Mobile Strategies for Business is Now Available

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I’m pleased to announce that my newest book, “Mobile Strategies for Business: 50 Actionable Insights to Digitally Transform Your Business” is now available. #mobile

Enterprise Mobile Management with Intune

In this week’s episode of “Inside Windows Phone,” Matthijs Hoekstra and I discuss enterprise mobility management with Microsoft Intune. Yes, we covered exciting acronyms like EMM, MDM, MAM, MIM and MCM. – Rob Sharing my knowledge and helping others never stops, so connect with me on my blog at https://robtiffany.com , follow me on Twitter at https://twitter.com/RobTiffany and on LinkedIn … Read more Enterprise Mobile Management with Intune

Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) is Here

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I’m pleased to announce the release of Microsoft’s Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solution comprised of Windows Server 2012 R2, System Center Configuration Manager 2012 R2 and Windows Intune. In this article, I’ll walk you through each EMM component and illustrate the respective Microsoft capabilities. Mobile Device Management (MDM) This is the most general type of management … Read more Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) is Here

Windows Phone 8 and the Enterprise Feature Pack

I’m pleased to announce that we are enhancing the business capabilities of Windows Phone 8 with the Enterprise Feature Pack. Building on technologies like Secure UEFI Boot, BitLocker, and TPM, an update to Windows Phone 8 will arrive in the first half of calendar year 2014 that increases IT control while boosting employee productivity.  The Enterprise Feature … Read more Windows Phone 8 and the Enterprise Feature Pack

5 Steps to Containerize your Enterprise Mobile Apps

Containerize your Apps

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, … Read more 5 Steps to Containerize your Enterprise Mobile Apps

Mobile Device Management for Windows Phone 8

Windows Phone Intone

Mobile Device Management is a critical component of any company’s mobile strategy and Windows Phone 8 can be managed through Microsoft and 3rd party MDM vendor solutions. With Exchange ActiveSync (EAS) support, Windows Phone 8 can be managed via Exchange Server on-premise and Office 365 in the cloud.  As I’ve discussed in previous articles, EAS provides … Read more Mobile Device Management for Windows Phone 8

Windows Mobile Provisioner

Mobile Provisioner: Data Connections

In the Spring of 2006, I created a Mobile Device Management (MDM) package for Microsoft called Windows Mobile Provisioner.  It was used by Microsoft IT (MSIT) to rapidly provision and manage Windows Mobile devices / smartphones for our employees in the years before we developed and shipped System Center Mobile Device Manager 2008.  I drew on my … Read more Windows Mobile Provisioner

Consumerization of IT Collides with MEAP: Windows > Cloud

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, … Read more Consumerization of IT Collides with MEAP: Windows > Cloud