Tag: Consumerization

MEAP Mistakes

MEAP Mistakes

| February 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

I continue to see people refer to buying a “MEAP” as if it’s a noun, a thing, or a shrinkwrapped 4GL product. It’s important to remember that Mobile Enterprise Application Platform (MEAP) is a Gartner Magic Quadrant where a stack of products from a given vendor do their best to align to 8 critical capabilities to […]

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Consumerization of IT Collides with MEAP: Android > Cloud

Consumerization of IT Collides with MEAP: Android > Cloud

| November 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

In my ‘Consumerization of IT Collides with MEAP’ article last week, I described how to connect Android smartphones and tablets to Microsoft’s On-Premise infrastructure. In this week’s scenario, I’ll use the picture below to illustrate how Android utilizes many of Gartner’s Mobile Enterprise Application Platform Critical Capabilities to connect to Microsoft’s Cloud services in Azure: […]

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Consumerization of IT Collides with MEAP: Android > On-Premises

Consumerization of IT Collides with MEAP: Android > On-Premises

| October 24, 2011 | 2 Comments

In my last ‘Consumerization of IT Collides with MEAP’ article, I described how to connect iPhones and iPads to Microsoft’s Cloud servers in Azure. In this week’s scenario, I’ll use the picture below to illustrate how Android devices can utilize many of Gartner’s Critical Capabilities to connect to Microsoft’s On-Premise infrastructure: As you can see […]

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Consumerization of IT Collides with MEAP: iPhone + iPad > Cloud

Consumerization of IT Collides with MEAP: iPhone + iPad > Cloud

| October 17, 2011 | 1 Comment

In my ‘Consumerization of IT Collides with MEAP’ article last week, I described how to connect iPhones and iPads to Microsoft’s On-Premise infrastructure. In this week’s scenario, I’ll use the picture below to illustrate how iOS utilizes many of Gartner’s Mobile Enterprise Application Platform Critical Capabilities to connect to Microsoft’s Cloud services in Azure: As […]

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Consumerization of IT Collides with MEAP: iPhone + iPad > On-Premises

Consumerization of IT Collides with MEAP: iPhone + iPad > On-Premises

| October 10, 2011 | 2 Comments

In my last ‘Consumerization of IT Collides with MEAP’ article, I described how to connect a Windows Phone device to Microsoft’s Cloud servers in Azure.  By now you’re probably thinking, “It’s easy to talk about Microsoft endpoints talking to Microsoft servers.” So in this week’s scenario, I’ll use the picture below to illustrate how iOS […]

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Sync Framework v4 is now Open Source, and ready to Connect any Device to SQL Server and SQL Azure

Sync Framework v4 is now Open Source, and ready to Connect any Device to SQL Server and SQL Azure

| September 11, 2011 | 13 Comments

The profound effects of the Consumerization of IT (CoIT) is blurring the lines between consumers and the enterprise.  The fact that virtually every type of mobile device is now a candidate to make employees productive means that cross-platform, enabling technologies are a must.  Luckily, Microsoft has brought the power to synchronize data with either SQL Server […]

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Consumerization of IT Collides with MEAP: Windows Phone > Cloud

Consumerization of IT Collides with MEAP: Windows Phone > Cloud

| August 29, 2011 | 2 Comments

In this week’s scenario, I’ll illustrate how Windows Phone utilizes many of Gartner’s Mobile Enterprise Application Platform Critical Capabilities to connect to Microsoft’s Cloud services in Azure

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Consumerization of IT Collides with MEAP: Windows Phone > On Premise

Consumerization of IT Collides with MEAP: Windows Phone > On Premise

| August 18, 2011 | 1 Comment

In this week’s scenario, I’ll illustrate how Windows Phone utilizes many of Gartner’s Critical Capabilities to connect to Microsoft’s On-Premise infrastructure.

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Windows 7 Slates: Touch-First UIs

Windows 7 Slates: Touch-First UIs

| August 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

When it comes to building apps with “Touch-First” user interfaces for Windows 7 Slates, there are a few principles you need to follow.  Instead of talking about gestures, swiping, pinching or receiving multi-touch Windows messages, I’m going to stick to the basics in this article.  I’m not an artist or UX guru, but I have […]

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Consumerization of IT Collides with MEAP: Windows > Cloud

Consumerization of IT Collides with MEAP: Windows > Cloud

| August 9, 2011 | 1 Comment

In my Consumerization of IT Collides with MEAP article last week, I described how to connect a Windows 7 device to Microsoft’s On-Premises servers.  Whether you’re talking about a Windows 7 tablet or laptop, I showed that you can follow the Garter MEAP Critical Capabilities to integrate with our stack in a consistent manner.  Remember, […]

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