Robert Bartley

Biography for Robert Bartley

Robert Bartley is an associate editor for the FierceEnterpriseIT and FierceFinance publications. He graduated from the University of Delaware in Spring '13. While at the unviersity, he completed a major in English and a minor in journalism, worked as the managing news editor of the school's independent newspaper The Review and interned in the office of communications and marketing. Robert is based in Washington, D.C., and can be reached at rbartley@fiercemarkets.com.

Articles by Robert Bartley

MobileIron releases toolkit for enterprises to test Android for Work

MobileIron released a new toolkit Wednesday for organizations interested in whether the revamped Android for Work will fit their mobile device management needs.

Virtual reality check: When will VR enter the enterprise?

Over the next decade, virtual reality technology has the chance to change the fundamental way that hands-on professionals operate in the field, office or classroom, according to an industry expert.

Google removes Android's stock email app, unifies behind Gmail

Google has killed its baked-in email app in Lollipop, the latest iteration of the Android OS, which could upset enterprise users. The stock Android email app filled a niche for many professionals who used it for their work accounts, while using Gmail for personal accounts.

Rumored iOS-only Microsoft app is good sign for enterprise users

Rumors abound that Microsoft is developing a new iOS-exclusive mobile application with a twist on traditional email. The openness that Microsoft could be showing with this move and recent other moves is promising for enterprise users who would like to see a more flexible regime in Redmond.

Speakeasy's mobile app seeks to bring efficiency to conference calling

Startup Speakeasy released Tuesday its flagship mobile app for an improved conference calling experience. While the conference calling space has been filled recently with dial-in services and digital call centers, the Speakeasy Conference Calling app looks to cut itself a slice of market share with straightforward features and workflow integration.

IBM teams with startup Ionic to make mobile enterprise app development easier for the uninitiated

In a move to speed up the turnaround and reduce the complexity of enterprise mobile app development, IBM has announced a partnership with Ionic, a company that offers drag-and-drop design capabilities for mobile apps.

Dropbox app to extend Microsoft Office capabilities, adds iOS commenting feature

Dropbox continues to add functionality to its iOS apps and increase the amount of use cases it presents to the enterprise. The collaboration and storage company added Tuesday the ability to comment on files directly in its iPhone and iPad apps, and it further announced added features with the Microsoft Office suite. Dropbox and Microsoft have been creating connections through their services of late in a mutually beneficial attempt to attract users.

Droplr goes freemium to attract more first-time enterprise users

Droplr, the mobile app used for sharing creative materials by the likes of Nike, Pixar and Airbnb, announced it would adopt a freemium model that lets potential users test out the program without paying.

Where legals dare: Drone skies clouded by policy

Drones are in limbo in both the public and private sectors due to an abstruse policy environment on the federal and state level, according to a panel of experts.

Apple Watch likely to be a luxury, not a must-have for workers, Appian exec says

Appian prides itself on staying at the forefront of new technology trends, which led to the development of his company's Apple Watch app, explained Appian's Malcolm Ross. Yet he's skeptical that the Apple Watch will find strong acceptance in the enterprise.