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

Articles by Robert Bartley

Apple, IBM partnership releases 3 more mobile enterprise apps

Apple and IBM have revealed three more enterprise apps developed through their partnership, according to reports from Mobile World Congress. MobileFirst for iOS, the joint effort announced in July, has released 14 apps to date and promised to push at least eight more by the end of the month.

Google aims once more for enterprise acceptance with revamped Android for Work

Google may finally gain the security clout Android needs to become a major player among BYOD options, shaking off past disappointing efforts by announcing a host of new technologies and partnerships in a blog post today.

Enterprise mobility requires capital investment to be successful

While many enterprises see BYOD programs as a money saver, to be successful, a mobility program, whether BYOD or corporate-owned, needs substantial capital investment, argued tech writer Kapila Gidwani in a CloudTweaks article.

Federal agencies mobilize field workers, even as some businesses ignore them

An important component for many businesses, the field worker is too often skipped over in mobile enterprise app plans. But by upgrading the workflows of those workers, one organization not usually known for its efficiency--the federal government--has found just that through enterprise apps, according to a visionary panel held here Wednesday at the Federal Mobile Computing Summit.

Salesforce beefs up mobile offering for business intelligence

More and more, business managers want to access meaningful intelligence wherever they might be. Mobile is the next frontier for analytics, and Salesforce is charging ahead with the introduction Thursday of three new features for its Wave Analytics Cloud.

Private and public sectors are companions in bold new IoT future

The more Internet of Things devices are connected through networks, the more entry points there will be for dangerous elements. If IoT is to flourish safely and securely, the private and public sector must work in concert to create a regulated yet creative environment, according to a panel at the Federal Mobile Computing Summit.

Apple makes iWork for iCloud app suite free on all mobile devices

In a move to expand its influence among the professional set, Apple has opened its iWork suite up free of charge for any device without the need to own one of the company's tablets, phones or computers.

Next big challenge for mobile management: contractors and other third-party workers

Organizations using mobile solutions for full-time employees often overlook independent workers while formulating policies. That kind of oversight can lead to inaccessible enterprise apps, inflexible mobility programs and untested workarounds compromising otherwise secure networks, according to industry analysts.

Jive comes out with 3 new mobile apps in the face of steep competition from giant vendors

Jive announced today the planned release of three "workstyle" mobile apps to emulate the experience users have come to expect from "lifestyle" apps used outside the enterprise. While the features of the suite seem like something a mobile workforce would make use of, Jive is still facing an uphill battle to separate itself from entrenched competition.

Vetting enterprise mobile apps is a must, NIST says

The National Institute of Standards and Technology offers a guide to firms planning on deploying mobile applications in order to ensure the apps work effectively and securely.