Archive for November, 2012

Mobile Monday … A new frontier – by Marge Bieler

Written by Movero Inc. on . Posted in Mobile Devices

  • Cyber Monday should be renamed Mobile Monday in my mind.  Cyber Monday was coined in 2005, when a shopping trade group noticed online sales spiked on the Monday following Thanksgiving.  Mobile Devices and its communication are changing the behavior in which people use communications platforms.   According to new stats from Experian Hitwise, Thanksgiving Day Web traffic was up 71% across the top 500 retail sites compared to the same time period last year AND many of the sales were made using mobile devices to access retail websites.

Let’s face it; the mobile phone is changing our behavior! Businesses need to ensure that the enterprise can manage mobile assets, secure applications and support end users, regardless if mobile devices are corporate or individually owned.

We all realize that mobile devices are allowing us to:

Surf’s up!… Join the Education Revolution- by Anne Muldowney Carpenter

Written by Movero Inc. on . Posted in Mobile Devices, Tablet Learning

Tablet learning is a reality!

Yes indeed, Education tends to be an institution rooted in tradition, but that’s not the case when it comes to tablets devices in the classroom.  Tim Cook, Apple CEO, said, “the adoption of the iPad in education is something I’ve never seen before in any technology. In fact, during its quarterly earnings call in July, Apple announced that it sold 1M iPads to high schools and colleges, doubling its sales to schools during the same quarter a year ago.

Do you have a clear and level headed mindset when addressing mobility initiatives? – by Marge Bieler

Written by Movero Inc. on . Posted in Mobile Devices

This week I read a blog, created by Cult of Mac, regarding how one company made a multi-million dollar blunder when purchasing 14,000 iPads.  The error made by this company made me think about how so many organizations are betting on the use of iPads and smart phones to increase revenues and decrease costs.

If you have a mobile device deployment coming up, make sure support, security, policy, training, inventory management, asset tracking, contract management, invoice processing and bill payments are taken into consideration.  Otherwise, you may end up negatively impacting your bottom line.

Here are 10 questions to ask when addressing mobility initiatives:

  1. Do I have a procurement process in place when purchasing mobile devices?

Mobile POS…. Fasten your seatbelt! – by Anne Muldowney Carpenter

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What does the future hold for mobile POS?  I lol for a moment … as this question takes me back to 1995 and my days as trade marketing manager for CNN.    I recall four of us meeting to debate if we should include CNN Interactive’s website information on print ads targeted to cable companies.  After much conversation we agreed to include CNN.com on the print ad.   Now look at how things have unfolded over the years for both cable content providers and cable operators.

What’s Trending – by Rick Slawinski, Sales Engineer

Written by Movero Inc. on . Posted in Mobile Devices

BYOD is the obvious major trend today, with MDM making it more easily implemented.  Whether it is used to offer a greater device options to your internal clients, giving a greater number of associates access or reduce hardware costs, every client we talk to has given some thought on how it would affect their environment.  Careful consideration must be given when crafting policy.  Key areas of consideration are:

  1. What device types and operation systems will be supported?  BYOD doesn’t have to mean ALL devices.

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