Tag: Mobile

Facilitating BYOD at your Company

Facilitating BYOD at your Company

| April 25, 2013 | 1 Comment

I’m sure you’re inundated with a steady stream of news and information about the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) component of the Consumerization of IT (CoIT) phenomenon on a weekly basis. Yes, a good percentage of your employees are walking into the office with a wide range of smartphones and tablets every day and they want to […]

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The Future of Enterprise Mobility – Live from the Mobile World Congress

The Future of Enterprise Mobility – Live from the Mobile World Congress

| April 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Learn about the future of Enterprise Mobility from me, Benjamin Robbins: Principal at Palador, Vishy Gopalakrishna: VP at SAP, and Ben Smith: Head of Mobile Product at Tribal Labs. We’re broadcasting live from Barcelona; the Mobile Capital of the World. https://www.brighttalk.com/webcast/288/67769      

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Windows 8 Tablets Love your Existing Win32 Apps

Windows 8 Tablets Love your Existing Win32 Apps

| April 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

If you’re a CIO, IT Director or Manager that’s considering introducing Windows 8 Tablets into your enterprise, I do not want you to think that making this move requires you to rewrite your corporate apps.  I repeat, the apps you currently use to run your business that are written in .NET, C++, Java, Delphi, VB6, […]

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Data is a Platform

Data is a Platform

| April 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

The realization that Data is a Platform provides a moment of clarity. Apps just present data to users and support its manipulation and capture. Mobile devices are convenient binary execution engines that facilitate the running of apps so you can work with that data. Focus your energy on securing data in-transit and at-rest while controlling its […]

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Network Communications in Windows Phone 8

Network Communications in Windows Phone 8

| April 7, 2013 | 1 Comment

During this video, Andy and I show developers how to leverage patterns for the asynchronous use of networking APIs in Windows Phone 8. Topics include WebClient, HttpWebRequest, Listener Sockets, Web Services, OData V3, Data Compression support, Simulation Dashboard, Data Sense and apps. Storing data in Skydrive, encryption and authentication are also covered. Accessing services running on localhost from […]

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Happy 40th Birthday to the Cellular Phone

Happy 40th Birthday to the Cellular Phone

| April 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Nobody says “Happy Birthday to the Cell Phone” like Gordon Gecko.

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Platforms that matter most today

Platforms that matter most today

| March 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

The platforms that matter most today are Apple, Microsoft, Google, Facebook & Amazon. Samsung is almost a platform. #mobile #social #cloud #media

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App to App Communication in Windows Phone 8

App to App Communication in Windows Phone 8

| March 25, 2013 | 4 Comments

Learn all about app to app communication in Windows Phone 8. In this video, Andy and Rob demonstrate app to app communication in Windows Phone 8. Topics such as auto-launching with File and Protocol Associations (URI), launching apps to handle particular File Types, and launching one app from another are covered. Be sure to check […]

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Mobile World Congress 2013 Takeaways

Mobile World Congress 2013 Takeaways

| March 4, 2013 | 1 Comment

Mobile World Congress has wrapped up and most of us are back home after spending four days at Fira Gran Via in Barcelona. Between delivering presentations, walking miles of expo halls, and participating in dozens of meetings, the event is both exciting and tiring.  This conference used to be the sole domain of mobile operators, wireless equipment […]

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5 Steps to Containerize your Enterprise Mobile Apps

5 Steps to Containerize your Enterprise Mobile Apps

| February 15, 2013 | 3 Comments

Just in case you haven’t noticed lately, the BYOD Juggernaut appears to be stumbling in the security department.  It’s time to get your mobile enterprise house in order and containerize your apps to create islands of security on potentially insecure mobile devices. We’ve seen buggy mobile operating system updates that allow users to bypass lock screens, public […]

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