While enterprises – big or small are fast adapting to Enterprise Mobility, they are also finding it difficult to manage mobile devices. Android devices, after iOS devices, are preferred in the enterprises for work. Previously, Device Administration API which was available for Android 2.2 and was released in 2010, was used by the organization to have a support system for the enterprise applications. But after, advancement in mobile technology, the organizational needs increased and that demanded a stringent management and security system. Mobility at work was significantly simplified once Google initiated the Android Enterprise program. We need to understand clearly […] Read more
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Lately, manufacturing has moved toward “lean” philosophies. The sector is seeking ways to improve efficiency, cut waste and drive a more dynamic overall production cycle.
Smart, connected devices are at the heart of this program — and not just smart, but sturdy.
The rise of the rugged smartphone shows the critical role resiliency plays, as manufacturing seeks to get the most out of these versatile devices. Lean manufacturing needs phones that can deliver the latest app-based productivity tools. But it also needs phones that can withstand being dropped.
What Is Lean Thinking?
Lean thinking is about adding value. Its proponents aim to curb unnecessary activity, […] Read more
Digital Signage kiosks are electronic displays mostly found in retail stores, hotels, restaurants, airports, offices, corporate conferences and various other public places where information needs to be shared by the display. It is the centrally controlled platform to showcase digital content to one or multiple displays at the single or multiple locations.
With the mobile device revolution, Android tablets are also used by many as digital signage kiosks as they give cost advantage and convenient deployment. However, before these devices are deployed, they need to be properly set up, locked into a kiosk mode, so that they are not tampered with and the […] Read more
The growing expansion and usage of mobile technologies are blurring the lines between work and home – ideally, as we are now empowered to work from anywhere on earth. As companies are exploring new horizons of a ‘mobile first’ world, employees are leveraging the influx of smartphones, tablets, and other handheld devices while carrying on with their work on-the-go – meeting customers, offering on-field services, enabling sales, reaching out to stakeholders, driving and transferring goods, managing workflows, tracking processes and so on. Connect, collaborate, communicate and control – these have become the 4 keywords associated with a successful enforcement of a […] Read more
If you manage a team of professionals that work in the field or in tough, industrial environments, you know the challenges they face with technology. The average consumer device is just a bit too fragile and isn’t built for the factory floor worker or lineman’s needs. Nevertheless, their jobs demand an increasing level of technological access. Without it, your organization is at a competitive disadvantage in today’s mobile economy.
While other industries have benefited from digital transformation enabled by smartphones, tablets and cloud-based applications, the lack of suitable ruggedized solutions has hampered the transition from paper-based processes to seamless mobile workflows […] Read more
Remote work is gaining popularity as it gives the employees the much-needed work-life balance, along with a flexible and comfortable work environment. It also enables organizations to scale up easily without investing much in the resources. Companies are exploring varied technologies to seamlessly support, manage and streamline the device deployment options and processes to mitigate most of the obstacles faced by the remote workers. For instance, software solutions like Mobile device management for Android and Windows have made it possible for organizations to secure their data, network, and applications on remote devices, while employees work in distant locations.
Yet there are […] Read more
BYOD challenges or risks are very much implicit to BYOD programs. The uprise of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) in modern-day enterprises is indicative of its growing success and high employee productivity, but with obvious BYOD risks. BYOD programs allow employees to bring own laptops, smartphones, tablets etc. to the workplace – and nevertheless, it’s also convenient and more efficient, as they can work from any location. Organizations supporting the BYOD culture are also reaping the benefits as they can save the cost of investing in IT assets for every employee.
Yes BYOD risks or challenges are for real and must be resolved […] Read more
When you’re working in the field, the demands placed on your technology can be tough. Blowing rain, freezing temperatures, dust, drops and more. To withstand these demands, field workers need mobile devices that are as tough as the conditions they work in.
Rugged tablets have emerged as the best option to meet these challenges — but not all rugged devices are the same or can meet the unique working conditions for field workers across a variety of industries.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab Active2 is a new breed of rugged tablet, combining both durability and the smarts to support seamless workflows. Exposed to a series […] Read more
Enterprise Mobility Management is essential for businesses adopting mobility policies. Usage of mobile devices has become ubiquitous in a corporate setting as organizations are confronting the growing needs to provide flexible remote work options, which makes it necessary to formalize the approach of Enterprise Mobility.
Enterprise Mobility Management has some important components associated which define a comprehensive end to end mobility management for businesses.
Before knowing its components first, let us know what Enterprise Mobility signifies and why it is gaining significance.
What is Enterprise Mobility?
Enterprise Mobility is an approach that allows employees to work from anywhere and anytime using certain smart devices […] Read more
Enterprises today are digitized- from knowledge workers to task workforce, everyone makes serious use of one or more mobile devices for work. Operationally, organizations are web-driven and mobile devices enhance the use of the applications for productivity, management as well as customer satisfaction.
For example, it is impossible to envision a delivery or logistics company to operate without digital devices loaded with business-specific apps. Irrespective of the industry, mobile devices have found their place in businesses and there’s no looking back.
But what’s more alarming is the vulnerability opened up by the usage of mobile devices at work. Organizations have to consider […] Read more