Mobile Application Management (MAM)

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Apple's Volume Purchasing Program lets businesses bulk purchase and deploy apps on Apple devices.
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IDC sees mobile management software sales slowing

Sales of mobile management software will grow at a slower pace over the next few years but will still top $2.9 billion in 2019, according to IDC’s latest forecast.

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Mobile management on the rise, but many companies still at risk

There's a lot of confusion, disruption and even turbulence in the market for enterprise mobility management software, which is used to manage smartphones and tablets and the data and apps running on them.

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Android for Work Pushes Google Further Into Enterprise

Google is courting enterprise customers like never before, but it has lacked a proper mobility framework for Android since the OS debuted. Now the company wants to change the game with Android for Work, but could its efforts prove to...

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Tech Firms Create 'ACE' Standards for Enterprise Apps

A group of software companies this week proposed a set of development standards for enterprise apps that could make it easier for IT to manage and secure Android and iOS apps using popular EMM products.

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Android for Work Brings Container Security to Google Play Apps

IT can secure any Play Store apps for Lollipop users, but earlier Android versions require special app versions

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Leading App Stores See Dramatic Increase in Business Apps

Business apps were among the most popular apps in 2014 in both Google Play and the Apple App Store, according to a new report on app store growth. And 2015 promises even more apps aimed at business users.

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For BYOD, Money Changes Everything

You can't blame employees for wanting to be paid for using their personal phones and tablets for work. And it’s understandable that companies don't want to subsidize personal use. Who foots the bill for BYOD phones has turned into a...

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BYOD Was a Tech Roller Coaster Ride in 2014

From the beginning, the Bring Your Own Device movement has been a nightmare for CIOs. And recently many workers – once excited by the concept – are wondering if it’s worth it. Here’s a look back at CIO.com’s year-long coverage of this...

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COPE Offers IT and Workers an Alternative to BYOD

Some CIOs are opting for a Company Owned, Personally Enabled approach to managing mobile devices in the enterprise. COPE creates a tricky scenario, however, because IT is asking employees to trust them to do the right thing with a...

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Business Intelligence Meets Mobility at eHarmony

As online dating site eHarmony has expanded its mobile presence, it has also made good use of its business intelligence platform. This provides better visibility into what mobile users are doing and what services are better off being...

How End-to-End MDM Leaves Rollins With One Less Pest to Control

With the help of enterprise mobility system provider DMI, pest control company Rollins has moved its enterprise mobility strategies beyond simply disabling lost devices to offering its 5,000 business users a broader set of services.

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Apple Watch Leans on the iPhone for App Management and Heavy Lifting

A hands-on report reveals a few new details on Apple's first smartwatch

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How Virtualized Apps, Devices Power Franciscan Missionaries' Wellness Program

Bringing a wellness program run largely by home-based clinicians to employers in rural Louisiana required Franciscan Missionaries to answer some questions about accessing applications and sharing data. Having a centralized and...

Security, Budgets Slow Mobility in Government

Officials at state and local agencies are slowly warming to a more mobile workforce, but telework remains the exception amid tight budgets and security concerns.

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How CIOs Can Boost Mobile App Adoption

Nearly 80 percent of mobile apps are abandoned after their first use, according to some reports. What can IT leaders do to keep that initial spike from plummeting after a couple of weeks?

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CIO Meets Mobile Challenges Head-on

Embracing the mobility that end-users demand sometimes means CIOs must cast aside best practices. The shift to smartphones and tablets means enterprises must change how they think about employees, competitors and risk. Here’s how the...

Why One CIO Is Saying 'No' to BYOD

A growing backlash threatens to thwart the BYOD movement. To illustrate the trend, the CIO of a large electrical contractor explains why his company will 'never have a BYOD environment.'

Enterprises Must Focus on Application Management to Enable 'Mobile-First' Business

Enterprises aiming to become true 'mobile-first' businesses must adapt their mobility management strategies to support a wider variety of applications, with many firms currently falling short of customer expectations.

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