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Infographic: Beyond BYOD--5 mobility trends impacting business

Enterprise mobility goes well beyond BYOD. It is also about mobile business intelligence, ultra-personalization in mobile marketing and creating consumer experiences in time through mobile moments. Here are five enterprise mobility trends that are impacting business beyond BYOD.

Apple, IBM expand partnership to healthcare research

Apple and IBM made headlines when they announced their enterprise mobility partnership last year. Now the two firms are taking that partnership and expanding it to medical research.

Microsoft teams with Fujitsu, KUKA on IoT initiatives

Microsoft and Japan's Fujitsu announced Sunday that they are collaborating on the use of Internet of Things to improve the manufacturing process.

Rugged mobile device market sees turnaround

While rugged mobile devices have lost out to lower-cost consumers devices, vendor consolidation and improved device and operating system design have turned the market around, judged VDC Research.

Appcelerator reworks mBaaS and PaaS tech, introduces tiered delivery model

Appcelerator today announced the release of Arrow, a rebranding of some of its mobile backend-as-a-service offerings with a few new features. The relaunch will include a tiered payment plan that the company hopes will resonate with independent developers and startups.

IBM will need to follow IoT announcement with action

IBM today announced a $3 billion investment in a business unit for the Internet of Things that will focus on analyzing data from clients to create actionable intelligence, according to a release from the company. The company demonstrated its commitment to IoT through an arrangement with The Weather Company, of The Weather Channel renown. 

Spotlight: Mobile analytics startup Localytics raises $35M in latest funding round

Mobile analytics startup Localytics has raised $35 million in funding round led by Sapphire Ventures with participation from Foundation Capital and Polaris Partners.

Apple's ResearchKit could help pharmaceutical industry with clinical trials

Apple's new ResearchKit could turn the Apple Watch into a medical research tool for the pharmaceutical industry, observed Vivek Wadhwa, a fellow at the Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University.

Microsoft embraces the Internet of Things

Microsoft unveiled at its Convergence 2015 conference this week a number of products designed to provide tools to enterprises to harness the power of the Internet of Things.

Old Country Buffet owner uses new mobile BI tools to track POS data

To get a handle on the enormous amount of data generated by its restaurants, Ovation Brands, which operates Old Country Buffet and other restaurants, employs Oracle's cloud-based system that collects data from its Micros point-of-sale systems and processes the data using the MyMicros business intelligence and Micros InMotion mobile tools.