4 Hands-Free Frontline Worker Technologies for the 2020s – Part 2

4 Hands-Free Frontline Worker Technologies for the 2020s – Part 2

Galvanic Skin Response Devices

Hands-free galvanic skin response devices allow workers to easily learn more about their own emotions and experiences via sweat monitoring, and to optionally have that information relayed to other staff. This way, if employees operating heavy machinery are in a severely agitated state, they can be encouraged to take care of themselves, rather than potentially endangering others.

Managers can utilize these devices for more than just monitoring. The Feel Emotion Sensor, for example, offers an enterprise program wherein each worker is encouraged to monitor and sustain their own mental health. This, in turn, can improve workers’ perception […] Read more

4 Hands-Free Frontline Worker Technologies for the 2020s – Part 1

4 Hands-Free Frontline Worker Technologies for the 2020s – Part 1

Frontline workers have a hard upper limit to the amount and pace of manual labor they can perform, given the occupational hazards inherent to warehouses, factories, and other frontline worker domains. If a worker’s job involves manually moving heavy objects, for example, demanding faster performance will eventually come at the unacceptable cost of compromising their safety.

Emerging frontline worker technologies have introduced a way to safely enhance worker productivity: allowing employees to perform an array of functions while their hands are full. This way, employees can work more efficiently, while still taking every precaution necessary to avoid injury.

Take a look at […] Read more

MDM Essentials: 5 Keys to Effective Enterprise Management of Smartphones

MDM Essentials: 5 Keys to Effective Enterprise Management of Smartphones

IT managers diving into mobile device management (MDM) — and enterprise mobility management (EMM) — tools for the first time, whether for corporate-owned or BYOD smartphones, can find the process overwhelming. All of the interesting device management policies and cool features in today’s MDM consoles will get the creative juices flowing, but can just as easily create analysis paralysis.

Fortunately, mobile device management is something that you can start small with and grow. As with many IT projects, rapid prototyping and user feedback will increase your odds of success.

Here are the five essential steps to get you off on the right foot managing […] Read more

Reflections on Android Enterprise – Part 2

Reflections on Android Enterprise – Part 2

Managed Google Play Account?

Another key feature for companies within Android Enterprise is the use of Managed Google Play Accounts that allows each enrolled device to automatically get a distributed Google Play account that’s managed by SOTI MobiControl seamlessly. No longer is there a need or hassle to create lots of gmail accounts. With this feature, companies can leverage the full potential of the Google Play store by silently pushing any app to the users’ devices and be protected by Google Play Protect.

In the recent releases of Android, Google has focused on the enterprise to make sure all the use cases, […] Read more

Reflections on Android Enterprise – Part 1

Reflections on Android Enterprise – Part 1

On November 14, the team and Stefan entered the Google office in Stockholm, Sweden, to run an event focused on what Android means for the enterprise. Working with mobility for the last thirteen years, I’ve closely observed and experienced rapid changes in mobile technology.

In comes Google with Android, and “together” with Apple the touchscreen market is completely changed! Bye, bye pen/stylus and hello finger-friendly intuitive interface.

EMM solution with Android management capabilities.

Fast-forward a few years of consumer adoption and a more fast phased development. It’s 2014 and Stefan start to see the first real successful attempts to implement Android at companies […] Read more

How to setup and manage your digital signage?

How to setup and manage your digital signage?

Digital signages are used across various industries like Retail, Hospitality, Education, Healthcare, Travel & Tourism. In essence, they can be found everywhere where displaying specific information for the target audience is of vital importance. They can be used conveniently for displaying advertisements, the map of a museum or shopping mall, traveling information like interactive videos, etc.

Displays which are eye-catching and dynamic can easily grab people’s attraction and so digital signages can engage with the audience in a much more effective way than static, printed signs. In that way, it can help solidify your customer relationships and increase your company’s visibility.

Applications […] Read more

What’s best practices for mobile device management?

What’s best practices for mobile device management?

What choice have you made for your corporate devices?

With the rapid proliferation of BYOD devices connecting to the corporate network, organizations must enforce device management controls without compromising the security posture of the business or the privacy and convenience of end users. To achieve a balance between both objectives, organizations can adopt the following best practices:

▪ Implement policies before deploying an MDM solution. The right set of policies should be established to meet the unique technical and business needs of the organization before deploying an MDM solution.

▪ Make device enrollment to MDM solutions easy and convenient. Ensure that no BYOD […] Read more

Tips to secure data across public Wi-Fi networks – Part 2

Tips to secure data across public Wi-Fi networks – Part 2

Tips to stay safe while using a public Wi-Fi

Is public Wi-Fi security so bad that it is better to abstain from ever using it. Well, there are steps that you can take to prevent attacks or data breaches while being connected to a public Wi-Fi.

Use a VPN

A Virtual Private Network (VPN) provides you with ultimate protection in a public Wi-Fi. VPN creates a secure tunnel for your data, with your device at one end and the VPN server on the other. The tunnel on its own encapsulate the data packages. VPN adds a second layer of protection on the data […] Read more

Tips to secure data across public Wi-Fi networks – Part 1

Tips to secure data across public Wi-Fi networks – Part 1

Most of you folks might be reading this blog while connected to a public Wi-Fi. Well, I don’t blame you, with your local café, bookstore, restaurant, all offering it for free, it’s hard not to take advantage of this service. But, is public Wi-Fi safe?

Wi-Fi in itself has a number of security protocols to prevent hackers from snooping on your data. Wi-Fi security protocols are established by a non-profit organization called Wi-Fi Alliance. But, is this security capable enough to protect you from an attack.

 

Wi-Fi Security Protocols throughout the ages

WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) was the first security encryption protocol introduced […] Read more

What Empower Front-line Workers?

What Empower Front-line Workers?

With businesses around the world riding the waves of technology innovation, devising an enterprise mobility strategy has become crucial. From productivity to customer experience, mobility solutions impact every aspect of a business today (in some way or the other). But most importantly, they help make the first impression through those who represent the company: the frontline workers.

Businesses strive to ensure that the very first interaction customers have with them is seamless and leaves a lasting impression. However, while enterprises make every effort to create world-class products, most do little to empower their frontline workers. Ensuring that those interacting with partners […] Read more