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How to create enterprise apps employees want to use

A good consumer app keeps the user in mind through every stage of development to create the best experience possible. And enterprise apps should not be an exception to this rule. Here’s why.

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One-fifth of IT pros say their companies had mobile data breach

IT pros have long been concerned about the potential for security breaches with BOYD; a new survey indicates they're right to be worried.

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How to make Android a real part of your business

Android smartphone and tablets can now safely join iPhones and iPads in your mobile portfolio

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CIOs upbeat on iPhone SE, 9.7-inch iPad Pro

Apple revealed a pair of new devices this week that look strikingly similar to products it released years ago. However, the smaller sizes, and corresponding lower price points, of the iPhone SE and 9.7-inch iPad Pro have kindled new...

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7 enterprise bug fixes in iOS 9.3

Apple's latest iOS 9 software update resolves seven enterprise-specific bugs that affect business users and IT administrators.

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BlackBerry to Android rivals: 'Our updates are faster than yours'

BlackBerry is courting enterprises and security-minded consumers with the speedy release of Google's monthly Android security updates, and the company says it distributes the patches faster than any other Android device maker.

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Why it's OK for social collaboration to encourage shadow IT

The benefits of using social collaboration apps in the enterprise can outweigh the associated security risks if IT professionals strategically monitor and manage them.

Mobile management companies team up to boost developers, and themselves

IBM, VMware, MobileIron and JAMF Software announced Tuesday that they have teamed up to create the App Config Community — a consortium of enterprise mobility management (EMM) companies all interested in making it easier for...

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Proper device management could have prevented the whole FBI-Apple fight

Even without a comprehensive policy, just enrolling the device in an MDM system would have been enough.

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CIOs cautiously embrace Windows 10

Major OS upgrades are never easy, but according to CIOs and IT executives, the move to Windows 10 is the smoothest Microsoft OS transition in years, even if most of them are taking their time with the deployments.

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VMware gives enterprises a BYOD boost with three new tools

Enterprise mobility is often a tug-of-war between freedom-seeking employees and security-minded IT departments, but VMware aims to make those differences go away.

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BlackBerry layoffs could take it a step closer to killing device biz

It didn’t take BlackBerry long to announce its first round of layoffs in 2016. The move continues a troublesome trend for the Canadian company, and it may signal the end for the once-venerable BlackBerry smartphone.

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Review: AirWatch takes mobile device management to the next level

AirWatch 8.1 is a sophisticated control plane for mobile devices that meets the needs of large enterprises. It stacks up well against other MDM apps we’ve tested, and features container demarcation plus elements of data loss...

BlackBerry debuts EMM fruits of Good deal

Three months after a $425 million acquisition of Good Technology, BlackBerry this week announced the integration of its mobile management services with Good's EMM offerings. The move is a clear attempt to lure Citrix and AirWatch...

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Here's where Microsoft is going with mobile

Getting its software onto every possible platform was only step one for Microsoft. Here's what the company likely has in mind for its next mobile move.

Android and the enterprise 2016 - old versions remain a big security risk

Large numbers of out-of-date Android devices are being allowed to access enterprise networks

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Containerization moves beyond the full erase

The latest containerization technologies enable IT to create separate, protected areas for work apps and data on employees' personal devices. The challenge is to maintain security.

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Read this before you hand out an iPad Pro to anyone in the office

Your business users may be clamoring for Apple's high-end tablet. Take these steps before deploying.

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