Competition for customers and regulatory requirements are driving firms to track vehicles and mobile workers through the use of telematics, ABI Research observes.
Enterprises are rapidly moving ahead with development and deployment of a variety of mobile apps to make their mobile workers more productive, judging by the three stories in Wednesday's issue of FierceMobileIT.
A proposed European Union law ending mobile roaming charges in Europe could help business travelers but hurt mobile operators.
IT leaders who make investment decisions should understand that BYOD is about application architecture and solution design, not about purchasing policy, advises research firm Gartner.
More than one-quarter of file-sharing service users report still having access to documents from their previous employer, according to a survey of 2,000 U.S. adults by Harris Interactive for Egnyte.
More than one-third of 1,611 information workers with smartphones surveyed by Forrester Research use voice recognition to perform their tasks.
Around 41 percent of workers said lack of wireless coverage renders them unproductive at least 10 percent of their workday, which equates to 251 lost hours per year per worker, according to a survey of 1,150 mobile enterprise workers by Wi-Fi provider iPass.
A full 42 percent of mobile workers surveyed by Wi-Fi provider iPass said that excessive cellular connectivity charges and restrictions on monthly plans force them to limit their data usage, affecting their productivity.
While BYOD is creating Wi-Fi connectivity issues in the enterprise, cellular connectivity issues continue to plague enterprises that have mobile workers out in the field.
Two-thirds of employees surveyed by the Ponemon Institute said it is acceptable to transfer sensitive work documents to personal computers, tablets, smartphones or online file sharing applications.