Trimble, a provider of GPS and navigation devices, has added an app to its FieldMaster mobile suite, which enables managers to have visibility into their fleet and mobile workers from their mobile device while on the go.
Many businesses lack adequate policies and controls over their mobile workers, according to a survey of 330 IT and security pros by the SANS Institute and data storage and information security company Imation.
Printing for a mobile device is a challenge, particularly in a BYOD workplace. Cortado Mobile Solutions has recently unveiled a secure mobile printing function for workers with iOS devices on any available network printer.
The laptop is still the device of choice for a majority of mobile workers, according to an infographic prepared by Forbes magazine based on various studies.
Businesses are beginning their mobile journey by extending parts of their business processes to mobile devices. But this is a complex and often frustrating task. Instead, Marible Lopez, founder of Lopez Research, recommends that firms start with simple mobile apps that can "quickly, inexpensively" increase worker productivity, what she calls "life hacking mobile."
Despite dire predictions that smart machines will replace humans, the workplace of the future will likely see workers and machines working closely together, predicts consulting firm Accenture in its new Technology Vision 2015 report.
A lack of enterprise mobility experience could be preventing you from furthering your career, says Mary Brittain-White, CEO of Retriever Communications.
IBM's new enterprise email solution Verse, which combines cloud, analytics, social and security technology, could be the next big thing for mobile workers.
The bring your own device trend can mean security worries and extra work for your IT team, but there's also a big upside to the latest tech fad: workers clocking in more hours.
Today's workers might not be able to see clearly what the office of the future will look like, but two things are for sure--it will be wireless and it will be mobile.