Mobile Business Benefits

  • February 16, 2010 16 Feb'10

    Streamlining mobile device management with SaaS

    Successful mobile device management includes collecting and maintaining tax documentation, managing expense reports and streamlining mobile device administration costs. Learn about the tax liabilities associated with inaccurate mobile usage reports,...

  • November 12, 2008 12 Nov'08

    Motorola offers new Voice over Wireless LAN smartphones

    SAN FRANCISCO – Motorola Inc. launched the first phase of its end-to-end enterprise mobile computing product line, Total Enterprise Access Mobility (TEAM), at VoiceCon this week. The initial product release, TEAM Voice over Wireless LAN (...

  • August 20, 2008 20 Aug'08

    Wireless rate negotiations: How to get the best deal

    Wireless negotiations require preparation. Companies must assemble the right team to assess their needs and form a bargaining strategy. With the right game plan, a company can save as much as 50% on mobile voice and data.

  • July 23, 2008 23 Jul'08

    3G iPhone pilot: CIO ready to dump his Windows Mobile smartphones

    Analysts say it's too early to get a real sense of whether enterprises are adopting the 3G iPhone, but they say there is plenty of buzz out there. At least one CIO at a medium-sized manufacturing firm has had a successful pilot with the device. He ...

  • June 18, 2008 18 Jun'08

    Mobility support and strategy are finally priorities in 2008

    data from Forrester Research suggests that large companies are finally ready to formalize mobility support and corporate mobile strategy.

  • April 09, 2008 09 Apr'08

    Smartphones encourage users to work longer hours

    A survey by Nucleus Research on the productivity impact of mobile devices found that employees with smartphones tend to work longer hours.

  • November 13, 2007 13 Nov'07

    Web 2.0 applications infiltrate enterprise mobile devices

    Why are mobile business 2.0 applications coming onto mobile devices? This article gives business cases for implementing apps on enterprise handhelds as well as precautions needed when incorporating them into your network.

  • February 08, 2006 08 Feb'06

    Scared of a BlackBerry shutdown? The cost to switch could be equally terrifying

    Even with the looming threat of a BlackBerry shutdown, it may be more cost-effective to wait it out, considering that a switch to a new mobile e-mail service could cost a bundle.

  • June 29, 2005 29 Jun'05

    The sweet sound of lower handheld TCO

    One researcher says managed devices can lower TCO by 15%, and a mobile management vendor claims its latest update can extend existing management tools for use with handhelds.

  • February 02, 2005 02 Feb'05

    Weighing the costs of device management

    Wireless devices may be getting less expensive, but the cost of managing them is rising. Before jumping into wireless network deployment, there are some things that cost-conscious companies need to know.

  • July 28, 2004 28 Jul'04

    Handhelds don't belong in all workers' hands

    Buying and supporting mobile devices isn't cheap, and some enterprises are learning to save cash by limiting deployments. An expert offers guidelines to establish which workers need devices and which ones can do without.

  • April 23, 2004 23 Apr'04

    Mobile workers are people, too

    Commentary: It may not be easy to provide IT support for mobile workers, but Jonathan Spira says it's essential to make sure they have the vital information and tools they need.

  • October 29, 2003 29 Oct'03

    Intel exec: Wireless growth is 'organic,' unprecedented

    In a speech Tuesday, Intel's chief operating officer said that mobile computing technology has the power to transform business. Paul Otellini also said that health concerns surrounding some handheld devices have been greatly exaggerated.

  • October 07, 2003 07 Oct'03

    Analyst: With mobile, few companies 'can't benefit'

    Making the decision to go wireless is one thing, but choosing which type of wireless technology is a problem unto itself. In his new report, "Getting Creative with Wireless Business Applications," Summit Strategies analyst Warren Wilson writes that ...

  • September 09, 2003 09 Sep'03

    GM cuts its wires, and its costs

    General Motors isn't new to using wireless technology, but in this case study the company's CTO says that its recent deployments around the world have helped the company cut costs and stay competitive.