Enterprise Mobility

Oil and Gas Operational Excellence Through Mobility and the Industrial Internet of Things

It is no secret that low oil and gas prices are changing the ways companies operate in the oil patch. In the past, companies turned to reduction-in-force (RIF) strategies to…

By Neil Bedekar | Dec 14, 2015

What is A Digital Innovation Strategy?

Need a ride home and don’t have a car? These days, you can just pull out your phone and request an Uber or Lyft to take you home. Of course,…

By Natalie Cheng | Nov 11, 2015

User Research: The Key to Mobile Digital Transformation

Did you know that digital transformation is occurring rapidly at a majority of public and private sector organizations? This sounds great, but what exactly is digital transformation? Forbes describes digital…

By Natalie Cheng | Nov 05, 2015

How to Align Your Business Innovation Strategy to Your Culture

When was the last time you took a picture with an analog camera? This question may appear to be the answer as to why camera technology pioneer Kodak filed for…

By Gaurav Khandelwal | Nov 03, 2015

Approaching Strategic Innovation Planning for the Digital Age

Consumers today aren’t as loyal to brands as they once were. Don’t believe this statement? Just ask Nokia, a company that just years earlier was dominating the mobile phone industry….

By Natalie Cheng | Nov 02, 2015

How to Guarantee ROI with a Legacy System Modernization

One hundred million dollars worth of Hershey’s Kisses, Jolly Ranchers, Whoppers– all packaged, prepared and waiting to ship out to grocery stores around the country for the lucrative Halloween season….

By Rachel Nitschke | Oct 19, 2015

How Mobile Fits Into Your Centralized IT Strategy

Do you have a centralized IT strategy? If so, do you also have a mobile strategy? How does mobile fit into your overall centralized IT strategy? These are important questions…

By Natalie Cheng | Oct 05, 2015

Understanding the ROI of Mobile Solutions in the Manufacturing Industry

Your field service technician is on a call with a customer. He sees that the customer needs to order a spare part for the system to return to full operating…

By Gaurav Khandelwal | Sep 16, 2015

Why Mobilizing Your Lean Manufacturing Tools Can Eliminate Waste

How does this add value? This was the main question that guided Kiichiro Toyoda and the Toyota leadership team when they built upon Henry Ford’s assembly line production model to…

By Rachel Nitschke | Sep 14, 2015

Apple swings higher with new products and new platform

Yesterday, in a tightly choreographed two-hour keynote, Apple CEO Tim Cook unveiled a large selection of new products for their fall lineup, targeting both consumer and enterprise alike. Skipping over…

By Jeff Kibuule | Sep 10, 2015

Why Upstream Oil and Gas Mobile Technology Means Improved Productivity

Imagine an oil and gas field worker using a mobile device to check production levels while working near a well. It’s not a common sight to see. However, it will…

By Natalie Cheng | Sep 08, 2015

How Utilities Can Improve Customer Retention with a Mobile App

16,000 percent. This is how much mobile traffic to utility company websites increased in the northeastern U.S. in the days after Hurricane Sandy knocked power (and Wifi) out for many…

By Rachel Nitschke | Aug 27, 2015

Utility Companies: Rethink Your IoT Information Security Strategy

A few researchers plugged their laptop into a spot behind the dashboard of the Tesla Model S and started the car with a software command at a digital security conference…

By Rachel Nitschke | Aug 25, 2015

The Critical Role of Data in Reliability Centered Maintenance Programs

Not all failures occur with age. This realization revolutionized maintenance philosophy when engineers working to improve the operations of the Boeing 747 in the 1950s published their data. Instead of…

By Rachel Nitschke | Aug 13, 2015

Why Mobile Utilities Apps Matter for Customers and Profits

Low prices and slim margins– this is where analysts are predicting electricity providers are headed. To consumers, one utility provider’s kilowatt-hour is the same as one from their competitor; it…

By Rachel Nitschke | Aug 11, 2015

iOS 9: Increasing Productivity in the Workplace

In June, Apple introduced iOS 9, the next version of its mobile operating system for iPhones and iPads. While much of the focus of this release was on polish, fixing…

By Jeff Kibuule | Jul 30, 2015

How Custom Mobile Maps Improve Your Users’ Brand Experience

There’s a proper time and place for standard maps, but the enterprise mobility space in 2015 is neither. There are few things more jarring than otherwise perfectly designed data overlaid…

By Stuart Conway | Jul 27, 2015

Protect Your Enterprise From A Mobile Hack

These days, we don’t only have to be concerned with protecting our home or business computers, but also the tiny hand-sized computers we carry with us daily. Mobile devices are…

By Blake Davidson | Jul 07, 2015

Delightful Customer Experience: A Game Changer for Utilities

This blog post is based on an interview with Fabrice Buron, the Vice President of Sales & Marketing, at ChaiOne. With recent deregulations and pressure on price in the utility…

By Natalie Cheng | Jun 25, 2015

Choosing the Right Mobile Map for Your Apps

As a kid, I remember climbing in the car and going on long road trips with the family. One of my favorite things to do was to grab the map…

By Blake Davidson | Jun 04, 2015

Apple Watch: The Next Enterprise Technology

The Apple Watch: overhyped or worth it? Some are regretting their purchase while others are loving it. There are definitely many perks, but also some downsides to the technology. As…

By Natalie Cheng | Jun 03, 2015