Blog Category: EMM



Enterprise Mobility Management: More Than Just Hype

These days, you’d think it would be obvious to most companies that they need enterprise mobility management. And yet, time and time again we’re shown that that’s not the case. While there are of course numerous reasons that a company may choose not...

Is EMM Dead?

“Put simply, Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) is dead and focus has shifted towards a unified IoT solution.” Those were the words of SOTI CEO Carl Rodrigues in an interview with Enterprise Mobility Exchange’s Jason Koestenblatt in which the two...

A Mobile Device Is Not a Mobile Strategy

“There’s a difference between having mobile devices in your workplace and having a mobile strategy. You might have invested in a thousand devices. That doesn’t mean you’ve mastered mobility. What happens when the devices break? When it’s time to refresh? What about...

Strengthening Mobility In Your Enterprise

A simple upgrade in technology is not enough today to address the challenges of deploying and managing too many incompatible devices that perform different functions for different users. Those are the words of Lisa London in a piece for IndustryWeek last year. As...

Looking to the Future: What’s in Store for 2018?

2017 was an exciting year for App47. As we discussed last week in our year in review, this year, we traveled the world, made exciting improvements to our product, and talked on our blog about a number of key trends impacting our company—to name just a few highlights....

Picking an EMM Vendor? Here’s What to Consider

In the last five or so years, the complexity of enterprise mobility systems has increased considerably. More devices and more mobile work by employees means companies must find solutions which enable management in and out of the office—and even on employee devices the...

Self-Service: A Key Component of Successful EMM

If you’re wondering how best to build employee buy-in for your enterprise mobility program, the first place you should look is your enrollment/onboarding process. Put another way: the onboarding process is most employees’ first touch point with your EMM...

In EMM, Mobile Maturity Brings Profitability

Not all enterprise mobile apps are created equal. Look and feel aside, the function of an app can have a significant impact on your bottom line. And yet, according to a recent study, not many enterprises are reaching for the moon with their mobility programs....

App47 Is Headed to Mobile World Congress!

It’s official: App47 is headed to Mobile World Congress!  Hosted annually in Barcelona, Spain, MWC is the world’s largest gathering for the mobile industry and features experts, vendors, customers, and visionaries from all across the world of mobility....

Are You Afraid of Enterprise Mobility Adoption? Don’t Be

Are you afraid of adopting enterprise mobility? In a new piece for TechTarget, Steve Damadeo, IT Operations Manager for Festo, argues that organizations “must embrace going mobile so business can move forward.” We couldn’t agree more. Of course, embracing change isn’t...

4 Common Enterprise Mobility Mistakes to Avoid

Implementing an enterprise mobility program in your business can be a great way to boost employee productivity, improve employee and customer retention, and make a positive impact on your bottom line. But it isn’t all roses. A poorly executed mobility program can...

You Don’t Just Need Apps—You Need an App Store

The idea of an app store is to give more empowerment for business users. It delivers a clear message: IT lets you use the best tools to perform your work, help yourself and take control. So it is not just an app store, it is a cultural change for IT and business.  So...

Betting on IoT for future success? Not without EMM

According to a report recently released by British telecommunications provider Vodafone, 8 in 10 businesses are betting on the Internet of Things for future success. In fact, as Computer Business Review notes, half of those (4 in 10) are already fully up and running...

Wrapping Up Our Series On Mobility Use Cases

This post concludes our series on mobility use cases. For previous parts in the series, see: Introduction; Part I (B2C); Part II (eCommerce); Part III (Enterprise). Over the past few weeks, we’ve covered three big mobility use cases for the App47 platform. From...

App47 Mobility Use Cases, Part II (eCommerce): ProPack

This post is part II of III in the App47 series on mobility use cases. For previous posts in the series, see: Introduction; Part I (B2C): Gannett/USA Today. If we were to ask you what came to mind when you thought about use cases for an enterprise mobility management...

App47 Mobility Use Cases, Part I (B2C): Gannett/USA Today

This post is part I of III in the App47 series on mobility use cases we introduced last week. Today, we’re covering a B2C/consumer use case with Gannett/USA Today. We know what you’re thinking: Gannet/USA Today sells newspapers and news to consumers—so what could they...

Kicking Off Our Series On Mobility Use Cases

Context is king. We’ve talked before here on our blog about how different customers of ours are using App47 to help meet their business goals. But, admittedly, many of those mentions have been in passing. Given this idea that context is king—that understanding how...