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

Salesforce relies on users to develop popular wearable enterprise apps

Many companies aiming to push their enterprise platforms to wearables have faced a hurdle in the form of building relevant use cases for their customers. One success story, Salesforce, has created a popular wearable experience by giving control of app development to the person who knows the user best--the user himself.

Amid IoT standards standoff, Panasonic opens portfolio for development

Panasonic pledged this week to provide royalty-free access to a chunk of its intellectual property, including software and patents, to push forward the development of the Internet of Things. While at face value it may seem like an altruistic move, in fact, it may be just the lastest shot in the ongoing standards war raging in the IoT industry. 

Cyanogen funding round enables open mobile OS to take on Android, iOS

Android-based open mobile operating system Cyanogen announced Monday that it completed an $80 million round of funding, brining its total funding to $110 million. With the new financing, the company aims to become a viable alternative in the mobile OS market currently dominated by Apple's iOS and Google's Android.

Push-to-talk updates from AT&T aim to optimize field worker communication

FierceMobileIT has reported on the challenges facing companies and fieldworkers exploring new use cases with mobile tech. But what about using the new tech to update older practices? AT&T announced Thursday a rollout of updates to its Enhanced Push-to-Talk (EPTT) service, its popular offering among construction workers, onsite technicians and any other worker who needs to hear radio communications without necessarily being heard themselves.

New Aerohive iOS option opens its network access platform to Apple devices

Aerohive has unveiled an iOS version of its ID Manager app that allows secured wireless access to guests and employee devices in the workplace.

Good, Microsoft team for enterprise mobility push

Good Technology announced several efforts Tuesday to optimize mobile computing on Windows Phones and other Microsoft devices.

Amazon acquires 2lemetry for concerted push in IoT

Amazon has acquired enterprise-focused Internet of Things company 2lemetry, according to reports. The move is one more step forward in IoT efforts for Amazon.

IoT will hit enterprises as hard as BYOD

Just as enterprises are starting to get a firm handle on mobile device management, they are looking ahead to a new set of devices that could throw IT into chaos if not properly managed. More pervasive and numerous than smartphones or tablets, companies must plan now for the influx of Internet of Things devices.

3 mobile email solutions Hillary Clinton can use next time

The stir surrounding Hillary Clinton and the choices she made as secretary of state regarding her mobile work practices has thrust secure device management into the national spotlight. And while the debate is raging over whether or not Clinton was as careful with state intelligence as she should have been, it has certainly made clear that the options users are offered in today's marketplace far outstrip what she had available to her then.

Mobile apps are next focal point for corporate hackers, Veracode says

The average large enterprise hosts more than 2,000 unsafe mobile apps on its network, a security oversight that opens up the potential for cyber attacks, data breaches and more, according to analytics released Wednesday from a mobile app vetting provider.