Rob Tiffany

A mobile strategist and cloud architect at Microsoft, Rob has spent his career as an entrepreneur, advisor, teacher, developer, speaker, and author of bestselling books on mobile and wireless technologies. A pioneer of the smartphone revolution, he drove the development of the mobile app ecosystem from its earliest days and co-founded the world’s first cloud-based mobile device management company.

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HTML5 Mobile Web Moment: Viewport Tag

HTML5 Mobile Web Moment: Viewport Tag

| July 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

When building HTML5 mobile web sites that target multiple devices, one of the first elements you should include is the viewport meta tag. Most mobile web browsers render incoming HTML in a virtual window that is typically wider than the screen of the mobile device. This is done so you can view non-mobile websites via […]

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Björn Axéll Discusses CU2 for System Center Configuration Manager 2012 R2

Björn Axéll Discusses CU2 for System Center Configuration Manager 2012 R2

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

From his blog post, Björn Axéll walks through the improvements to Intune as a result of applying Cumulative Update 2 to System Center Configuration Manager 2012 R2. Learn more at: http://blog.advisec.com/?p=694

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Enterprise Mobility on STL Tech Talk CodeCast

Enterprise Mobility on STL Tech Talk CodeCast

| June 12, 2014

I was thrilled to join Gus Emery (@n_f_e) and JJ Hammond (@jjhammondmusic) for a lively discussion of the past and future of Microsoft enterprise mobility on CodeCast Episode 12 of @STLTechTalk. These guys are doing great work in the developer community! Go check out their site! Rob

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A Manhattan Project to Save the America from Drought

A Manhattan Project to Save the America from Drought

| June 5, 2014 | 4 Comments

As the Earth continues to warm, our weather becomes increasingly unpredictable. While flash floods wreak havoc on some areas of the United States, many others are devastated by seemingly unending drought. Global warming brings with it a long list of serious consequences, but I’m just going to focus on one of them. Drought. Anyone who watched […]

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TechEd North America 2014: Empower your Demanding Mobile Line of Business Apps with SQLite and Offline Data Sync on Windows 8.1

TechEd North America 2014: Empower your Demanding Mobile Line of Business Apps with SQLite and Offline Data Sync on Windows 8.1

| May 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

Presenting at TechEd 2014 in Houston, watch my session: “Empower your Demanding Mobile Line of Business Apps with SQLite and Offline Data Sync on Windows 8.1.” Most mobile apps require the ability to store data locally to deal with the realities of a disconnected world where ubiquitous wireless networks are non-existent.  While many consumer apps […]

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Enterprise Mobility at TechEd 2014 in Houston

Enterprise Mobility at TechEd 2014 in Houston

| May 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Join me in Houston next week at Microsoft TechEd 2014 to learn all about developing large-scale mobile enterprise solutions.                   My sessions include: WIN-B222:  Wrap a Mobile API around Your Enterprise and Take Data Offline with NoSQL on Windows Phones and Tablets Tuesday, May 13 5:00 PM […]

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Data

Data

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Data trapped inside the corporate network is about as useful as a phone without a data plan.

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Data + APIs + Devices

Data + APIs + Devices

| April 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Data is the new oil, APIs are the new drills & devices are the new smart cars fueled by context and meaning.

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//build/ 2014: Wrap a Mobile API around your Enterprise and take Data Offline with NoSQL on Windows Phones and Tablets

//build/ 2014: Wrap a Mobile API around your Enterprise and take Data Offline with NoSQL on Windows Phones and Tablets

| April 9, 2014 | 5 Comments

For those of you who couldn’t make it to San Francisco, here’s my session on Wrapping a Mobile API around your Enterprise and taking Data Offline with NoSQL on Windows Phones and Tablets from //build/ 2014. Enterprise mobility is a top priority for Chief Information Officers who must empower employees and reach customers by moving data […]

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Microsoft Office is Now Available for the iPad

Microsoft Office is Now Available for the iPad

| March 27, 2014 | 2 Comments

Today we made the highly anticipated move to bring Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint to the Apple iPad. All three products can be downloaded for free from the Apple App Store and used to view existing documents.  Via an in-app purchase mechanism, iPad users can unlock the full functionality of the products by subscribing to […]

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HTC One (M8)

HTC One (M8)

| March 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

I spent some time with HTC’s flagship Android phone, the HTC One (M8), on launch day and I have to say I’m really impressed. The larger, 5 inch, 1080p screen and all-aluminum body is truly a sight to behold.  The build quality has no equal in the smartphone space and the same was true last […]

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Mobile Expert Interview: Kevin Benedict and Rob Tiffany

Mobile Expert Interview: Kevin Benedict and Rob Tiffany

| March 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

Senior Analyst, Kevin Benedict discusses Microsoft mobility with Rob Tiffany on topics ranging from Windows Phone to Windows Intune. Rob

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