The Mobile Device Management (MDM) space has seen a lot of change over the last 10 years. As I see it, we are now in our third evolution of MDM, so let's look at how it all started, and what it’s become today.
Deciding whether or not managed mobility will cost your company jobs is a rather nuanced topic. In some ways, it may cost your particular company a certain amount of jobs, but the cost in jobs will result in more efficiency and scalability which can bring a multitude more revenue and future employment opportunities down the line.
Managing mobility solutions for a large client base is all fun and games until your costs and profit margins are out of sync. Somehow, at a moment’s notice, it can seem that costs can spiral out of control. It can seem overwhelming to fully map out all of your cost for operating MDM across your platform. To make things more manageable, here are a few simple ways to figure out how much your company is spending on mobility.
Managing multiple types of devices for various clients can be a quite a tall order. Which is why it is important to implement stringent Mobile Device Management (MDM) strategies to keep your company robust.
Mobile Device Management is a broad and promising venture for anyone in the Mobility industry. However, when costs are not properly managed, one can easily feel overwhelmed and overextended. Here are two handy ways to cut costs while maintaining the security of your services.
Windows Phone 10 has added a variety of features. The app library is slated to expand much more due to refined streamlining with Windows 10 for PCs. More apps will be available as a result of Windows Phone 10 streamlining with Windows for PCs. Developers will only need to create a single version of an app for both the main Windows 10 OS and Windows Phone because of the unification of the architecture.
The Problem with Doing Everything Yourself
A rising trend in many companies is the idea that they should, wherever possible, try to bring all of their operations ‘in house’. If you reduce outsourcing you increase the control you have over what’s going on and what you’re paying for when it comes to the countless things that keep your company running. Having direct oversight of each department and each expenditure is always a good thing, right?
Mobile Security - Your Biggest Risk
Are your employees connecting their mobile devices to your network on the sly? Can you tell?
You may think you have a handle on BYOD but employee behavior might tell another story. Rather than going through IT to properly integrate personal devices into the corporate network, and follow corporate mobile policies, many employees will simply sneak their own devices in.
It’s no shock to you that enterprise mobility costs keep growing.
A lost - or stolen - iPhone is almost every iPhone owner’s worst nightmare. With the release of iOS 7, Apple has baked in some features designed to prevent iPhone theft, or at least make it much less lucrative. While this is a great feature for the end user’s piece of mind, it could be a new nightmare for the enterprise.