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What did you think of Google I/O last week? “Google I/O 2013 Is All About Cleaning Up the Mess and Filling In the Gaps,” said The Time. Attendees found the keynote disappointing because there was no new hardware device, nor was there a new Android version. Here are some things we found interesting. Right on […]

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Enterprise mobility managers have a lot on their hands. As more and more employees move to mobile devices as a primary productivity platform, the management complexities continue to mount.  While there are many, many issues to keep in mind when optimizing your operations for a new year, three stand out: 1. Consumerization of Enterprise Mobility […]

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With stories cropping up left and right giving examples of astronomical cellular bills, like this Wall Street Journal article, “Bill Shock” has become a hot button word. If this is your first time hearing it, it’s pretty easy to draw a conclusion about the definition. It’s as simple as this: if you get an unexpected […]

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We’ve recently mentioned our inclusion as niche vendor in Gartner’s 2012 Magic Quadrant for Mobile Device Management Software and the criteria for inclusion that narrowed down over 100 vendors to just 20. In the past, many enterprises showed preference for acquiring MDM software where server and management console components was kept right on the premises. […]

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As mobile services become an integral part of productivity enhancement, organizations are increasingly embracing them for their employees. And as the number of devices increases, so does their cost and the complexity. These organizations, grappling with which mobile management model is best for their organization, have different models to consider:   I. Individual Liable Model […]

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There’s nothing like a personal bill shock story to drive home the impact that mobile expense management can have on a monthly or annual cell phone bill. A couple of years ago I purchased a new cell phone for one of my daughters on her 16th birthday. She was upgrading from a standard “dumb” phone […]

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Recently a company had an employee leave their organization and turn in their corporate-liable device. No one paid a lot of attention to the phone. It didn’t have a data plan, which meant it was a fairly small monthly phone charge. When the phone contract wasn’t terminated, Accounting didn’t notice. They didn’t notice until thousands […]

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I listened to a fabulous TED talk the other day about the nature of choice. I’ve put the video at the bottom of this blog for your enjoyment. But if you don’t have 30 minutes to listen to the presentation, allow me to pull an example from the presentation. [image class="wp-image-598 alignnone" style="float: left; padding-right: […]

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When a market becomes as crowded with vendors like the Mobile Device Management market, you need something or someone to help you sift the wheat from the chaff. That is why so many organizations rely on the Gartner Magic Quadrant to help narrow the field. But before you simply look in the leader’s quadrant and […]

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Zombies are every where you turn. Movies, books, and games are being overrun by Zombies. But the last place you want to find zombies is hidden inside your corporate cell phone bill. A zombie phone is a mobile device that you, as a corporation, believe is dead, but in reality is still alive, being billed […]

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