The Battle for Mobile Operating System Supremacy

The Investing Edge

While Microsoft designed MS-DOS to work as an open system that could run on multiple computers, Apple was limited by the closed design of the Macintosh system. It’s the Mobility Battle, Stupid. I am fascinated by the current dynamism and chaos within the mobile industry.

Acceptability = Mobility

Perficient - Digital Transformation

I have grown used to seeing an in-office standup computer system or a tablet, both of which work with the needs of a constantly moving doctor’s office. In today’s fast-paced world of data if you aren’t mobile on day one you’re already behind. Be Mobile From Day 1. Out of Touch?

Philippines expands tax payments with mobile system

Computer Weekly

The Philippines tax office is enabling people to access more services via their mobile phones

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How the CIO can Sleuth Mobile Systems

CIO Dashboard

The responsibility of conducting mobile forensic investigations in the workplace should fall in the lap of the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). Fetching data from mobile devices is fraught with challenges not found in the more mature realm of personal computers.

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Managing Mobile Business Insecurities

CTOvision

Today about 75% of mobile apps fail the most basic security tests, and that number is probably going up not down. 57% of mobile device users are not aware of the security solutions that exist on their devices. billion of mobile devices will have security applications installed.

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Acceptability Equals Mobility

Perficient - Digital Transformation

I have grown used to seeing an in-office standup computer system or a tablet, both of which work with the needs of a constantly moving doctor’s office. In today’s fast-paced world of data if you aren’t mobile on day one you’re already behind. Be Mobile From Day 1. Out of Touch?

Think You’re Mobile? Think Again

CIO Dashboard

Few innovations surpass the transformative, global impact of mobile…and we’re only just getting started. There are now more mobile devices than people, and they’re multiplying five times faster than we are. Developing a Mobile Mindset – Dispelling Mobile Misconceptions.

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Mobile app flaws are a risk to industrial IT systems, says report

Computer Weekly

Cyber security vulnerabilities in mobile applications could be exploited to compromise industrial network infrastructure, a report warns

Mobile Connectivity and Your Business

Eric D. Brown

For the purposes of this little thought experiment, let’s imagine that your business is one that requires constant mobility and client interaction in the field. In the mobile centric world of today, you’ve probably already spent some money on mobility initiatives.

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Key Benefits of a Training Management System vs Learning Management System

Kitaboo

Which system to choose – a training management system (TMS) or learning management system (LMS) , will depend a lot on your business requirements. What is LMS (Learning Management System)? What is TMS (Training Management System)?

Netherlands rushes to mobile payments

Computer Weekly

Following the wave of e-commerce that has swept the Netherlands, there is a surge to use mobile payment systems

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The Cloud – Gateway to Enterprise Mobility

Eric D. Brown

The world of mobile ten years ago was one that was mobile, but wasn’t. Companies setup virtual private networks (VPN’s) to allow access to the company systems from outside the firewall. Today, mobility is much different in most organizations.

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How CIOs Deal With Mobile Disruption

The Accidental Successful CIO

Mobile disruptions can happen at any time Image Credit. As CIO, because of the importance of information technology, you need to get ready to deal with the disruptions that that arrival of even more mobile technology is going to create.

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Both Sides of Enterprise Mobility

Cloud Musings

Photo credit: Shutterstock Enterprise mobility has become table stakes in the world of business. The familiarity we all have with smartphones and wireless access, actually obscures the true difficulty of developing and executing an effective corporate mobile strategy.

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News on @Fixmo and Defense Information Systems Agency Mobility Management for U.S. Department of Defense

CTOvision

Defense Information Systems Agency Mobility Management for U.S. This program has been considered a core foundation to enabling the secure compliant use of a diverse selection of mobile devices, operating systems and applications by DoD personnel for years to come.

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Why your CTO Makes or Breaks your Enterprise Mobile Strategy

CTOvision

Why your CTO Makes or Breaks your Enterprise Mobile Strategy. For consumers, mobile phone adoption has skyrocketed and smartphone ownership continues to climb in emerging economies. Plus, 90% of mobile users time is spent in apps. Sunil Thomas.

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Winning the Information War with Mobile

CIO Dashboard

They are empowering their sales forces with real-time access to warranty, financing and inventory information—above and beyond what the customer is likely to have—with mobile devices. Mobile for employees was cited most often as the most important technology to increase innovation.

Mobile-First/ Cloud-First CRM

IT Toolbox

This growth is being led by providers who have embraced the best new technologies and is being fueled by the continuing adoption of mobile-focused and cloud-based systems. Gartner recently published their latest forecast for the global Human Capital Management (HCM) software market, predicting that it should grow about 10 percent annually through 2020.

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Should You Build in-house or Outsource Development of Your Mobile Apps?

CTOvision

Once an enterprise has decided to go down the path of building native mobile apps, there is one critical decision involved –whether to build these apps in-house or to outsource development. It becomes easier later for integration with existing systems, customer support or product maintenance.

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Mozilla is joining the Mobile OS game

CTOvision

Mozilla’s mobile Firefox OS is up and running! Mozilla is pitching their Firefox OS to their nearly 450 million desktop users, in hopes of securing a solid base for the mobile OS users. CTO Mobile Firefox OS Mozilla operating system By Kimberly Kelly.

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The CTOvision Mobile App: Track tech topics anywhere anytime on iOS and Android

CTOvision

The CTOvision Mobile application provides intuitive, interactive access to our content and easy ways to find and share the information you and your network need to know on enterprise tech. Here are the download sites for the CTOvision Mobile App: iPhone. Bob Gourley.

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DISA Announces DoD Mobility Capability Enhancements for Android/Samsung Knox

CTOvision

The following was just announced by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA): DISA ANNOUNCES DOD MOBILITY CAPABILITY, 2.0 The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), as the lead agency for the DOD Mobility Capability, implemented its 2.0 release for Android/Samsung Knox capability under the DOD Mobility Unclassified Capability (DMUC) […]. By Bob Gourley.

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Web-based, mobile-friendly CRM system favored by Texas investment bank

IT Toolbox

The platform is a web-based and mobile-friendly CRM and marketing solution designed to help businesses and non-profit organizations streamline sales and deal-closing processes. The system features list segmentation, sales funnels, e-mail open and clicked-throughAustin, Texas-based investment bank Navidar has selected the Vivo Initio CRM platform to manage its marketing initiatives.

Mobile Enterprise – Beyond the Fundamentals

CIO Dashboard

In my last post about going mobile in the enterprise I talked about some fundamentals for going mobile in your business. Mobile innovation is no longer being driven by the enterprise; it’s being driven by the customer. Will the Mobile User Interface Overtake the Desktop?

If Mobile Isn’t On Your Radar, It Should Be

CTOvision

Editor's note: In this post, AIIM ’s CEO John Mancini urges enterprises to take a serious look at mobile ECM as their window on content. -bg. Enterprises understand that there is a natural synergy between mobile services and mobile content. Yet despite this, many are being slow at putting effective mobile programs in place to satisfy the 24/7 connected business world. Only 10 percent of those interviewed said they thought they had a successful mobile program in place.

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6 Important Benefits of Mobile Marketing for Small Businesses

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - 6 Important Benefits of Mobile Marketing for Small Businesses - Information Technology Blog. As a small business, one of the most important tools you have on your side is the mobile marketing industry. Then invest in a mobile signal booster.

5 Mobile Applications for Drug Testing

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - 5 Mobile Applications for Drug Testing - Information Technology Blog. Either way, you may want to try these five apps and mobile technologies that are the best if you want quick, convenient and noninvasive methods for doing a drug test. Mobile

Business on the Go with Mobile ERP

IT Toolbox

Those using an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system know that it provides invaluable insights into business operations and helps control the processes that give a company its competitive edge. It's a fast-moving, ever-changing global business market out there, and your ERP system helps keep you in the game.

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Mobile UC: Is It Ready for Prime Time?

IT Toolbox

Unified communications (UC) systems have faced some productive competitive pressure in the mobile arena. Over-the-top (OTT) communications apps like WhatsApp as well as collaboration apps such as Slack have raised consumers’ and employees’ expectations for how mobile communications should be delivered. The workforce has become increasingly mobile during this same time frame, emphasizing

Schroders staff to complete daily tasks on mobile devices

Computer Weekly

The asset management company wants to make it easier for its staff to complete everyday tasks by linking mobile devices to enterprise systems

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The Combination of Cloud & Mobile and its Grip on B2B Automation – Part 2

The Investing Edge

We’ve established that the synergy between Cloud and mobile is both powerful and undeniable (as outlined in Part 1). Sales people in the field can place orders directly into ERP systems, eliminating pen and paper and re-entry errors. Cloud Mobile B2B cloud mobile

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Sky tackles mobile not-spots at west London headquarters

Computer Weekly

Media and communications company Sky deploys a distributed antenna system at its west London campus to improve in-building mobile signals

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Steps to Developing a Quality Mobile Learning Course

CTOvision

Mobile learning has the potential to revolutionize current training systems. The international mobile learning market is showing rapid growth. However, mobile learning is more than just e-learning on a mobile device. A great number of considerations must come into play when designing a quality mobile learning course. In this article, we will explore the necessary components of an effective mobile learning course. Brigg Patten.

Announcing The New CTOvision Mobile App: Track tech topics anywhere anytime on iOS and Android devices

CTOvision

We have just updated the CTOvision Mobile application to take advantage of hot new design styles and more of the features today's enterprise technologists expect in a mobile app. Here are the download sites for the CTOvision Mobile App: iPhone. CTO Mobile News Android (operating system) App Store (iOS) iOS ipad IPhoneBob Gourley.

Webinar Replay: How to mobilize your business applications

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Summary: As mobile usage continues to explode, businesses face a growing problem: They’re tied to systems that pre-date smartphones. To make matters worse, they lack the time and skills needed to mobilize their business applications. Education Mobile Mobile apps