Spotlight: Employee mobility--Yum


We all know what people--even the notoriously silent Buckingham Palace guards--say when the hear the words "Red Robin" ... Yum. Well, that might also be the response of Red Robin's employees who are able to use Apple's (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPads at work as a result of a MDM product supplied by Zenprise and deployed by the restaurant chain. Chris Laping, chief information officer at the Red Robin gourmet burger chain, told The Wall Street Journal that the company plans to use 1,700 iPads to improve customer service and train staff. The company has already rolled out 700 iPads that enable hostesses to inform customers by mobile phone that their tables are ready, Laping said. The chain will deploy 1,000 more iPads in January to help with employee training, he added. Read more

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