How to Make Sure Your Employees Are Using Their Mobile Devices Responsibly
Organisations with a solid enterprise mobility strategy significantly improve the way they do business.
When employees have the flexibility to work at any time, from any location, everything from customer service, to workplace productivity improves. And while there are many benefits to a mobile workforce, without the right management, there is also substantial risk.
How to Guarantee a Smooth Transition to a Managed Mobility Service Provider
Starting out with a new managed mobility service provider (MMSP) gives you the opportunity to take a fresh look at your mobile technology.
Whether it’s your first time, or you’re changing providers, your mobile fleet will benefit from a thorough assessment of where you’re at, where you’d like to be, and how you’ll get there.
When you have decided to make the move, you’ll need to facilitate the transition to the new MSP with minimum fuss and implement a foundation for success.
Here are some proven tips to make the change – and beyond - go smoothly.
3 Main Reasons Why Enterprise Mobile Initiatives Fail
Enterprise mobility is about more than just equipping your employees with smartphones and tablets so they can work on the go.
For your business to be truly mobile you need a strategy and solution that will maximise the many benefits of mobility, help you get ahead of the competition and make life easier for everyone in your organisation
But it’s no easy task to manage a growing mobile technology eco-system – it takes time, resources and know-how. If any of these elements are missing, your workforce productivity will fall flat. So how do you maximise the benefits of mobility and avoid the pitfalls?
5 Tips to Make Your Mobile Technology More Secure
Now, more than ever, you need a strategy in place to secure your mobile workspace from the growing threat of mobile cyber-attacks, IP and corporate information breeches.
In the past, mobile malware hasn’t been a significant issue for enterprises managing a mobile fleet, but the number of attacks on company devices is rapidly rising. With so many employees using smartphones and tablets to communicate with each other and customers, and to collaborate and share company data, securing your mobile technology is a vital step in protecting your sensitive information.
Why Managed Mobility Should Be Part of Your Business Continuity Plan
Today, the reliance on technology to run our business, combined with the increasing threat of cyber-attacks, viruses, power outages and natural disasters, means that every business must have a continuity plan.
The good news is, many organisations do have a plan. But, interestingly, there are many that don’t include managed mobility services as part of their plan - and this a missed opportunity, as it can be vital in keeping your business running during a crisis.
What is Managed Mobility?
Since the iPhone’s introduction in June 2007, we have seen iOS and Android dominate the market and Blackberry displaced as the leading mobile technology platform in enterprise, which they held since early 2000.
We witnessed the emergence of Mobile Device Management platforms that were designed to control and secure iOS and Android devices. We have also seen an explosion of mobile applications from just 100k apps in 2010 to 5.7million in 2016 with the Apple App Store alone reaching 140 billion downloads to date.
3 Essential Tips for Managing Mobile in your Business
Gone are the days when our team was tied to the office, relying on filing cabinets and fax machines to get the job done.
Today, mobile devices allow us to work anytime, and from virtually anywhere. Mobility in the workplace brings plenty of benefits, but it also presents some challenges. Without the right systems in place, managing your mobile workforce is time consuming, and can potentially be a major security risk.
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