Regardless of how ubiquitous mobile devices and the virtual environments they create become, they're a long way off from replacing the feeling of an in-person meeting. But that's not to say that mobile apps can't be made to complement face-to-face events.
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Your business may be missing out on mobility money if your team isn't dedicated to crafting topnotch mobile apps, a study of mobile users finds.
The average smartphone has more computing power than NASA used to put a man on the moon. What does that mean for the enterprise? Those devices are being wasted if employees are just using them to check email and send text messages or play Angry Birds.
I'm heading to the CITE Conference next week in San Francisco to take the pulse of the consumerization of enterprise IT. This will be my first time attending the powwow, so I'm curious to see what I'll learn from the trip.
Enterprise mobile app activations grew at a healthy 54 percent sequentially in the fourth quarter, with document editing apps, custom apps and file access apps leading the way, according to the latest Mobility Index report from enterprise mobility management firm Good Technology.
Whether organizations are building applications to serve their customers or crafting internal-facing business tools, enterprises would be wise to consider those times mobile devices won't be online rather than developing for an unrealistic, always-on world.
Almost all of the enterprise mobile apps examined by HP Fortify accessed at least one private information source within a device, and 86 percent did not have adequate security measures to guard against common exploits.
Microsoft will make Lync 2013 mobile apps available for Windows Phone 8 and iOS devices in early March, and will have mobile apps for Android the following month.
Sands Corporation, which is based in Las Vegas, has teamed with QuickMobile, a developer of enterprise mobile event apps, to become the first hotel chain to offer Snap App self-service event technology.