIron for its latest enterprise mobility rollout, in the process reducing report time by over 90%.