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17 Apr 2014
More than a quarter of mid market firms lack a mobile strategy, research finds

At Enterprise Apps World this June, a lot of the discussion will revolve around formulating and refining a mobile strategy. It might come as a surprise therefore that a quarter of UK mid market companies don’t have a mobile strategy in place, according to research published this week by Intrinsic. 

The research published yesterday by Intrinsic in conjunction with Vanson Bourne has revealed that more than a quarter (28%) of mid market companies in the UK don’t have a mobile strategy in place.

The news may be something ...

10 Apr 2014
Apps World returns to London this November!

After last October's Apps World show in London which saw 8000+ attendees and a keynote delivered by Steve Wozniak himself, Apps World will be back and bigger than ever on 12-13 November at the ExCeL, London.

If you didn’t make it down to last year’s show check out our highlights here and the BBC Click’s coverage is on YouTube too.

What’s new for 2014?

This year we’re expecting 12,000+ attendees for a packed full 2 days with 11 different workshops taking place alongside ...

3 Apr 2014
Why corporate file sharing technology is key to an effective MDM strategy

For businesses employing field based staff, it is essential that managers have the ability to instantly update worker’s mobile devices with data and applications. This functionality is at the core of the MDM (Mobile Device Management) process. However, issues such as data security, file sharing and tech support for specific devices are central to the success of an MDM strategy. Arguably, an organisation’s choice of corporate file sharing technology, together with the choice of a competent implementation partner, are the two key decisions to determine an operationally successful ...

2 Apr 2014
JP Rangaswami announced as keynote speaker at June’s Enterprise Apps World

Enterprise Apps World is delighted to announce JP Rangaswami as keynote speaker for the London event on June 17-18. JP will be opening the Enterprise Apps Strategies agenda with a keynote at 10am on 17th June.

The Salesforce.com chief data scientist has been the recipient of many accolades during his career, including being ranked in the top five most influential people in IT last year by Computer Weekly, as well as being named CIO of the Year and CIO Innovator of the Year in 2003 and 2004.

Rangaswami, who ...

27 Mar 2014
Why employees are the biggest not-so-hidden threat to your business data

With security issues high on the agenda for Enterprise Apps World this June we ask, which is the bigger security threat to your business; cyber criminals, or your own employees?

Increasingly that question is being answered with the latter – and research from EE out today has revealed that nearly 10 million devices were lost by UK employees last year.

The survey of 2000 UK consumers, conducted by Vision Critical in March, found that nearly one in five (19%) lost a device on a work night out, while a further 16 ...

20 Mar 2014
3 big legal issues associated with BYOD

For businesses who want to cut cost and improve employee moral (i.e. every business), a bring your own device (BYOD) policy might seem like the obvious choice.

After all, by allowing employees to supply their own hardware, organizations can save substantial amounts of money, while also increasing productivity in the work place.

However, along with the many advantages that a BYOD policy could provide, there are also certain negatives that need to be considered. Issues such as security, ownership, and payment could all put the brakes on your BYOD ...

13 Mar 2014
BYOD policies help save companies £30k per year, survey reveals

Ahead of the BYOD strategy discussions at Enterprise Apps World this June, research from mobile IT solutions provider LANDESK has shown companies can save over £150,000 through five years if they adopt a BYOD policy.

The survey of over 1000 UK office workers found differing approaches to BYOD policies. More than four in five (81%) organisations permit employees to bring their own technology to work, this number diminishes significantly for laptops (16%) and smartphones (14%). 15% of companies offer CYOD (choose your own device), while 8% offer COPE (corporate ...

6 Mar 2014
Why enterprise app stores are more important than ever

With Enterprise Apps World coming up, we examine alternate angles to issues facing the enterprise. Here Aakash Patel argues that 2014 will be the year businesses finally realise the enterprise app store matters.

Enterprise app activations are seeing a hockey stick growth over the past few quarters. According to the latest Mobility Index report published by mobile solutions provider Good Technology, Q4 2013 saw a 54% increase in enterprise app activations over the same quarter of 2012.

Comparing the numbers to the previous quarter of the same year, the activations ...

26 Feb 2014
Introducing Enterprise Apps World this June

In the same way as consumer apps have taken off in our everyday lives so the market is also exploding in the world of enterprise apps as mobility increasingly comes to the fore in the workplace as well as at home. Following on from the success of Enterprise World at Apps World last October, Apps World brings you Enterprise Apps World – co-hosted with Cloud World Forum.

Enterprise Apps World will be a two day show that will examine the implications of this trend with an exhibition, 2 different workshop streams ...

17 Feb 2014
Announcing the winners of Hackfest San Francisco 2014!

Hackfest returned to San Francisco at the beginning of this month for 2 days of hard-core coding with a range of exciting APIs and SDKs to play with. After coding all day at the Moscone Center West on day 1, hackers continued working on their projects at the official networking party and beyond - with some attendees getting only a few hours sleep as they worked on their creations ready for the day 2 presentations.

Our panel of judges, which included experts from Disney, American Airlines, Mitsubishi and 2013 reigning champions ...

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