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Mobility and the Enterprise: 3 Ways to Prevent Meltdown

On foot, on the road, in the air: how do you work remotely?

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Jabra woos mobile workers — on foot, on the road, and in the office — with new headsets and mobile speakers. Would you use them?...
On foot, on the road, in the air: how do you work remotely?

Mobile tech, social good: How these computer scientists are making an impact

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Yaw Anokwa (Photo: Annie Laurie Malarkey) Our latest episode of the GeekWire Podcast featured former Geek of the Week Yaw Anokwa. He’s a graduate of the University of Washington computer science program, the co-founder of the software startup Nafundi, and one of the computer scientists behind the Open Data Kit project (ODK), which provides smart forms for collecting data on...
Mobile tech, social good: How these computer scientists are making an impact
Watch out T-Mobile employees: CEO announces further cuts, corporate restructuring

Windows 8: Businesses may take years to adopt new OS

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Widespread Windows 8 adoption by businesses is years away, primarily because it is so different from Windows 7 that the learning curve for end users will be a nightmare, experts say. Gartner says in a report coming out later this week that 90 percent of enterprises will bypass wholesale...
Windows 8: Businesses may take years to adopt new OS

Learn to log off. Blanket connectivity could be harming our home lives

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Being somewhat Web-addicted and frustrated by the moments when we can’t get to the Internet while out and about, the idea of blanket coverage across the UK is naturally very exciting to us at TNW. But it seems that a little more effort might be required for most people working...
Learn to log off. Blanket connectivity could be harming our home lives

Bringing Enterprise Data to Your Mobile Workers

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Enterprises are racing to connect legacy data to increasingly critical mobile applications. The companies that get there first will gain significant competitive advantages, but the traditional means of tying together existing data and mobile apps are difficult and expensive. A new class of startups delivering what is known as back-end...
Bringing Enterprise Data to Your Mobile Workers

After completing 3.5m tasks, mobile work platform Gigwalk unveils a client dashboard and search tool

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Mobile work platform Gigwalk has launched a new set of tools geared towards its clients and businesses in a move that will provide a “visual overview” of ongoing Gigs. In addition, the company has also shared that it has added British multinational consumer goods company Reckitt Benckiser to its portfolio....
After completing 3.5m tasks, mobile work platform Gigwalk unveils a client dashboard and search tool

Sprint Adds Rugged Kyocera DuraXT to Direct Connect Offerings

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For users of Sprint’s Direct Connect push-to-talk service, there’s a new cellphone reporting for duty today. The Kyocera DuraXT is available now for $69.99 with a two-year contract and after a $50 mail-in rebate. And like many of the models in the Direct Connect line, it features a rugged design...
Sprint Adds Rugged Kyocera DuraXT to Direct Connect Offerings

The new iPad has CIOs quaking in their cubicles

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Apple’s newest iPad has some new elements that could make it a (bigger) hit in the enterprise, such as higher resolution screen for video conferencing and presentations, as well as taking dictation. But it has become increasingly clear to corporations that their networks can’t handle the iPad or, really, most...
The new iPad has CIOs quaking in their cubicles

January 2 = BYOD's Big Day: How Will IT And The Cloud Keep Up?

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Guest author Mat Young is senior technical director at Fusion-io. Many enterprise employees no doubt received new tablets this Holiday season. And many are likely to bring them to work on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 - perhaps the biggest day ever for the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) trend. Will...
January 2 = BYOD's Big Day: How Will IT And The Cloud Keep Up?

Risky business: How cloud tech & mobile workers add up to an insurance nightmare

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Sept. 9 - 10, 2013San Francisco, CAEarly Bird Tickets on Sale Does your company rely on mobile workers? If it does, the worker likely is a “+1,” an employee who carries both a mobile device and a tablet And those mobile workers who need to access data may be using a...
Risky business: How cloud tech & mobile workers add up to an insurance nightmare

Cisco's Wireless Unit Shifts Emphasis to 'Mobility'

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The change, not only for Cisco but its rivals, reflects the fact that mobile workers are no longer focused simply on replacing an Ethernet cable with a Wi-Fi signal and being able to carry their corporate laptop to the conference room....
Cisco's Wireless Unit Shifts Emphasis to 'Mobility'

iPads to Outnumber BlackBerries in the Office by 2014

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The BlackBerry’s days as enterprise’s sidearm of choice are numbered. Thanks to the consumerization of IT, there will soon be more iPads in the business market than RIM’s once ubiquitous handset. Speaking at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo Monday morning, Peter Sondergaard, senior vice president of research at Gartner, predicted that iPads will...
iPads to Outnumber BlackBerries in the Office by 2014

Meet the New Mobile Workers

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A half-built medical complex in San Leandro, Calif., is on the leading edge of an emerging workplace-technology boom. Instead of working from the standard paper blueprints, supervisors on the construction site tote iPads loaded with digitized blueprints they can annotate with finger swipe. Each time the architect or building owner...
Meet the New Mobile Workers

Good Technology buys secure mobile collaboration software firm Copiun; terms undisclosed

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Enterprise mobility solutions provider Good Technology (Good) today announced that it has acquired privately-held mobile collaboration software company Copiun. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed, but Copiun’s staff members will become full-time employees of Good, while co-founder and CEO Puneesh Chaudhry will join Good’s leadership team. Founded in...
Good Technology buys secure mobile collaboration software firm Copiun; terms undisclosed

Why Box Is Raising $125 Million to Change the Enterprise

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“Computers in the future may weigh no more than 1.5 tons.” – Popular Mechanics, 1949. We’re at the beginning of a transformative and discontinuous shift in the enterprise landscape. The confluence of mobile, social, and cloud technology is changing how businesses of all sizes manage their information and where they...
Why Box Is Raising $125 Million to Change the Enterprise

Adapx lands $3M to help remote workers more easily capture data

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Adapx has raised an additional $3 million in venture capital, money that the Seattle startup will use to continue to help mobile workers at large organizations capture data while working in the field. The company, which is led by former Microsoft vet Ken Schneider, develops software that works in conjunction with...
Adapx lands $3M to help remote workers more easily capture data
ShareDesk launches coworking marketplace in 50 countries

We're living in a fragmented, but deeply connected world of mobile workers. What are the possibilities? -http://tnw.to/15hwx by @amalucky

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We're living in a fragmented, but deeply connected world of mobile workers. What are the possibilities? -http://tnw.to/15hwx by @amalucky

FileSpirit lets mobile workers remotely access their files

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While companies are increasingly storing more of their files in the cloud, not every business is ready to go that route. For those customers who just want to provide private mobile file access to their mobile workers, FileSpirit is trying to be that tool. FileSpirit, a German-based company, is launching...
FileSpirit lets mobile workers remotely access their files
How to prepare your IT department for a mobile workforce

MBAandCo Scores $1.2M In Round Led By MMC Ventures To Scale Up Its Elance-For-MBAs

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The recession has fuelled a boom in mobile workers as businesses down-size to consultants and freelancers. So there has clearly been an upsurge in platforms to aggregate that talent in marketplaces. Back in 2009 Daniel Callaghan and Adam Riccoboni created MBA & Company to aggregate all those business school graduates...
MBAandCo Scores $1.2M In Round Led By MMC Ventures To Scale Up Its Elance-For-MBAs
Armor5 pulls in $2M for its novel approach to the BYOD problem

Firms face 'bill shock' from smartphone use

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Employees that are using their own smartphones for work rank connectivity cost as the least important factor when choosing a mobile network, creating the potential for "bill shock" for enterprises that don't have cost control policies as part of their BYOD plans. Enterprise WiFi connectivity firm iPass surveyed 1,700...
Firms face 'bill shock' from smartphone use
BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: Developers Still Prefer iOS

Gigwalk's mobile workforce nabs $6M, expands Microsoft relationship

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Gigwalk demonstrated how a legion of iPhone-wielding users can become an on-demand mobile workforce for companies willing to pony up some money. Now, it’s getting $6 million to expand on its vision of matching the right mobile workers with companies like Microsoft, which are turning to Gigwalk more and more for...
Gigwalk's mobile workforce nabs $6M, expands Microsoft relationship

Mobile Workers Work Longer Hours

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Almost two-thirds of mobile employees say they are working 50 to 60 hour-plus weeks, with most working weekends too, according to research....
Mobile Workers Work Longer Hours

Mobile network satisfaction levels decline, survey says

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As smartphones and tablets surge in number, mobile workers are less satisfied with their wireless network services, a new poll from iPass has found....
Mobile network satisfaction levels decline, survey says

Box Slams Microsoft While Introducing New iPad Cloud Service

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Box introduced a new app store-like service today for the iPad and iPhone. Box (formerly Box) offers a file sharing service for enterprises. In its announcement, it hinted at an Android version soon, but pretty much dismissed Windows as being unimportant to enterprise mobile users. "iOS- and Android-powered mobile...
Box Slams Microsoft While Introducing New iPad Cloud Service
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