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How to create enterprise apps employees want to use

A good consumer app keeps the user in mind through every stage of development to create the best experience possible. And enterprise apps should not be an exception to this rule. Here’s why.

One-fifth of IT pros say their companies had mobile data breach

IT pros have long been concerned about the potential for security breaches with BOYD; a new survey indicates they're right to be worried.

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How to control Cortana, Windows Hello and other Windows 10 features

Many features of Windows 10 and specific apps are highly configurable in the enterprise, whether an administrator wants to turn them on, tweak settings or turn them off entirely.

Why it's OK for social collaboration to encourage shadow IT

The benefits of using social collaboration apps in the enterprise can outweigh the associated security risks if IT professionals strategically monitor and manage them.

Mobile management companies team up to boost developers, and themselves

IBM, VMware, MobileIron and JAMF Software announced Tuesday that they have teamed up to create the App Config Community — a consortium of enterprise mobility management (EMM) companies all interested in making it easier for...

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CIOs cautiously embrace Windows 10

Major OS upgrades are never easy, but according to CIOs and IT executives, the move to Windows 10 is the smoothest Microsoft OS transition in years, even if most of them are taking their time with the deployments.

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VMware gives enterprises a BYOD boost with three new tools

Enterprise mobility is often a tug-of-war between freedom-seeking employees and security-minded IT departments, but VMware aims to make those differences go away.

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Review: AirWatch takes mobile device management to the next level

AirWatch 8.1 is a sophisticated control plane for mobile devices that meets the needs of large enterprises. It stacks up well against other MDM apps we’ve tested, and features container demarcation plus elements of data loss...

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Here's where Microsoft is going with mobile

Getting its software onto every possible platform was only step one for Microsoft. Here's what the company likely has in mind for its next mobile move.

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Containerization moves beyond the full erase

The latest containerization technologies enable IT to create separate, protected areas for work apps and data on employees' personal devices. The challenge is to maintain security.

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Read this before you hand out an iPad Pro to anyone in the office

Your business users may be clamoring for Apple's high-end tablet. Take these steps before deploying.

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Where do mobile apps fit in the world of enterprise software?

While a recent study turns the idea of a ‘blockbuster’ app on its head, there’s no doubt that enterprise companies are embracing apps – especially mobility apps – in a big way.

BlackBerry PRIV review: A new standard for Android in enterprise?

CIO.com spent a month testing BlackBerry's first Android smartphone with a focus on the businesspeople and IT managers who will use and support it. The PRIV is the most capable BlackBerry ever, but does it deliver on what may be its...

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Microsoft touts new, holistic approach to enterprise security

Microsoft combines the attack protection, detection and response features built into Windows 10, Office 365, Azure and the Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Suite to help enterprises improve their operational security posture.

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Half of U.S. businesses have no formal BYOD policy for security

Years after the widespread adoption of workplace smartphones, more than half of U.S. companies said they have no formal BYOD (bring your own device) policy to safeguard their enterprises, according to a survey.

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Microsoft goes all-out for enterprise with its latest Windows 10 update

Microsoft released its first major Windows 10 update on Thursday, and it includes a bunch of features aimed at improving the operating system for business users.

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Switch to Macs from PCs reportedly saves IBM $270 per user

With the aid of large customers such as IBM, Apple is making the case that Macs are more secure and less expensive to manage than PCs. IT leaders, however, may still be turned off by the high upfront costs and associated...

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Google tries to woo enterprises with new Android for Work initiatives

Google’s enterprise push rolled on Wednesday with the launch of new programs relating to Android for Work, its group of features and services that help make that mobile operating system easier to manage for businesses.

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VMware to buy mobile email manager Boxer

VMware announced plans to purchase Boxer, a company that makes an email management application for mobile devices.

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Mobile security: iOS vs. Android vs. BlackBerry vs. Windows Phone

Android Marshmallow and iOS 9 add new tricks to the MDM arsenal, especially for app management

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